Sachin Katti

Research Partner


Sachin Katti is currently an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University. He recently received his PhD in EECS from MIT in 2009. His research focuses on designing and building next generation high capacity wireless networks using techniques from information and coding theory. His dissertation research focused on redesigning wireless mesh networks with network coding as the central unifying design paradigm. The dissertation won the 2008 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award – Honorable Mention, the George Sprowls Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation in EECS at MIT. His work on network coding was also awarded a MIT Deshpande Center Innovation Grant, and won the 2009 William Bennett Prize for Best Paper in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. His research interests are in networks, wireless communications, applied coding theory and security.

Academic Appointments

Honors & Awards

  • Grant, Okawa Foundation (2013)
  • Best Paper Awards, ACM HomeNets (2011)
  • Best Demonstration Award, ACM MOBICOM (2010)
  • William Bennett Prize, IEEE (2008)
  • Doctoral Dissertation Award, ACM (2009)

Professional Education

  • PhD, MIT (2009)