Sivaramakrishnan Ramanathan (Sivaram) profile picture

I am a fifth year PhD student at the University of Southern California. I am currently advised by Prof. Jelena Mirkovic and Prof. Minlan Yu. My research focuses around developing systems to improve internet security and providing better measurements in network.

I spent my summer of 2017 and 2018 interning at AT&T Labs research where I was mentored by Dr. Yaron Kanza and Dr. Balachander Krishnamurthy. I worked on adaptive measurement tool for monitoring delays in networks and devising a framework for implementing machine learning in programmable switches. I spent the summer of 2019 at ICSI Berkeley, mentored by Dr. Sadia Afroz where I worked on quantifying the impact of Blacklisting in the internet. Finally, I spent the summer of 2020 at Facebook, mentored by Ying Zhang, working on a BGP compiler to convert high level network intents into BGP policies.