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Fog and Edge computing
Cloud computing
Parallel and distributed systems


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Research Statement

My mission is to tackle systems-based challenges for unlocking the scientific and societal opportunities in the next Internet frontier, Edge Computing. Read more at Watch a video of my research vision here:   

Research Interests

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


2020 Royal Society Short Industry Fellow to British Telecommunications plc (BT), UK
2019 Visiting Researcher, BT Ireland Innovation Centre, UK
2019 Finalist Team, GSMA Mobile World Congress
2018 Schlumberger Scholarship as PhD supervisor
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
2016 Summer Internship Student from the Spanish Government
2015 Member of the ESRC Peer Review College
2015 Scottish Crucible Award
2014 Impact Acceleration Account Award
2014 Microsoft Azure Research Award
2014 Best Paper Nomination - International Symposium on Big Data Computing at the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, London, UK
2013 NVIDIA Research Award
2013 Amazon Web Services Award
2010 University of Reading International Scholarship
2008 ACET Postgraduate Scholarship
2007 Felix Scholarship
1999 Silver Medal for All India Math Olympiad
1995 United National International Award

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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