BioPhD, Rice University, 2014
Research interests include:
Systems software, at the intersection of OS × compilers × architecture
Felix Xiaozhu Lin joined the Department of Computer Science as an associate professor in August 2020. Prior to his appointment at UVA Engineering, Lin was a tenured associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. He earned a bachelor’s in automation in 2006 and a master’s in computer science in 2008 from Tsinghua University. In 2014, Lin completed his doctoral research and received a Ph.D. in computer science from Rice University. The same year, he joined Purdue University as an assistant professor. Lin’s research focuses on methods to accelerate and safeguard software systems.
Associate professor Lin is a recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2019; a Google Faculty Research Award, 2016; the National Science Foundation Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research Initiation Initiative Award, 2015; and, a Best Paper Award from the Association of Computing Machinery International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS), 2014.