Ravi
R. Mazumdar
Professor
and University
Research Chair
Department
of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave. West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada
Email:
mazum AT uwaterloo.ca
Ph: +1519888
4567 Ext. 37444
Fax: 1519746 3077


Education
Ravi
Mazumdar was born in Bangalore, India. He obtained
the B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology,
Bombay, India in 1977, the M.Sc. DIC in Control Systems from Imperial College, London, U.K.
in 1978
and the Ph.D. in Systems Science from the University of California, Los
Angeles,
USA
in
1983.
Biography
In
197879 he was employed with GEC Electrical
Projects Ltd., Rugby, U.K. From April 1983Oct. 1983 he was a
Member of
Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, N.J. He
has held
visiting appointments at UCLA
(198384),University
of Twente, Enschede,
The Netherlands (Fall 1984), Indian
Institute
of
Science, Bangalore (Fall 1994) and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des
Telecommunications, Paris (1995). From 19851988 he was an
Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering,
Columbia University,
New York
where he was also a member of the Center for Telecommunications
Research. From 198896 he was a Professor at INRSTelecommunications,
Montreal
a
graduate
research
institute
affiliated
to
the
Universite
du
Quebec
as
well as held an invited appointment in the Department of
Electrical Engineering, McGill
University, Montreal. In September 1996 he joined the
Department of
Mathematics, University of
Essex,
Colchester, U.K. as Professor of Stochastic Systems and
Operational
Research. From 19992004 he was Professor of Electrical and
Computer
Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.
In the
Fall of 2004 he joined the University of Waterloo as Professor
and
holder of a University Research Chair.
He
is a D.J. Gandhi Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Indian
Institute of Technology, Bombay since 2012 and was appointed as
Adjunct
Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
since
May 2019.
He
has been a consultant ("expert scientifique")
to CNET
(FranceTelecom)
from
January 1994 to September 1996. He has been and is involved in
many
conferences including IEEE INFOCOM, International Teletraffic
Congress
(ITC) and IFIP Broadband Communication.
He
was elected IEEE Fellow for
"contributions to modeling, control, and performance analysis of
networks". He is also a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
and
member of the working groups
WG6.3 and 7.1 of IFIP. He has received Best Paper Awards at
Performance
2015 (Sydney), the International Teletraffic Congress 2015
(ITC27Ghent), the IEEE INFOCOM2006 (Barcelona) and received the
Runnerup award at INFOCOM 1998 (San Francisco).
Research
Interests
 Applied Probability
 Stochastic Analysis
 Stochastic control
 Optimization and game theory
 Statistical inference and
filtering
Application
areas:
 Wireline and wireless networks
 Queueing theory
 Network science
 Stochastic Networks
 Nonlinear filtering
 High dimensional statistics and causal inference
 Random interacting particle systems
 Information theory
Teaching
 ECE 342
Signals and Systems
(Winter 2005)
 ECE 316
Probability and Random
Variables (Winter: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014)
 ECE 603
Statistical Signal Processing (Fall 2014)
 ECE 604
Stochastic Processes (Fall: 2005, 2007, 2009,
2011,2013, 2015, 2017)
 ECE
605 Advanced Queueing Theory (Winter: 2009, 2012, 2018)
 ECE
610 Computer Networks (Winter 2019)
 ECE 710
Estimation Theory
(Winter 2006)
 ECE
710 Markov
models and random
algorithms for learning (Fall 2010)
 ECE/STAT
784/902 Introduction to Stochastic Calculus (Winter:
2017, 2019)
Editorial
Positions
Monographs
Performance Modeling, Loss Networks, and
Statistical Multiplexing, Morgan and Claypool, San
Francisco (2010).
The second edition was entitled Performance Modeling, Stochastic Networks, and
Statistical Multiplexing (2013) to reflect the expanded
scope. The monograph can
be downloaded for free if your university subscribes
to the series. It
is available in two formats. As an ebook or in paperback that can
be
ordered from Amazon.com. It is suitable for a graduate
course on
performance analysis and modeling of communication networks.
List of
Publications (2000)( here is a
complete
list)
Refereed
Journals
 T. Vasantam and R. R. Mazumdar, Sensitivity of Meanfield
Fluctuations in Erlang Loss Models with Randomized Routing, Journal of Applied Probability,
58 (2), June 2021, to appear.
 A. Mukhopadhyay, R.. R. Mazumdar, and R. Roy; Voter and
Majority Dynamics with Biased and Stubborn Agents, J. of Stat. Phy. 181,
2020, pp. 12391265. doi: 10.1007/s1095502002625w
 E.
Tillberg, P. Marbach, and R. Mazumdar, Optimal Bidding
Strategies for
Online Ad Auctions with Overlapping Targeting Criteria, POMACS (Proceedings of the ACM
on Measurement and Analysis of Computer Systems), Vol
4 (2), June 2020. 54 pages. Presented at Sigmetrics 2020.
Available from ArXiv: arXiv:2004.07190
 T.
