Youfeng is a principal research scientist and Director of the Programming Systems Lab, Microprocessor and Programming Research Labs, Intel Labs. His research interests cover compiler transformation and optimizations, binary translation, dynamic optimizations, parallel programming and tools, and software/hardware collaborative techniques to improve performance and power-efficiency of future generations of Intel processors. His current focus includes heterogeneous HW/SW co-designed machines for energy-efficient general purpose computing, aiming at achieving superior performance at a fraction of energy consumption of the traditional processors. For more information about Youfeng’s research activities, please see the list of scientific publications.
After Youfeng received his B.S. degree in Computer Science from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, he entered the graduate program in the Department of Computer Science and Technology in Tsinghua University, Beijing China, and then completed his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. Before he joined Intel, Youfeng spent a number of years at Sequent Computer Systems, Inc., focusing on compiler and tools for parallel programs on multi-processor shared memory systems.