Anurag Rai

Anurag is from Kathmandu, Nepal. He came to BYU in the Winter of 2006 and studied Computer Science. He received a full tuition scholarship from BYU and was on the Dean’s List. He joined the IDeA labs in Fall 2008. In Summer 2009, he completed an 8-week long internship with Dr. Sandip Roy at Washington State University, where he worked on the initial condition estimation problem for synchronizing networks. He graduated with B.S. in Computer Science (Magna Cum Laude) in April 2010 and completed his Master’s degree in August 2012. His research focused on understanding the relationship between structure and robustness as well as designing structured stabilizing controllers for LTI systems. After graduating, he left to pursue a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT where he plans to work on designing optimal control policies for communication networks.