Ashwin Rao       Ashwin Rao
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki
Email: name ashwin dot / point / piste . surname rao @ organization helsinki dot / point / piste . domain fi

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सुस्वागतम! Welcome!

I am a Post-doctoral researcher working under the supervision of Sasu Tarkoma in the NODES research group at the University of Helsinki. I did my PhD under the supervision of Arnaud Legout and Walid Dabbous in the DIANA (previously Planete) project team at Inria Sophia-Antipolis. Prior to joining Inria, I was a masters student working under the supervision of Arzad Kherani and Anirban Mahanti in the School of Information Technology at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.

Research Interests

Distributed systems, communication networks, and network science.


2017 Overlay and Peer-to-Peer Networks
2016 Performance Evaluation of Computer Systems
Overlay and Peer-to-Peer Networks
2015 Seminar: Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization
Scientific Writing for MSc in Computer Science
2014 Scientific Writing for MSc in Computer Science (as a Teaching Assistant).


Students doing their masters thesis with me


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Industry Experience

Interns Hosted at UH

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Contact Information

Ashwin Rao
Department of Computer Science,
P.O. Box 68 (Pietari Kalmin katu 5)
00014 University of Helsinki, FINLAND