Tianyi Cui 崔天一

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I am a Ph.D. student in Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, advised by Prof. Arvind Krishnamurthy.

My research interests are Systems, Computer Networking and Computer Architecture.


Google Scholar


  • 2018/08 - Present: Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Washington

  • 2014/09 - 2018/08: B.S. in Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China


Internship & Visiting Research

  • 2022/06-2022/9 Facebook

  • 2020/07-2020/12 Microsoft Research, Advisor: Wei Bai

    During the Internship, I worked with Microsoft Azure to improve RDMA performance by tuning switch RDMA parameters on SONiC.

  • 2017/10-2018/8 Microsoft Research Asia, Advisor: Lintao Zhang

    During this internship, I figured out why current Linux Socket is slow and non-scalable and designed a new system to improve the performance of Linux Socket while keeping it compatible with existing APIs.

  • 2017/07-2017/09 UCLA CSST Program, Advisor: Jason Cong

    During the summer, I explored methods to simplify programming for hardware developers and found out that Go programming language is suitable for developers due to its unique feature.

  • 2016/07 - 2016/08: Microsoft Research Asia, Advisor: Kun Tan

    I developed a RSA accelerator with ClickNP.


I have a broad interest in variable sports and activities, but I can play none of them pretty well. :) Below are some examples.

  • Swimming
  • Skiing
  • Badminton
  • Board game
  • Skiing (PSIA Level 1)