HAO CHEN
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Photonics Center 340
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, MA 02215

Email:
haoc [at] bu [dot] edu

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(857) 205-9966


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I'm currently a 6-year PhD student and finishing my PhD program in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University (Boston, MA, US), advised by Prof. Ayse K. Coskun, and co-advised by Prof. Michael C. Caramanis. My research interests include: (a) data center energy management, smart grid and demand response, green computing, operations research; (b) intelligent analytics in cloud system management, cloud efficiency and reliability, big data, data mining and machine learning. I received my Bachelor of Engineering degree (the honors degree) from both the Department of Information Science and Electronic Engineering (ISEE), and Chu KoChen Honors College at Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China) in 2010.

I worked at IBM TJ Watson Research Center (Yorktown Heights, NY, US) as a software and cloud research intern in the summer of 2013 and 2015. In summer 2012, I worked at Orbeus (now acquired by Amazon) and Excelerate Lab incubator (Chicago, IL, US) as a full-stack developer and a research scientist. I served as the vice president of the Boston University Chinese Student and Scholar Association (BUCSSA) in 2011-2012. I worked at China Unicom (Hangzhou, China) as a software and network engineer intern in spring 2010.

I was born and grew up in Nanjing, a beautiful and ancient city in Eastern China. I joined Nanjing Foreign Language School for my high school studies. I'm a sports and outdoor enthusiast: I enjoy traveling, playing basketball, swimming, skiing and hiking. I also love to play chess, cards, Texas Hold'em and board games.

My Resume (Updated July'16): Resume_HaoChen


Selected Publications

Journal Papers:

Hao Chen, Michael C. Caramanis, and Ayse K. Coskun. QoS Aware Data Center Energy Market Regulation Service Reserve Provision via Dynamic Power and Workload Management. Submitted to ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (TOMPECS), 2016.

Hao Chen, Ata Turk, Sastry S. Duri, Canturk Isci, and Ayse K. Coskun. Automated System Change Discovery and Management in the Cloud. In IBM Journal of Research and Development, 2015. PDF

Conference Papers:

Hao Chen, Zhenhua Liu, Ayse K. Coskun and Adam Wierman. Optimizing Energy Storage Participation in Emerging Power Markets. In IEEE International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC), 2015. PDF

Hao Chen, Bowen Zhang, Michael C. Caramanis, and Ayse K. Coskun. Data Center Optimal Regulation Service Reserve Provision with Explicit Modeling of Quality of Service Dynamics. In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2015. PDF

Hao Chen, Sastry S. Duri, Vasanth Bala, Nilton T. Bila, Canturk Isci, and Ayse K. Coskun. Detecting and Identifying System Changes in the Cloud via Discovery by Example. In IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 2014. PDF

Hao Chen, Michael C. Caramanis, and Ayse K. Coskun. Reducing the Data Center Electricity Costs Through Participation in Smart Grid Programs. In IEEE International Green Computing Conference (IGCC), 2014. PDF

Hao Chen, Michael C. Caramanis, and Ayse K. Coskun. The Data Center as a Grid Load Stabilizer. In IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 2014. PDF

Hao Chen, Can Hankendi, Michael C. Caramanis, and Ayse K. Coskun. Dynamic Server Power Capping for Enabling Data Center Participation in Power Markets. In IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-aided Design (ICCAD), 2013. PDF

Hao Chen, Ayse K. Coskun, and Michael C. Caramanis. Real-Time Power Control of Data Centers for Providing Regulation Service. In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2013. PDF

Workshop Papers:

Ata Turk, Hao Chen, Ozan Tuncer, Hua Li, Qingqing Li, Orran Krieger and Ayse K. Coskun. Seeing into a Public Cloud: Monitoring the Massachusetts Open Cloud. In USENIX Workshop on Cool Topics on Sustainable Data Centers (CoolDC), 2016. PDF

Patents:

Vasanth Bala, Hao Chen, and Sastry S. Duri. Creating Knowledge Base of Similar Systems from Plurality of Systems. US patent 20160088120, 2016.

Yi Li, Tianqiang Liu, and Hao Chen. System, Method and Apparatus for Facial Recognition. US patent 9275269, 2016.

Yi Li, Tianqiang Liu, and Hao Chen. System, Method and Apparatus for Scene Recognition. US patent 9129148, 2015.

Yi Li, Tianqiang Liu, and Hao Chen. System and Method for Automatically Generating Albums. US patent filed, 2013.

Other Archives:

Hao Chen, Zhenhua Liu, Ayse K. Coskun and Adam Wierman. Optimizing Energy Storage Participation in Emerging Power Markets. arXiv:1510.00083 [cs.SY], 2015. PDF



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