Vasantam, A. Mukhopadhyay, and R.R. Mazumdar,Insensitivity of
the
meanfield limit of loss systems under SQ(d) routing, Advances in
Applied Probability, Vol. 51.4, Dec 2019, pp.140.
 T.
Vasantam, A. Mukhopadhyay, and R.R. Mazumdar; The Meanfield
Behavior
of Processor Sharing Systems with General Job Lengths Under
the SQ(d)
Policy. Performance
Evaluation (PEVA) , Volumes 127128, 2018, pp.
120153
 A. Karthik, A. Mukhopadhyay, and R. R. Mazumdar, Choosing
among heterogeneous server clouds, Queueing Systems,Vol. 85 (12), 2017, pp. 129. DOI
10.1007/s1113401694888
 A.
Mukhopadhyay, A. Karthik, and R. R. Mazumdar; Randomized
Assignment of
Jobs to Servers in Heterogeneous Clusters of Shared Servers
for Low
Delay, Stochastic Systems,
Vol 6 (1), 2016, pp.90131. Available from
arXiv:1502.05786v1
 S. Birmiwal, R. R. Mazumdar, and S. Sundaram, Pricing in Processor Sharing Systems,
Telecommunication Systems,
Vol. 63 (3), 2016, pp. 421435.
 J. Etminan, H. Keshavarz, and R. R. Mazumdar,
Effects of Shadowing on the Number of Active Users in
Random
MultiUser Channels, Wireless
Networks, Vol 22 (8), 2016, pp.25012509.
 A. Mukhopadhyay, A. Karthik, R. R. Mazumdar and
F. Guillemin: Mean field and propagation of chaos in
multiclass
heterogeneous loss models, Performance Evaluation (PEVA), Vol. 91,
(2015) pp. 117131. Performance 2015 Best Paper Award. Corrected
Version.
 A. Mukhopadhyay and R. R. Mazumdar, Analysis of Load Balancing
in Large Heterogeneous Processor Sharing Systems, IEEE Trans on Control of
Networked Systems (TCNS), Vol. 3 (2), 2016, pp.
116126. DOI 10.1109/TCNS.2015.2428331,
 F.M.
Guillemin and R. R. Mazumdar; Conditional sojourn times and
applications to volatility of payment schemes in bandwidth
sharing
networks, J. of Applied
Probability, Volume 52, Issue 4, 2015 , pp. 962980
 S.
Kamath, D. Manjunath, and R. R. Mazumdar; On Distributed
Function
Computation in StructureFree Random Wireless Networks, IEEE Trans. on Information
Theory, Vol 60 (1), 2014, pp. 432442
 S. Datta Gupta, R. R. Mazumdar, and P. W. Glynn;
On the Convergence of the Spectrum of Finite Order
Approximations of
Stationary Time Series, J
of Multivariate Analysis, 121 (2013), pp. 121.
 S. Kompalli and R. R. Mazumdar; On the Stability
SlottedAloha Protocolwith
Finite Number of Queues, IEEE
Trans. on Information Theory, Vol. 59 (10), 2013, pp.
63576366.
 JP. Haddad and R. R. Mazumdar, Congestion in
large balanced fair systems, Queueing Systems (QUESTA) Special
Issue on
Network Asymptotics, Vol. 74 (2), 2013, pp. 333368
 JP. Haddad and R. R. Mazumdar; Stationary distributions
in
networks with Levy inputs in heavy traffic, QUESTA, Vol 70(1), 2012,
pp. 321.
 A. V. Balakrishnan and R. R. Mazumdar, On Powers of
Gaussian White Noise, IEEE
Trans. on Information Theory, Vol 57 (11), 2011, pp.
76297634.
 J.P.
Haddad, R. R. Mazumdar, and F. J. Piera, Pathwise comparison
theorems
for stochastic fluid networks, Queueing
Systems
(QUESTA), Vol. 66, 2010, pp. 155168
 G. Sharma,
C. Joo, N. Shroff, and R.R. Mazumdar; On the Complexity
of Scheduling
in Wireless Networks, Special Issue on "Adaptive
CrossLayer
Strategies for Fourth Generation Wireless Communications", EURASIP J. of Wireless
Communications and
Networking, 2010, doi:10.1155/2010/418934.
 G. Sharma,
C. Joo, N. B. Shroff, and R. R. Mazumdar, Joint Congestion
Control and
Distributed Scheduling for Throughput Guarantees in Wireless
Networks,
Special Issue on Crosslayer Modeling and Simulation, ACM Transactions on Modeling and
Computer
Simulation, Vol. 21, No. 1, Dec. 2010, pp. 5.15.25.
 L. Le and
R. R. Mazumdar; Control
of Wireless Networks with Flow
Level Dynamics under Constant Time Scheduling, ACM Wireless Networks,
2009, Vol.
16 (5), 2010, pp. 13551372.
 H.
