Aakanksha Chowdhery

Recognized in 2012

“Becoming a Young Scholar has broadened my perspective on how my research benefits humanity.”

Current Young Scholars Role

Finance Vice Chair

Research Area

Network architectures and data analytics, including fog networking, cyber-physical systems, communications theory, wireless networks, for next-generation Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications.

Current Position

Machine Learning Engineer, Google Brain


  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • B. Tech, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Young Scholar Research

High-speed last-mile internet connectivity through the use of Dynamic Spectrum Management (DSM) techniques for next-generation copper-access networks, allowing order-of-magnitude improvement in data-rates and stability of digital subscriber lines (DSLs) enabling millions of internet-enabled devices.

Other Honors

  • 2012 Paul Baran Marconi Young Scholar
  • 2010-2012 DARE Fellowship, awarded to top 16 Stanford doctoral students with potential to diversify academia
  • 2012 Rising Stars Program
  • 2010 Finalist for Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship

Fun Fact

I have hiked up to the Mt. Rainier base camp.