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Robust Location Search

  • A novel approach to doing geo-spatial search over semi-structured geographical data
  • Members: Joseph Joy, Vibhuti Sengar, Tanuja Joshi, Shalini Hada



  • A practical and efficient Wi-fi multicast system that improves wireless multicast performance
  • Members: Sandeep Karanth, Vishnu Navda (MNS), Ramachandran Ramjee (MNS), Ranveer Chandra (MSR Redmond), Jitu Padhye (MSR Redmond), Thomas Moscibroda (MSR Redmond), Lenin Ravindranath (MIT)


SMS Toolkit

  • An SDK allowing any Windows Mobile smartphone to be used in conjunction with a PC to act as an SMS Server, allowing developers to easily write SMS applications, using just their phone and a PC
  • Members: Vibhore Goyal, Sean Blagsvedt, Sandeep Karanth, Kentaro Toyama (TEM)


Wake-On-LAN & Remote Management Platform (WARP)

  • An enterprise-wide platform for remote management of power states on desktops (A green initiative)
  • Members: Sandeep Karanth, Ohil Manyam (UCSD)



  • IT access for low income workers
  • Members: Sandeep Karanth, Aishwarya Ratan (TEM)


India Digital Heritage

  • Exploring ways to preserve and showcase the richness and detail of both tangible and intangible aspects of heritage. For example in the "Sri Andal Temple Narrative" project, we weave together multiple technologies into a single compelling narrative about the legend of Goddess Andal and Srivilliputhur temple complex
  • Members: Joseph Joy, Naren Datha, Ajay Manchepalli, Aditya Sankar, Archana Prasad, Sridhar Vedantham, P. Anandan, Vidya Natampally



  • Using MSR's machine translation to automatically translate content from one language to another and to allow users to make corrections in a wiki like manner
  • Members: Naren Datha, A. Kumaran (MLS), Saravanan K. (MLS)


Debug Advisor

  • A recommendation system for debugging, the ability to search using fat query (kilobytes of structured and unstructured data describing the contextual information)
  • Members: Joseph Joy, Gopal Srinivasa, B. Ashok, Aditya Sankar, Sriram Rajamani (RSE), Hongkang Liang (WINSE), Vipindeep Vangala (WINSE)


Verification of Systems Software



  • Efficient (increased bandwidth, reduced latency and energy) content compression techniques over Wide Area Networks
  • Members: Pushkar Chitnis, Rahul Agarwal, Ramachandran Ramjee (MNS), Bhavish Aggarwal (MNS)




Digital Green

  • We seek to disseminate targeted agricultural education to small and marginal farmers through digital video. The system sustains relevancy in a community by developing a framework for participatory learning. We digitally record progressive farmers and experts, train local extension staff, and motivate other farmers to improve their practices by narrowcasting relevant content
  • Members: Akhil Mathur, Naren Datha, Kentaro Toyama (TEM), Rikin Gandhi (TEM), Rajesh Veeraraghavan, Randolph Wang


Web-based collaboration frameworks

  • Developing tools and frameworks to simplify the process of collaboration over the internet
  • Members: Joseph Joy, Gopal Srinivasa, Aditya Sankar, Ritesh Nayak


We are working on other projects that are not publicly announced yet. Watch this space for updates.