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About Ramesh Sitaraman

Prof. Sitaraman is currently in the School of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His research focuses on all aspects of Internet-scale distributed systems, including algorithms, architectures, performance, energy efficiency, and economics. He is known for his pioneering role in creating Internet-scale distributed networks that currently deliver much of the world’s web content, streaming videos, and online applications. Previously, as a principal architect, he helped build the Akamai network and is an Akamai Fellow.
Prof. Sitaraman is a recipient of an NSF CAREER Award and a Lilly Fellowship. He has served on numerous program committees and editorial boards of major conferences and journals. He received a B. Tech. in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. and a Ph.D. in computer science from Princeton University.


Present Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst


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Honors and Awards

  • 2016 Jewel of India Award

Contact Information

332 Computer Science Building
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst MA, 01003


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