Though my recent work is in energy systems, my past papers are generally in the area of tetherless computing, simulation, ATM networking, traffic management, congestion control and flow control. I have also dabbled in pricing, fuzzy systems, low-bitrate video encoding and telepresence. 

Energy systems


  • S. Keshav and C. Rosenberg, On Load Elasticity, in IEEE Comsoc MMTC-E letter, #8, Vol. 7 Nov. 2012.

Electric Vehicles

Distribution network

  • S. Alamdari, T. Biedl, T. M. Chan, E. Grant, K.R. Jampani, S. Keshav, A. Lubiw and V. Pathak, Smart-grid Electricity Allocation via Strip Packing with Slicing, Proc. WADS 2013, August 2013.

Demand Response

  • S. Keshav and C. Rosenberg, On Load Elasticity, in IEEE Comsoc MMTC-E letter, #8, Vol. 7 Nov. 2012.

Data centers

  • R.P. Singh, T. Brecht, and S. Keshav, IP address multiplexing for VEEs, ACM SIGCOMM CCR April 2014.

Smart Generation

  • Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokhfal, S. Keshav, and Catherine Rosenberg, An EROI-Based Analysis of Renewable Energy Farms with Storage, Proc. ACM e-Energy 2014, June 2014.
  • Y. Ghiassi-Farrokhfal, S. Keshav, and C. Rosenberg, Firming Solar Power, Extended Abstract/Poster, Proc. ACM SIGMETRICS, June 2013.

Smart Homes and Buildings

  • O. Ardakanian, N. Koochakzadeh, R. P. Singh, L. Golab, S. Keshav, Computing Electricity Consumption Profiles from Household Smart Meter Data, 3rd Workshop on Energy Data Management, 2014
  • O. Ardakanian, S. Keshav, and C. Rosenberg, Markovian Models for Home Electricity Consumptionââ<82>¬â<80>¹, Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Green Networking Workshop 2011.

Tetherless Computing

For papers by members of my research group, click here

Bus and Kiosk Networks

  • S. Guo, M. Derakhshani, M.H. Falaki, U. Ismail, R. Luk, E.A. Oliver, S. Ur Rahman, A. Seth, M.A. Zaharia, S. Keshav, Design and implementation of the KioskNet system, Computer Networks, In Press, Available online 10 August 2010, ISSN 1389-1286, DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2010.08.001.

Wireless LAN and cognitive radio

Massively parallel computing

New networks


Network Performance Management



  • M. Grossglauser and S. Keshav, On CBR Service, Proc. IEEE INFOCOM '96, March 1996.

Flow and Congestion Control

Scheduling Disciplines



Fun Stuff - Talking Heads and Roving Cars

  • A.E. Kaplan and S. Keshav, Talking Heads Made Simple, Presented at the 1993 International Worshop on Facial Animation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 1993. Patent disclosure


  • S. Keshav, Taking account, Editorial in ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, July 2009.
  • S. Keshav, >The cost of text messaging Testimony at the hearing on Cell Phone Text Messaging Rate Increases and the State of Competition in the Wireless Market held by the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, June 16, 2009
  • S. Keshav, Bubbles, Editorial in ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, April 2009.

Some of these papers have been published by IEEE, as noted in the references. Thesepapers are copyrighted by IEEE in the years shown. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution toserver or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works, must be obtained from the IEEE. Contact: Manager, Copyrights and Permissions, IEEE Service Center, 445 Hoes Lane, PO Box 1331, Piscataway, NJ 08855-1331, USA.