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Prasun Sinha

  • Adjunct Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Room #791
    745 S. Bernardo Ave #D155
    Sunnyvale, CA 94087
  • 650-284-6711

Honors

  • September, 2014

    Best Paper Finalist.

  • May, 2013

    Best Student Paper.

  • January, 2010

    IEEE Senior Member.

  • January, 2009

    Lumley Research Award.

  • January, 2007

    Best Paper Finalist.

  • January, 2006

    NSF CAREER Award.

  • January, 2002

    Nominated for ACM PhD Dissertation Award.

  • January, 2000

    Ray Ozzie Fellowship.

  • January, 1999

    Mavis Memorial Scholarship.

  • January, 1999

    Project CEDAR (PhD Thesis) was selected among the top 4 out of approx. 60 projects nationwide.

  • January, 1997

    Distinguished Academic Achievement Award.

  • January, 1995

    Secured All India Rank of 8th (1st in North India Zone) in GATE (Entrance Examination for GraduateStudies in the field of Computer Science in India).

  • January, 1992

    Vivekvir Puraskar (for academic excellence), State of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Chapters

2007

  • 2007. "Boundary Detection for Sensor Networks." In Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications (Book Series: Network Theory and Applications), edited by Yingshu Li, My Thai, and Weili Wu,
  • 2007. "Protocols for Data Aggregation in Sensor Networks." In Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications (Book Series: Network Theory and Applications), edited by Yingshu Li, My Thai, and Weili Wu,
  • 2007. "Messaging in Sensor Networks: BridgingWireless Communications and Applications." In Handbook of Real-Time and Embedded Systems, edited by Insup Lee, Joe Leung, and Sang Son,

2005

  • 2005. "Ad-hoc Routing Protocols." In Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless and Mobile Networks, edited by A. Boukerche,

2004

  • 2004. "QoS Issues in Ad-hoc Networks." In Ad-hoc Networks: Technologiesand Protocols, edited by P. Mohapatra and S. Krishnamurthy,

2003

  • 2003. "Challenges in the Evolution from Single-hop to Multi-hop Wireless Networks." In Performance Evaluation - Stories and Perspectives Symposium, edited by G. Kotsis,

Journal Articles

2014

  • Tarun Bansal*, Dong Li*, and Prasun Sinha, 2014, "Opportunistic Channel Sharing for Improved Throughput in Cognitive Radio Networks." IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC) 13, no. 4, 852-865 - 852-865.

2009

  • Sha Liu*, Kai-Wei Fan* and Prasun Sinha, 2009, "CMAC: Energy Efficient MAC Layer Design for Sensor Networkswith Anycasting." ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN) 5, no. 4, 32 - 32.
  • Zizhan Zheng* and Prasun Sinha, 2009, "Buffer Coding for Reliable Transmissions over Wireless Networks." Elsevier Computer Communications (COMCOM) 32, no. 1, 111-123 - 111-123.

2008

  • Liu,Ren-Shiou; Fan,Kai-Wei; Sinha,Prasun, 2008, "ClearBurst: Burst scheduling for contention-free transmissions in sensor networks." WCNC 2008: IEEE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS & NETWORKING CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-7 1, 1899-1904 - 1899-1904.
  • Zheng,Zizhan; Fan,Kai-Wei; Sinha,Prasun; Wang,Yusu, 2008, "Distributed Roadmap Aided Routing in Sensor Networks." 2008 FIFTH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MOBILE AD-HOC AND SENSOR SYSTEMS, VOLS 1 AND 2 1, 334-339 - 334-339.

2007

  • Apaydin,Tan; Vural,Serdar; Sinha,Prasun, 2007, "On improving data accessibility in storage based sensor networks." 2007 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MOBILE AD-HOC AND SENSOR SYSTEMS, VOLS 1-3 633-641 - 633-641.
  • Apaydin,Tan; Vural,Serdar; Sinha,Prasun, 2007, "On improving data accessibility in storage based sensor networks." 2007 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MOBILE AD-HOC AND SENSOR SYSTEMS, VOLS 1-3 633-641 - 633-641.

2002

  • Prasun Sinha, Narayanan Venkitaraman, Raghupathy Sivakumar and Vaduvur Bharghavan, 2002, "WTCP: A Reliable Transport Protocol for Wireless Wide-Area Networks." Wireless Networks (WINET) 8, no. 2-3, 301-316 - 301-316.

