Xiangyao Yu is a postdoctoral associate at Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) under the supervision of Prof. Michael Stonebraker. He acquired his Ph.D. at MIT in 2017 working with Prof. Srinivas Devadas and B.S. at Tsinghua University in 2012. His research interests lie at the intersection of database systems and computer architecture. He won the best Ph.D. thesis award in EECS at MIT and has three best paper awards or nominations.