Swarun Kumar is a Ph.D Candidate at MIT working on wireless networks and systems. Over his Ph.D, he designed and built new systems that leverage a deep understanding of the wireless physical layer to design and build faster wireless networks and deliver new services. His work has been featured as research highlights in the Communications of the ACM (CACM) and the International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR). Swarun is a recipient of the Jacobs presidential fellowship at MIT and the President of India gold medal at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. Swarun received his masters degree from MIT and undergraduate degree from IIT Madras.