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Currently the U.S. Program Director for International Technology Alliance in Network and Information Sciences, a research consortium formed from twenty three U.S. and UK industrial and academic members, he was born in Bikaner, Rajasthan, India. He received a B.Tech. Degree from the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IITK), in 1993, an M.S. Degree in 1995 from the Washington University, St. Louis, MO (WashU), and he received his Ph.D. in 1999 from the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Urbana, IL, all in Electrical Engineering. From 1999 to 2000 he worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at UIUC and in 2000, he joined the IBM Corporation, T. J. Watson Research Center, in Hawthorne, New York as a Research Staff Member. He has been managing the Network Management Research Group at the Watson Research Center since 2006. In 2011, he was elected IEEE Fellow for contributions to theory, analysis, and design of efficient, secure, and privacy-preserving communication systems. In 2011, he was also awarded the title of Master Inventor for contributing significant value to IBM's intellectual property portfolio and inventor community. He is the holder of 16 Patents; the latest of which is, “Selective Instrumentation of Distributed Applications for Transaction Monitoring”, with Shoel Perelman, United States 20100318648. He is the author or co-author of numerous publications, the latest of which are: “A New Schema for Security In Dynamic Uncertain Environments”, Sarnoff Symposium, 2009, pp. 1—5; “A Metadata Calculus for Secure Information Sharing”, with M Srivatsa and S Reidt, Proceedings of the 16th ACM conference on Computer and communications security, pp. 488--499, 2009; “A Universal Method for Composing Business Transaction Models Using Logs” with J W Branch, C Bisdikian and H. Y. S. Wong, Integrated Network Management, 2009, pp. 17—24; “Selectively Retrofitting Monitoring In Distributed Systems”, with A. Anandkumar, C. Bisdikian, and T. He, ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review 37(2), 6--8, ACM, 2009; Learning, Indexing, And Diagnosing Network Faults, with Ting Wang, Mudhakar Srivatsa, and Ling Liu, Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining, pp. 857-866, ACM, 2009; and “Bootstrapping Coalition MANETs: Physical-Layer Security under Active Adversary”, with M. A. Zafer and M. Srivatsa Annual Conference of ITA, 2009.
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