My research statement and CV summarize my activities. I am currently evangelizing new research directions in low Earth orbit satellite networking to bring together industry and academic practitioners. I also greatly enjoy teaching -- see some fun lecture snippets here, here, and here.



cISP: A Speed-of-Light Internet Service Provider

NSDI '22 [ To appear ] [ Arxiv 2018 version ]
Debopam Bhattacherjee, Waqar Aqeel, Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi, Ilker Nadi Bozkurt, William Sentosa, Muhammad Tirmazi, Anthony Aguirre, Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran, P. Brighten Godfrey, Gregory P. Laughlin, Bruce M. Maggs, Ankit Singla

Measuring Internet Latency from Gaming Footage

Poster at SIGCOMM N2Women Workshop '21 [ Poster PDF ]
Best Poster Award
Catalina Alvarez, Katerina Argyraki, Ankit Singla

Performance-Driven Internet Path Selection

SOSR '21 [ To appear ] [ Arxiv 2020 version ]
Maria Apostolaki, Ankit Singla, Laurent Vanbever

ICARUS: Attacking Low Earth Orbit Satellite Networks

ATC '21 [ PDF ] [ Code ]
Giacomo Giuliari, Tommaso Ciussani, Adrian Perrig, Ankit Singla

Towards Demystifying Serverless Machine Learning Training

SIGMOD '21 [ PDF ] [ Code ]
(Jiawei Jiang, Shaoduo Gan), Yue Liu, Fanlin Wang, Gustavo Alonso, Ana Klimovic, Ankit Singla, Wentao Wu, Ce Zhang

Accelerating Mobile Applications With Parallel High-bandwidth and Low-latency Channels

HotMobile '21 [ PDF ]
William Sentosa, Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran, P. Brighten Godfrey, Haitham Hassanieh, Bruce Maggs, Ankit Singla

High-Performance Routing With Multipathing and Path Diversity in Ethernet and HPC Networks

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems '21 [ PDF ] [ Code ]
Maciej Besta, Jens Domke, Marcel Schneider, Marek Konieczny, Salvatore Di Girolamo, Timo Schneider, Ankit Singla, Torsten Hoefler

SatNetLab: A Call to Arms for the Next Global Internet Testbed

SIGCOMM CCR '21 (Editorial, not peer reviewed) [ PDF ]
Ankit Singla

Order P4-66: Characterizing and Mitigating Surreptitious Programmable Network Device Exploitation

Arxiv manuscript '21 [ PDF ]
Simon Kassing, Hussain Abbas, Laurent Vanbever, Ankit Singla

In-orbit Computing: an Outlandish Thought Experiment?

HotNets '20 [ PDF ]
(Debopam Bhattacherjee, Simon Kassing), Melissa Licciardello, Ankit Singla

"Internet from Space" without Inter-Satellite Links?

HotNets '20 [ PDF ]
Yannick Hauri, Debopam Bhattacherjee, Manuel Grossmann, Ankit Singla

Exploring the "Internet from Space" with Hypatia

IMC '20 [ PDF ] [ Visualizations ] [ Code ]
Best Paper Award
(Simon Kassing, Debopam Bhattacherjee), André Baptista Águas, Jens Eirik Saethre, Ankit Singla

A Bird’s Eye View of the World’s Fastest Networks

IMC '20 [ PDF ] [ Code and visualizations ]
Debopam Bhattacherjee, Waqar Aqeel, Gregory Laughlin, Bruce Maggs, Ankit Singla

Photons: Lambdas on a Diet

SoCC '20 [ PDF ] [ Code ]
Vojislav Dukic, Rodrigo Bruno, Ankit Singla, Gustavo Alonso

Specializing the Network for Scatter-Gather Workloads

SoCC '20 [ PDF ]
Catalina Alvarez, Zhenhao He, Gustavo Alonso, Ankit Singla

Beyond the Mega-Data Center: Networking Multi-Data Center Regions

SIGCOMM '20 [ PDF ] [ Talk video by Vojislav ]
Vojislav Dukic, Ginni Khanna, Christos Gkantsidis, Thomas Karagiannis, Francesca Parmigiani, Ankit Singla, Mark Filer, Jeffrey L. Cox, Anna Ptasznik, Nick Harland, Winston Saunders, Christian Belady

