QCRI provides a unique opportunity for not only high-quality, interdisciplinary research but also for translating that research into solutions to solve real-world problems. I was excited by this blend between research and development that QCRI offers to researchers who want to create an impact in their field and society.
Koushik has over 10 years of experience in applied research, primarily on wireless networks and high performance computing. He has 7 granted and 3 pending United States PTO patents, and is the author of over 40 publications in international conferences and journals.
He holds PhD and MS degrees in Computer Science from Jadavpur University, India and Clemson University, respectively. Koushik received the Young Scientist Award from the Indian Science Congress in 2009. He also received the N. V. Gadadhar Memorial Award in 2011 from the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), India. Koushik is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
 K. Sinha, B. P. Sinha and D. Datta, ‘’An energy-efficient communication scheme for wireless networks: a redundant radix-based approach,’’ IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, IEEE, vol. 10(2), pp. 550–559, Feb. 2011.
 S. Sen Gupta, A. Chattopadhyay, K. Sinha, S. Maitra and B. P. Sinha, “High performance hardware implementation for RC4 stream cipher,“ IEEE Trans. on Computers, vol. 62(4), April 2013.
 G. K. Audhya, K. Sinha, K. Mandal, R. Dattagupta, S. C. Ghosh and B. P. Sinha, ‘’A New Approach to Fast Near-Optimal Channel Assignment in Cellular Mobile Networks,’’ IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, vol. 12(9), Sept. 2013, pp. 1814–1827.
 K. Sinha and B. P. Sinha, ''On the distribution of runs of ones in binary strings,'' Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Elsevier, vol. 58(9), Nov. 2009, pp. 1816-1829.
 K. Sinha, A. Datta Chowdhury, S. Banerjee and S. K. Ghosh, ''Efficient load balancing on a cluster for large scale online video surveillance,'' Proc. 10th Intl. Conf. on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), LNCS 5408, Hyderabad, India, Jan. 2009, pp. 450-455.
 K. Sinha, A. Datta Chowdhury, S. K. Ghosh and S. Banerjee, ''On the timeliness of a cluster based large scale online video surveillance,'' Proc. 20th Parallel & Distributed Comp. and Systems Conf. (PDCS), USA, Nov. 2008, pp. 47-52.
 K. Sinha and A. Datta Chowdhury, “Identification of the location of nodes distributed in ad hoc networks,” United States Patent US8671168, Issue Date: Mar. 11, 2014.
 K. Sinha, A. V. Mahasenan and P. Gonia, “System and method for determining network element criticality,” United States Patent US20130163407, Issue Date: June 27, 2013.
 K. Sinha, “Optimal time slot assignment for networks,” United States Patent US8072928, Issue Date: Dec. 6, 2011.
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