Min Du

Ph.D Student
School of Computing, University of Utah

72 South Central Campus Drive, RM 2780
School of Computing, University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, 84112

Email: mind [at] cs [dot] utah [dot] edu

I am a Ph.D. student in the School of Computing at the University of Utah, starting from Spring 2014. My advisor is Prof. Feifei Li. I am a member of the Data Group and the Flux Group. I received my bachelor and master degrees from the Beihang University at Beijing, China. My research focus is on applying data analytics in computer system area, especially cloud systems, for the purpose of ensuring security and reliability. I am also interested in data management and security, and recommendation systems.


Research Experience

Research Intern, Data Analytics group, Visa Research, Palo Alto, CA, May 2017 - Aug. 2017
  • Mentor: Wei Zhang
  • Built a restaurant recommendation system through mining VISA transaction records using deep learning.
Research Intern, Database group, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, May 2016 - Aug. 2016
  • Mentor: Ravi Ramamurthy
  • Explored the notion of metering security in cloud database.
TCloud: a self-defending, self-evolving, and self-accounting trustworthy cloud platform, Jan 2014 - Present
  • Focus on using Data Analytic methods to solve system problems, especially in Cloud Security area.