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20092019
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Personal profile

Research Interests

Fog and Edge computing. Cloud computing, Parallel and distributed systems

Research Statement

I am passionate about tackling the scale, performance and energy challenges in seamlessly connecting billions of people and things to the internet. So I develop innovative sustainable architectures for transforming future internet. My vision is to become a research leader by advancing computing for addressing scientific and societal challenges. Read more at http://www.blessonv.com.

Achievements

2019 Visiting Researcher, British Telecommunications (BT) Ireland Innovation Centre, UK
2019 Finalist Team, GSMA Mobile World Congress
2018 Schlumberger Scholarship as PhD supervisor ~ USD 150,000
2017 Honorary Lecturer, University of St Andrews, UK
2017 Eaton Fellowship
2017 Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
2017 Santander Scholarship
2017 EPSRC and QUB Collaborative Funding ~ GBP 2,500
2016 School of EEECS Teaching Fellowship ~ GBP 3,000
2016 Summer Internship Student - EUR 5,007
2015 Member of the ESRC Peer Review College
2015 Scottish Crucible Award ~ £3,000 + £4,800
2014 Impact Acceleration Account Award - £33,223
2014 Microsoft Azure Research Award - $40,000
2014 Best Paper Nomination - International Symposium on Big Data Computing at the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, London, UK
2014 IEEE Travel Award - $2500
2013 NVIDIA Research Award ~ £11,000
2013 Amazon Web Services Award - $10,000
2010 University of Reading International Scholarship - £49,000
2008 ACET Postgraduate Scholarship - £24,500
2007 Felix Scholarship - £27,800
2004 Microsoft Student Award
1999 Silver Medal for All India Math Olympiad
1995 United National International Award

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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 34 Conference contribution
  • 19 Article
  • 2 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Short survey

A History of the Cloud

Varghese, B., 22 May 2019, In : ITNOW. 61, 2, p. 46-48 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Trace
History

Cloud Futurology

Varghese, B., Leitner, P., Ray, S., Chard, K., Barker, A., Elkhatib, Y., Herry, H., Hong, C-H., Singer, J., Tso, F. P., Yoneki, E. & Zhani, M-F., 23 Aug 2019, In : Computer. 52, 9, p. 68-77 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cloud computing
Middleware
Internet

DeFog: Fog Computing Benchmarks

McChesney, J., Wang, N., Tanwer, A., de Lara, E. & Varghese, B., 25 Jul 2019, (Accepted) SEC 2019 : The Fourth ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing. IEEE , 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fog
Benchmarking
Communication

Feasibility of Fog Computing

Varghese, B., Wang, N., Nikolopoulos, D. & Buyya, R., 11 Apr 2019, (Accepted) Handbook of Integration of Cloud Computing, Cyber Physical Systems and Internet of Things. Ranjan, R., Mitra, K., Prakash Jayaraman, P., Wang, L. & Zomaya, A. (eds.). Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Fog
Servers
Ecosystems
Quality of service
Internet

Research Challenges in Query Processing and Data Analytics on the Edge

Varghese, B., Ray, S., Gohil, B. & Vega, S., 23 Sep 2019, (Accepted) 29th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering 04/11/2019 → 06/11/2019 Toronto, Canada. ACM

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Query processing
Sensors

Prizes

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Blesson Varghese (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

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Finalist Team, GSMA Mobile World Congress

Nan Wang (Recipient) & Blesson Varghese (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Frederik and Catherine Eaton Fellowship

Blesson Varghese (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Honorary Lecturer

Blesson Varghese (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Appointment

Member of ESRC Peer Review College

Blesson Varghese (Recipient), 01 Oct 2015

Prize: Appointment

Activities 2014 2020

ACM International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services

Blesson Varghese (Member of the organising committee)
2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

IEEE International Conference on Fog and Edge Computing

Blesson Varghese (Programme chair)
2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Swiss National Science Foundation (External organisation)

Blesson Varghese (Reviewer)
2020

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Fourth Annual UK Systems Research Challenges Workshop (Event)

Blesson Varghese (Member)
27 Mar 201929 Mar 2019

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Rajkumar Buyya

Blesson Varghese (Host)
11 Jul 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

Press / Media

Researchers aim to prevent delays in smart phone data use

Blesson Varghese

10/01/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Researchers aim to prevent delays in smart phone data use

Blesson Varghese

10/01/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Researchers aim to prevent delays in smart phone data use

Blesson Varghese

10/01/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Researchers aim to prevent delays in smart phone data use

Blesson Varghese

10/01/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research