­­Xiang Ren (Jenny)


I am a first year PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Toronto.

My advisor is Prof. Ding Yuan. I received my B.A.Sc. with Honours in Electrical Engineering from the same department.

My research interests include failure diagnosis and performance in software systems.



     Pensieve: Non-Intrusive Failure Reproduction for Distributed Systems Using the Event Chaining Approach

     Yongle Zhang, Serguei Makarov, Xiang Ren, David Lion, and Ding Yuan.

     To appear in the 26th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSPí»17), October 2017, Shanghai, China.


Teaching Assistantships

     APS105 Computer Fundamentals (student ratings)

     ECE 244 Programming Fundamentals

     ECE344 Operating Systems



     jenny dot ren at mail dot utoronto dot ca