Short Bio


Washington University

Chenyang Lu

Fullgraf Professor
Director of Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory (CPSL)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis

Google Scholar Profile

Office: Jolley Hall 213
Phone: (314) 935-4855



Research Projects

Cyber-Physical Systems Lab

Current Projects

Samples of Completed Projects


Selected Talks

Open-Source Software

PhD Students


  • Ruixuan Dai (PhD): Machine Learning for Health
  • Rahav Dor (PhD): Edge Computing
  • Chong Li (PhD): Real-Time Cloud
  • Dingwen Li (PhD): Machine Learning for Health
  • Haoran Li (PhD): Real-Time Cloud
  • Hanyang Liu (PhD): Machine Learning for Health
  • Jiangnan Liu (PhD, with Roch Guerin): Real-Time Edge Computing
  • Yehan Ma (PhD): Industrial Internet of Things
  • Bing Xue (PhD): Machine Learning for Health
  • Jingwen Zhang (PhD): Machine Learning for Health
  • Chao Wang (PhD 2019, with Chris Gill): Assistant Professor, National Taiwan Normal University.
  • Dolvara Gunatilaka (PhD 2019): Instructor, Mahidol University.
  • Jing Li (PhD 2017, with Kunal Agrawal): Assistant Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology.
  • Bo Li (PhD 2015): Startup.
  • Chengjie Wu (PhD 2014): Research Scientist, Facebook.
  • Sisu Xi (PhD 2014, with Chris Gill): Software Engineer, Facebook.
  • Mo Sha (PhD 2014): Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Binghamton.
  • Abusayeed Saifullah (PhD 2014): Assistant Professor, Wayne State University. NSF CAREER Awardee
  • Yong Fu (PhD 2013): Senior Machine Learning Engineer, Unity.
  • Greg Hackmann (PhD, 2011): Software Engineer, Apple.
  • Octav Chipara (PhD 2010, with Gruia-Catalin Roman) Associate Professor, University of Iowa. NSF CAREER Awardee
  • Chien-Liang Fok (PhD 2009, with Gruia-Catalin Roman): Researcher, Toyota Research Institute.
  • Sangeeta Bhattacharya (PhD 2008, with Gruia-Catalin Roman): Research Scientist, Intel Research (India).
  • Yuanfang Zhang (PhD 2008, with Chris Gill): Developer, Microsoft Research (Redmond).
  • Xiaorui Wang (PhD 2006): Professor, Ohio State University. NSF CAREER Awardee
  • Guoliang Xing (PhD 2006): Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong. NSF CAREER Awardee
  • Qingfeng Huang (PhD 2003, with Gruia-Catalin Roman): Startup.


    • IEEE Fellow, Citation: for Contributions to Adaptive Real-Time Computing Systems, 2016.
    • ACM Distinguished Speaker, 2017-2020.
    • Best Paper Award, IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), 2019.
    • Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), 2016.
    • Distinguished Paper Award, American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium (AMIA), 2015.
    • Best Paper Award, IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2014.
    • Outstanding Paper Award, Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS), 2013.
    • Best Student Paper Award, IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2011.
    • Best Paper Award, International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2006.
    • NSF CAREER Award, 2005.
    • Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award, Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia, 2000.

    Professional Services


    Selected Conference Organization

    Steering and Executive Committees

    Recent Technical Program Committees