Heming Cui

  • Innovation Award in 2016 at The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Heming Cui is an assistant professor in Computer Science of the University of Hong Kong (http://www.cs.hku.hk/people/profile.jsp?teacher=heming). His research interests are in operating systems, programming languages, distributed systems, and cloud computing, with a particular focus on building software systems to improve reliability and security of real-world software applications. Before joining HKU, he obtained his master and bachelor degrees from Computer Science of Tsinghua University in Beijing, and Ph.D. degree from Computer Science of Columbia University in New York.


Dr. Cui's recent research has led to several U.S. patents, open source projects, and publication in premier systems software and programming languages conferences (e.g., SOSP, OSDI, PLDI, and ASPLOS). Dr. Cui’s previous systems have led to several new security errors detected in real-world software, and some of his systems been leveraged by worldwide researchers.