Unknown

  • Zizhan Zheng*, Prasun Sinha, and Santosh Kumar, "Intermittent Coverage: Bounding the Interconnection Gap for Vehicular Internet Access Zizhan Zheng, Prasun Sinha, and Santosh Kumar." IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON)

Presentations

  • "MARVEL: Multiple Antenna based Relative Vehicle Localizer." 2013, Presented at GE Research,
  • "Rethinking Network Protocol Design for Large Scale Sensor Networks." 2008, Presented at University of Southern California,
  • "Enabling Fair Sharing of Resources in Femtocell based Architectures." 2011, Presented at Huawei Technologies,
  • "Enabling Fair Sharing of Resources in Femtocell based Architectures." 2011, Presented at Stanford University,
  • "Performance Analysis of Work-Conserving Schedulers in Minimizing the Total Flow Time with Phase Precedence." 2012, Presented at Allerton Conference,
  • "Symphony: Cooperative Packet Recovery over the Wired Backbone in Enterprise WLANs." 2013, Presented at Stanford University,
  • "Data Aggregation in Sensor Networks." 2007, Presented at BBN Technologies,
  • "Energy-Efficient Protocol Design for Sensor Networks." 2007, Presented at Robert Bosch Labs,
  • "Rethinking Network Protocol Design for Large Scale Sensor Networks." 2008, Presented at University of Illinois,
  • "Rethinking Network Protocol Design for Large Scale Sensor Networks." 2008, Presented at University of California,
  • "Perpetual Operation in Renewable Energy based Sensor Networks." 2010, Presented at University of Illinois,
  • "Perpetual Sensor Networks." 2010, Presented at Robert Bosch Labs,
  • "Fast Smartphone Discovery in your Neighborhood." 2011, Presented at Deutsche Telekom,
  • "Relative Localization of Vehicles." 2012, Presented at GM Research,
  • "Targeted V2V Communication." 2013, Presented at Toyota Infotechnology Center,
  • "Rethinking Network Protocol Design for Large Scale Sensor Networks." 2008, Presented at University of Michigan,
  • "Enabling Fair Sharing of Resources in Femtocell based Architectures." 2010, Presented at Sprint Labs,
  • "Fast Smartphone Discovery in your Neighborhood." 2011, Presented at Nokia Research Labs,
  • "Enabling Fair Sharing of Resources in Femtocell based Architectures." 2011, Presented at DoCoMo Research Labs,
  • "Relative Localization of Vehicles." 2012, Presented at Toyota Infotechnology Center,
  • "Navigating the Taxi Driver to Find the Passenger." 2013, Presented at UKC (US Korea Collaboration) organized by KSEA (Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association),
  • "Exploiting Wired Backbones for Faster Wireless Networks." 2014, Presented at TAMU,
  • "Symphony: Cooperative Packet Recovery over the Wired Backbone in Enterprise WLANs." 2013, Presented at MIT,
  • "Exploiting Wired Backbones for Faster Wireless Networks." 2014, Presented at CEWIT 2014 (at Stony Brook),
  • "Exploiting Wired Backbones for Faster Wireless Networks." 2014, Presented at UT Dallas,
  • "Rethinking Network Protocol Design for Large Scale Sensor Networks." 2008, Presented at Cornell University,

Papers in Proceedings

2016

  • Tummala, G.; Kundu, R.; Sinha, P.; Ramnath, R. "Vision-Track: Vision based indoor tracking in anchor-free regions." in ACM HotWireless (MobiCom Workshop). (10 2016).

2014

  • Tarun Bansal*, Wenjie Zhou*, Kannan Srinivasan, and Prasun Sinha "RobinHood: Sharing the Happiness in a Wireless Jungle." in HotMobile. (2 2014).

2013

  • Tarun Bansal*, Bo Chen, Prasun Sinha and Kannan Srinivasan "Symphony: Cooperative Packet Recovery over the Wired Backbone in Enterprise WLANs." in ACM MOBICOM. (9 2013).
  • Wenjie Zhou*, Kannan Srinivasan, and Prasun Sinha "RCTC: Rapid Concurrent Transmission Coordination in Full Duplex Wireless Networks." in Proc. of IEEE ICNP. (10 2013).

2012

  • Shengbo Chen, Prasun Sinha, Ness Shroff, and Changhee Joo "A Simple Asymptotically Optimal Energy Allocation and Routing Scheme in Rechargeable Sensor Networks Shengbo Chen, Prasun Sinha, Ness Shroff, and Changhee Joo Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, Orlando, Florida, Mar 2012." in IEEE INFOCOM. (4 2012).

2011

  • Mayank Jain, Jung II Choi, Tae Min Kim, Dinesh Bharadia, Kannan Srinivasan, Philip Levis, Sachin Katti, Prasun Sinha and Siddharth Seth "Practical, Real-time Full Duplex Wireless." in ACM MOBICOM. (9 2011).

2010

  • Ren-Shiou Liu*, Prasun Sinha, and Emre (Can) Koksal "Joint Energy Management and Resource Allocation in Rechargeable Sensor Networks." in IEEE INFOCOM. (3 2010).

2008

  • Ren-Shiou Liu, Kai-Wei Fan, and Prasun Sinha "ClearBurst: Clearing Congestion in Sensor Networkswith Packet Bursts." in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). (4 2008).
  • Zheng,Zizhan*; Fan,Kai-Wei*; Sinha,Prasun; Wang,Yusu "Distributed Roadmap Aided Routing in Sensor Networks." in 5th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Systems. (1 2008).