Keshavarz, R. R. Mazumdar, and L.L Xie; User Capacity Scaling
Laws for
Fading MultipleAccess Channels, IEEE
Trans.
on
Wireless, 2009, Vol. 8 (9), 2009, pp. 44984507.
 V.
P. Mhatre, C. P. Rosenberg, and R. R. Mazumdar; On the
capacity of ad
hoc networks under random packet losses, IEEE
Trans.
on
Information
Theory,
Vol 55 (6), 2009,
pp 24942498.
 H.
Nurdin, R. R. Mazumdar, and A. Bagchi; ReducedDimension
Linear Transform Coding of Distributed Correlated Signals with
Incomplete Observations, IEEE
Trans.
on Information Theory, Vol. 55 (6), 2009, pp.
28482859.
 F. Piera and R. R. Mazumdar; Comparison
Results
for
Reflected
Jumpdiffusions
in
the
Orthant
with
Variable
Reflection
Directions
and
Stability
Applications, Electronic
Journal
of
Probability (EJP),
Vol 13, October 2008, paper 61, pp18861908.
 F. Piera, R. R. Mazumdar and F. Guillemin, Boundary
behavior
and
productform
stationary
distributions
of
jumpdiffusions
in
the
orthant
with
state
dependent
reflections, Advances
in
Applied Probability,
Vol. 40(2), 2008, pp. 529547.
 H. Keshavarz, L.L. Xie, and R. Mazumdar; On the optimal number of active receivers
in fading broadcast channels; IEEE
Trans.
on
Info.
Th, Vol. 54, No 3, 2008, pp. 13231327.
 F. Piera, R. R. Mazumdar, and F. M. Guillemin;
Existence and characterization of productform distributions
for
statedependent stochastic networks in the heavytraffic
diffusion
limit, Queueing Systems
(QUESTA),
Vol. 58 (1), 2008, pp 327.
 Y. Ying, F. Guillemin, R. Mazumdar, and C.
Rosenberg; Buffer
overflow asymptotics for multiplexed regulated traffic,
Performance Evaluation,
Vol. 65
(8), 2008, pp. 555572.
 G. Sharma and R. R. Mazumdar; A
Case for Hybrid Sensor
Networks, IEEE/ACM Trans.
on
Networking, Vol 16 (8), 2008 , pp. 11211132
 G. Sharma, R. R. Mazumdar, and N.B. Shroff; Delay and
Capacity Tradeoffs in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: A Global
Perspective, IEEE/ACM
Trans. on Networking, 2007,
Vol.
15
(1),
2007,
pp.981992.
 F. Guillemin, R. Mazumdar, C. Rosenberg, and
Y.
Ying; Stochastic ordering property for leaky
bucket regulated flows in packet networks, J. of Applied Probability,
Vol. 44
(2), 2007, pp 331347
 J.W. Lee, R. R. Mazumdar, and N. B. Shroff, Joint
opportunistic power scheduling and rate control for wireless
adhoc
networks, IEEE Transactions
on
Vehicular Technology, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2007,
pp.2772784
 Piera, F.,
Mazumdar, R. R., and Guillemin, F.M.;
On
local
times and boundary properties of reflected diffusions with
jumps in the
positive orthant, Markov
Processes and Related Fields, 12(3), 2006, pp.
561582.
 X. Lin, G. Sharma, R. Mazumdar, and N. Shroff;
Degenerate
delay/capacity tradeoffs in ad hoc networks with Brownian
mobility, IEEE Trans. on
Information Theory,
Special Issue on Networking and
Information Theory, 52 (6), 2006, pp. 27772784.
 Likhanov, N. B., Mazumdar, R., and M. N.
Nakarykov; Overflow asymptotics for continuous time models, Information
Processes (in Russian), 2005, vol.5, no.3,
pp.227235.
 Lee, JW, Mazumdar, R. R., and Shroff, N.B;
Opportunistic power scheduling in wireless systems, IEEE Trans. on
Wireless Networks, Vol 5 (6), 2006, pp. 15061515
 Lee, JW, Mazumdar, R. R., and Shroff, N.B.;
Joint resource allocation and basestation
assignment for the downlink in CDMA networks, IEEE/ACM Trans on Networking,
14
(1), 2006, pp. 415
 Piera, F., Mazumdar, R. R. , and Guillemin, F. M.; On
productform stationary
distributions for reflected diffusions with jumps in the
positive
orthant, Adv. Applied
Prob.,
Vol 37 (1), 2005, pp. 212228.
