Chuan Lei is a Research Staff Member at IBM Almaden Research Center. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He worked in the database research group (DSRG) with Prof. Elke A. Rundensteiner. From Septemeber 2015 till July 2017, he was a researcher at NEC Laboratories America. Chuan received a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Metropolitan State Univerity and a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from University of Science and Technology Beijing.
Chuan's research interests are in the area of database systems and data analytics. In particular, his research focuses on query processing and optimizations, scalable data stream processing systems, and complex event processing systems.