- General Information
Amitabh Trehan is a postdoctoral scholar in the Information Systems group at the faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management. He began his postdoc at Technion in October 2010 with Professors Shay Kutten and Ron Lavi, with the vision of combining ideas from Distributed Computing and Game Theory. Amitabh graduated with a PhD (with distinction) from University of New Mexico, USA, in May 2010 where he was advised by Prof. Jared Saia. His dissertation research is on 'self-healing networks', introducing a new concept in distributed computing. After graduation, he did a short post-doc with Prof. Valerie King at University of Victoria, working on load balanced scalable byzantine agreement.
Amitabh comes from a varied academic background having a bachelor's degree in Biology (from Punjab University, India) and two Masters Degrees (the later, a M.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India). He has worked in various capacities as a faculty, researcher, system administrator, administrative project officer with a university etc.
His hobbies include playing sports (Cricket, Tennis), photography, writing (some time way back, he published some poems), and music (he's a struggling student of the Piano). He and his wife were also co-hosts of a radio show on the Technion Radio called the International Hour.
CV (updated Aug 13, 2013)
Research Statement (updated Aug 13, 2013)
Teaching Statement (updated Aug 13, 2013)