Ben Zhang :: CV


University of California, Berkeley, 2012.08-Present
Ph.D. in Computer Science, expected to complete 2018.06

Tsinghua University, 2008.08-2012.07
Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering
Major GPA: 93.2/100, Cumulative GPA 91.3/100, top 10%
Admitted as top 10 in Shaanxi Province (of 410,000 students)

Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010.08-2010.12
Exchange Student in Electronic Engineering Department
GPA 3.95/4.0


UC Berkeley, 2012.08-Present
Graduate Student Researcher

Google Research, 2015.06-2015.08
Software Engineering Intern
- Work on BLE related project.

UC Berkeley, 2014.08-2014.12
Graduate Student Instructor
- EECS 149/249A, Introduction to Embedded Systems
- CS294-84 / ME C290U: Interactive Device Design

Google, 2014.05-2014.08
Software Engineering Intern in Search Infrastructure team

Microsoft Research Asia, 2011.06-2012.03
Research Intern in Mobile and Sensing Systems Group


The Cloud is Not Enough: Saving IoT from the Cloud (paper, slides, bibtex)
Ben Zhang, Nitesh Mor, John Kolb, Douglas S. Chan, Nikhil Goyal, Ken Lutz, Eric Allman, John Wawrzynek, Edward Lee, and John Kubiatowicz
USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud 15)

HOBS: Head Orientation-Based Selection in Physical Spaces (paper, slides, doi, code, bibtex)
Ben Zhang, Yu-Hsiang Chen, Claire Tuna, Achal Dave, Yang Li, Edward A. Lee and Björn Hartmann
ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction (SUI2014)