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Feng Qin

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
  • 795 Dreese Laboratories
    2015 Neil Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-247-4533

Honors

  • 2010-2015

    NSF CAREER Award. .

  • 2007

    IEEE Micro’s Top Picks. .

  • 2005

    Best Papers Award of 2005 ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles. .

  • 2005

    Outstanding teaching assistant award. .

  • 2004

    IEEE Micro’s Top Picks. .

  • 1997-1998

    Japanese Telecom Scholarship. .

  • 1998

    Excellent Bachelor Thesis Award. .

  • 1996-1997

    Zhang Zhongzhi Scholarship. .

  • 1994-1995

    First-class Scholarship. .

  • 1993

    First-class Prize in National High School Mathematics Competition in China. .

Journal Articles

2017

  • Mai Zheng*, Joseph Tucek, Feng Qin, Mark Lillibridge, Bill W. Zhao, and Elizabeth S. Yang, 2017, "Reliability Analysis of SSDs Under Power Fault." ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (ACM-TOCS) 34, no. 4, 10 -

2015

  • Ignacio Laguna, Dong H. Ahn, Bronis R. de Supinski, Todd Gamblin, Gregory L. Lee, Martin Schulz, Saurabh Bagchi, Milind Kulkarni, Bowen Zhou, Zhezhe Chen*, Feng Qin, 2015, "Debugging High-Performance Computing Applications at Massive Scales." Communications of ACM (CACM) 58, no. 6, 35 - 43.

2014

  • Mai Zheng*, Vignesh T. Ravi, Feng Qin, and Gagan Agrawal, 2014, "GMRace: Detecting Data Races in GPU Programs via a Low-Overhead Scheme." IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (IEEE-TPDS) 25, no. 1, 104 - 115.

2013

  • Zhezhe Chen*, Qi Gao*, Wenbin Zhang*, and Feng Qin, 2013, "Improving the Reliability of MPI Libraries via Message Flow Checking." IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (IEEE-TPDS) 24, no. 3, 535 - 549.

2011

  • Zheng,Mai; Ravi,Vignesh,T; Qin,Feng; Agrawal,Gagan, 2011, "GRace: A Low-Overhead Mechanism for Detecting Data Races in GPU Programs." ACM SIGPLAN NOTICES 46, no. 8, 135 - 145.

2007

  • Shan Lu, Joseph Tucek, Feng Qin, and Yuanyuan Zhou, 2007, "AVIO: Detecting Atomicity Violations via Access-Interleaving Invariants." IEEE Micro Special Issue: Micro's Top Picks from Computer Architecture Conferences 27, no. 1, 26 - 35.
  • Feng Qin, Joseph Tucek, Yuanyuan Zhou, and Jagadeesan Sundaresan, 2007, "Rx: Treating Bugs as Allergies – A Safe Method to Survive Software Failures." ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (ACM-TOCS) 25, no. 3, 7 -

2005

  • Yuanyuan Zhou, Pin Zhou, Feng Qin, Wei Liu, and Josep Torrellas, 2005, "Efficient and Flexible Architectural Support for Dynamic Monitoring." Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (ACM-TACO) 2, no. 1, 3 - 33.

2004

  • Pin Zhou, Feng Qin, Wei Liu, Yuanyuan Zhou, and Josep Torrellas, 2004, "iWatcher: Simple and General Architectural Support for Software Debugging." IEEE Micro Special Issue: Micro’s Top Picks from Computer Architecture Conferences 24, no. 6, 50 - 56.

Presentations

  • "Hunting Bugs in General-Purpose and High-Performance Systems." 2012, Presented at Computer Science Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, US|USA
  • "Hunting Bugs in General-Purpose and High-Performance Systems." 2012, Presented at Computer Science Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, US|USA
  • "System Support for Tolerating Software Bugs during Production Runs." 2008, Presented at Intel Research Labs, Santa Clara, US|USA
  • "System Support for Tolerating Software Bugs during Production Runs." 2008, Presented at Computer Science Department, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, CN|CHN
  • "Improving Software Reliability on both General-Purposed and High-Performance Computing Systems." 2010, Presented at Computer Science Department, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, CN|CHN
  • "Hunting Bugs in General-Purpose and High-Performance Systems." 2012, Presented at Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, CN|CHN
  • "Is Your Storage System Reliable?." 2015, Presented at Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, CN|CHN
  • "Is Your Storage System Reliable?." 2015, Presented at New York University - Shanghai, Beijing, CN|CHN
  • "Is Your Storage System Reliable?." 2015, Presented at Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Shenzhen, CN|CHN
  • "Understanding the Robustness of SSDs under Power Fault." 2013, Presented at Nanjing University, Nanjing, CN|CHN

