Peilin Zhong is a research scientist at Google NYC in the Algorithms and Optimization team lead by Vahab Mirrokni. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University (Under supervision of Alex Andoni, Cliff Stein, and Mihalis Yannakakis). Previously, he was an undergraduate student at Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences (Yao Class), Tsinghua University. He has broad interests in theoretical computer science, mainly in design and analysis of algorithms. Some particular interests include parallel and massively parallel algorithms, private algorithms, sketching, streaming algorithms, graph algorithms, machine learning, high dimensional geometry, metric embedding, numerical linear algebra, clustering, and other algorithms related to large-scale data computation.