Dilip Krishnaswamy Home

A Short Description About My Interests:

  • I am keenly interested in developing and applying new and emerging technologies to solve new problems.

  • My current areas of interest include

    • Distributed Information Processing, 5G Networks, Edge Services, Network Slicing, MicroServices-based systems, Blockchain Technology, Machine Learning/Deep Learning/AI, Autonomous Systems, Parallel Processing, and Quantum Algorithms for Optimization.

Educational Background:

  • Ph. D. (Electrical Engineering), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997.

    • Ph.D. Research related to Parallel Processing Applications in VLSI-CAD, Signal and Image Processing, and Numerical Methods.

    • Ph.D. Thesis on "Parallel Algorithms for Sequential Circuit Fault Simulation and Test Generation" (Advisor: Prof Prithviraj Banerjee)

      • Best paper award for PhD Thesis work at the prestigious IEEE VLSI Test Symposium 1997 (awarded at IEEE VTS 1998).

  • M. S. (Computer Science), Syracuse University, 1993 (University Fellow)

    • M. S. Research related to Neural Networks, Signal and Image Processing, and Parallel Processing.

  • B. Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1991.

    • B.Tech. Thesis on "A Comparative Study of Neural Network Models for Application as Learning/Decision Systems".

  • Executive Leadership Certificate, Cornell University, 2016.

Current Affiliation:

  • Vice President (New Technology R&D), Reliance Jio Platforms Ltd, India

  • Adjunct Faculty, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi

Prior Work Experience:

  • Senior Scientist at IBM Research (2013-2018)

    • Worked on research and engineering solutions related to Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Blockchain Technology, Distributed Function Virtualization, IoT, Smart Cities, Smart Energy, and Gravitational Waves Data Processing.

  • Senior Staff Researcher in the Office of the Chief Scientist at Qualcomm (2006 - 2013)

    • Worked on research and engineering solutions related to Personalized Machine Learning in Mobile Devices, Self-aware systems, Femto-based Edge Learning, Adhoc Networking (built the first WiFi hotspot on a mobile phone at Qualcomm (pre-Android)), Joint utilization of Whitespace and Non-Whitespace Networks (now applicable to LTE- Licensed Assisted Access (LAA), and also to MulteFire / LTE-Unlicensed), Cooperative Communication Systems, Concurrent Bandwidth Aggregation, IoT/M2M Service Layer Design, M2M-related standards developments, and Wireless Nanobots for Cancer Therapy.

  • Platform architect at Intel Corporation (1997-2006)

    • R&D work related to Pentium4 processor development, system-on-chip mobile platform architectures (lead architect for Intel's first cellular SoC - PXA800F (HotChips 2003)), 802.11n MIMO wireless systems design, cross-layer wireless multimedia optimizations in the digital home, and security&manageability for mobile platforms.

  • Part-time Faculty at the University of California, Davis (1997-2006)

    • Taught courses related to parallel computer architecture (created a new course), computer architecture, digital systems design, and advanced digital systems design.

Research Papers & Granted US Patents:

  • 60+ Granted US Patents, 70+ publications (Details available at Google Scholar Link ).

  • Patents granted in the areas of Wireless Networking and Communications, Machine Learning, Personalized Recommendation Engines, Self-aware systems, Cognitive Processing, IoT/M2M Systems, Video Processing, Network Functions Virtualization, ...

  • Research papers related to Quantum Computing, Machine Learning, Distributed Processing, Blockchain Technology, Wireless Networking and Communications, Edge Analytics, Edge Processing, Parallel Processing, VSLI Design, ....

  • Best Paper Awards at IEEE VTS 1997, CoCoNet 2015, and COMSNETS 2015.

  • Detailed List of Granted US Patents

  • Detailed List of Publications

Synergistic Activities:

  • Keynotes, Invited Speaker, Panelist, Conference Chair at many conferences/events.

  • National Science Foundation Review Panel Member, 2020

  • Advisory Board Member, IEEE Future Networks Initiative on the CTU ("Connecting the Unconnected") Challenge

  • Participant in the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance Working Group in the World Economic Forum

  • Steering committee member, IEEE 5G World Forum 2021, Montreal, CA

  • Talk on "Quantum Processing for System Optimization in Emerging Networks" at the IEEE Future Networks Initiative (FNI) Workshop on System Optimization Jan 2021.

  • Australia-India AICCTP collaborative project on Wireless Network Security

  • Panelist, Session on "Policy considerations at the convergence of distributed ledger technology and other transformational technologies", 2020 OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) Global Blockchain Forum.

  • Invited Talk, "Quantum-inspired wireless network resource management", IEEE ANTS 2020 workshop on Quantum Computing and Communications, Dec 2020

  • IEEE Comsoc 5G and Beyond Webinar Series, “Blockchain and Quantum Processing”, June 2020 (virtual)

  • Invited Talk, "An introduction to Quantum Physics and Quantum Computing", IIT Kharagpur 2020 (virtual)

  • Panelist in panel on Exploring Community Networks for rural connectivity and infrastructure, Connected India 2020 (virtual)

  • Keynote talk on Quantum-inspired Processing and Networking, CocoNet 2020 (virtual)

  • Invited Speaker at Future ICT for Sustainable Cities Forum, 2020, Bangalore

  • Chair, IEEE Communications Society Bangalore Chapter, 2019 (Chapter Achievement Award for 2019 )

  • Invited Speaker (youtube) on “5G, IoT, AI and Blockchain for Mobility” at the Mobi Colloquium, 2019.

  • Keynote Talk (IEEE TV video) on "Exploring New Technologies and Directions for 5G and Future Networks and Systems”, (slides), 5G Technology and Standards Track, colocated with the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2018 , New Delhi, Oct 2018.

  • Invited talk on "Use Cases (5G/Edge Computing)" at IRTF/IETF NFV Research Group session on "Model-driven & AI-Enabled Inter-Cloud Optimization", 2018

  • Technical Program Co-Chair, IEEE 5G World Forum 2020/2019/2018.

  • Fellow (C4IR), World Economic Forum - Smart Cities, Blockchain, IoT, Data Privacy, 2019-2020.

  • Associate Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Wireless Communications, 2009-2014.

  • Board of Advisors, ECE Dept at UC Davis, 2006-2014.

  • Panelist - White House Global Connect Initiative – Washington DC April 2016 (News Article).

  • Interviewed in IEEE Spectrum Jan 2011 Top 11 Technologies of the Decade (Smartphone as a Sixth Sense with user-aware analytics)

  • More details available here .

Email: dilip AT ieee DOT org