Vasu Chetty

Vasu was born in Suva, Fiji, but grew up in Penrith, Australia, just outside of Sydney. He served in the New York, New York South Mission for the LDS church, Spanish speaking, before meeting his wife Leticia, a Japanese Brazilian, at BYU-Hawaii. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a double degree in Mathematics and Computer Science and a double minor in Information Technology and Information Systems with Honors. Vasu is a member of the prestigious honors societies Phi Kappa Phi and Upsilon Pi Epsilon, and has been the recipient of several scholarships including the BYUH Alumni Scholarship and the David O McKay Legacy Scholarship.

Vasu completed a PhD at Brigham Young University in the IDeA Labs and took leave from 2014-15 to work full-time for Applied Invention. His research interests include controls applications in farming, biology and wireless mesh networks as well as understanding the meaning of the structure of networks–with applications to structured controller design, vulnerability and network reconstruction. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, reading, and spending time with his family.