Srinivasan Keshav

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Srinivasan Keshav
portrait of Professor Srinivasan Keshav
Portrait of Professor Srinivasan Keshav taken in the Davis Centre at the University of Waterloo
ResidenceWaterloo, Canada
NationalityCanada
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley (PhD 1991)
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (B.Tech 1986)
AwardsACM Fellow (2012) [1]
Sloan Fellowship (1997-1999)
David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize, UC Berkeley 1991-1992 [2]
Scientific career
Fieldscomputer science
InstitutionsUniversity of Waterloo
Ensim Corporation
Cornell University
Bell Labs
ThesisCongestion Control in Computer Networks (1991)
Doctoral advisorDomenico Ferrari
Websiteblizzard.cs.uwaterloo.ca/keshav/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

Srinivasan Keshav is Professor in the Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo.

Biography[edit]

After undergraduate studies at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1986, he received his PhD in 1991 from the University of California, Berkeley, with a thesis entitled Congestion Control in Computer Networks. His advisor was Domenico Ferrari.[3] He then joined the research staff at Bell Labs; while at Bell Labs, he also had visiting faculty positions at IIT Delhi and Columbia University.[3] In 1996 he became an associate professor at Cornell University;[3] he then left academia in 1999 to co-found Ensim Corporation.[4] In 2003, he joined the faculty at the University of Waterloo, where he held a Canada Research Chair in Tetherless Computing from 2004 to 2014 and a Cisco Systems Chair in Smart Grid from 2012 to 2017.[5]

He is the inventor, along with his students at the University of Waterloo, of KioskNet, a system for providing internet access in impoverished countries.[6] He has been co-director of the Information Systems and Science for Energy (ISS4E) Laboratory at the University of Waterloo since 2010.[7]

Academic works and affiliations[edit]

Keshav is the author of a textbook on computer networks, An Engineering Approach to Computer Networking.[8][9] He also wrote "Mathematical Foundations of Computer Networking" in 2012.[10]

Keshav was the Editor of Computer Communication Review from 2008 to 2013 [11] and the Chair of ACM SIGCOMM from 2013 to 2017.[12]

Honors and awards[edit]

  • ACM Fellow (2012).
"For contributions to computer communication networks and systems." [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ACM Fellows 2012 SRINIVASAN KESHAV". acm.org. acm.
  2. ^ "David J. Sakrison Prize".
  3. ^ a b c Curriculum vitae at Cornell University, retrieved 2010-01-28.
  4. ^ Board of Directors Archived August 20, 2008, at Archive.today After Ensim, retrieved 2010-01-28.
  5. ^ Tetherless computing lab Archived July 7, 2012, at Archive.today, U. of Waterloo.
  6. ^ Barbara Aggerholm (March 3, 2008), "Better connections", Waterloo Region Record, retrieved January 28, 2010.
  7. ^ ISS4E Laboratory [http://iss4e.ca}[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ Keshav, Srinivasan (1997), An Engineering Approach to Computer Networking: ATM Networks, the Internet, and the Telephone Network, Professional Computing Series, Addison-Wesley, ISBN 978-0-201-63442-6.
  9. ^ Review by Jim LeValley (1999), The Internet Protocol Journal 2 (4): 33, retrieved 2010-01-28.
  10. ^ Keshav, Srinivasan (2012), Mathematical Foundations of Computer Networking, Professional Computing Series, Addison-Wesley[1]
  11. ^ Computer Communication Review, ACM SIGCOMM. Accessed August 24, 2010
  12. ^ [2]

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