Aman Kansal (kansal) [Alum]
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Microsoft Research

Networked Embedded Computing Group

Email:
kansal@microsoft.com

Tel [work]:
425-707-6931

Web Page

Education:

  • BS in EE, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, 2001.
  • MS in Communications and Signal Processing, IIT Bombay, 2002.
    Thesis: A Handoff Protocol for Mobility in Bluetooth Public Access
    (done at NESL)
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering (Communications), UCLA, 2006.
    Thesis: Mobility for Sensing Uncertainty Reduction in Sensor Networks
    (done at NESL)

Service: Co-chair (Organization), ACM Mobisys Workshop on Applications of Mobile and Embedded Systems 2004.

Research Interests: Wireless and embedded networks. Currently working on robotic and mobile sensor networks, with a special focus on controlling sensing uncertainty and communication performance. Also working on power management for energy harvesting systems.

Recent Publications:

  • Adaptive Duty Cycling for Energy Harvesting Systems
    Jason Hsu, Sadaf Zahedi, Aman Kansal, Vijay Raghunathan, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    ISLPED 2006, October 2006. [ Details ]
  • Controllably Mobile Infrastructure for Low Energy Embedded Networks
    Arun A. Somasundara, Aman Kansal, David Jea, Deborah Estrin, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), August 2006. [ Details ]
  • Harvesting Aware Power Management for Sensor Networks
    Aman Kansal, Jason Hsu, Mani B. Srivastava, and Vijay Raghunathan.
    43rd Design Automation Conference (DAC), July 2006. [ Details ]
  • Power Management in Energy Harvesting Sensor Networks
    Aman Kansal, Jason Hsu, Sadaf Zahedi, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (in revision), May 2006. [ Details ]
  • Adaptive Duty Cycling for Energy Harvesting Systems
    Jason Hsu, Sadaf Zahedi, Aman Kansal, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    April 2006. [ Details ]
  • Power Management in Energy Harvesting Sensor Networks
    Aman Kansal, Jason Hsu, Sadaf Zahedi, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    March 2006. [ Details ]
  • Reconfiguration Methods for Mobile Sensor Networks
    Aman Kansal, William J. Kaiser, Gregory J. Pottie, Mani B. Srivastava, and Gaurav Sukhatme.
    January 2006. [ Details ]
  • Heliomote: Enabling Long-Lived Sensor Networks Through Solar Energy Harvesting
    Kris Lin, Jason Hsu, Sadaf Zahedi, David C. Lee, Jonathan Friedman, Aman Kansal, Vijay Raghunathan, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    ACM Sensys, November 2005. [ Details ]
  • Coordinating Camera Motion for Sensing Uncertainty Reduction
    Aman Kansal, James M. Carwana, William J. Kaiser, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    ACM Sensys, November 2005. [ Details ]
  • Acquiring Medium Models for Sensing Performance Estimation
    Aman Kansal, James M. Carwana, William J. Kaiser, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    IEEE Sensor and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON), September 2005. [ Details ]

Other Publications: Please see this link