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Ramesh Govindan

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Departments
  • Computer Science
  • Information Sciences Institute
  • Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

Office
  • SAL 212
  • Henry Salvatori Computer Science Center
  • 941 Bloom Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 0781

Phone
  • (213) 740-4509

Email
  • ramesh@usc.edu


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Northrop Grumman Chair in Engineering and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Systems

Education
  • 1987, Bachelors, Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology

  • 1989, Masters, Computer Science, University of California

  • 1992, PhD, Computer Science, University of California

Biography


Dr. Ramesh Govindan is the Northrop Grumman Chair in Engineering and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC). 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, a project leader at USC's Information Sciences Institute and at the International Computer Science Institute at Berkeley.

Research Summary


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, a former Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and a Distinguished Alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Awards


  • 2011 Association of Computing Machinery Fellow of the ACM
  • 2008 ImageSense 2008 Workshop Best paper
  • 2008 IEEE Symposium on Information Processing in Sensor Networks Best Paper, Information Processing Track
  • 2008 Workshop on TCP: Train-Wreck and Evolution Best Demonstration and Presentation (presenter: K. Psounis)
  • 2004 IEEE Information Processing in Sensor Networks Best Student Paper
  • 2004 Okawa Foundation Research Grant
  • 2003 ACM Sensys Best Paper

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