Ramesh Govindan

Northrop-Grumman Chair in Engineering
Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California


SAL 212

941 Bloom Walk

Los Angeles, CA 90089

brief bio

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.

selected publications

  1. NSDI
    CloudCluster: Unearthing the Functional Structure of a Cloud Service
    Pang, Weiwu, Panda, Sourav, Amjad, Jehangir, Diot, Christophe, and Govindan, Ramesh
    In 19th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI 22) Apr 2022
  2. SoCC
    Scrooge: A Cost-Effective Deep Learning Inference System
    Hu, Yitao, Ghosh, Rajrup, and Govindan, Ramesh
    In SoCC ’21: ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing, Seattle, WA, USA, November 1 - 4, 2021 Apr 2021
    A throughput-centric view of the performance of datacenter topologies
    Namyar, Pooria, Supittayapornpong, Sucha, Zhang, Mingyang, Yu, Minlan, and Govindan, Ramesh
    In ACM SIGCOMM 2021 Conference, Virtual Event, USA, August 23-27, 2021 Apr 2021
    Semi-automated protocol disambiguation and code generation
    Yen, Jane, Lévai, Tamás, Ye, Qinyuan, Ren, Xiang,  Govindan, Ramesh, and Raghavan, Barath
    In ACM SIGCOMM 2021 Conference, Virtual Event, USA, August 23-27, 2021 Apr 2021