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Kavitha Chandra

Kavithra Chandra

Kavitha Chandra, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Communications networks

Research Interest

Performance analysis of wired and wireless communications networks, network traffic characterization and traffic control, physical layer modeling of wireless channels, computational models for acoustic and electromagnetic wave scattering

Educational Background

B.E.  Bangalore University
M.S.   University of Massachusetts Lowell
D. Eng.   University of Massachusetts Lowell


Prof. Chandra received the doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Massachusetts Lowell in 1992. She was a member of technical staff in the Teletraffic and System Performance Department of AT&T Bell Laboratories from 1994-1998. Nominated by AT&T, Dr. Chandra received the Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Electrical Engineer Award with honorable mention in 1996. She is the recipient of the National Science Foundation Career Award in 1998 and the first recipient of the Francis Cabot Lowell Young Alumni Award in Engineering (1998). Prof. Chandra directs a research program in network performance analysis in the Center for Advanced Computation and Telecommunications. She is a senior member of IEEE and member of Acoustical Society of America and Sigma XI scientific research society.