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Xin Jin is an assistant research professor of computer science. His research interests lie in computer networks and distributed systems, with a focus on software-defined networking, programmable networks, distributed storage, cloud computing, big data analytics systems, blockchain, and artificial intelligence (AI)-driven networks and systems.

He has received many awards and honors, including the USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST) Best Paper Award in 2019, the USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI) Best Paper Award in 2018, a Facebook Communications and Networking Research Award in the area of scaling distributed storage with programmable switches in 2018. He was named a Siebel Scholar in 2016 and received Princeton’s Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Honorific Fellowship in 2015. Jin has served on the technical program committee for organizations such as the NSDI, SOSR (Symposium on SDN Research), INFOCOM (International Conference on Computer Communications), and ICDCS (International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems). He also has served on the organizing committees for SIGCOMM (the Special Interest Group on Data Communication), NSDI, and other conferences.

Jin received bachelor’s degrees in computer science and economics from Peking University in China in 2011. He then went on to Princeton University, completing both aa master’s degree and  PhD in computer science in 2013 and 2016, respectively. Jin did postdoctoral research in computer science at the University of California, Berkeley, before joining the Whiting School of Engineering faculty in 2017.