Resarch Assistant, University of Wisconsin - Madison Sept 2016 - Present
Research Intern, Microsoft Research Lab - Redmond May 2017 - Aug 2017
Mobility and Networking Group
Research Associate (Intern), Hewlett Packard Labs May 2016 - Aug 2016
Networking & Mobility Group
Intern, American Express May 2012 - July 2012
Big Data Labs Team
Research Intern, Avaya Labs May 2011 - July 2011
IP Communications Team
K. Mahajan, M. Chowdhury, A. Akella, and S. Chawla. Dynamic Query Re-planning Using QOOP, OSDI 2018.
K. Mahajan, D. Sharma, and V. Mann. ATHENA: Reliable Multicast for Group Communication in SDN-based Data Centers, COMSNETS 2017.
K. Mahajan, R. Poddar, M. Dhawan, and V. Mann. Jury: Validating Controller Actions in Software-Defined Networks, DSN 2016.
D. Sharma, R. Poddar, K. Mahajan, M. Dhawan, and V. Mann. Hansel: Diagnosing Faults in OpenStack, CoNEXT 2015.
M. Dhawan, R. Poddar, K. Mahajan, and V. Mann. SPHINX: Detecting Security Attacks in Software-Defined Networks, NDSS 2015.
K.S. Mahajan, D. Agarwal, and V.J. Ribeiro. QoS aware overlay MAC layer for Coexistence of Heterogeneous Networks over Whitespaces, COMSNETS 2014.
J. Buford, K. Mahajan, and V. Krishnaswamy. Federated Enterprise and Cloud-based Collaboration services, IMSAA 2011.
K. Mahajan, R. Poddar, M. Dhawan, and V. Mann. On the Performance of Distributed SDN Controllers.
M. Dhawan, K.S. Mahajan, R. Poddar, and V. Mann. Securing of Software-Defined Network Controllers. US Patent 20,160,050,223. 2016.
M. Dhawan, K.S. Mahajan, R. Poddar, and V. Mann. Verifying Controller Actions in Software-Defind Networks with Controller Clusters. Filed August 2015. (IN920150132US1).
M. Dhawan, K.S. Mahajan, V. Mann, R. Poddar, and D. Sharma. Diagnosing Faults in Stateless Distributed Computing Platforms. Filed November 2015. (IN920150282US1).
Athena IBM Research 2015
Keywords: Multicast, Open Source, OpenStack VM provisioning.
Jury IBM Research 2014-15
Keywords: Distributed Controllers, Action validations.
Hansel IBM Research 2015
Keywords: OpenStack, Fault diagnosis.
Sphinx IBM Research 2013-14
Keywords: OpenFlow, SDN, security analysis, threat detection
Coexistence of Heterogeneous Networks over Whitespaces IIT Delhi 2012-13
Keywords: TV Whitespaces, Coexistence, Layer 2 protocols
Parallel Large Scale Feature Selection American Express 2012
Keywords: Hadoop, Map Reduce, Feature Selection, Logistic Regression, Big Data
PintOS IIT Delhi 2011
Keywords: Operating Systems, PintOS
Logisim at IITD IIT Delhi 2009-11
Keywords: Open Source, Simulator, Digital Logic Circuits, Architecture
Selected by IITD Class of ’89 Innovation Award for being among the five most innovative projects for the project Expressive Text-to-Speech Synthesis System for Hindi using HNM and HMM (2012).
Awarded the IIT Delhi Institute Merit Award (2008-09).
Secured All India Rank 231 in the All India Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE 2008).
Stood 3rd & 4th in Regional Mathematics Olympiad from the Maharashtra & Goa Region – judged to be the toughest region in India (2008 & 2007).
Recipient of the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholarship (2006-07).