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Vishnu Navda



Contact Details

Microsoft Research India
“Vigyan”, #9, Lavelle Road,
Bangalore 560 025
Tel : +91 (80) 6658-6000
Fax : +91 (80) 6658-6058
Email: [  alias ] navda 


I am a researcher in the Mobility, Networks, and Systems group at Microsoft Research India. My work is in the area of Mobile Systems and Wireless Networking. I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Stony Brook University in 2007.


  • Peek-n-Sneak - Load sensing in cellular networks
  • RadioJockey - Optimizing cellular radio usage for background apps
  • Stratus - Energy efficient mobile communication using cloud support
  • NAPman - Network Assisted Power management for WiFi devices 
  • DirCast - WiFi multicast for enterprises
Recent Publications



TPC Co-chair of ACM WiNTECH Workshop
In conjunction with MobiCom 2012
Istanbul, Turkey
August 22, 2012

Organized Connecting the Next Billion
Networking Summit
Agra, India
Aug 28th-29th, 2010

The summit brought together researchers from academia and industry, and representatives from the government and service providers, to discuss the technical and public policy issues pertaining to expanding data connectivity in India and other emerging regions.