Pramod Viswanath

Forrest G. Hamrick Professor in Engineering, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Office: Engineering Quadrangle, B204

Research interests: First principle understanding and design of blockchains; inventing communication algorithms via deep learning.


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