Portrait of Yu Kang

Yu Kang

Senior Researcher


Yu Kang (康昱) is a Senior Researcher in the DKI (Data, Knowledge, Intelligence) area of Microsoft Research Asia. He focuses on data-driven technologies for intelligent cloud service. His research combines ABC (AI, big data and cloud computing), which adopts AI technologies on big data generated during cloud computing runtime. He has publications in topic conferences of Software Engineering (SE) area. He had served as principal investigator of several industry and research projects including a NSFC project. Aiming at building more reliable cloud platform, the research technologies have been integrated into fundamental cloud platform services which supports all Microsoft online services including Microsoft Azure, Office365, Windows, XBox, Bing, etc. He joined Microsoft Research in 2018.

He received PhD. degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the Chinese University of Hong Kong under the supervision of Prof. Michael R. Lyu in 2016. During PhD. study, he visited Duke University as a research scholar, hosted by Prof. Kishor S. Trivedi. Before that, he received B.Sc. in Computer Science from Fudan University.

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