BiographyRam Rajagopal is currently a Ph.D. candidate in EECS, advised by Prof. Pravin Varaiya, and M.A. candidate in Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a M.S. in ECE from the University of Texas, Austin and a B.S. in EE from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Ram was a DSP research engineer at National Instruments, where he created industrial machine vision, controls and embedded systems products, and a visiting researcher at IBM Research, where he worked on analytics for early warning systems. He is currently interested in experimental and theoretical research in signal processing, statistics and control with a focus in systems for monitoring and controlling complex networks, in particular, to improve transportation and infrastructure networks, and increase healthcare safety. His work has received various awards, and led to several publications, more than 40 patents, 10 commercial products and 3 startup companies.