Kavitha Chandra

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Cell: 978-934-3356

Office: FA #203

Email: Kavitha_Chandra@uml.edu

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Kavitha Chandra, Electrical & Computer Engineering

About me

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.


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Educational Background 

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

Professional Exprience

  • 2004- Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), UMASS Lowell
  • 2000-2004 Associate Professor, ECE, UMASS Lowell
  • 1996-2000 Assistant Professor ECE, UMASS Lowell
  • 1996-1998 Senior Technical Staff Member, Applied Techologies Laboratories, AT&T Labs, Holmdel, NJ
  • 1994-1996 Member of Technical Staff, Teletraffic and System Performance Department, AT&T Bell Labs, Holmdel,NJ
  • 1993-1994 Research Assistant Professor, ECE, UMASS Lowell
  • 1992-1993 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Advanced Computation and Telecommunications, UMASS Lowell 

Professional Honors & Awards

IEEE Senior Member (2001), NSF CAREER Award (1998), Member Sigma Xi (1997), Francis Cabot Lowell Young Alumni Award in Engineering (1998), Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer (Honorable Mention) Award (1996).