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Associate Professor,
Department of Computer Science, Cornell University.

My research interests are in systems and networking. I am also interested in theoretical problems arising out of building practical systems. My research thus spans (and integrates) systems, networks, and theory.

ragarwal at cs cornell edu (please read this before sending me an email)

CV | Google scholar | Short Bio

I am currently on sabbatical. My response time to emails may be longer than usual.



Midhul Vuppalapati [Cornell Fellowship] [2x Outstanding TA award]
Shreyas Kharbanda [CRA Undergraduate Researcher award Honorable Mention]
Shouxu Lin [Cornell Fellowship]


Saksham Agarwal (PhD #1, 2024) Assistant Professor, UIUC
Qizhe Cai (PhD #2, 2024) Assistant Professor, UVA
Sujaya Maiyya (Postdoc, 2022) Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo
Mina Tahmasbi Arashloo (Postdoc, 2020-2022) Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo
Jaehyun Hwang (Postdoc, 2019-2021) Assistant Professor, Sungkyunkwan University
Anurag Khandelwal (Postdoc, 2019) Assistant Professor, Yale University
Katie Gioioso (MS, 2021) PhD student, Stanford

Current Projects

Few Past Projects

Here are some of the projects that I have worked on in the past:


Advanced Computer Networks [Spring'23] [Fall'19] [Fall'18] [Fall'17]
Introduction to Computer Networks [Fall'22] [Spring'21] [Spring'20] [Spring'19] [Spring'18]
Operating Systems [Fall'21] [Fall'16]
Special Topics: Building Disaggregated Systems [Spring'22]
Special Topics: Computer Networks in a Decade from Now [Fall'20]
Big Data Systems: Trends and Challenges [Spring'17]

Professional Activities