FatPaths: Routing in Supercomputers and Data Centers when Shortest Paths Fall Short

SC '20 [ PDF ] [ Arxiv 2019 version ] [ Code ]
Maciej Besta, Marcel Schneider, Marek Konieczny, Karolina Cynk, Erik Henriksson, Salvatore Di Girolamo, Ankit Singla, Torsten Hoefler

Reconstructing Proprietary Video Streaming Algorithms

ATC '20 [ PDF ] [ Code ]
Maximilian Grüner, Melissa Licciardello, Ankit Singla

Untangling Header Bidding Lore

PAM '20 [ PDF ] [ Code and Data ]
Best Dataset Award
Waqar Aqeel, Debopam Bhattacherjee, Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran, P. Brighten Godfrey, Gregory Laughlin, Bruce Maggs, Ankit Singla

Understanding Video Streaming Algorithms in the Wild

PAM '20 [ PDF ] [ Code ]
Melissa Licciardello, Maximilian Grüner, Ankit Singla

Internet Backbones in Space

SIGCOMM CCR '20 [ PDF ] [ Code ]
Giacomo Giuliari, Tobias Klenze, Markus Legner, David Basin, Adrian Perrig, Ankit Singla

Network Topology Design at 27,000 Km/hour

CoNEXT '19 [ PDF ] [ Project page ] [ Code ] [ 2-min YouTube video ]
IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize
Debopam Bhattacherjee, Ankit Singla

(Self) Driving Under the Influence: Intoxicating Adversarial Network Inputs

HotNets '19 [ PDF ]
Roland Meier, Thomas Holterbach, Stephan Keck, Matthias Stähli, Vincent Lenders, Ankit Singla, Laurent Vanbever

Distributed Learning over Unreliable Networks

ICML '19 [ PDF ] [ Arxiv ]
Chen Yu, Hanlin Tang, Cedric Renggli, Simon Kassing, Ankit Singla, Dan Alistarh, Ce Zhang, Ji Liu

Is Advance Knowledge of Flow Sizes a Plausible Assumption?

NSDI '19 [ PDF ] [ Code ]
Vojislav Dukic, Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi, Bojan Karlas, Muhsen Owaida, Ce Zhang, Ankit Singla

Happiness index: Right-sizing the Cloud’s Tenant-Provider Interface

HotCloud '19 [ PDF ]
Vojislav Dukic, Ankit Singla

Measuring and exploiting the cloud consolidation of the Web

Arxiv manuscript '19 [ Arxiv ]
Debopam Bhattacherjee, Muhammad Tirmazi, Ankit Singla

Fog Application Allocation for Automation Systems

ICFC '19 [ PDF ]
Marco Suter, Raphael Eidenbenz, Yvonne-Anne Pignolet, Ankit Singla

Gearing up for the 21st Century Space Race

HotNets '18 [ PDF ]
Debopam Bhattacherjee, Waqar Aqeel, Ilker Nadi Bozkurt, Anthony Aguirre, Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran, P. Brighten Godfrey, Gregory Laughlin, Bruce Maggs, Ankit Singla

Providing Multi-tenant Services with FPGAs: Case Study on a Key-value Store

FPL '18 [ PDF ]
Zsolt István, Gustavo Alonso, Ankit Singla

Network scheduling in the dark

Poster, SoCC '18 [ PDF ]
Vojislav Dukic, Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi, Bojan Karlas, Muhsen Owaida, Ce Zhang, Ankit Singla

Dissecting Latency in the Internet's Fiber Infrastructure

Arxiv manuscript '18 [ Arxiv ]
Ilker Nadi Bozkurt, Waqar Aqeel, Debopam Bhattacherjee, Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran, Philip Brighten Godfrey, Gregory Laughlin, Bruce M Maggs, Ankit Singla

Enabling efficient RDMA-based synchronous mirroring of persistent memory transactions