Papers in Proceedings

2016

  • Yanyan Jiang*, Haicheng Chen*, Feng Qin, Chang Xu, Xiaoxing Ma, and Jian Lu "Efficient Checkpointing of Java Software Using Context Sensitive Capture and Replay." in The 24th International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering. New York, (11 2016). 133 - 143.
  • Juan Zhai, Jianjun Huang, Shiqing Ma, Xiangyu Zhang, Lin Tan, Jianhua Zhao, and Feng Qin "Automatic Model Generation from Documentation for Java API Functions." in The 38th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE). Washington, (5 2016). 000 -

2015

  • Dachuan Huang*, Yang Song, Ramani Routray, Feng Qin "SmartCache: An Optimized MapReduce Implementation of Frequent Itemset Mining." in The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IC2E). Washington, (3 2015). 16 - 25.

2014

  • Mai Zheng*, Joseph Tucek, Dachuan Huang*, Feng Qin, Mark Lillibridge, Elizabeth S. Yang, Bill W. Zhao, and Singh Shashank* "Torturing Databases for Fun and Profit." in The 11th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI). Berkeley, (10 2014). 449 - 464.
  • Zhezhe Chen*, James Dinan, Zhen Tang, Pavan Balaji, Hua Zhong, Jun Wei, Tao Huang, and Feng Qin "MC-Checker: Detecting Memory Consistency Errors in MPI One-Sided Applications." in The ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing (SC'14). Washington, (11 2014). 499 - 510.

2013

  • Mai Zheng*, Joseph Tucek, Feng Qin, and Mark Lillibridge "Understanding the Robustness of SSDs under Power Fault." in The 11th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST'13). Berkeley, (2 2013). 271 - 284.
  • Boxuan Gu, Xinfeng Li, Gang Li, Adam Champion, Zhezhe Chen*, Feng Qin, and Dong Xuan "D2Taint: Differentiated and Dynamic Information Flow Tracking on Smartphones for Numerous Data Sources." in The 32nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication (INFOCOM'13). Washington, (4 2013). #? -
  • Dachuan Huang*, Xuechen Zhang, Wei Shi, Mai Zheng*, Song Jiang, and Feng Qin "LiU: Hiding Disk Access Latency for HPC Applications with a New SSD-Enabled Data Layout." in The IEEE 21st International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems. Washington, (8 2013). 111 - 120.

2012

  • Zhezhe Chen*, Xinyu Li*, Jau-Yuan Chen*, Hua Zhong, and Feng Qin "SyncChecker: Detecting Synchronization Errors Between MPI Applications and Libraries." in The 26th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS'12). Washington, (5 2012). 342 - 353.
  • Boxuan Gu, Wenbin Zhang*, Xiaole Bai, Adam Champion, Feng Qin, and Dong Xuan "JSGuard: Shellcode Detection in JavaScript." in The 8th International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm'12). Berlin, (9 2012). #31 -
  • Mai Zheng*, Vignesh T. Ravi, Wenjing Ma, Feng Qin, and Gagan Agrawal "GMProf: A Low-Overhead, Fine-Grained Profiling Approach for GPU Programs." in The 2012 Annual IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC). Washington, (12 2012). #5 -
  • Dawei Qi, William Sumner, Feng Qin, Mai Zheng*, Xiangyu Zhang and Abhik Roychoudhury "Modeling Software Execution Environment." in The 19th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE'12). Washington, (10 2012). 415 - 424.

2011

  • Qi Gao*, Wenbin Zhang*, Zhezhe Chen*, Mai Zheng*, and Feng Qin "2ndStrike: Towards Manifesting Hidden Concurrency Typestate Bugs." in The 16th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS'11). New York, (3 2011). 239 - 250.
  • Guoqing Xu, Michael D. Bond, Feng Qin, and Atanas Rountev "LeakChaser: Helping Programmers Narrow Down Causes of Memory Leaks." in The ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI'11). New York, (6 2011). 270 - 282.
  • Mai Zheng*, Vignesh T. Ravi, Feng Qin, and Gagan Agrawal "GRace: A Low-Overhead Mechanism for Detecting Data Races in GPU Programs." in The ACM SIGPLAN Annual Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP'11). New York, (2 2011). 135 - 146.

