I am a Senior Research Software Engineer at IBM Research - India. I belong to the Blockchain group.
I have obtained B.Tech(Computer Science & Engineering) degree with University 2nd Rank from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh in 2004. And I have got M.S (by Research) in Computer Science & Engineering from IIT Madras in 2006. Before joining IBM India Research Lab (IBM IRL), I was working at Symantec, Pune from July-2006 to Oct-2010. I have joined IBM Research - India, Bangalore in Oct-2010.
I am co-inventor of 20+ Granted US Patents, and 25+ other patent applications filed at USPTO.
I am recipient of IBM's 13th Invention Plateau.
I have played the role of "Chairperson - Invention Committee (i.e., IDT Lead)" of IBM Research - India, during the year 2019.
I got elected as "IBM Master Inventor" effective from 1-Oct-2019.
I have obtained "Client Value Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (CV-OTAA)" for my contributions to the "Statiol FOAK - Turnaround Management" project in October 2015, and for my contributions to the "PG&E Resource Positioner - Resource planning for service restoration in emergencies" project in October 2017. CV-OTAA is a IBM Enterprise Recognition award.
I have obtained "Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (OTAA)" for my contributions to the IBM Research accomplishment project work "Utility innovations to embrace sustainability & climate change" in April 2019, and for my contributions to the "IBM Blockchain Invoicing for TradeLens (BITL)" project in January 2020. OTAA is a IBM Enterprise Recognition award.
I have obtained "Research Division Award (RDA)" for my contributions to the project "Research Contribution to Business Contingency Management" in June 2013, and for my contributions to the project "Strategic Network Design and Analysis" in April 2016. RDA is a "IBM Research" division recognition award.