Zhihui Du

Research Scientist

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Zhihui Du received the BE degree in 1992 in computer department from Tianjian University. He received the MS and PhD degrees in computer science, respectively, in 1995 and 1998, from Peking University. From 1998 to 2000, he worked at Tsinghua University as a postdoctor. From 2001 to 2019, he worked at Tsinghua University as an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Technology. In 2008, he visited Georgia Tech for one year. His research areas include cluster system design, parallel algorithm design, task and message scheduling, resource and QoS management in grid and cloud computing.

He has authored/co-authored two books, translated two books and edited three books in parallel computing or related fields. As the PI, he has finished more than 10 parallel computing related projects and published more than 100 parallel computing or related papers. As a major contributor, he designed and built the “DeepSuper- 21C” supercomputer which was included in the top500 list (Nov. 2003, Rank 163). His book on MPI programming is widely used in China in the parallel programming fields. He has served as the Vice Chair/PC member of more than 10 parallel processing or related conferences. He is an IEEE/ACM member.


  • PhD in Computer Science, 1998

    Peking University

  • MS in Computer Science

    Peking University

  • BS in Computer Science, 1992

    Tianjin University