Supriyo Chakraborty [Alum]

IBM Research

Electrical Engineering

Lab: 1762 Boelter Hall
UCLA Main Campus

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


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  • Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, 2001.
  • Master of Technology in Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, 2006.
    Thesis: Internet Path Characterisation using packet-spacing techniques
    (done at NESL)


  • HCL Technology (Cisco ODC) ( Jan 2002 - Aug 2003 ) - Worked on network management tools using SNMP.
  • Cisco Systems ( July 2006 - Aug 2008 ) - Worked on Cisco Unified Communication Manager (CUCM). CUCM is the central call processing component of Cisco's VoIP solution.

    Research Interests:

  • Privacy and Security of Information Flows
  • Relation between Trust and Privacy
  • Network Measurements
  • Queueing Theory
  • Wireless Sensor Networks

    Recent Publications:

    • AnonyCast: privacy-preserving location distribution for anonymous crowd tracking systems
      Takamasa Higuchi, Paul D. Martin, Supriyo Chakraborty, and Mani B. Srivastava.
      September 2015. [ Details ]
    • Towards a Rich Sensing Stack for IoT Devices
      Chenguang Shen, Haksoo Choi, Supriyo Chakraborty, and Mani B. Srivastava.
      IEEE/ACM 2014 International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, Special Session on CAD for the Internet of Things, November 2014. [ Details ]
    • ipShield: A Framework for Enforcing Context-Aware Privacy
      Supriyo Chakraborty, Chenguang Shen, Kasturi Rangan Raghavan, Yasser Shoukry, Matt Miller, and Mani B. Srivastava.
      USENIX NSDI 2014, April 2014. [ Details ]
    • Exploiting Processor Heterogeneity For Energy Efficient Context Inference On Mobile Phones
      Chenguang Shen, Supriyo Chakraborty, Kasturi Rangan Raghavan, Haksoo Choi, and Mani B. Srivastava.
      5th Workshop on Power-Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower'13), November 2013. [ Details ]
    • Protecting Data Against Unwanted Inferences
      Supriyo Chakraborty, Nicolas Bitouze, Mani B. Srivastava, and Lara Dolecek.
      Proceedings of the 2013 Information Theory Workshop, September 2013. [ Details ]
    • Reasoning Under Uncertainty: Variations of Subjective Logic Deduction
      Lance Kaplan, Murat Sensoy, Yuqing Tang, Supriyo Chakraborty, Chatschik Bisdikian, and Geeth de Mel.
      Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Information Fusion, July 2013. [ Details ]
    • Middleware for Pervasive Sensing and Actuation
      Haksoo Choi, Pandarasamy Arjunan, Mani B. Srivastava, Amarjeet Singh, Supriyo Chakraborty, Chenguang Shen, and Mahbubur Rahman.
      UCLA Engineering Tech Forum, 2013, May 2013. [ Details ]
    • A Framework for Context-Aware Privacy of Sensor Data on Mobile Systems
      Supriyo Chakraborty, Kasturi Rangan Raghavan, Matthew P. Johnson, and Mani B. Srivastava.
      ACM HotMobile 2013, February 2013. [ Details ]
    • Override: A Mobile Privacy Framework for Context-Driven Perturbation and Synthesis of Sensor Data Streams
      Kasturi Rangan Raghavan, Supriyo Chakraborty, Mani B. Srivastava, and Harris Teague.
      PhoneSense (SenSys Workshop), November 2012. [ Details ]
    • Model-Based Context Privacy for Personal Data Streams
      Supriyo Chakraborty, Kasturi Rangan Raghavan, Mani B. Srivastava, and Harris Teague.
      19th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, August 2012. [ Details ]

    Other Publications:

  • Supriyo Chakraborty, Bikramjit Walia, D. Manjunath, "Non-cooperative path characterisation using packet spacing techniques" in Proc. of the IEEE workshop on High Performance Switching and Routing, Hong Kong, PR China, 2005

  • Bikash Dey, D. Manjunath, Supriyo Chakraborty, "Estimating network link characteristics using packet-pair dispersion: A discrete-time queueing theoretic analysis", Journal of Computer Networks, June 2010
  • Awards: 2012: Dissertation Year Fellowship for 2012-2013
    2011: Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Award for 2011-2012
    2008: Henry Samueli Fellowship at EE UCLA for the year 2008-2009