 Lee, JW., Mazumdar, R. R., and Shroff, N. B.;
Nonconvex Optimization and Rate Control for Multiclass
Services in
the
Internet, IEEE/ACM Trans.
on
Networking, Vol. 13 (4), 2005, pp. 841853
 Lee, JW, Mazumdar, R.R., and Shroff, N.B.;
Downlink power allocation for multiclass wireless systems, IEEE/ACM
Trans. on Networking, Vol 13 (4), 2005, pp. 854867
 Dube, P. Guillemin, F., and Mazumdar, R.R.;
Scale
functions of Levy Processes and Busy Periods of Finite
Capacity M/GI/1
queues, J. of Applied Prob.,
41(4),
2004,
pp
11451156
 Mhatre, V., Rosenberg, C., Kofman, D.,
Mazumdar,
R., and Shroff, N. B.; A Minimum Cost Heterogeneous
Sensor
Network with a Lifetime Constraint, IEEE Trans. on Mobile
Computing, 2005, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp 415
 Guillemin, F. and
Mazumdar, R.; Rate conservation laws for multidimensional
processes of
bounded variation with applications to priority queueing
systems, Methodology
and
Computing
in
Applied
Probability, Vol. 6, 2004, pp. 136159.
 Ozturk, O., Mazumdar, R. R., and Likhanov, N.;
Many sources asymptotics in networks with small buffers, Queueing
Systems
(QUESTA), Vol. 46, Nos. 12, 2004, pp.129147
 Likhanov, N., Mazumdar, R. and Ozturk,
O.;
Large buffer asymptotics for fluid queues with heterogeneous
M/G/infty
Weibullian inputs, QUESTA, Vol. 45, 2003, pp.
333356.
 Guillemin, F., Mazumdar, R.,
Dupuis,
A. and Boyer, J.; Analysis of the fluid weighted fair
queueing
system, Journal of Applied Probability, 40
(2003),
no.
1,
pp.
180199
 Delas, S., Mazumdar, R. R., and Rosenberg,
C.;
Tail asymptotics for HOL priority queues handling a large
number of
independent stationary sources, Queueing Systems
(QUESTA),
Vol.
40,
2002,
pp.
205226.
 Likhanov, N. and Mazumdar, R.; Loss in large
buffers fed by a heterogeneous longtailed sources, Advances
in
Applied Probability, Vol. 32, No. 4, Dec. 2000,
pp. 11681189
 Yaiche, H., Mazumdar, R. R. and Rosenberg,
C.;
A
gametheoretic framework for bandwidth allocation and pricing
in
broadband networks, IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking,
Vol.
8,
No. 5, Oct. 2000, pp. 667678.
Papers in Edited Volumes
 JP. Haddad and R. R. Mazumdar, On the validity of heavy
traffic stationary distributions in stochastic networks with
Levy
inputs, ValueTools 2009, Pisa, Oct. 2009.
 S. Kompalli and R. R. Mazumdar, On a positive recurrence
criterion for multidimensional Markov chains with application
to the
stability of slottedAloha with a finite number of queues,
Proceedings
of the International Teletraffic Congress, ITC21, Paris,
Sept. 2009.
 Likhanov, N. , Mazumdar, R. R. and Theberge, F.; Providing QoS in Large Networks: Statistical
multiplexing and admission control, in Analysis,
Control and
Optimization of Complex Dynamic Systems ,
E.K. Boukas,
R. Malhame eds., Kluwer,
2005.
 Guillemin, F.M., Likhanov, N., Mazumdar, R.R., Rosenberg,
C.
P., and Ying, Y.; Buffer
overflow
bounds for multiplexed regulated traffic streams,
in Providing
QoS in Heterogeneous Environments, International
Teletraffic
Congress 18, Elsevier science, July 2003
(pdf).
 Yaiche, H., Mazumdar, R. and Rosenberg, C.; A
game theoretic framework for bandwidth allocation and pricing
of ABR
services in ATM networks,in Broadband'98, P. Kuehn, R.
Ulrich
eds.; Chapman and Hall, 1998.
 Theberge, F., Guillemin, F. and Mazumdar,
R.;
Modelling and performance of ATM ABT with delayed
transmission, in Teletraffic
contributions
for
the
information
age, 15th ITC ,Washington, D.C.,
V. Ramaswami and P. E. Wirth eds., Elsevier Science,
1997,pp.435444.
Other Papers (Submitted or in
Preparation)
 T.
Vasantam and R. R. Mazumdar, On critically loaded multiserver
loss
systems with randomized load balancing, submitted July 2019.
 H. Keshavarz, R.R. Mazumdar, R. Roy, and F. Zoghalchi, On
the number of active links in random wireless networks, IEEE Trans. on Communications,
submitted Dec 2014. Available from arxiv http://arxiv.org/abs/1412.3098
 S.
Datta Gupta and R. R. Mazumdar, Determining the
Grangercausality Graph
among Time Series via Filtering Techniques, in preparation.
 O. Ozturk, R. R. Mazumdar, and N. B. Likhanov, Buffer
occupancy asymptotics in rate proportional sharing networks
with
heterogeneous longtailed inputs, Stochastic Systems, submitted Nov. 2014. Available from: http://arxiv.org/abs/1411.2867
Unpublished papers
 O. Ozturk and R. R. Mazumdar, Endtoend estimates for loss
in large networks of GPS servers with small buffers,
unpublished. (pdf)
 Sharma, G. and
Mazumdar, R. R.; Delay and capacity
tradeoffs
for wireless ad hoc
networks with random mobility, unpublished 2004..
