me irl I am a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago, working with Jakob Eriksson and Xingbo Wu. Back in 2018, I earned my bachelor's degree in Computer Science from ShanghaiTech University.

Link to my: GitHub / LinkedIn / CV


I am interested in building fast and reliable systems software. I constantly explore diverse domains within the field of computer systems, and my expertise spans storage systems, key-value stores and databases. Occasionally, I am fortunate to get some academic papers published.

Back in the summer of 2022, I worked as a research intern in the storage team at Cockroach Labs.


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Personal: mail@roychan.org Work: cchen262@uic.edu

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