Dr Chandy received a S.B in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 1989. He later received a M.S and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1993 and 1996 respectively.
He is a Professor and Associate Head at the University of Connecticut Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is also a Co-Director of the Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation.
Dr. Chandy’s research has been focused on distributed storage systems, high performance computing, and systems security. His work on distributed storage systems includes parallel file systems, active storage systems, reliable disk architectures, peer-to-peer storage, and energy-aware storage systems. In high-performance computing, he has developed parallelized algorithms for VLSI CAD, distributed application frameworks, and reconfigurable computing applications and frameworks. Finally, in the area of systems security, his work focuses on embedded systems security, hardware assessment, and cloud storage security