 Dube, P. and Mazumdar, R.; A framework for the quickest
detection of
traffic anomalies in networks, unpublished, 2001 (pdf)
 Kotopoulos, C. and Mazumdar, R.; Buffer occupancy and delay asymptotics in
multibuffered systems with GPS handling a large number of
independent
traffic streams, unpublished, March 2002 (pdf).
Conferences
 E.Tillberg, P. Marbach, and R. Mazumdar, Optimal Bidding
Strategies for Online Ad Auctions with Overlapping
Targeting Criteria, Sigmetrics 2020, Cambridge (MA), June
2020.See journal version in POMACS.
 T.
Vasantam and R.R. Mazumdar, Fluctuations around the meanfield
for a
large scale Erlang Loss system under SQ(d) load balancing,
ITC31,
Budapest, August 2019. Available from IEEE Explore.
 F. M.
Guillemin, R. R. Mazumdar, C. Rosenberg, and Y. Ying, Network
Calculus
for Mean Delay Analysis through a Network, Workshop on Network
Calculus
NetCal, Vienna, September, 2018.
 T.
Vasantam, A. Mukhopadhyay, and R. R. Mazumdar, The Meanfield
Behavior
of Processor Sharing Systems with General Job Lengths Under
the SQ(d)
Policy, Performance 2018, Toulouse, Dec 2018.
 T. Vasantam and R. R. Mazumdar; On occupancy based
randomized routing schemes in large systems of shared servers,
Proceedings ITC 30, Vienna, Sept. 2018.
 R. Kinnear
and R.R. Mazumdar, Sparse GrangerCausal Network Learning via
the Depth
Wise Group LASSO  An Application of ADMM for Large Vector
Autoregressions, in Contributions to Statistics, Proceedings
of the
Conference on Time Series, Granada, Spain, Sept. 2017.
 T. Vasantam, A. Mukhopadhyay, R. R. Mazumdar,
``Mean Field
Analysis of Loss Models with MixedErlang Distributions under
Powerofd Routing", 29th International Teletraffic Congress
(ITC 29),
2017, Genoa, Italy.
 A. Mukhopadhyay, R. R. Mazumdar, and R. Roy, Binary
Opinion Dynamics with Biased Agents and Agents with Different
Degrees
of Stubbornness, International Teletraffic Congress ITC28,
Wurzburg,
Germany, September 2016.
 T. Vasantam, R.R. Mazumdar and A. Mukhopadhyay,
Insensitivity of the mean field in power of d routing in loss
systems
with phase type distributions, European Conference on Queueing
Theory,
Toulouse, July 1618, 2016.
 A. Mukhopadhyay, R. Mazumdar, and R. Roy, Majority Rule
Based Opinion Dynamics with Biased and Stubborn Agents,
Sigmetrics/Performance 2016, JuanlesPins, June 2016.
 A. Mukhopadhyay, A. Karthik, R.R. Mazumdar and F.
Guillemin, Mean field and propagation of chaos in multiclass
heterogeneous loss models, IFIP WG 7.3 Performance 2015, Oct.
1921, 2015, Sydney. Best Paper Award
 A. Mukhopadhyay, R.R. Mazumdar and F. Guillemin: The
power
of randomized routing in heterogeneous loss systems,
International
Teletraffic Congress (ITC 27), Ghent. Sept. 810, 2015. Best Paper Award.
 A. Mukhopadhyay and R. Mazumdar, Randomized Routing
Schemes for Large Processor SharingSystems with Multiple
Service Rates,
ACM Sigmetrics, Austin, TX, June 1719, 2014
 A. Mukhopadhyay and R. Mazumdar, RateBased Randomized
Routing in Large Heterogeneous Processor Sharing Systems,
Proceedings
of the International Tletraffic Congress, ITC 26, Karlskrona,
Sweden,
September 911, 2014.
 S. Datta Gupta and R. R. Mazumdar, GrangerCausality
Among
Cyclostationary Time Series Through Timeinvariant Estimators,
International workconference on Time SeriesITISE 2014 .June,
2527,
2014. Granada (SPAIN)
 S. Datta Gupta and R. R. Mazumdar, A Frequencydomain
Lasso approach for Detecting Interdependence Relations
amongTime Series, International workconference on
Time SeriesITISE 2014 .June, 2527, 2014. Granada (SPAIN)
 S. Datta Gupta and R. R. Mazumdar, Inferring Causality
in Networks of WSS Time Series by Pairwise Estimation Methods,
Proceedings of ITA 2013, San Diego, Jan. 2013.
 S. Birmiwal, R. R. Mazumdar, and S. Sundaram, Processor
Sharing and Pricing Implications, Proceedings of the ITC 24,
Cracow,
Poland, Sept. 2012.
 S. Birmiwal, U. Nair, D. Manjunath, and R. R. Mazumdar,
Delay
Minimization in Multihop Wireless Networks: Static Scheduling
Does It,
Proceedings of WiOpt 2012, June 2012.
