Swarun Kumar


I am Swarun, Ph.D candidate in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT. I work in the NETMIT group with Prof. Dina Katabi and am part of the MIT Wireless Center. My research interests are in the area of computer networks with a special focus on wireless networks and mobile systems. I received my S.M. degree from MIT in 2012 and a B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Madras in 2010.

Email: swarun [at] mit [dot] edu


PUBLICATIONS

  • Accurate Indoor Localization with Zero Startup Cost, Swarun Kumar, Stephanie Gil, Dina Katabi and Daniela Rus, ACM MOBICOM 2014, Maui HI

  • LTE Radio Analytics Made Easy and Accessible, Swarun Kumar, Ezzeldin Hamed, Dina Katabi, and Li Erran Li, ACM SIGCOMM 2014,Chicago IL [PAPER]

  • Bringing Cross-Layer MIMO to Today's Wireless LANs, Swarun Kumar, Diego Cifuentes, Shyamnath Gollakota, and Dina Katabi, ACM SIGCOMM 2013, Hong Kong [PAPER][SLIDES]

  • Adaptive Communication in Multi-Robot Systems Using Directionality of Signal Strength, Stephanie Gil, Swarun Kumar, Dina Katabi and Daniela Rus, International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR) 2013.

  • Interference Alignment by Motion, Fadel Adib (Co-primary), Swarun Kumar (Co-primary), Omid Aryan, Shyamnath Gollakota, and Dina Katabi, ACM MOBICOM 2013, Miami, Florida [PAPER][SLIDES]

  • CarSpeak: A Content-Centric Network for Autonomous Driving, Swarun Kumar, Lixin Shi, Stephanie Gil, Nabeel Ahmed, Dina Katabi, and Daniela Rus, ACM SIGCOMM 2012, Helsinki, Finland [PAPER][SLIDES]

  • MegaMIMO: Scaling Wireless Capacity with User Demands, Hariharan Rahul, Swarun Kumar, and Dina Katabi, ACM SIGCOMM 2012, Helsinki, Finland [PAPER]

  • A Cloud-Assisted Design for Autonomous Driving, Swarun Kumar, Shyamnath Gollakota, Dina Katabi, MCC Workshop 2012 (SIGCOMM), Helsinki, Finland [PAPER][SLIDES]

  • Forcing out a confession: Threshold Discernible Ring Signatures, Swarun Kumar, Shivank Agrawal, Ramarathnam Venkatesan, Satya Lokam, C. Pandu Rangan, SECRYPT 2010, Athens, Greece. (Best Paper Award Winner)

  • Attribute Based Signatures for bounded multi-level threshold circuits, Swarun Kumar, Shivank Agawal, Subha Balarama and C. Pandu Rangan, EUROPKI 2010, Athens, Greece.

  • Sanitizable signatures with strong transparency in the standard model, Shivank Agrawal, Swarun Kumar, Amjed Shareef and Pandu Rangan C., INSCRYPT 2009, Beijing, China.

JOURNAL PAPERS

  • Towards Adaptive Communication in Multi-Robot Systems Using Directionality of Signal Strength, Stephanie Gil, Swarun Kumar, Dina Katabi and Daniela Rus (Pending Final Review)

  • JMB: Scaling Wireless Capacity with User Demands, Hariharan Rahul, Swarun Kumar, and Dina Katabi, CACM Research Highlights, July 2014 [LINK]

THESIS

  • A Content-Centric Network for Autonomous Driving, Swarun Kumar, Masters Thesis, MIT 2012 [LINK],

  • Provably secure signature scheme with advanced mechanisms for anonymity, Swarun Kumar, B.Tech Thesis, IIT Madras, 2010

TECHNICAL REPORTS

  • Sanitizable signatures with strong transparency in the standard model, Shivank Agrawal, Swarun Kumar, Amjed Shareef and Pandu Rangan C., Cryptography ePRINT Archive, 2009 [EPRINT]

CONTACT

32 Vassar Street, 32-G934
Cambridge MA 02139
Email: swarun@mit.edu