Narasimha Reddy

Associate Dean for Research

Associate Agency Director for Strategic Initiatives and Centers (Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station)

J.W. Runyon, Jr. '35 Professor I

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Office: WEB 333J
Phone: 979.845.7598
Fax: 979.845.2630

Research Website
Curriculum Vitae
Google Scholar Profile

Research Interests

  • Computer Networks
  • Storage Systems
  • Multimedia systems
  • Computer Architecture

Awards & Honors

  • IEEE Fellow
  • NSF Career Award, 1996-2000.
  • Cited for “One of the most influential papers of 1st ACM Conf. on Multimedia”, 2003
  • IBM Technical Achievement Award, 1995
  • Texas A&M Faculty Fellow 1999, Ford Fellow 2004, TAMU
  • Outstanding Professor, IEEE Student branch, Texas A & M, 1997-98
  • Outstanding Professor, Dept. of Elec. Engg., 2003
  • Distinguished Achievement Award for teaching from Former Students Association, College of Engineering, TAMU, 2005.
  • IBM Graduate Fellowship, 1988-1990.
  • Presidential Silver Medal, Indian Inst. of Tech., 1985.


  • B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, in August 1985
  • M.S. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1987
  • Ph.D in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign in 1990

Selected Publications

Amit Amaleswarm, A. L. Narasimha Reddy, Sandep Yadav, Guofei Gu and Chao Yang, CATS: Characterizing Automation of Twitter Spammers , Int. Conf. COMSNETS, Jan. 2013.

Yong Oh Lee, and A. L. Narasimha Reddy, Multipath routing for reducing network energy , IEEE Greencom Conf., Sept. 2012.

Xiaojian Wu, and A. L. Narasimha Reddy, A novel approach to manage a hybrid storage system , Journal of Communications, vol. 7., July 2012.

Sheng Qiu, A. L. Narasimha Reddy, Exploiting superpages in a nonvolatile memory system IEEE Mass Storage Symposium, Apr. 2012

Sangwhan Moon, A. L. Narasimha Reddy, Write amplification due to ECC on flash memory or leave those bit errors alone IEEE Mass Storage Symposium, Apr. 2012

Sandeep Yadav, Ashwath Kumar Reddy, A. L. Narasimha Reddy and Soups Ranjan, Detecting Algorithmically Generated Domain-flux Attacks with DNS Traffic Analysis , ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking, 2012.

Seungwon Shin, Guofei Gu, A. L. Narasimha Reddy and Christopher Lee, A large-scale empirical study of Confiker , to appear in IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security, 2012.

Yong Oh Lee, and A. L. Narasimha Reddy, Constructing disjoint paths for failure recovery and multipath routing , Elsevier Journal on Computer Networks., 2012.

Xiaojian Wu, and A. L. Narasimha Reddy, SCMFS: A file system for Storage Class Memory, ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conf, SC11, Nov. 2011.

Sandeep Yadav, A. L. Narasimha Reddy, Winning with DNS Failures: Strategies for faster botnet detection, SecureComm Conf., Sep. 2011.