 S. Birmiwal, R. R. Mazumdar, and S. Sundaram; Insensitive
Resource Allocation and Pricing, submitted proceedings of
CISS,
Princeton, March 2012.
 S. Datta Gupta, R. R. Mazumdar, and P.W. Glynn; On the
Asymptotic Behavior of the Spectral Density of Autoregressive
Estimates, Proceedings of the 2011 Allerton Conference, Sept.
2011.
 T. Bonald, JP. Haddad, and R.R. Mazumdar, Congestion
in Large Balanced Multirate Links, ITC 2011, San Francisco,
Sept 2011,
to appear.
 L. Le and R. R.
Mazumdar; Appropriate Control of Wireless
Networks with Flow Level Dynamics, CISS08, Princeton, N.J.,
March 2008.
 H. Keshavarz, R. R. Mazumdar, and LL.Xie; Maximum Number
of
Active Links in Wireless Networks with Fading Channels,
Information
Theory and Applications (ITA08), San Diego, Jan 2008.
 H. Keshavarz, LL. Xie, and R. R. Mazumdar; User
Capacity of Fading
MultiUser Channels with a Minimum Rate Constraint. Proc.
ICC08,
Beijing, May 2008.
 K. Ma, R. R. Mazumdar, and J. Luo; On
the performance of primal/dual schemes for congestion
control in
networks with dynamic flows, INFOCOM 2008.
 Sharma, G., Mazumdar, R., and Shroff, N.; Joint Congestion
Control
and
Distributed
Scheduling
for
Throughput
Guarantees
inWireless
Networks, IEEE INFOCOM 2007.
 Sharma, G., Mazumdar, R., and Shroff, N.; On the complexity of scheduling in
multihop
wireless systems, Mobicom 2006, Los Angeles, Sept. 2006
 Sharma, G., Mazumdar, R. and Shroff, N.; Delay
and
Capacity
Tradeoffs
in
Mobile
Ad
Hoc
Networks:
A
Global
Perspective, IEEE
INFOCOM
2006, Barcelona, April 2006. Best Paper
Award
 Karnik, A., Mazumdar, R. and Rosenberg, C.; Rate control and dynamic dimensioning of
multihop
wireless networks, to be presented at the Conference of
Information
Sciences and Systems, Princeton, March 2006.
 Sharma, G. and Mazumdar, R.; Hybrid
sensor
networks
A
small
world, Mobihoc 2005, Urbana, June 2005.
 Y. Ying, R. Mazumdar, C. Rosenberg, and F.
Guillemin; The burstiness behavior of regulated flows in
networks, Networking 2005, May 2005, to appear.
 Lee, JW.,
Mazumdar, R. R., and Shroff, N.B.;
Opportunistic scheduling for wireless adhoc networks,
BroadWise 2004,
San Jose, Oct. 2004
 Nurdin, H., Mazumdar, R. R., and Bagchi, A.; On estimation and compression of
distributed
correlated signals with incomplete observations,
Mathematical
Theory
of Networks and Systems (MTNS 2004), Leuven, Belgium, July
2004.
 Sharma, G. and Mazumdar, R. R.; Scaling laws
for
capacity and delay in ad hoc wireless networks with random
mobility,
ICC
2004, Paris, June 2004.
 Sharma, G. and Mazumdar, R.; On Achievable
Delay/Capacity Tradeoffs in Mobile
Ad Hoc Networks, WiOpt 2004, Conference on Wireless Networks
and
Optimization, Cambridge, UK, March 2004.
 Lee, JW, Mazumdar, R., and Shroff, N.;
Opportunistic power scheduling for multiserver wireless
systems with
minimum performance constraints, Infocom 2004, Hong Kong.
 Lee, JW, Mazumdar, R., and Shroff, N.;
Nonconvexity Issues for
Internet Rate
Control with Multiclass Services: Stability and Optimality,
Infocom 2004, Hong Kong.
 V. Mhatre, C. Rosenberg, D. Kofman, R.
Mazumdar,
and N. Shroff, Design of Surveillance Sensor Grids with a
Lifetime
Constraints, 1st European Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks
(EWSN),
Berlin, Jan 2004. (a pdf version of the paper can be found at:
http://dynamo.ecn.purdue.edu/~cath/publications.html)
 Dube, P., Guillemin, F. and Mazumdar, R.; Scale functions of Levy processes and busy
period
distributions of finite dam M/G/1 queues, invited paper
Allerton
Conference, Illinois, Oct. 2003.
 Ozturk, O., Mazumdar, R. and Likhanov,
N.; Many sources
asymptotics for a
feedforward network with small buffers, Proceedings of
the Allerton
Conference 2002, Montecello, Ill. , Oct. 2002 (pdf)
 Lee, JW., Mazumdar, R. and Shroff,
N.B.; Downlink power
allocation for
multiclass
CDMA wireless networks, Proceedings of the INFOCOM'2002,
N.Y.,
June 2002 (pdf).
