I am a 4th year Ph.D. Candidate at Illinois Institute of Technology in the Computer Science department, advised by Dr. Xian-He Sun. I hold a B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering received in National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, India. I have 3 years of experience as an Application Developer at Oracle. My research is focused on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Parallel I/O optimizations, HPC systems, and Key-Value Store solutions.