I am a fifth year Computer Science PhD candidate at the University of Maryland. My advisor is Prof Amol Deshpande. I joined the University of Maryland after serving as an officer in the Communication Corps of the Indian Armed Forces. I am a graduate of the Indian National Defence Academy at Khadakwasla, Pune. I received a B.S. from theMilitary College of Telecommunication Engineering and a M.S. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
My primary research interests are in large scale distributed systems, including database systems, big data analytics in the cloud, distributed data storage and data parallel processing architectures, data analytics on large scale graph structured data.