 Guillemin, F., Likhanov, N., Mazumdar, R.
and
Rosenberg, C.; Extremal
traffic and
bounds on the mean delay of multiplexed regulated traffic
streams,
Proceedings
of
the
INFOCOM
'2002,
N.Y.,
June
2002
(pdf)
 Guillemin, F. and Mazumdar, R.; Extremal
traffic
and bounds on the loss probability in buffers fed with
regulated
traffic, Proceedings of the Allerton Conference (Invited
paper),
Allerton, Montecello, Ill, Oct. 2001
 Kotopoulos, C., Likhanov, N. and Mazumdar,
R.;
Overflow asymptotics in GPS systems with heterogeneous
longtailed
inputs, Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM'2001, Anchorage, April
2001
 Likhanov, N. and Mazumdar, R.; Loss in large
buffers with heterogeneous longtailed sources, Proceedings of
the IEEE
INFOCOM'2000, Tel Aviv.
 Yaiche, H., Mazumdar, R. and Rosenberg, C.;
Distributed algorithms for fair bandwidth allocation in
broadband
networks, Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM'2000, Tel Aviv.
 Delas, S., Mazumdar, R. and Rosenberg; Cell
loss
asymptotics in large buffers with HOL service, Proceedings of
the IEEE
INFOCOM'99, N.Y.
 Likhanov, N. and Mazumdar, R.; Cell loss
characteristics in buffers handling a large number of
stationary
sources, IEEE INFOCOM'98, San Francisco, March1998. Runnerup
Best Paper
Award.
Grants and Contracts
 Orange (France), CROP Grant (Low Latency Architectures
for 5G) 20202023.
 NSERC Discovery Grant (Complex Networks), 20202025
 Addictive Mobility, Toronto (with P. Marbach). Algorithms
for online inapp bidding. 20172020
 NSERC CRD (Online bidding algorithms for mobile
applications) (with P. Marbach)20172021
 OCE VIP II (with P. Marbach) (Building a prototype of
algorithm for inapp bidding) 20172019
 NSERC Discovery Grant (Network Science) 20162020
Past Grants and Contracts (since
2000): .
 ARO (Army Research Office) SBIR Grant on Causal Networks,
20162017.
 NSERC Discovery Grant, Network Science: Theory and
Algorithms, 20102015.
 NSERC CRD Grant (with P. Mitran and C. Rosenberg):
"Design and performance of heterogeneous networks", 20112014.
 NSERC Strategic Grant (with P. Mitran and C. Rosenberg),
Theory and Practice of Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing,
20092012.
 NSERC CRD + OCE with GM Research (with C. Rosenberg):
20082012
 NSERC Strategic Grant (with S. Garg, H. Patel and S.
Sundaram),
"Scalable Crosslayer Resource Management and Optimization of
Cloud
Computing Platforms", 20112014
 Other
research funds from Research in Motion (RIM).
 France TelecomCNET,
Subvention Thematique, Control d'acces, debits equivalents
et
performances des reseaux a hauts debits (Admision control,
equivalent
bandwidth and performance of high speed networks),
19982000.
 NSF,
Advanced
Networking Research Program, A game theoretic approach to
bandwidth
allocation and pricing in broadband networks (with C.
Rosenberg),
200003
 CERIAS
(Lilly
Foundation), A traffic based approach to network security
(with C.
Rosenberg and E. Coyle), 20002001
 NORTEL
Networks,
Traffic issues in networks (with C. Rosenberg and N. Shroff),
20002004
 NSF,
Advanced
Networking Research Program, A measurementanalytic framework
for the
design and control of next generation networks (with E. Chong,
C.
Rosenberg and N. Shroff), 20012004
 NSF,
Networking
Research Program, Implications of longtailed traffic in
networks:
Analysis, measurement and management, 20012004
 NSERC
Discovery Grant, Fundamental Issues in the Analysis and
Design of Multihop Wireless Networks, 20052010
 Bell
University Laboratories (BUL) (with C. Rosenberg), Access
protocols for wireless mesh networks, 20052008
 NSERC
CRD, (with C. Rosenberg), Routing and medium access in
wireless mesh networks, 20052008
 NSERC
Strategic Grant (with C. Rosenberg (Waterloo), J. Liebeherr
(Toronto), P. Marbach (Toronto)), Resource management
for
adaptive networks: Fundamental limits, tradeoffs and enabling
algorithms, 20062009

Past and Current Students and
Post Docs
 Christos Douligeris (PhD
Columbia), June 1989. Currently Professor, Dept.
of Computer Science, University of Pireaus,
Greece
 Raghavan Kannurpatti (PhD
Columbia) June 1991. Deceased. Formerly, Assistant
Professor, Indian
Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.
 Vivek Badrinath (INRS), 1992. Formerly
Deputy CEO, Orange (France Telecom), Paris. Currently
RegionalCEO for
Africa, Middle East, and Asia Pacific, Vodafone, London, UK
 Pawel Gazdzicki, June 1992,
INRSTelecommunications.
