Tao Gao received his B.S. degree in Computer Science and Technology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 2011, and Master degree in Computer Science from National University of Defense Technology, China, in 2013. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the National University of Defense Technology and a visiting scholar at the University of Delaware. His research interests include big data processing and high-performance computing. He is a student member of the ACM and IEEE.