Alan KaoAdvanced Engineer at Andes Technology
Alan (Quey-Liang) Kao is a software engineer of Andes Technology at Hsinchu, Taiwan since 2017. His contributions to his profession mainly include porting missing Linux kernel features into RISC-V, verifying the behavior and performance of Linux on AndeStar V5 proprietary IP core, and designing an internal integration system for building and testing. His contributions to RISC-V Linux include ftrace, perf, and no-FPU machine support. His personal interests include reading, playing go/mahjong and other board games. He received his Computer Science master degree in 2012 and bachelor degree in 2011 both in National Tsing Hua University, advised by Prof. Che-Rung Lee. He tried to get a Ph.D. but changed his direction into a career in 2017. His research interests included Virtualization, Operating System, Cloud, HPC, and Heterogeneous Computing. He had various experiences across the mentioned area, including projects like HPC environment on docker, distributed GPGPU computation, monitoring/profiling GPGPU computation, fast matrix computation on massive parallelism and so on.