Dr. Abhaya Asthana

Dr. Abhaya Asthana is a Fellow at Nokia Bell Labs-CTO where he directs R&D in the areas of computer and communications systems. His current focus is on software and end to end solutions design and reliability. Earlier, at Bell Labs Research, he worked on networked computing systems, computer architecture, multimedia and wireless systems, operating systems, and very large scale integration (VLSI) design. While in the Optical Networking Group, he led the architecture and design of transport and network management products for metro and access networks. Subsequently, in the CTO Reliability Engineering Group, he developed design-for reliability techniques and tools for systems and solutions including system hardware and software reliability modelling, robustness/endurance/stability testing for systems and solutions, and a software readiness index.

Dr. Asthana received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kanpur, India, and his Ph.D. from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.