Pooria Namyar

I am a third-year Ph.D. student in the ECE department at the University of Southern California. I am currently a member of Networked Systems Lab and very fortunate to be advised by Prof. Ramesh Govindan. Generally, I am interested in every aspect of computer networks and systems. My recent focus is on datacenter topologies, network availability, and reliability.

Before joining USC, I completed my B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering at the Sharif University of Technology in 2019. During my undergraduate, I worked on the cloudification of telecommunication networks by leveraging SDN and NFV.

Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or want to discuss new ideas!

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Optimal Oblivious Routing for Structured Networks
Sucha Supittayapornpong, Pooria Namyar, Mingyang Zhang, Minlan Yu, and Ramesh Govindan

A Throughput-Centric View of the Performance of Datacenter Topologies
Pooria Namyar, Sucha Supittayapornpong, Mingyang Zhang, Minlan Yu, and Ramesh Govindan
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Graduate Research Assistant (Aug 2019 – present)
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Research Intern (June 2021 – present)
Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA
Mentors: Behnaz Arzani, Dan Crankshaw, Srikanth Kandula

Honors and Awards

  • Annenberg Fellowship, University of Southern California, 2019 – 2023
  • National Elites Foundation Fellowship, Sharif University of Technology, 2014-2019


Email: namyar[at]usc[dot]edu

University of Southern California
Department of Computer Science
941 Bloom Walk, SAL 224
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0781

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