I am a researcher at Microsoft Research India. My interests are mainly in solving problems related to Networking and Distributed Systems. I work on improving systems via machine-learning and other data-driven techniques. I have been working on applying data-driven techniques to improve system and network efficiency in large Cloud services. I completed my PhD in 2004 from the University of California at San Diego and my B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in 1998. My past projects include Project Sankie and Project Seabed.