About Anirban Mandal
Anirban Mandal serves as the Assistant Director for network research and infrastructure at Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He leads several efforts in cyberinfrastructure research in support of science. His research interests lie in the areas of distributed systems, cloud computing, networking, and data-driven scientific workflows. His research deals with resource provisioning, scheduling, performance analysis, machine learning, and anomaly detection for large scale scientific cyberinfrastructures, next generation networks and experimental testbeds. Prior to joining RENCI, he earned his PhD degree in Computer Science from Rice University in 2006 and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from IIT Mumbai, India in 2000.