Ziming Mao is a senior at Yale University, where he is pursuing degrees in computer science and philosophy. His research interests lie at the intersection of theory and systems, with contributions to natural language processing, data store, caching systems, and memory disaggregation. His research experiences have included multiple layers of the computing stack, from algorithms to applications, to operating systems and hardware. Besides research, Ziming is interested in astrophotography and runs a popular Instagram page, @the.astronomy.daily. He also helps to organize high school outreach events for students interested in computer science.
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