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Rachit Agarwal

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  • Rachit Agarwal
  • Dept: Computer Science
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Address: 411C Gates Hall
  • Phone: 607 255-4280
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Biography

Rachit Agarwal is an Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science at Cornell University. Prior to coming to Cornell, Rachit was a postdoc at UC Berkeley, where he led the Succinct project. Rachit completed his PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and undergraduate degree from IIT Kanpur. Rachit received the 2012 Rambus research award (for outstanding performance in computer science and engineering research), the 2010 Wang-Chung research award (for excellence in computer engineering research), and was listed in 2010 UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent. Rachit has held visiting research positions at Microsoft research (US), HP labs (US), Technische Universität München (Germany), University College Cork (Ireland) and Fraunhofer IIS (Germany) in the past. Rachit's research interests span distributed systems, operating systems, networks, and algorithms.

Research Interests

Distributed systems, Operating systems, Computer networks, and Algorithms

Teaching Interests

Operating systems, Computer networks, Distributed systems

Selected Publications

  • Gao, Peter, Akshay Narayan, Sagar Karandikar, João Carreira, Han Sangjin, Rachit Agarwal, Sylvia Ratnasamy, Scott Shenker. 2016. "Network Requirements for Resource Disaggregation." Paper presented at OSDI
  • Tammana, Praveen , Rachit Agarwal, Myungjin Lee. 2016. "Simplifying Datacenter Network Debugging with PathDump." Paper presented at OSDI
  • Khandelwal, Anurag , Rachit Agarwal, Ion Stoica. 2016. "BlowFish: Dynamic Storage-Performance Tradeoff in Distributed Data Stores." Paper presented at NSDI
  • Agarwal, Rachit, Anurag Khandelwal, Ion Stoica. 2015. "Succinct: Enabling Queries on Compressed Data." Paper presented at NSDI
  • Agarwal, Rachit, Brighten Godfrey. 2013. "Distance Oracles for Stretch Less Than 2." Paper presented at SODA

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Google Faculty Research Award 2017
  • Rambus research award (for outstanding performance in computer science and engineering research) 2012
  • Wang-Chung research award (for excellence in computer engineering research) 2010
  • UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent 2010