People

Ying Zhang

Software Engineering Manager - Networking

I am a Software Engineering Manager in the Facebook network infrastructure team, where I work on exciting large scale network management problems. Prior to joining Facebook, I was a senior researcher and research manager at Hewlett Packard Labs, where I led the Network System Lab. Before HPE, I was a senior researcher in the Ericsson Research Silicon Valley Lab.  I was the first person to discover the ZMW routing attack.

I earned my Ph.D. degree in 2009 in the EECS department from the University of Michigan. I have served on the technical program committee of several conferences and workshops, and am a senior member of the IEEE. I have been granted 30+ US/International patents and was reported by Swedish media as a Mobile Network 10 Brightest Researcher, and was awarded an N²Women Rising Star in Networking and Communications award in 2017.

Interests

Networking and systems, including network management, network function virtualization, software-defined networking, cloud, internet and cellular, internet routing and network security

Latest Publications

OFC - July 9, 2021

BOW: First Real-World Demonstration of a Bayesian Optimization System for Wavelength Reconfiguration

Zhizhen Zhong, Manya Ghobadi, Maximilian Balandat, Sanjeevkumar Katti, Abbas Kazerouni, Jonathan Leach, Mark McKillop, Ying Zhang

arXiv - July 8, 2021

First-Generation Inference Accelerator Deployment at Facebook

Michael Anderson, Benny Chen, Stephen Chen, Summer Deng, Jordan Fix, Michael Gschwind, Aravind Kalaiah, Changkyu Kim, Jaewon Lee, Jason Liang, Haixin Liu, Yinghai Lu, Jack Montgomery, Arun Moorthy, Satish Nadathur, Sam Naghshineh, Avinash Nayak, Jongsoo Park, Chris Petersen, Martin Schatz, Narayanan Sundaram, Bangsheng Tang, Peter Tang, Amy Yang, Jiecao Yu, Hector Yuen, Ying Zhang, Aravind Anbudurai, Vandana Balan, Harsha Bojja, Joe Boyd, Matthew Breitbach, Claudio Caldato, Anna Calvo, Garret Catron, Sneh Chandwani, Panos Christeas, Brad Cottel, Brian Coutinho, Arun Dalli, Abhishek Dhanotia, Oniel Duncan, Roman Dzhabarov, Simon Elmir, Chunli Fu, Wenyin Fu, Michael Fulthorp, Adi Gangidi, Nick Gibson, Sean Gordon, Beatriz Padilla Hernandez, Daniel Ho, Yu-Cheng Huang, Olof Johansson, Shishir Juluri, Shobhit Kanaujia, Manali Kesarkar, Jonathan Killinger, Ben Kim, Rohan Kulkarni, Meghan Lele, Huayu Li, Huamin Li, Yueming Li, Cynthia Liu, Jerry Liu, Bert Maher, Chandra Mallipedi, Seema Mangla, Kiran Kumar Matam, Jubin Mehta, Shobhit Mehta, Christopher Mitchell, Bharath Muthiah, Nitin Nagarkatte, Ashwin Narasimha, Bernard Nguyen, Thiara Ortiz, Soumya Padmanabha, Deng Pan, Ashwin Poojary, Ye (Charlotte) Qi, Olivier Raginel, Dwarak Rajagopal, Tristan Rice, Craig Ross, Nadav Rotem, Scott Russ, Kushal Shah, Baohua Shan, Hao Shen, Pavan Shetty, Krish Skandakumaran, Kutta Srinivasan, Roshan Sumbaly, Michael Tauberg, Mor Tzur, Hao Wang, Man Wang, Ben Wei, Alex Xiao, Chenyu Xu, Martin Yang, Kai Zhang, Ruoxi Zhang, Ming Zhao, Whitney Zhao, Rui Zhu, Lin Qiao, Misha Smelyanskiy, Bill Jia, Vijay Rao

NSDI - April 12, 2021

A Social Network Under Social Distancing: Risk-Driven Backbone Management During COVID-19 and Beyond

Yiting Xia, Ying Zhang, Zhizhen Zhong, Guanqing Yan, Chiun Lin Lim, Satyajeet Singh Ahuja, Soshant Bali, Alexander Nikolaidis, Kimia Ghobadi, Manya Ghobadi

ICDE - April 20, 2020

Finding the Best k in Core Decomposition: A Time and Space Optimal Solution

Deming Chu, Fan Zhang, Xuemin Lin, Wenjie Zhang, Ying Zhang, Yinglong Xia, Chenyi Zhang

ACM SIGCOMM - August 22, 2018

FBOSS: Building Switch Software at Scale

Sean Choi, Boris Burkov, Alex Eckert, Tian Fang, Saman Kazemkhani, Rob Sherwood, Ying Zhang, James Hongyi Zeng

CoNEXT 2017 - December 12, 2017

Supporting Diverse Dynamic Intent-based Policies using Janus

Anubhavnidhi Abhashkumar, Joon-Myung Kang, Sujata Banerjee, Aditya Akella, Ying Zhang, Wenfei Wu

IMC 2017 - November 1, 2017

An Empirical Characterization of IFTTT: Ecosystem, Usage, and Performance

Xianghang Mi, Feng Qian, Ying Zhang, XiaoFeng Wang