Portrait of Anirudh Badam

Anirudh Badam

Principal Research Scientist


Anirudh Badam is a principal research scientist in Microsoft Azure Global Research group. He is interested in problems pertaining to system support for IoT/Edge+Cloud (project FarmBeats), new memory technologies (project Navamem), and energy efficiency of mobile systems (Battery Research at Micrsoft). He has a PhD from Princeton University (2012) and an undergraduate degree from IIT Madras (2006) in computer science. He joined Microsoft Research in September 2012.

April 2019: PolyEMT accepted to SYSTOR’19
April 2019: Demeter accepted to HotOS’19
November 2018: Invited to serve on the PC of HotStorage’19
September 2018: Invited to chair NVMW’19
August 2018: Invited to serve on the PC of SYSTOR’19
August 2018: Serving on the PC of HPCA’19
May 2018: HyperLoop accepted to ACM SIGCOMM’18
March 2018: Featured on the Microsoft Research Podcast
January 2018: Serving as the WiP & Poster session chair at USENIX FAST’18
June 2017: Navamem received the MSR Redmond Outstanding Project Award
June 2017: Received the MSR Redmond Rockstar Award
May 2017: Invited to serve on the PC of USENIX FAST’18
April 2017: LSNVM accepted to USENIX ATC’17
March 2017: Viyojit accepted to ISCA’17
January 2017: KaminoTx accepted to EuroSys’17
January 2017: Serving as the poster session chair at USENIX NSDI’17
December 2016: FlashBlox accepted to USENIX FAST’17
December 2016: CACM Research Highlight on Software-Defined Batteries
November 2016: IEEE Pervasive Computing magazine Research Spotlight on offloading work
August 2016: Invited to serve on the heavy PC of NSDI’17
January 2016: FlashMap receives an Honorable Mention at the IEEE Micro Top Picks 2016
July 2015: WearDrive wins best paper award at USENIX ATC’15
June 2015: Software-Defined Batteries accepted to SOSP’15
June 2015: FaRM accepted to SOSP’15
April 2015: WearDrive accepted to USENIX ATC’15
March 2015: FlashMap accepted to ISCA’15





Anirudh Badam has served on the following committees:

Anirudh Badam had the pleasure of working with the following interns:

  • Jing Li (UCSD) – 2013
  • Jian Huang (GeorgiaTech) – 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Anthony Ferrese (Berkeley) – 2014
  • Evangelia Skiani (Columbia) – 2014
  • Pan Hu (UMass Amherst/Stanford) – 2014, 2015
  • Ram Alagappan (Wisconsin) – 2015
  • Amirsaman Memaripour (UCSD) – 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Yanqi Zhou (Princeton) – 2015
  • Matt Lentz (Maryland) – 2016
  • Rajat Kateja (CMU) – 2016
  • Vasuki Narasimha Swamy (Berkeley) – 2016
  • Iyswarya Narayanan (PennState) – 2017
  • Aishwarya Ganesan (Wisconsin) – 2017
  • Daehyeok Kim (CMU) – 2017
  • Andiry Xu (UCSD) – 2017