Arxiv manuscript '18 [ Arxiv ]
Arash Tavakkol, Aasheesh Kolli, Stanko Novakovic, Kaveh Razavi, Juan Gómez-Luna, Hasan Hassan, Claude Barthels, Yaohua Wang, Mohammad Sadrosadati, Saugata Ghose, Ankit Singla, Pratap Subrahmanyam, Onur Mutlu

Beyond Fat-trees without Antennae, Mirrors, and Disco-balls

SIGCOMM '17 [ PDF ] [ Source code ]
Simon Kassing, Asaf Valadarsky, Gal Shahaf, Michael Schapira, Ankit Singla

A Cloud-based Content Gathering Network

HotCloud '17 [ PDF ]
Debopam Bhattacherjee, Muhammad Tirmazi, Ankit Singla

Why is the Internet so Slow?

PAM '17 [ PDF ] [ Measurement data ]
Best Dataset Award
Ilker Nadi Bozkurt, Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran, Anthony Aguirre, P. Brighten Godfrey, Gregory Laughlin, Bruce Maggs, Ankit Singla

Fat-Free Topologies

HotNets '16 [ PDF ]
Ankit Singla

Measuring and Understanding Throughput of Network Topologies

SC '16 [ PDF ] [ Tech Report ] [ Code Release ]
Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi, Ankit Singla, P. Brighten Godfrey, Alexandra Kolla

Towards a Speed of Light Internet

Arxiv manuscript '15 [ Tech Report ]
Ankit Singla, Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran, P. Brighten Godfrey, Bruce Maggs

Designing data center networks for high throughput

PhD Thesis, UIUC '15 [ Thesis ]
Ankit Singla, advised by P. Brighten Godfrey

The Internet at the Speed of Light

HotNets '14 [ PDF ]
Ankit Singla, Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran, P. Brighten Godfrey, Bruce Maggs

Measuring and Understanding Throughput of Network Topologies

Short paper, SIGMETRICS '14 [ PDF ]
Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi, Ankit Singla, P. Brighten Godfrey, Alexandra Kolla

High Throughput Data Center Topology Design

NSDI '14 [ PDF ] [ Tech Report ]
Ankit Singla, P. Brighten Godfrey, Alexandra Kolla

Practical DCB for Improved Data Center Networks

INFOCOM '14 [ PDF ]
Brent Stephens, Ankit Singla, Colin Dixon, Wes Felter, John Carter, Alan L. Cox

Ensuring Connectivity via Data Plane Mechanisms

NSDI '13 [ PDF ]
Junda Liu, Aurojit Panda, Ankit Singla, P. Brighten Godfrey, Michael Schapira, Scott Shenker

On the Resilience of Routing Tables

Brief Announcement, PODC '12 [ PDF ] [ Tech Report ]
Joan Feigenbaum, P. Brighten Godfrey, Aurojit Panda, Michael Schapira, Scott Shenker, Ankit Singla

Jellyfish: Networking Data Centers Randomly

NSDI '12 [ PDF ]
Ankit Singla, Chi-Yao Hong, Lucian Popa, P. Brighten Godfrey

Proteus: A Topology Malleable Network

NSDI '12, HotNets '10 [ PDF ]
Kai Chen, Ankit Singla, Atul Singh, Kishore Ramachandran, Lei Xu, Yueping Zhang, Xitao Wen, Yan Chen

Information-Centric Networking: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

HotNets '11 [ PDF ]
Ali Ghodsi, Teemu Koponen, Barath Raghavan, Scott Shenker, Ankit Singla, James Wilcox

Intelligent Design Enables Architectural Evolution

HotNets '11 [ PDF ]
Ali Ghodsi, Teemu Koponen, Barath Raghavan, Scott Shenker, Ankit Singla, James Wilcox

DISCO: Scalable Routing on Flat Names

CoNext '10 [ PDF ] [ Tech Report ]
Ankit Singla, Kevin Fall, P. Brighten Godfrey, Gianluca Iannaccone, Sylvia Ratnasamy

Verifiable Network-Performance Measurements

CoNext '10 [ PDF ]
Katerina Argyraki, Petros Maniatis, Ankit Singla