Zheng Luo


M.S. in Computer Science at UC San Diego


Sept. 2018 - Dec. 2019

B.E. in Computer Science at Shanghai Jiaotong University


Sept. 2014 - Jun. 2018, GPA 3.7/4.3 @ Top 30%

Relavant coursework: Computer Architecture, Computer Networks, Database, Operating System

Work Experience

R&D Intern at Pygmal Technologies


Feb. 2017 - Jan. 2018

  • Developed a desktop environment for VR devices and a CPU-based real-time ray tracer with C++, Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF), DirectX, Embree.
  • Used perf and cachegrind to analyze and optimize performance through manual vectorization/precomputation/interface refactor/class layout optimization
  • Improved the fps of VRDE by 60% and made the ray-tracer render scenes in 720p/60fps

Container Infra Intern at Ant Financial, Alibaba Group


Jun. 2016 - Sept. 2016

  • Contributed to an internal Docker-based container platform, Ant Container Service
  • Developed an orchestration module similar to docker-compose in Go for single machine with Docker API
  • Integrated module into the production system, handling the lifetime of over 1k containers on financial cloud



Leader of a group of four, course project

  • Implemented a Go AI based on AlphaGo's first paper with UCT tree search and a policy neural network
  • Wrote board class, UCT search as well as communication module with Protobuf-based serialization in C++ and Python
  • Beated Facebook's DarkForest(1st ver.) and GNU Go

SJTU Open-Source Mirror Site

Organization open-source project

  • Developed the frontend/backend/infrastructure of a mirror site from scratch
  • Implemented the syncer in Go, which provided Restful API and sent logs to ELK stack at logz.io and collected metrics into Promethesus. Errors in logs are monitored and reported to a Telegram channel automatically
  • Wrote the response webpage in Vue as an SPA with Bulma library
  • Served over 150k+ requests every day with >99.9% availability

Patents & Achievements

  • Ranked 72nd in Google CodeJam Kickstart Round D
  • Luo, Zheng et al. 2016. An Analysis on Academic Big Data Based on Paper References. CN Patent Application CN105808729A.0, filed March 2016. Patent Pending


  • Production-level: C++14/17 & Go & Python
  • Linux system programming
  • Micro-optimization and profiling
  • Docker usage and implementation