The Computer Network behind the Social Network

Systems and Networking Seminar
Speaker Name
James Hongyi Zeng
Date and Time
The talk will be virtual on Zoom.
The Zoom link will be emailed to CS faculty/grad students, or contact Jennifer Schmidt (jschmidt at to request it.

Facebook is one of the biggest Internet content providers in the world. In this talk, we will take a sneak peek of how the edge, backbone, and datacenter networks behind the scene that supports Facebook’s massive infrastructure, which in turn supports its more than 2 billion users through Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger, Oculus and many more applications.

Short Biography

James Hongyi Zeng leads the network routing team at Facebook. His research focuses on formal network testing, software-defined network, high performance router architecture, and programmable hardware. He received PhD and Master degrees from Stanford University.

Danyang Zhuo