Nebulas Research Team

Core Members

Fan Xuepeng

Xuepeng Fan, Ph.D.

Research Director de Nebulas. Ph.D. em Ciência de Computadores da Universidade de Ciência e Tecnologia de Huazhong. Tem como interesses da sua investigação o sistema blockchain, sistema distribuídos e programação paralela.

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Samuel Chen

Samuel Chen, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the University of California, San Diego. Ph.D. in computer science, graduated from Chinese Academy of Sciences. Got BS degree from University of Science and Technology of China. Founding Engineer and project manager of Whova for 7 years. Samuel is an enthusiast of new technology, aiming to create great product which can change the world. Chief Architect of Nebulas, responsible for the development of important core infrastructure and platforms such as the mainnet and virtual machines.

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Zhuoer Wang

Zhuoer Wang

Ph.D. dropout from UC San Diego focused on operating system and system reliability, got the Master degree in computer science from Tsinghua University, interested in parallel computing and distributed system. He won the first prize in the NOI Informatics Competition and participated in the performance evaluation of several Chinese supercomputers. He is Ecosystem Developing Director of Nebulas, responsible for the ecological development, cooperation and landing.

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Zaiyang Tang

Zaiyang Tang, Ph.D.

Ph.D. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, visiting scholar at the University of Aizu and the National Telecommunications Institute of Paris. His research interests include distributed systems, wireless networks and blockchain consensus. He has published papers at top journals such as TPDS and ICDCS. He is senior researcher of Nebulas.

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Yulong Zeng

Yulong Zeng, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Institute of Interdisciplinary Information from Tsinghua University, visiting scholar at the University of Michigan, Denmark Aarhus University, and got BS degree from the Computer Science Experimental Class of Tsinghua University. He won the gold medal in the China Mathematical Olympiad (CMO). His research interests are game theory and mechanism design, and he has published many papers as the first author in international top conferences such as EC, AAAI, and AAAMAS. Now he’s a researcher of Nebulas, studies the mechanism design issues in the blockchain.

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Chenmin Wang

Chenmin Wang

Master of Computer Science, Zhejiang University. Former Dolphin Browser R&D Engineer, former Tencent R&D Engineer, former Huawei R&D engineer is currently working as a R&D engineer at the Nebulas Research Institute.

Technical Advisors

Evan Cheng

Evan Cheng

Even Cheng fez o bootstrap do LLVM e liderou o seu desenvolvimento durante a sua carreira de 10 anos na Apple. Foi o co-destinatário do ACM Software System Award em 2012 pela suas contribuiçoes para a ciência de computadores. De momento é director de engenharia do Facebook, responsável pelo desenvolvimento de linguas de programação e runtimes.

Pingzhong Tang

Pingzhong Tang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor at IIIS, Tsinghua University. Ph.D. in CS Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Post-doc research on AI, economics, and computation & game theory at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Research focusing on the interdisciplinary topics between AI and Game Theory, as well as its applications in e-Commerce, blockchain and internet advertising. Had multiple collaborations with industry and publications recognized by academic awards.

Lei Liu

Lei Liu, Ph.D.

Lei Liu is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Institute of Computing Technology (ICT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), where he leads the Sys-Inventor Lab. Ph.D. degrees in computer science from ICT. He has led research projects that have advanced the state-of-the-art in Memory Systems, OS, Performance Isolation, and Profiling. As the leading author, Lei has published research articles regarding the architecture and operating system in venues that include ISCA, PACT, IEEE TC, ACM TACO, and others. Lei Liu is an IEEE and ACM member, has served as the PC/ERC member, chairs and session chairs for a number of main stream conferences and reviewer for well-known Transactions. He received a number of awards.

Visiting Scholars

Jinbo Zhang

Dr. Jinbo Zhang

Postdoctoral in the Blockchain Laboratory of Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. Ph. D. in School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science from Peking University. His research interests include but not limited to structure deep learning, blockchain theory, the application of large scale related networks in financial technology. He applied for 4 blockchain related patents and has published more than 10 research papers, including two CCF A papers, with hundreds of Google citation. He has been a research assistant at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Management University, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology.

Peng Li

Peng Li, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in the University of Aizu, Japan. Got MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Aizu, BS degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His research interests mainly focus on cloud computing, Internet-of-Things, blockchain, big data systems, as well as related wired and wireless networking problems. Dr. Li has published over 70 technical papers. He won Student Excellent Research Award of IEEE Communication Society Sendai Chapter, the Young Author Award of IEEE Computer Society Japan Chapter, Best Paper Award of IEEE TrustCom. He is a member of IEEE.