Ananth Rajagopala-Rao

Photo - Ananth Rao I am a sixth year Ph. D. student in the Computer Science Department at the University of California - Berkeley. I work with Prof. Ion Stoica on wireless networks and distributed systems. Previously, I received my Bachelors degree from the Indian Institute of Technology - Madras.



Soda Hall
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
E-mail: ananthar-NOSPAM <at> cs <dot> berkeley <dot> edu


Research Projects

bullet  Overlay MAC Layer (OML)

bullet  End-to-end Fairness using Local Weights (EFLoW)

bullet  Detecting Interference through Passive Observation



I am currently in the job market for positions in Research Labs or the Software Industry starting January 2008. My current resume is available for download in either DOC or PDF format.


bullet  Refereed papers

Ananth Rao and Ion Stoica, An Overlay MAC layer for 802.11 Networks, MOBISYS, Seattle, WA, April 2005.

Ananth Rao, Sylvia Ratnasamy, Christos Papadimitriou, Scott Shenker, Ion Stoica, Geographic Routing without Location Information, MOBICOM, San Diego, CA, September 2003.

Lili Qiu, Paramvir Bahl, Ananth Rao, and Lidong Zhou, Troubleshooting Wireless Mesh Networks, Computer Communications Review, October 2006.

J. Padhye, S. Agarwal, V. Padmanabhan, L. Qiu, A. Rao and B. Zill, Estimation of Link Interference in Static Multi-hop Wireless Networks, Internet Measurement Conference, Berkeley, CA, October 2005.

Karthik Lakshminarayanan, Ananth Rao, Ion Stoica and Scott Shenker, End-host  Controlled Muticast Routing, Elsevier Computer Networks, Special Issue on Overlay Distribution Structures and their Applications, 2006.

Ananth Rao, Karthik Lakshminarayanan, Sonesh Surana, Richard Karp and Ion Stoica,  Load Balancing in Structured P2P Systems, IPTPS, Berkeley, CA, February 2003.

Ananth Rao, B. S. Manoj and C. Siva Ram Murthy, Multi-hop Cellular Networks: The Architecture and Routing Protocols, PIMRC, San Diego, CA, September 2001.

B. S. Manoj, Ananth Rao and C. Siva Ram Murthy, Link Life Based Routing Protocol for Ad-hoc Wireless Networks, IC3N, Scottsdale, AZ, October 2001.

bullet  Technical Reports

Ananth Rao and Ion Stoica, EFLoW: End-to-end Fairness using Local Weights, Tech Report, EECS-2007-107, UC Berkeley, 2007.

Karthik Lakshminarayanan, Ananth Rao., Ion Stoica and Scott Shenker, Flexible and Robust Large Scale Multicast using i3, Tech Report, CS-02-1187, UC Berkeley, 2002.