Ph.D.: University of Maryland, College Park, Dept. of Computer Science, 1983.
M.S.: University of Maryland, Dept. of Computer Science, 1981.
Masters in Engineering: Indian Institute of Science, School of Automation, Bangalore, India, 1978.
Bachelors in Electronics Engineering: Bangalore University, Bangalore, India, 1976.
ACM Fellow, 2017, recognized “for contributions to congestion control, operating system support for networks and virtual private networks”.
IEEE Fellow 2005, "for contributions to congestion control and traffic management in communication networks".
AT&T Fellow 2006, for "fundamental contributions to communications networks with lasting impact on AT&T and the industry, including congestion control, traffic management and VPN services".
ACM Sigcomm Test of Time Paper Award in 2006: for our paper on the "DECbit" congestion avoidance protocol - "A Binary Feedback Scheme for Congestion Avoidance in Computer Networks with a Connectionless Network Layer" published in the Proceedings of the ACM Sigcomm 1988.
AT&T Strategic Patent Award 2003, in recognition of a patent significantly contributing to AT&T's business.
AT&T Science and Technology Medal 2012, for "innovation and leadership in evaluation of mobile video delivery optimizations techniques."
Best Paper Awards:
Murat Yuksel, K. K. Ramakrishnan and Robert Doverspike, “Cross-Layer Failure Restoration Techniques to provide a Robust IPTV Service”, Proceedings of IEEE LANMAN 2008, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2008 (Best Paper Award)
Mayutan Arumaithurai, Jiachen Chen, Edo Monticelli, Xiaoming Fu and K. K. Ramakrishnan, “Exploiting ICN for Flexible Management of Software-Defined Networks”, Proc. of 1st ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking (ICN 2014). (Best Paper Award)
Melissa Duarte, Ashutosh Sabharwal, Vaneet Aggarwal, Rittwik Jana, K. K. Ramakrishnan, Christopher Rice, N. K. Shankaranarayanan, “Design and Characterization of a Full-duplex Multi-antenna System for WiFi networks”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2013. (Recipient of the 2017 Jack Neubauer Memorial Award recognizing the Best Systems Paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology)
Ahmed Zahran, Jason Quinlan, Cormac Sreenan, K. K. Ramakrishnan, “SAP: Stall-Aware Pacing for Improved DASH Video Experience in Cellular Networks”, Proc. of 8th ACM Conference on Multimedia Systems, June 2017 (Recipient of DASH Industry Forum’s Excellence in DASH 1st Prize)
Jeffrey Erman, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Rittwik Jana, K. K. Ramakrishnan, “Towards a SPDY’ier Mobile Web?”, Proc. of CoNext 2013, Dec. 2013 (best paper runner up).
Best Demo Awards:
Jason Quinlan, Darijo Raca, Ahmed Zahran, Ahmed Khalid, K. K. Ramakrishnan, Cormac Sreenan, “D-LITE: A platform for evaluating DASH performance over a simulated LTE network”, Demo, IEEE LANMAN 2016 Symposium, Rome, Italy, June 2016. (Best Demo Award)
M. Jahanian, Y. Xing, J. Chen, K. K. Ramakrishnan, H. Seferoglu and M. Yuksel, "The Evolving Nature of Disaster Management in the Internet and Social Media Era," 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN), June 2018. (Best Demo Award)