Ramesh Govindan

Biography

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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.

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Recent Publications

A complete list of publications can be found at the USC Networked Systems Lab’s publications page as well as on DBLP.

Pang, Weiwu; Panda, Sourav; Amjad, Jehangir; Diot, Christophe; Govindan, Ramesh

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.

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Namyar, Pooria; Supittayapornpong, Sucha; Zhang, Mingyang; Yu, Minlan; Govindan, Ramesh

A Throughput-Centric View of the Performance of Datacenter Topologies Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the 2021 ACM SIGCOMM 2021 Conference, pp. 349–369, Association for Computing Machinery, Virtual Event, USA, 2021, ISBN: 9781450383837.

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Yen, Jane; Govindan, Ramesh; Raghavan, Barath

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.

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Hu, Yitao; Pang, Weiwu; Liu, Xiaochen; Ghosh, Rajrup; Ko, Bongjun; Lee, Wei-Han; Govindan, Ramesh

Rim: Offloading Inference to the Edge Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation, 2021, 2021.

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Yen, Jane; Lévai, Tamás; Ye, Qinyuan; Ren, Xiang; Govindan, Ramesh; Raghavan, Barath

Semi-Automated Protocol Disambiguation and Code Generation Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the 2021 ACM SIGCOMM 2021 Conference, pp. 272–286, Association for Computing Machinery, Virtual Event, USA, 2021, ISBN: 9781450383837.

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Liu, Xiaochen; Jiang, Yurong; Kim, Kyu-Han; Govindan, Ramesh

Grab: Fast and Accurate Sensor Processing for Cashier-Free Shopping Inproceedings

In: arXiv preprint arXiv:2001.01033, 2020.

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Ahmad, Fawad; Qiu, Hang; Eells, Ray; Bai, Fan; Govindan, Ramesh

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.

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Ghosh, Pradipta; Tabuada, Paulo; Govindan, Ramesh; Sukhatme, Gaurav S

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.

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Bagchi, Saurabh; Abdelzaher, Tarek F; Govindan, Ramesh; Shenoy, Prashant; Atrey, Akanksha; Ghosh, Pradipta; Xu, Ran

New Frontiers in IoT: Networking, Systems, Reliability, and Security Challenges Journal Article

In: IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2020.

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Ghosh, Pradipta; Bunton, Jonathan; Pylorof, Dimitrios; Vieira, Marcos; Chan, Kevin; Govindan, Ramesh; Sukhatme, Gaurav; Tabuada, Paulo; Verma, Gunjan

Rapid Top-Down Synthesis of Large-Scale IoT Networks Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), 2020.

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Yen, Jane; Wang, Jianfeng; Supittayapornpong, Sucha; Vieira, Marcos A M; Govindan, Ramesh; Raghavan, Barath

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.

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Akhtar, Zahaib; Li, Yaguang; Govindan, Ramesh; Halepovic, Emir; Liu, Yan; Hao, Shuai; Sen, Subhabrata

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.

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Liu, Xiaochen; Ghosh, Pradipta; Ulutan, Oytun; Manjunath, B. S.; Chan, Kevin; Govindan, Ramesh

Caesar: Cross-camera Complex Activity Recognition Conference

SenSys ’19: Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems, ACM, New York, USA, 2019.

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Supittayapornpong, Sucha; Raghavan, Barath; Govindan, Ramesh

Towards Highly Available Clos-Based WAN Routers Conference

ACM SIGCOMM Conference on Network Architectures and Protocols, 2019.

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Zhang, Mingyang; Mysore, Radhika Niranjan; Supittayapornpong, Sucha; Govindan, Ramesh

Understanding Lifecycle Management Complexity of Datacenter Topologies Conference

16th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), 2019, (Best Paper Award).

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Teaching

Contact

University of Southern California,
Department of Computer Science
941 Bloom Walk, SAL 212, MC 0781,
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0781

Email: ramesh@usc.edu
Office Hours for Fall 2021: Tuesday 4-6pm (by appointment, please email)