David Ke Hong

Research Scientist



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Ke (David) is a research scientist in the Core Systems team at Facebook. His work focuses on improving the fault tolerance of Facebook's core infrastructure. He earned his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering (advisor Prof. Z. Morley Mao) from University of Michigan. His thesis focuses on testing performance, safety and security properties in mobile and emerging autonomous vehicle systems using systematic software analysis techniques, including runtime profiling, program analysis and formal methods.

He received an MPhil (Master of Philosophy) and bachelor degree (first-class honour) in Computer Science and Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). His prior research also includes performance diagnosis and acceleration of Android systems, traffic engineering in software-defined networks, network and compute acceleration of cloud data centers.


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Ke worked as a teaching assistant or instructor for the following courses at HKUST and UMich.

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