2007

  • Ai Chen*, Dongwook Lee and Prasun Sinha "Optimizing Multicast Performance in LargeScale WLANs." in IEEE Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS). (6 2007).
  • Sha Liu*, Kai-Wei Fan*, Prasun Sinha "Dynamic Sleep Scheduling using Online Experimentation for Wireless Sensor Networks." in International Workshop on Measurement, Modeling and Performance Analysis of Wireless Sensor Networks (SenMetrics). (7 2007).

2006

  • Kai-Wei Fan, Sha Liu and Prasun Sinha "Scalable Data Aggregation for Dynamic Events in Sensor Networks." in ACM SENSYS. (11 2006).
  • Hongwei Zhang, Anish Arora, and Prasun Sinha "Learn on the Fly: Beacon-free Link Estimation andRouting in Sensor Network Backbones." in IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM). (4 2006).
  • Dongwook Lee, JongWon Kim and Prasun Sinha "Handoff-aware Adaptive Media Streaming in Mobile IP." in International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN). (1 2006).

2005

  • Dongwook Lee, Gayathri Chandrasekaran*, and Prasun Sinha "Optimizing Broadcast Load in Mesh Networks using Dual Association." in IEEE Workshop on Wireless Mesh Networks (WiMesh). (9 2005).
  • Anish Arora, Rajiv Ramnath, Emre Ertin, Prasun Sinha et. al. "ExScal: Elements of an Extreme ScaleWireless Sensor Network." in IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA),. (8 2005).

2004

  • Dan Berger, Zhenqiang. Ye, Prasun Sinha, Srikanth Krishnamurthy, Michalis Faloutsos and Satish K. Tripathi "TCP Friendly Medium Access Control for Ad-Hoc Wireless Networks: Alleviating Self Contention." in IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS). (10 2004).

2003

  • Li Li and Prasun Sinha "Throughput and Energy Efficiency in Topology-Controlled Multi-hop Wireless Sensor Networks." in Second ACM International Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications (WSNA). (9 2003).
  • Haiyun Luo, Ramachandran Ramjee, Prasun Sinha, Li Li and Songwu Lu, "UCAN: A Unified Cellularand Ad-hoc Network Architecture." in ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM). (9 2003).

2002

  • Danny Raz and Prasun Sinha "On the Power of Offline Data in Approximating Internet Distances." in DIMACS Workshop on Internet and WWW Measurement, Mapping and Modeling. (2 2002).

2000

  • Jeff Monks, Prasun Sinha and Vaduvur Bharghavan "Limitations of TCP-ELFN for Ad-hoc Networks." in International Workshop on Mobile Multimedia Communications (MOMUC). (1 2000).
  • Prasun Sinha and Srikanth Krishnamurthy "Scalable Unidirectional Routing with Zone Routing Protocol(ZRP) Extensions for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks." in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). (9 2000).

1999

  • Prasun Sinha, Narayanan Venkitaraman, Raghupathy Sivakumar and Vaduvur Bharghavan "A WirelessTransmission Control Protocol for CDPD." in Proc. of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). (9 1999).
  • Prasun Sinha, Raghupathy Sivakumar and Vaduvur Bharghavan "MCEDAR: Multicast extensions to Core-Extraction Distributed Ad-hoc Routing Algorithm." in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). (9 1999).
  • Thyagarajan Nandagopal, Tan-Eun Kim, Prasun Sinha and Vaduvur Bharghavan "Service DifferentiationThrough End-to-end Rate Control in Low Bandwidth Wireless Packet Networks." in IEEE International Workshop on Mobile Multimedia Communications (MOMUC). (11 1999).

1996

  • Kiran Kumar, Prasun Sinha and P. C. P. Bhatt "Distributed and Object Oriented Geographical InformationSystem (DO GIS)." in 7th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling (SDH). (8 1996).

Unknown

  • Shengbo Chen*, Prasun Sinha and Ness B. Shroff, "Energy Trading in the Smart Grid: From End-user's Perspective." in Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers.
  • Shengbo Chen*, Prasun Sinha and Ness B. Shroff "Energy Trading in the Smart Grid: From End-user's Perspective." in Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers.

Patents

  • Kumar, Santosh; Sinha, Prasun; Plarre, Kurt; Mitra, Somnath; Zheng, Zizhan; Guha, Santanu; Ghosh, Animikh; Dutta, Prabal; Krishna, Bhagavathy;. "Theft Detection Systems and Methods."
  • Shengbo Chen*, Tarun Bansal*, Yin Sun, Prasun Sinha and Ness Shroff,. "Energy Efficient Control for Wireless Devices."
  • Kasera,Sneha; Ramjee,Ramachandran; Raz,Danny; Shavitt,Yuval; Sinha,Prasun. "Fair sharing of multi-access channels." Patent number: 7317686