Xiaohui (Helen) Gu (顾晓晖)

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science  
North Carolina State University 
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004

3274 EB-II, 890 Oval Drive
Box 8206

Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone: 919-515-7045, FAX:  919-515-7896
Email: xiaohui.helen.gu AT gmail.com
Web: http://www.csc.ncsu.edu/faculty/gu/

Brief Biography

Xiaohui (Helen) Gu is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the North Carolina State University. She received her PhD degree in 2004 and MS degree in 2001 from the Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her BS degree in computer science from Peking University, Beijing, China in 1999. She was a research staff member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, New York, between 2004 and 2007. Dr. Gu received ILLIAC fellowship, David J. Kuck Best Master Thesis Award, and Saburo Muroga Fellowship from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also received the IBM Invention Achievement Awards in 2004, 2006, and 2007.  She has filed 9 patents, and has published more than 50 research papers in international journals and major peer-reviewed conference proceedings. Dr. Gu is a recipient of NSF Career Award, four IBM Faculty Awards 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and two Google Research Awards 2009, 2011, best paper awards from ICDCS 2012, CNSM 2010, and NCSU Faculty Research and Professional Development Award. She served as program co-chair for IEEE/ACM IWQoS 2013 and USENIX ICAC 2014. She is an associate editor for IEEE Transactions for Parellel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). She is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of ACM. She was on sabbatical at Google as a visiting scientist in 2015.

Please check out my new adventure: InsightFinder.com, a cloud monitoring and system analytics NCSU startup company commercializing cutting-edge technologies invented by my research group including the unsupervised anomaly detection (US patent pending) technique that is recently licensed to Google. We are hiring both part-time and full-time! NCSU CS students are particularly encouraged to apply by sending your CV to info@insightfinder.com.

Students: I am looking for self-motivated PhD students with strong system building skills to join my research group. Several RA positions are available. Please send me an email with your CV and TOFEL/GRE scores. 




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