2010

  • Zhezhe Chen*, Qi Gao*, Wenbin Zhang*, and Feng Qin "FlowChecker: Detecting Bugs in MPI Libraries via Message Flow Checking." in The ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing (SC'10). Washington, (11 2010). 1 - 11.

2009

  • Qi Gao*, Wenbin Zhang*, Yan Tang*, and Feng Qin "First-Aid: Surviving and Preventing Memory Management Bugs during Production Runs." in The 4th ACM SIGOPS/EuroSys European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys’09). New York, (3 2009). 159 - 172.

2008

  • Yan Tang*, Qi Gao*, and Feng Qin "LeakSurvivor: Towards Safely Tolerating Memory Leaks for Garbage-Collected Languages." in The 2008 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX’08). Berkeley, (6 2008). 307 - 320.

2007

  • Guoqing Xu, Atanas Rountev, Yan Tang*, and Feng Qin "Efficient Checkpointing of Java Software Using Context Sensitive Capture and Replay." in The 6th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundation of Software Engineering (FSE’07). New York, (9 2007). 85 - 94.
  • Qi Gao*, Feng Qin, and D.K. Panda "DMTracker: Finding Bugs in Large-Scale Parallel Programs by Detecting Anomaly in Data Movements." in The 2007 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing (SC’07). New York, (11 2007). 15:1 - 15:12.

2006

  • Feng Qin, Cheng Wang, Zhenmin Li, Ho-seop Kim, Yuanyuan Zhou, and Youfeng Wu "LIFT: A Low-Overhead Practical Information Flow Tracking System for Detecting Security Attacks." in The 39th Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Micro-architecture (MICRO’06). Washington, (12 2006). 135 - 148.
  • Shan Lu, Joseph Tucek, Feng Qin, and Yuanyuan Zhou "AVIO: Detecting Atomicity Violations via Access-Interleaving Invariants." in The 12th International Conference on Architecture Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS’06). New York, (10 2006). 37 - 48.

2005

  • Feng Qin, Shan Lu and Yuanyuan Zhou "SafeMem: Exploiting ECC-Memory for Detecting Memory Leaks and Memory Corruption During Production Runs." in The 10th International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA’05). Washington, (2 2005). 291 - 302.
  • Feng Qin, Joseph Tucek and Yuanyuan Zhou "Treating Bugs as Allergies: A Safe Method for Surviving Software Failures." in The USENIX 10th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS'05). Berkeley, (6 2005). unknown -
  • Shan Lu, Zhenmin Li, Feng Qin, Lin Tan, Pin Zhou and Yuanyuan Zhou BugBench: A Benchmark for Evaluating Bug Detection Tools. in Workshop on the Evaluation of Software Defect Detection Tools (Bugs'05). Chicago, http://www.cs.umd.edu/~pugh/BugWorkshop05/, (6 2005). N/A -
  • Feng Qin, Joseph Tucek, Jagadeesan Sundaresan and Yuanyuan Zhou "Rx: Treating Bugs as Allergies – A Safe Method to Survive Software Failures." in The 20th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP’05). New York, (10 2005). 235 - 248.

2004

  • Pin Zhou, Feng Qin, Wei Liu, Yuanyuan Zhou and Josep Torrellas "iWatcher: Efficient Architecture Support for Software Debugging." in The 31st annual International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA’04). Washington, (6 2004). 224 - 237.
  • Jim Basney, Shiva Shankar Chetan, Feng Qin, Sumin Song, Xiao Tu, and Marty Humphrey "An OSGI CredentialManager Service." in The Workshop on Grid Security Practice and Experience. Oxford, (7 2004). N/A -
  • Pin Zhou, Wei Liu, Fei Long, Shan Lu, Feng Qin, Yuanyuan Zhou, Sam Midkiff and Josep Torrellas "AccMon: Automatically Detecting Memory-Related Bugs via Program Counter-based Invariants." in The 37th Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium On Micro-architecture (Micro’04). Washington, (12 2004). 269 - 280.

2000

  • Bo Zhang, Jing Li, and Feng Qin "Web Application Development: An Object-Oriented Approach." in Intl. Conf. on Software: Theory and Practice, the 16th IFIP World Computer Congress. Alphen aan den Rijn, (8 2000). N/A -