Fan Lai

Fan Lai
Fan Lai
Assistant Professor

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  • Computer Science, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2023


Fan's research brings together machine learning, systems, and computer networking to develop practical systems for efficient pervasive ML and data analytics in the cloud and up to the planetary scale. His systems are adopted by big companies such as Meta, LinkedIn, and Cisco.

At Illinois CS, Fan is actively recruiting PhD students for fall 2024. If interested, please reach out to him via email.

Research Interests

  • Networked Systems
  • Cloud Computing
  • Machine Learning Systems