first solo flight at PFTC! Yang-hua Chu
Ph.D. candidate, Computer Science, CMU (expected summer 2004)
M.Eng., EECS, MIT, 1997
B.S., EECS, MIT, 1996

Office: Wean Hall 5123, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Cell: 650-823-5747
Email: yhchu [at]

My current research area is computer network. My thesis is to provide a cost-effective solution for Internet video broadcasting. The enabling architecture paradigm is End System Multicast, which I enjoyed working on it in the past five years. My advisor is Hui Zhang.

Selected Publications (full list)

"Early Deployment Experience with an Overlay Based Internet Broadcasting System" [pdf]
Yang-hua Chu, Aditya Ganjam, T.S. Eugene Ng, Sanjay G. Rao, Kunwadee Sripanidkulchai, Jibin Zhan, and Hui Zhang
USENIX Annual Technical Conference, 2004

"A Case For End System Multicast" [pdf]
Yang-hua Chu, Sanjay G. Rao, and Hui Zhang
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (JSAC), Special Issue on Networking Support for Multicast, 2002
(This is a journal version of the two conference papers in ACM Sigmetrics 2000 [ps] and ACM Sigcomm 2001 [pdf])

"PICS Signed Labels (DSig) 1.0 Specification"[html]
Yang-hua Chu, Philip DesAutels, Brian LaMacchia, and Peter Lipp
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Recommendation, 1998
(I also coordinated the reference implementation of the DSig recommendation)

yhchu [at]