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Tsz-Wo Sze
Member of Technical Staff, Hortonworks Inc.

Dr. Tsz-Wo Nicholas Sze is a Member of Technical Staff at Hortonworks and also a Member of the Project Management Committee at Apache Hadoop. His interests include distributed computing, algorithms and mathematical analysis. Two of his recent Hadoop contributions were HDFS Snapshots and WebHDFS. He used Hadoop with Yahoo’s clusters to accomplish a new computation world record of Pi in 2010. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland College Park in 2007, and his M.Phil. and B.Eng. degrees from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology respectively in 2001 and 1999.

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