Kausal Malladi

A self-motivated engineer with a track record of consistent results orientation, looking forward to contributing fresh ideas to the Computer Industry to solve existing problems and developing innovative products.

Professional Career

Over 5 years of Software Design & Development experience... Currently a Principal Software Engineer at GoIbibo.com (Ibibo Group Pvt. Ltd.)
Had successful previous stints with Intel Corporation & Infosys Limited and an M.Tech. from IIIT-Bangalore.

GoIbibo.com

Role - Principal Software Engineer
Voyager, a heavily data intensive application, is the backbone of GoIbibo that powers all the verticals.

GoIbibo.com

Role - Senior Software Engineer
Part of Voyager team, with major focus on hotels and trains system.

Intel Corporation

Role - Graphics Software Engineer
Worked on Display drivers for Android devices, with major focus area on Color correction. Actively contributed to open sourcing the module, along with Shashank Sharma.

Intel Corporation

Role - Graduate Technical Intern
Worked on GPU Power Conservation feature for Low power Windows devices.

Infosys Limited

Role - Systems Engineer
Part of the "FSIIMS - Tools Group" which does R&D of effective solutions to real world challenges in Infrastructure space

Projects

Automatic annotation of images with descriptive tags

Academic Project - Machine Learning
A system that annotates images with descriptive tags by learning from a corpus of images with metadata tags. Annotations will describe an image like the way a normal human brain tags them on photo-sharing websites like Flickr, Picasa.

Akshaya

Academic Project - Open Systems Lab
Ruby gem along with a shell interface through which user can issue the commands on a document corpus to get different semantic associations like Topical Anchor, Semantic Siblings, Topical Markers Topic Expansion, on an input query.

Cake cutting on a Cloud

Academic Project - Operating Systems
Developed an algorithm (inspired from Dynamic DRF algorithm) for fair division of CPU resources among HPC agents. Used CloudStack source to implement and test the algorithm.

e-Voting system using Bank ATM Terminals

Academic Project - Software Engineering
Developed a bunch of RESTful Web services in Java to accomplish the robust e-Voting system adhering to all the voting processes, ready to be deployed on Micro/ATM Terminals.
Also delivered a talk on the implementation (ATM Terminal Services the RESTful Way) at the JavaOne India 2013 conference. The deck is available on Slideshare

... and a few other small scale academic and hobby projects

Patents

Applied for a couple of Indian patents in 2013, currently undisclosed

Publications

Cake Cutting of CPU Resources among multiple HPC agents on a Cloud

IEEE Xplore
The Third (IEEE) International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology (ICRTIT '13), Chennai, 2013.

Architecting a Large Scale Ubiquitous E-Voting Solution for Conducting Government Elections

IEEE Xplore
2014 International Conference on advances in Electronics, Computers and Communications (ICAECC).

Online Franchise Capturing using IPv6 through Automated Teller Machines

IEEE Xplore
The Third (IEEE) International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology (ICRTIT '13), Chennai, 2013.

Implementing the ATM Based Voting Services - The Restful Way

Research Publishing Services, Singapore
Available Online

(Extended Abstract) Presented in - 2013 Student Research Symposium, colocated with 2013 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2013).

Contemplate for Online Plebiscite Capturing Using ATM Terminals

International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering
Available Online

Volume 3, Issue 4, April 2013
ISSN: 2277 128X
Research Paper

... and 3 more publications in IEEE Xplore and other reputed international journals

Certifications

Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 6 Programmer

Honors and Awards

Valedictorian of the 14th Convocation of IIIT-Bangalore

Late N. Rama Rao Medal for All-rounder of the year 2014, from IIIT-Bangalore

Rudra Memorial Merit Award of 25000 INR from Dilsukhnagar High School for best performance in X standard

Many other awards in academic and professional career, commending contributions at various levels

Hobbies / Interests

Music

  • Learning Carnatic Violin from Sri H K Venkatram since 2015
  • Volunteering with SPIC MACAY since 2012, both on technical and managerial fronts

Contact

Feel free to contact me for any queries/discussions.