|Research Area||Wireless networks, network coding, low-latency communications|
|Current position||Staff Engineer, Qualcomm Research|
|Education||Ph.D. and S.M., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
B.Tech., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras
|Young Scholar Prize Research||The role of feedback in network coding, with applications to TCP over wireless networks|
|Other Honors||– 2005 Morris Joseph Levin Award – Best Oral Presentation of Master’s Thesis, awarded by the Department of EECS, MIT, 2005.
– 2003 Siemens Prize – Best academic record in B.Tech. (EE), Class of 2003, at IIT Madras.
– Received merit certificates from the Director of Education, Govt. of India, in recognition of the high position in the 10th (1997) and 12th grade (1999) board exams.
– 1997 National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholarship awarded by the National Council for Educational Research and Training, India.
|Fun Fact||I once learnt conversational Sanskrit (one of the oldest languages in the world) and can speak and understand it to some extent.|
|Current Young Scholars Role||Digital and Web Administrator|
|Research Area||Network architecture, protocols, and algorithms, with focus on network security, wireless networks, and network function virtualization.|
|Current position||Quantitative Software Engineer, Two Sigma|
|Education||Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
B.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
|Young Scholar Prize Research||Network security against denial-of-service (DoS) attacks|
|Other Honors||2005 FAPERJ Fellowship, awarded to the top two grad students in Electrical Engineering
2005 UCLA Ph.D. Fellowship
2008 Paul Baran Marconi Young Scholar
|Fun Fact||Born in Brazil|