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Name: Ronghui Gu
Bio: Ronghui Gu is the inaugural Tang Family Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University and a Cybersecurity Affiliated member of Columbia’s Data Science Institute. His thesis work on building certified OS kernels received the Yale Doctoral Dissertation Award and was nominated for the ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award. He is the primary designer and developer of CertiKOS, the first verified concurrent OS kernel, and SeKVM, the first verified commodity hypervisor–major milestones toward building safe and secure systems software. Gu also co-founded CertiK, a blockchain security startup that has collectively served more than 500 enterprise clients and secured more than $30 billion worth of assets in cryptocurrency. For his work in systems verification, Gu received: an Amazon Research Award, an SOSP Best Paper Award, and a CACM Research Highlight. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Yale University in 2016 and bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University in 2011.
Country: United States
Affiliation: Columbia University
Personal website: https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~rgu/
Research interests: Programming Languages, Operating Systems, and Blockchain, with a focus on systems verification and proof automation.