Chaoliang Zeng 曾朝亮


Ph.D. Candidate

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

czengaf [at] connect [dot] ust [dot] hk

Zeng Chaoliang is a 5th-year Ph.D. student in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), supervised by Prof. Kai Chen, and expects to obtain his Ph.D. degree in 2023. Before that, Chaoliang received Bachelor degree with Outstanding Graduate Award in 2018 from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC).

Selected Publications (Google Scholar)

Conference Papers

  1. SRNIC: A Scalable Architecture for RDMA NICs
    Zilong Wang, Layong Luo, Qingsong Ning, Chaoliang Zeng, Wenxue Li, Xinchen Wan, Peng Xie, Tao Feng, Ke Cheng, Xiongfei Geng, Tianhao Wang, Weicheng Ling, Kejia Huo, Pingbo An, Kui Ji, Shideng Zhang, Bin Xu, Ruiqing Feng, Tao Ding, Kai Chen, Chuanxiong Guo
    USENIX NSDI 2023 [Paper]

  2. Spine: An Efficient DRL-based Congestion Control with Ultra-low Overhead
    Han Tian, Xudong Liao, Chaoliang Zeng, Junxue Zhang, Kai Chen
    ACM CoNEXT 2022 [Paper]

  3. LiteFlow: Towards High-performance Adaptive Neural Networks for Kernel Datapath
    Junxue Zhang, Chaoliang Zeng, Hong Zhang, Shuihai Hu, Kai Chen
    ACM SIGCOMM 2022 [Paper]

  4. FAERY: An FPGA-accelerated Embedding-based Retrieval System
    Chaoliang Zeng, Layong Luo, Qingsong Ning, Yaodong Han, Yuhang Jiang, Ding Tang, Zilong Wang, Kai Chen, Chuanxiong Guo
    USENIX OSDI 2022 [Paper]

  5. Sphinx: Enabling Privacy-Preserving Online Learning over the Cloud
    Han Tian, Chaoliang Zeng, Zhenghang Ren, Di Chai, Junxue Zhang, Kai Chen, Qiang Yang
    IEEE S&P 2022 [Paper]

  6. Tiara: A Scalable and Efficient Hardware Acceleration Architecture for Stateful Layer-4 Load Balancing
    Chaoliang Zeng, Layong Luo, Teng Zhang, Zilong Wang, Luyang Li, Wenchen Han, Nan Chen, Lebing Wan, Lichao Liu, Zhipeng Ding, Xiongfei Geng, Tao Feng, Feng Ning, Kai Chen, Chuanxiong Guo
    USENIX NSDI 2022 [paper]

Workshop Papers

  1. Herald: An Embedding Scheduler for Distributed Embedding Model Training
    Chaoliang Zeng, Xiaodian Cheng, Han Tian, Hao Wang, Kai Chen
    APNet 2022 [Paper]

  2. Load Balancing in PFC-enabled Datacenter Networks
    Jinbin Hu, Chaoliang Zeng, Zilong Wang, Hong Xu, Jiawei Huang, Kai Chen
    APNet 2022 [Paper]


  1. Hardware R&D Intern - FPGA at ByteDance (Jun 2020 - Dec 2021)

  2. Teaching Assistant at HKUST (2019 - now):
  3. COMP 4621 Computer Communication Networks I (Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021)
    COMP 3511 Operating System (Fall 2019, Spring 2022)


  1. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), Reviewer, 2022