Xiao (Sophia) Wang

Sophia is a software engineer at Uber in San Francisco. She obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Washington in 2015, co-advised by Arvind Krishnamurthy and David Wetherall. She is interested in systems, networks, and applications that are backed by cutting-edge technologies or systems. Her Ph.D. dissertation was on making the web faster.

Ph.D. Dissertation: Characterizing and Improving Web Page Load Times [ pdf ]


Publications

NSDI 2016 Speeding up Web Page Loads with Shandian
Xiao Sophia Wang, Arvind Krishnamurthy, and David Wetherall
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IMC 2014 How Much Can We Micro-Cache Web Pages?
Xiao Sophia Wang, Arvind Krishnamurthy, and David Wetherall
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NSDI 2014 How Speedy is SPDY?
Xiao Sophia Wang, Aruna Balasubramanian, Arvind Krishnamurthy, and David Wetherall
Applied Networking Research Prize for IETF-94
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NSDI 2013 Demystifying Page Load Performance with WProf
Xiao Sophia Wang, Aruna Balasubramanian, Arvind Krishnamurthy, and David Wetherall
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MCC 2013 Accelerating the Mobile Web with Selective Offloading
Xiao Sophia Wang, Haichen Shen, and David Wetherall
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W-MUST 2011 Measuring and Predicting Web Login Safety
Xiao Sophia Wang, David Choffnes, Patrick Gage Kelley, Ben Greenstein, and David Wetherall
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HotOS 2011 Privacy Revelations for Web and Mobile Apps
David Wetherall, David Choffnes, Ben Greenstein, Seungyeop Han, Peter Hornyack, Jaeyeon Jung, Stuart Schechter, and Xiao Wang
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TNSM 2011 Phoenix: A Weight-Based Network Coordinate System Using Matrix Factorization
Yang Chen, Xiao Wang, Cong Shi, Eng Keong Lua, Xiaoming Fu, Beixing Deng, and Xing Li
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Networking 2009 Phoenix: Towards an accurate, practical and decentralized network coordinate system
Yang Chen, Xiao Wang, Xiaoxiao Song, Eng Lua, Cong Shi, Xiaohan Zhao, Beixing Deng, and Xing Li
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Conext 2008 Nonlinear modeling of the Internet delay structure
Xiao Wang, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, and Xing Li
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Invited Talks

Speeding up Web Page Loads with Shandian (SplitBrowser).
USENIX NSDI, Santa Clara CA USA, March 2016
Facebook, Seattle WA USA, October 2014
Google, Seattle WA USA, October 2014

How Much Can We Micro-Cache Web Pages?
ACM IMC, Vancouver Canada, November 2014

How Speedy is SPDY?
IETF 94, Yokohama Japan, October 2015
Facebook, Seattle WA USA, October 2014
Peking University, Beijing China, June 2014
Telefonica Research, Barcelona Spain, May 2014
Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing China, May 2014
USENIX NSDI, Seattle WA USA, April 2014

Demystifying Page Load Performance with WProf.
Yahoo Performance Summit, Sunnyvale CA USA, March 2014
Google, Seattle WA USA, June 2013
USENIX NSDI, Lombard IL USA, April 2013
Microsoft Research, Redmond WA USA, November 2012


Services

Program Committee. IEEE Globecom 2016, IEEE ICC 2016, HotPOST 2015.

Reviewer. ACM Transactions on the Web (2016), IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (2016, 2013), Transactions on Mobile Computing (2015), IET Information Security (2015), Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (2015, 2014), IEEE Internet Computing (2014), IEEE Infocom (2014), Pervasive and Mobile Computer (2013)

Scribe. USENIX NSDI 2015