Abhigyan Sharma

Senior Inventive Scientist, AT&T Labs Research

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I am a researcher at AT&T Labs Research in the CloudQos  group. I completed my PhD in Computer Science at UMass Amherst  under the fantastic supervision of Arun Venkataramani and Ramesh Sitaraman. My dissertation received the UMASS CS Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award 2016.  I am currently working on cloud computing research related to Network Functions Virtualization.


Wei Zhang, Abhigyan Sharma, Kaustubh Joshi, Timothy Wood.
Towards an OS for the Network Data Plane.
SOSR 2017 Poster. 

Abhigyan Sharma, Xiaozheng Tie, Hardeep Uppal, Arun Venkataramani, David Westbrook, Aditya Yadav.
A Global Name Service For A Highly Mobile Internet.
SIGCOMM 2014. Talk

Abhigyan Sharma, Arun Venkataramani, Antonio A. A. Rocha.
Pros and Cons of Model-Based Bandwidth Control for Client-assisted Content Delivery.

Abhigyan Sharma, Arun Venkataramani, Ramesh Sitaraman.
Distributing Content Simplifies ISP Traffic Engineering.

Arun Venkataramani, Abhigyan Sharma, Xiaozheng Tie, David Westbrook, Hardeep Uppal, Jim Kurose, Dipankar Raychaudhuri.
Design Guidelines for a Global Name Service for a Mobility-Centric, Trustworthy Internetwork.
COMSNETS 2013 (Invited paper).

Abhigyan Sharma, Aditya Mishra, Vikas Kumar, Arun Venkataramani.
Beyond MLU: An Application Centric Comparison of Traffic Engineering Schemes.
INFOCOM 2011. Talk

Abhigyan, Joydeep Chandra, Niloy Ganguly.
A Bandwidth-aware Topology Generation Mechanism for Peer-to-Peer based Publish-Subscribe Systems.
ICIIS 2008.


  • Spring 2017, Communication Networks 2, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University. Course page
  • Program Committee

  • IEEE LANMAN 2017
  • ACM APSys 2017
  • Interns

  • Wei Zhang, George Washington University in 2016
  • Zhaoyu Gao, UMass Amherst in 2017
  • Bo Yan, New York University in 2017

  • Last updated: July 13 2017.