Shyam Gollakota, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington


2021 Moore Inventor Fellow

Shyam Gollakota, Ph.D.
Courtesy of University of Washington

Research Description

Gollakota’s research is focused on creating the Internet of biological and bio-inspired things. He is developing tiny battery-free wireless sensors and programmable computers that can be integrated living organisms. If successful, his invention could have broad impacts on wildlife tracking, smart farming, large-scale environmental sensing and contactless disease diagnosis.


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Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
B.Tech, Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

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