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    Research Interests

    Parallel and Distributed Computing, Edge Computing, Cloud Computing

    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. I have obtained grants, scholarships and awards equivalent to £185,000. 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 and Distinctions

    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
    2013 IEEE Travel Award - $650
    2012 SIAM Travel Award - $550
    2011 Julich Supercomputing Centre Travel Award - EUR600
    2010 University of Reading International Scholarship - £49,000
    2010 JAIST Travel Award - £3,000
    2009 Best Paper Nomination - International Conference on Complex Distributed Systems, Leipzig, Germany
    2008 ACET Postgraduate Scholarship - £24,500
    2008 Best Paper Award in Engineering and Technology Track - International Journal of Arts and Science Conference, Gottenheim, Germany
    2008 Best Poster Award - Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Conference, Edinburgh, UK
    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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