Parixit L. Aghera [Alum]
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Qualcomm

Corp R&D

Office: N13, 53-138 Engineering IV

Lab: 1762 Boelter Hall
UCLA Main Campus

Mail:
UCLA
EE Department
420 Westwood Plaza
MC# 951594
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1594
ATTN: 56-125KK, EEIV
C/O: Fe Asuncion

Email:
parixit@ee.ucla.edu

Tel [work]:
310-206-8785

Tel [mobile]:
310-208-7647

Tel [home]:
310-208-6076

Fax [work]:
310-825-7928

Education:

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology, Nirma Institute of Technology (Gujarat University), Ahmedabad, 2001.
  • Master of Science in Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005.
    Thesis: Distributed Algorithm and Protocol for Infrastructure-less Navigation and Software Services for Multi Robot Platform
    (done at NESL)

Experience: Oct 2004 - Present Graduate Student Researcher, NESL, UCLA

Jun 2004 - Sep 2004 Software Engineer, Cheif Technology Office, Motorola Inc , Libertyville

Jan 2004 - Jun 2004 Graduate Student Researcher, NESL, UCLA

Jan 2001 - Aug 2003 Software Engineer, Systems Engineering, Motorola India, Bangalore

Research Interests: Broadly, my research interests are in area of system software for wireless and embedded devices. I am currently working on macro programming environment for distributed robotics. My advisor is Prof. Mani Srivastava.

Recent Publications:

  • RAGOBOT: A New Hardware Platform for Research in Wireless Mobile Networks
    Jonathan Friedman, David C. Lee, Parixit L. Aghera, Advait Dixit, Sophia Wong, Aman Kansal, William J. Kaiser, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    IPSN, April 2005. [ Details ]
  • Distributed Algorithm and Protocol for Infrastructure-less Navigation and Software Services for Multi Robot Platform
    Parixit L. Aghera.
    UCLA Thesis, March 2005. [ Details ]
  • RagoWorld: The Next Generation in ReMote Gaming
    Jonathan Friedman, David C. Lee, Advait Dixit, Parixit L. Aghera, Aman Kansal, Sophia Wong, William J. Kaiser, Gregory J. Pottie, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    UCLA Electrical Engineering Department Annual Research Review 2004, October 2004. [ Details ]
  • Real Action Gaming Robots (CENS ARR)
    Jonathan Friedman, David C. Lee, Parixit L. Aghera, Aman Kansal, Deborah Estrin, William J. Kaiser, Mani B. Srivastava, and Gaurav Sukhatme.
    Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS) 2004 Annual Research Review, October 2004. [ Details ]
  • CENS Tech Report: Real Action Gaming Robots (Ragobots)
    Aman Kansal, Jonathan Friedman, Parixit L. Aghera, Balaji Vasu, Advait Dixit, David C. Lee, Mani B. Srivastava, William J. Kaiser, Deborah Estrin, and Gaurav Sukhatme.
    June 2004. [ Details ]
  • ICRA RoboGaming
    Aman Kansal, Jonathan Friedman, Parixit L. Aghera, Advait Dixit, Balaji Vasu, Mani B. Srivastava, William J. Kaiser, Gaurav Sukhatme, Gregory J. Pottie, and Deborah Estrin.
    Presentation before Networked Info-Mechanical Systems (NIMS) Committee of the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS), April 2004. [ Details ]
  • Ragobots Progress Report to NIMS
    Aman Kansal, Jonathan Friedman, Parixit L. Aghera, Advait Dixit, and Balaji Vasu.
    Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS) Tech Report, March 2004. [ Details ]

Other Publications: Sudharshana M, Parixit Aghera, Suresh Chintada, Alan Bok, John Grosspietsch, "OTA Mobile Device Software Management", SDR'02, November 2002.

Aman Kansal, Jonathan Friedman, Parixit Aghera, et. al., "Real Action Gaming Robots: CENS Technical Report". June, 2004. Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (pdf)

Patents: Parixit Aghera, et. al "A framework for an Intelligent E-Wallet Manager", Patent Disclosure at Motorola, Sept 2002.

Parixit Aghera, et. al. "ROM software patching by OTA download of patch", Patent application at US Patent Office, August 2003.

Parixit Aghera, “An efficient method for embedded device software upgrade” Patent Disclosure at Motorola, October 2002.