Balaji Raman is an Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITS), Sri City, Andhra Pradesh.

Balaji Raman received his Masters (by research) degree and PhD at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore in 2003 and 2010 respectively. During his doctoral studies, he was a visiting scholar for six months at the Ecole Polytechnique Federal De Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland.

His primary research area is Embedded Systems: (a) he develops and applies analytical models for system level performance analysis of System-on-Chips (SoCs) for Multimedia Applications; (b) he explored the similarities and differences between a model-checking technique and a performance analysis technique, during one of his postdoc’s at the VERIMAG laboratory near Grenoble, France. His paper published in the International conference on Hardware/Software Co-Design and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS) was among the top two papers nominated for the best paper award in 2006. He received the President’s graduate fellowship (from 2007 to 2008 in Singapore) in recognition of outstanding research excellence and promise.

Balaji’s secondary research area is Computational Biology; he studied predicting the structure of Ribo Nucleic Acids during his other postdoc at Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France. Until recently he worked as a Research and Development Software Engineer at Mentor Graphics in the Grenoble area, France; he developed software for Mixed-Signal circuit simulation tools.

He has now relocated from France to India to pursue his passion in research and teaching in academics. Prior to joining IIITS, Balaji worked at Vellore Institute of Technology (Vellore Campus); he was affiliated with School of Information Technology and TIFAC-CORE in Automotive Infotronics.

If you are interested, you can read Balaji’s Curriculum Vitae.