Ramesh Govindan is the Northrop Grumman Chair in Engineering and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California. Dr. Govindan received the B.Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to joining USC he was a member of the technical staff at Bell Communications Research, and a project leader at USC’s Information Sciences Institute and at the International Computer Science Institute at Berkeley.
Dr. Govindan’s research has focused on scalable and robust routing infrastructures in large networks such as the Internet, on the structural properties of the Internet, and on the architectures and programming systems for wireless and mobile networks. He is a Fellow of the ACM and of the IEEE, the recipient of the 2018 IEEE Internet Award, a former Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and a Distinguished Alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
CloudCluster: Unearthing the Functional Structure of a Cloud Service Inproceedings Forthcoming
In: 19th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI 22), USENIX Association, Renton, WA, Forthcoming.
In: Proceedings of the 2021 ACM SIGCOMM 2021 Conference, pp. 349–369, Association for Computing Machinery, Virtual Event, USA, 2021, ISBN: 9781450383837.
Tools for Disambiguating RFCs Inproceedings
In: Proceedings of the Applied Networking Research Workshop, pp. 85–91, Association for Computing Machinery, Virtual Event, USA, 2021, ISBN: 9781450386180.
Rim: Offloading Inference to the Edge Inproceedings
In: Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation, 2021, 2021.
In: Proceedings of the 2021 ACM SIGCOMM 2021 Conference, pp. 272–286, Association for Computing Machinery, Virtual Event, USA, 2021, ISBN: 9781450383837.
In: arXiv preprint arXiv:2001.01033, 2020.
CarMap-Fast 3D Feature Map Updates for Automobiles Inproceedings
In: 17th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI 20), USENIX Association, Santa Clara, CA, 2020.
Persistent Connected Power Constrained Surveillance with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Inproceedings
In: Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2020.
In: IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2020.
Rapid Top-Down Synthesis of Large-Scale IoT Networks Inproceedings
In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), 2020.
Meeting SLOs in Cross-Platform NFV Inproceedings
In: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies, pp. 509–523, Association for Computing Machinery, Barcelona, Spain, 2020, ISBN: 9781450379489.
AViC: A Cache for Adaptive Bitrate Video Inproceedings
In: 15th ACM Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT) Orlando, Florida, U.S. December 9-12, 2019, 2019.
SenSys ’19: Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems, ACM, New York, USA, 2019.
ACM SIGCOMM Conference on Network Architectures and Protocols, 2019.
16th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), 2019, (Best Paper Award).
University of Southern California,
Department of Computer Science
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