Principal Investigator: Sreeram Kannan

That's me
I have been an assistant professor at UW since 2014. Before that, I spent two years as a postdoctoral scholar at University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University, working with Prof. David Tse , and collaborating with Prof. Lior Pachter. I received my Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and M.S. in mathematics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where I was supervised by Prof. Pramod Viswanath and also worked closely with Prof. Chandra Chekuri. I received my M.E. in telecommunications from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore under the guidance of Prof. P. Vijay Kumar. I spent my delightful undergraduate years at College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, where I was part of a team that developed and succesfully launched ANUSAT , the first student-designed micro-satellite in India, led by Prof. P.V. Ramakrishna.

I have spent two summers at Qualcomm Corporate Research and Development, San Diego, and another wonderful summer at Microsoft Research, New England, Cambridge, MA with Prof. Madhu Sudan. I have also been a visiting researcher for several months each at Stanford University, University of Southern California, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

I am a recipient of the 2019 UW ECE Outstanding Teaching Award, 2018 Amazon Catalyst award, 2017 NSF Faculty Early CAREER award, the 2015 Washington Research Foundation Early Career Faculty award, Van Valkenburg outstanding graduate research award from UIUC, 2013, a co-recipient of the Qualcomm Cognitive Radio Contest first prize, 2010, a recipient of Qualcomm (CTO) Roberto Padovani outstanding intern award, 2010, a recipient of the S.V.C. Aiya medal from the Indian Institute of Science, 2008, and a co-recipient of Intel India Student Research Contest first prize, 2006.