Danfeng Shan

Danfeng Shan (单丹枫)
Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science and Technology
Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710049, China
E-mail: email

About Me

I received my Ph.D. degree from Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University in 2018, and the B.E. degree from Department of Computer Science and Technology from Xi'an Jiaotong University in 2013. My research interests include data center networking and congestion control.


Micro-burst Traffic in Data Centers: Observations, Analysis, and Mitigations
Danfeng Shan, Fengyuan Ren, Peng Cheng, Ran Shu, and Chuanxiong Guo
IEEE ICNP, Cambridge, UK, September, 2018 (to appear)
XpressEth: Concise and Efficient Converged Real-Time Ethernet
Kun Qian, Fengyuan Ren, Danfeng Shan, Wenxue Cheng and Bo Wang
IEEE/ACM IWQoS, Vilanova i La Geltrú, Spain, June, 2017.
IEEE Xplore
Improving ECN Marking Scheme with Micro-burst Traffic in Data Center Networks
Danfeng Shan, Fengyuan Ren
IEEE INFOCOM, Atlanta, GA, May, 2017.
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Absorbing Micro-burst Traffic by Enhancing Dynamic Threshold Policy of Data Center Switches
Danfeng Shan, Wanchun Jiang, and Fengyuan Ren
IEEE INFOCOM, Hong Kong, April, 2015.
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ECN Marking with Micro-burst Traffic: Problem, Analysis, and Improvement
Danfeng Shan and Fengyuan Ren
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 1533-1546, Aug. 2018.
IEEE Xplore code Supplementary Material
MPTCP Tunnel: an Architecture for Aggregating Bandwidth of Heterogeneous Access Networks
Xiaolan Liu, Danfeng Shan, Ran Shu, and Tong Zhang
Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (WCMC), vol. 2018, Article ID 2045760, 11 pages, 2018.
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Analyzing and Enhancing Dynamic Threshold Policy of Data Center Switches
Danfeng Shan, Wanchun Jiang, Fengyuan Ren
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), vol. 28, no. 9, pp. 2454-2470, Sept. 1 2017.
IEEE Xplore code
Inter-Swarm Content Distribution Among Private BitTorrent Networks
Chengchen Hu, Danfeng Shan, Yu Cheng, Tao Qin
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), vol. 31(9): 132 – 141, 2013.
IEEE Xplore


Fengyuan Ren, Danfeng Shan, Wanchun Jiang, "Dynamic Threshold Policy in Shared-memory Switches: Method and Device", Chinese patent, App. No. 2015101791601
Fengyuan Ren, Danfeng Shan, "Combined Enqueue and Dequeue ECN Marking: Method and Device", Chinese patent, App. No. 2017101543846

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Tsinghua University, 2018

  • Outstanding Ph.D. Graduate in CS Department, Tsinghua University, 2018

  • National Scholarship for Graduate Students, Tsinghua University, 2015, 2017

  • Student Travel Grant Award, IEEE INFOCOM, 2015, 2017

  • Outstanding Graduate, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 2013

  • Pacemaker to Excellent Students, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 2012

  • Pacesetters on Scientific Research, MOE Key Lab for INNS, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2011

  • CT Scholarship, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

  • Excellent Student, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 2010, 2011