Pravein Govindan Kannan


Pravein Govindan Kannan


Research Scientist


IBM Research - India Bengaluru, India


I am a Research Scientist at IBM Research working on Telecom Network cloud and 5G networking. Prior to joining IBM, I was a Research Fellow at CIR Lab under School of Computing, National University of Singapore. I completed my PhD under the guidance of Prof. Chan Mun Choon. My Thesis is 'Improving Network Diagnostics using Programmable Networks'. My Research area surrounds networking and more specifically on Programmable Networks, Software Defined Networking, Network Virtualization and Mobile Communication technologies. 

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Latest News

  • New Blog published on eBPF Observability, Aug 2022
  • Invited talk at Microsoft Research India, July 2022
  • Invited talk at EECS Symposium at IISC, April 2022
  • Featured article at RedHat Blog, April 2022
  • Benchmarks on tunnel/encryption made public in arXiv report, March 2022
  • Organizer of PerfNA 2022 (Workshop in ACM SIGMETRICS 2022), March 2022
  • TPC Member of CoNEXT 2022, March 2022
  • Reviewer for Computer Networks Journal, Jan 2022

Awards & Highlghts

  • Facebook Research Award on Systems & Networking, Sep 2019
  • Research Achievement Award at School of Computing, NUS, Aug 2019
  • Best Paper Award at ACM SOSR ’19, Apr 2019
  • I&E (Innovation/Entrepreneur) Practicum Award at School of Computing, Apr 2017
  • Participated in GYSS (Global Young Scientist Summit) 2017 as LO officer of Dr.Vinton Gray Cerf (ACM Turing Award Winner), Jan 2017
  • Awarded President Graduate Fellowship in National University of Singapore, Jan 2015
  • Honorary mention at ACM ICPC programming contest for securing 13th rank asia-wide, Feb 2008