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Pravein Govindan Kannan

PhD Student, National University of Singapore


I am Pravein Govindan Kannan pursuing my PhD at CIR Lab under School of Computing, National University of Singapore. My Research is on Software Defined Networking, Network Virtualization and Mobile Communication technologies. Prior to my PhD Adventure, I was working with Cisco Systems, a major Networking company located in Bangalore, for 4 years. At Cisco, I worked on infrastructure and Virtualization R&D in core and edge routers(GSR and ASR). I was brought up at Chennai, a buzzing coastal Metro, which is located in South India. I am married to Sneha Muralidharan, who is also currently pursuing her PhD in Department of Biological Sciences, NUS.

Publications



"Precise Time-synchronization in the Data-Plane using Programmable Switching ASICs" (*Best Paper Award*) [PDF, PPT]
Pravein Govindan Kannan, Raj Joshi, Chan Mun Choon, 5th ACM Sigcomm Symposium on SDN Research(SOSR), April 2019

"BNV: Enabling Scalable Network Experimentation through Bare-metal Network Virtualization" [PDF]
Pravein Govindan Kannan, Ahmad Soltani, Chan Mun Choon, Ee-Chien Chang, 11th USENIX Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test (CSET), August 2018

"Raptor: Scalable Rule Placement over Multiple Path in Software Defined Networks" [PDF, PPT]
Pravein Govindan Kannan, Chan Mun Choon, Richard T.B.Ma, Ee-Chien Chang, IFIP Networking, June 2017

"Enabling SDN Experimentation in Network Testbeds"[PDF]
Sivaramakrishnan Ramanathan, Pravein Govindan Kannan, Chan Mun Choon, Jelena Mirkovic, Keith Sklower, Proceedings of ACM SDNNFV Security Workshop, March 2017

"Low cost crowd counting using audio tones" [PDF, PPT]
Pravein Govindan Kannan,Seshadri Padmanabha Venkatagiri, Mun Choon Chan, Akhihebbal L. Ananda, Li-Shiuan Peh, In The 10th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys), Toronto, Canada, November, 2012

"CountMe! - Low Cost Crowd Counting using Audio Tones(Demo)" [VIDEO]
Pravein Govindan Kannan,Seshadri Padmanabha Venkatagiri, Mun Choon Chan, Akhihebbal L. Ananda, Li-Shiuan Peh, In the Thirteenth Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), San Diego, CA, USA, February, 2012

"Dynamic lookahead mechanism for conserving power in multi-player mobile games." [PDF]
Karthik Thirugnanam, Bhojan Anand, Jeena Sebastian, Pravein Govindan Kannan, Akkihebbal L Ananda, Rajesh Krishna Balan, Mun Choon Chan, IEEE INFOCOM 2012, Orlando, Florida, Mar 2012.

"Adaptive Display Power Management for Mobile Games" [PDF]
Bhojan Anand, Karthik Thirugnanam, Jeena Sebastien, Pravein Govindan Kannan, Akhihebbal L. Ananda, Mun Choon Chan and Rajesh Krishna Balan, Proceeedings of ACM MobiSys 2011, Washington DC, June 2011.

Work Experience



National University of Singapore

Research Associate / Sep 2014 - Jan 2015

Cisco Systems

Senior Software Engineer / May 2012 - Sep 2014

National University of Singapore

Research Assistant / Dec 2010 - Apr 2012

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer / Aug 2008 - Jul 2010

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Teaching Experience



Advanced Computer Networks (CS5229)

AY 2017/2018 (Semester 1)

Computer Networking Practice (CS3103)

AY 2015/2016 (Semester 1)

Advanced Computer Networks (CS5229)

AY 2016/2017 (Semester 1)

Computer Networking Practice (CS3103)

AY 2016/2017 (Semester 1)

Education



National University of Singapore

Masters in Computing / Aug 2010 - Apr 2012

College of Engineering(CEG), Anna University (Guindy, Chennai)

Bachelors in Engineering / Aug 2004 - Apr 2008

Contact






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