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I am a first year Ph.D. student in the department of Computer Science at Cornell University where I am advised by Prof. Rachit Agarwal. My research spans Operating Systems and Virtualization. I am interested in both understanding current problems while solving them and in designing Operating Systems for future datacenters.

Before joining Cornell, I had a wonderful time in the Systems group at Microsoft Research India. Here, I was advised by Dr. Muthian Sivathanu and Dr. Saikat Guha while working on mobile networks and storage stack for deep learning frameworks.

Prior to that, I obtained my undergraduate degree in Information Science and Engineering from PES University, Bengaluru. During my undergraduate degree, I was introduced to systems research as an intern at Microsoft Research India. I also spent six months in the industry as an intern at Intuit India during my final semester of undergraduate degree.

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Please feel free to contact me or drop by my office if you are at Cornell.

Email: abhishek [at] cs [dot] cornell [dot] edu

Office: 301, Bill and Melinda Gates Hall, 107 Hoy Road, Ithaca, NY, 14853 .

Publications

Quiver: An Informed Storage Cache for Deep Learning
Abhishek Vijaya Kumar, Muthian Sivathanu
FAST, 2020

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