Chaithan M Prakash

Hi, I am a second year graduate student in the Department of Computer Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Madison. I am part of the Wisconsin Institute on Software-Defined Data Centers (WISDOM) and my advisor is Prof. Aditya Akella. My research interests include Software-defined Networks, Network Programming and Middleboxes.


Hewlett-Packard Labs

Research Associate Intern (May 2014 - May 2015)

Policy Graph Abstraction: A novel abstraction for programming computer networks as policy graphs and a framework for composing multiple policy graphs.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Assistant (August 2013 - May 2015)

OpenNF: A control plane architecture that facilitates state management in distributed network functions.

Latency in Software-Defined Networks: Dissecting latencies in packet-in generation, rule insertion, deletion and modification in SDN switches.

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer (August 2011 - July 2013)

Cisco Migration Assistant (CMA): Developed the framework for collection and analysis of pre and post migration data for the migration/upgrade of network devices in production networks to validate migration effectiveness.


Software Engineering Intern (June 2010 - August 2010)

Developed a tool that can analyze Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) at different levels (Cell, BSC and MSC) of a GSM network and provide suggestions on how to improve the performance of the network.