I am Bhuvana Krishnaswamy, an assistant professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy (Anna University), India. I moved to Atlanta to pursue Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, where I worked with Dr. Raghupathy Sivakumar at the Georgia Tech Networks and Mobile Computing Research Group (GNAN).

My areas of interest are broadly in the fields of communication and networking. As part of my PhD research, I focused on the design of efficient and practical algorithms for networks with transceivers that have extremely high processing delays and very low computational capacity. We developed practical communication algorithms to improve the efficiency of molecular communication between colonies of genetically engineered bacteria for biological monitoring applications.

My research interests are in the design of biosensors, their architecture, input/output (reporting methods), and communication mechanisms (between biosensors) in order to make them practical and efficient for real-time diagnostics and monitoring in domains such as healthcare, food processing, pollution control among others

During internships at Nokia labs, CableLabs, and Cisco, I also developed algorithms to improve WiFi performance using Radio Resource Management and WiFi-aware upper layer protocols in residential and enterprise networks.