 Francois Theberge, April 1996. Recipient
of
the first Fessenden Prize
for the most outstanding doctoral thesis
in
Communications awarded by Natural Sciences and Engineering
Council of
Canada. Currently with the Communications Security
Establishment and Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics,
U of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
 Rob Dijkerman, PhD (INRS) Sept. 1994.
Currently, Technical Director, AlcatelLucent, Ottawa,
Canada
 PedroIvan Sanchez, PhD (INRS) June
1996. Senior Member of Technical Staff, Wind River, Ottawa,
Canada.
 Kitsofe Kwadjo, MScA (INRS) June
1997.
 Dr. Catherine Rainer, Postdoc 1996 
1997. Professor, Laboratoire de Mathematique,Universite de
Brest, Brest, France.
 M. Bitsaki, MSc (Essex) 1998. Currently,
Assistant Professor,
FORTH, Crete, Greece.
 Constantinos Kotopoulos, PhD
in Mathematics, Sept 2001 (Essex, UK). Currently with
Accenture
Consulting, Athens, Greece.
 Ozcan Ozturk, PhD (Purdue)
Dec. 2003. Member of Technical Staff, Qualcomm, San Diego,
USA
 Jang Won Lee, PhD (Purdue) May 2004
(cosupervised
with
N. Shroff). Professor of ECE, Yonsei University, Korea
 Francisco Piera, PhD
(Purdue),
Nov 2005. Asst. Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering,
University
of Chile, Santiago, Chile
 Yu Ying, PhD
(Purdue),
June 2006 (cosupervised with C. Rosenberg). Member of
Technical Staff,
Juniper, Cupertino, Ca., USA
 Gaurav Sharma, PhD (Purdue)
Nov. 2006. Vice President, D.E. Shaw and Co., NY, USA
 Ilter Saygin, MS
(Purdue)
2004. Currently, Financial Engineer, NY, USA
 Hengameh Keshavarz,
PhD
(Waterloo) Sept 2008, (cosupervised with Dr. LL. Xie),
Assistant Professor, University of Sistan and Baluchistan,
Iran.
 Kexin Ma, MASc
(Waterloo)
May 2007,
Waterloo. Current affiliation: Qualcomm, San Diego, USA
 Oleg Smolyanov, MASc
(Waterloo) Sept
2007, (Mathematical finance) (cosupervised with Dr. A.
Heunis).
Current affiliation: Quantitative Analyst with
International Investors (
hedge fund) in
Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
 Sameh Gabrail, MASc
(Waterloo) June
2008, Docker Inc, Canada
 Dr. Long Le,
Postdoctoral Scholar. Professor, INRSEMT, Montreal,
Canada
 JeanPaul Haddad, PhD
(Waterloo) 2011. Manager, Office of the
Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada, Toronto.
 Syamantak Datta Gupta,
MASc Jun. 2009. PhD 2013 (Waterloo). Morgan Stanley,
Montreal, Canada.
 Sharad Birmiwal, PhD
Waterloo, June 2012. Arista Networks, Richmond, BC.
 Sesha Sayee, (PhD IISc
2007) Post
doctoral scholar (200810).Center of Excellence for
Wireless Technology (CEWiT), Chennai, India.
 Z. Chen, MScA 2008.
 M. Agatonovic, MASc
2010.
 F. Zoghalchi, MASc
Waterloo, 2012. Currently : PhD student , Dept of
Mathematics University of Toronto.
 A. Mukhopadhyay, PhD
Waterloo Jan. 2016. Assistant Professor, Dept of Computer
Science, University of Warwick, UK. Winner of the first ITC
Rising Scholar Award, 2018.
 N.
Barjesteh, MScA Waterloo, 2012 (cosupervised with C.
Rosenberg). PhD
(U of Chicago 2020). Assistant Professor, Rotman School of
Management,
University of Toronto, Canada.
 T.
Vasantam (MS IISc 2014), PhD Nov. 2019. Currently a
postdoc in Dept.
of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst,
USA.
 R. Rishikesh (PhD
Math, U Waterloo), Postdoc 201314. Currently with Morgan
Stanley, Montreal, Canada.
 M. Agarwal (PhD MIT
2010), Postdoctoral scholar, 6/201411/2014.
 K. Swamy (PhD IISc
2014), Postdoc, September 2014June 2015. Currently with
Qualcomm, Bangalore, India.
 B. Santhana (PhD IIT
Bombay 2015), Postdoc 20152016.
 Ryan Kinnear (MASc,
Waterloo 2017), PhD student since Fall 2017. NSERC
Alexander G. Bell scholar.
 R. Meshram (PhD, IIT
Bombay 2017), Postdoc 1/20189/2018.
 S. Ghanbarian (MS,
Sharif). Phd student since 1/2019.
 S. Taneja (MSc, ISSER,
Mohali, India), Phd student since 5/2019.
 J. Eisen (BASc,
Queens), MASc student (cosupervised with P. Mitran) since
9/2019.
