Bio: Sreeram Kannan

Before joining as a faculty at Washington, I spent two years as a postdoctoral scholar at University of California, Berkeley, 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.

I have spent two summers at Qualcomm Corporate Research and Development, San Diego, and another wonderful summer at Microsoft Research, New England, Cambridge, MA. 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 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.