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Email: g+lastname [AT] alum.mit.edu
I completed my PhD from MIT in June 2016 advised by Prof. Gregory Wornell. I also have the good fortune of working with Dr. Emina Soljanin from Bell Labs. Previously, I completed a Dual degree (B.Tech+ M.Tech) in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay, where I was advised by Prof. Abhay Karandikar.I am interested in developing techniques to use redundancy to reduce delay in the cloud. My favorite tools are probability, stochastic processes and learning.
- June 2016: Successfully defended my thesis and graduated! Link to my thesis
- Feb 2016: Gave invited talk at Graduation Day at ITA 2016 at UCSD
- Dec 2015: Gave invited talk at the IBM Cloud and Data Services Workshop at IBM Research T. J. Watson
- Nov 2015: Gave invited talk at the Rising Stars in EECS workshop, to be held at MIT
- Oct 2015: Invited to present my work on streaming codes at the BIRS Workshop on Mathematical Coding Theory for Streaming
- Jun 2015: Awarded the 2015-16 Claude E. Shannon Research Assistantship at RLE, MIT.
- Feb 2015: Started a new collaboration with Ashish Khisti and Kaveh Mahadaviani from U. of Toronto. Check out our paper at ISIT 2015
- Aug 2014: Gave invited talks at University of California Berkeley, and at Google Mountain View