Dr. Jaya Prakash Varma CHAMPATI

Research Assistant Professor

    • PhD - University of Toronto, Canada
  • Joining date: November 2020


Hi there! I am Jaya Prakash — you can call me Jaya or JP. I hail from Malkipuram, a small coastal village in Andhra Pradesh, India. I received my PhD degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada in 2017. Prior to joining PhD, I was part of the Mobile and Wireless Group developing the LTE MAC layer at Broadcom Communications, Bangalore, India. I received my masters degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India, in 2010 and my undergraduate degree from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Warangal, India, in 2008.  Before joining IMDEA, I was a postdoc in Information Science and Engineering division, EECS, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

My Motto: Research is our search for Truth and Truth doesn’t differentiate race, religion, country, caste, creed, etc.

Two PhD positions available. Please email me your CV and academic transcripts if you are interested.

I am interested in decision making, learning, resource allocation/scheduling problems that arise in networking and information systems, in general. Currently, my main focus is in modelling and analysis of Edge networks for supporting applications from Cyber-Physical Systems, and the Internet of Things. I am actively working on Age of Information, Learning at the Edge, and Computation Offloading. Some of the mathematical tools used in my research so far include Queuing theory, Stochastic Network Calculus, Design and Analysis of Approximation Algorithms, and Markov Decision Processes.

Feb 2021: Our work on Minimum Achievable PAoI is accepted to IEEE JSAC.

Jan 2021: I have a couple of open PhD positions. Please contact me if you are interested.

Nov 2020: I will serve on TPC of INOFOCOM AoI Worskhop, 2021. Please consider submitting your work.

Nov 2020: I joined as a Research Assistant Professor at IMDEA Networks Institute.

Oct 2020: I will serve on TPC of ICC SAGE Worskhop, 2021. Please consider submitting your work.

Sep 2020: Statistical Guarantee Optimization for AoI in Single-Hop and Two-Hop is published in IEEE Transactions on Communications (TCOM).

Sep 2020: Our joint work with control group at KTH: Where Freshness Matters in the Control Loop is published in J. Sensor and Actuator Networks.


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