Kanianthra M. (Mani) Chandy
Simon Ramo Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Degrees and Appointments
B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, 1965; M.S., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1966; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969. Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Scholar, Caltech, 1988; Visiting Professor, 1988-89; Professor, 1989-97; Ramo Professor, 1997-2014; Ramo Professor, Emeritus, 2014-. Executive Officer for Computer Science, 1997-2000; Deputy Chair, 2009-12.
Professor Chandy builds and analyzes systems that sense and respond to changes. He is currently working on systems that sense and respond to: (a) seismic events, (b) threat events such as the introduction of nuclear radiation material, (c) medical events such a fetal distress, and (d) events in the power grid. The systems use sensor networks, cloud computing and event-driven architecture. The theory is based on optimization, control, machine learning and game theory.
List of Research Areas
distributed systems, verification and validation of concurrent systems
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