Anirban Mandal

Staff Title: Interim Director of Network Research & Infrastructure Group (NRIG)

Anirban Mandal is the Interim Director for the Network Research and Infrastructure (NRIG) group at RENCI. He is a computer systems researcher, with primary focus in research at the intersection of distributed systems and scientific computing. At RENCI, 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. He has a wide ranging expertise in resource provisioning, scheduling, performance analysis, machine learning, and anomaly detection for large scale scientific cyberinfrastructures, next generation networks, and experimental testbeds. He serves as the Associate Director for CI Compass, the NSF Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence serving NSF Major and Mid-scale facilities. 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.