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Ranveer Chandra

Principal Researcher

Mobility and Networking Research

Tel: (425) 706-7034
Fax: (425) 936-7329



Ranveer Chandra is a Principal Researcher in the Mobility & Networking Research Group at Microsoft Research. His research is focused on mobile devices, with particular emphasis on wireless communications and energy efficiency. Ranveer has been responsible for shipping his research as part of multiple Microsoft products, including Windows 7, Windows 8, Visual Studio, Windows Phone, and XBOX One. He is active in the networking and systems research community, and most recently served as Program Committee Chair of IEEE DySPAN 2012, and ACM MobiCom 2013.

Ranveer is co-leading the white space networking and mobile energy efficiency projects at Microsoft Research. He was invited to the FCC to present his work on TV white spaces, and spectrum regulators from India, China, Brazil, Singapore and US (including the FCC chairman) have visited the Microsoft campus to see his deployment of the world's first urban white space network. As part of his doctoral dissertation, Ranveer developed VirtualWiFi. The software has been downloaded more than 400,000 times and is among the top 5 downloaded software released by Microsoft Research. It is shipping as a feature in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Ranveer has published more than 45 papers, and filed over 80 patents, more than 30 of which have been granted. His research has been cited by the popular press, such as CNET, MIT Technology Review, Scientific American, New York Times, WSJ, among others. He has won several awards, including best paper awards at ACM CoNext 2008, ACM SIGCOMM 2009 and IEEE RTSS 2014, the Microsoft Research Graduate Fellowship, the Microsoft Gold Star Award, the MIT Technology Review's Top Innovators Under 35, TR35 (2010) and Fellow in Communications, World Technology Network (2012). Ranveer has an undergraduate degree from IIT Kharagpur, India and a PhD from Cornell University.

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Selected Publications