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 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, 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, to appear.
 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
 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, to appear.
 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
 NSERC CRD (Online bidding algorithms for mobile applications) 20172020
 OCE VIP II (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. Currently, Associate Professor, INRSEMT, Montreal, Canada
 JeanPaul Haddad, PhD (Waterloo) 2011. Currently: Ontario Securities Commision, Toronto, Canada.
 Syamantak Datta Gupta,
MASc Jun. 2009. PhD 2013 (Waterloo). Currently with Morgan Stanley, Montreal, Canada.
 Sharad Birmiwal, PhD Waterloo, June 2012. Currently with Arista Networks, Richmond, BC.
 Sesha Sayee, (PhD IISc 2007) Post
doctoral scholar (200810), Currently with 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. Currently Postdoctoral Researcher, EPFL, Switzerland. Winner of the first ITC Rising Scholar Award, 2018.
 N.
Barjasteh, MScA Waterloo, 2012 (cosupervised with C. Rosenberg).
Currently PhD student at Booth School of Business, University of
Chicago, USA.
 T. Vasantam (MS IISc 2014), PhD student since Sept. 2014.
 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 since June 2015.
 Ryan Kinnear (MASc, Waterloo 2017), PhD student since Fall 2017.
 R. Meshram (PhD, IIT Bombay 2017), Postdoctoral scholar since Jan. 2018.
