Tao Lu (陆韬)

Univeristy of Michigan

Email: luttul@umich.edu

Phone: 734-882-9925

About Me

I’m currently a junior student majoring in Computer Science in University of Michigan. It’s part of the dual degree program held jointly by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Michigan.



May 2022 - present

Tao Lu, Tianying Zhang, Hongxiao Zheng, Xuhai Xu, Anhong Guo; currently in submission of CHI 2023

InteractOut is a tool that leverages Interaction Proxies as input manipulation strategies for reducing smartphone overuse

Project Repo

Efficient Cascading Dense Network for Super resolution

January 2022 - April 2022


EECS 442 Computer vision course project

Upscales low-resolution images to high-resolution using our ECDN.

Optimizing Federated Learning via Diverse Model Achitectures

January 2022 - April 2022

EECS 545 Machine Learning course project

Allows FL customizes model training based on heterogeneous client conditions.


March 2021 - August 2021

Research project advised by Prof. Dongyao Chen.

An app on Wechat working with OBD system on eletric cars in SJTU Track driver’s behavior by collecting non-private data.


Research assistant

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

May 2022 - present

Advised by Prof. Anhong Guo.

Human-Computer Interaction and human wellbeing.

Research assistant

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

September 2020 - September 2021

Advised by Prof. Dongyao Chen.

Mobile sensing and cyber-physical systems.

Writing consultant

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

September 2020 - present

Help student with their paperwork, i.e. course essay, application materials.

Teach assistant

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

May 2020 - August 2021


  • VM 450, major design experience;
  • VY 200, academic writing II;
  • VX 310, Cross culture communication.


Shanghai Jiao Tong Univeristy

BS, Electric and Computer Engineering

2019-2023 (expected)

University of Michigan

BS, Computer Science

2021-2023 (expected)

A Little More About Me

I am currently a CS undergraduate studying in Univeristy of Michigan (UM). I am enrolled in dual degree program held by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and UM.

My research interests include: operating system and web development.

My technical skills include: C/C++, Python (numpy, pytorch, flask), LaTex, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, Shell Script, Git.