Dr Raina holds a Phd in Mathematics
(Srinivasa Ramanujan Scholar) from Trinity College, University of Cambridge
, UK. He is currently part of the faculty in Electrical Engineering
at IIT Madras
, and is a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust. His research interests span the control, design and self-regulation of large scale systems like the Internet and intelligent transportation systems. In the area of control systems, his research group has received the finalist award for the “Zhang Si-Ying Outstanding Youth Paper” in the 25th Chinese Control and Decision Conference, and the best student paper award in the conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems (2012). In the area of computer networking, his research group has received the best paper award in the 11th International Conference on Networks (2012), and the best student paper award in the International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (2012).
Dr Raina is currently the Chairman of the Mobile Payment Forum of India, a body which has been involved with setting the standards for mobile payment solutions in India. His online course on Modern Application Development (IMAD) is currently India’s largest MOOC, and he also leads a venture focused on data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence for industry