Ali Musa

Ali Musa Iftikhar

Ph.D. student at Tufts University (3rd Year)

Boston, US

musa [at]

Research Interests

  • Data Center Networking
  • Network Systems

Current Affiliations


Tufts University
Aug 2014 - Current

Masters leading to Ph.D. (concentration in Netwrok Systems).

Advised by Fahad Dogar

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
2010 - 2014

Bachelor of Science (major: Electrical Engineering, minor: Computer Science).

Work Experience

Research Assistant @ Tufts University
Aug 2014 - Current

Department of Computer Science

Teaching Assistant @ Tufts University & LUMS

Spring 2017     Introduction to Algorithms, Comp160 @ Tufts.
Fall 2016     Networks and Protocols, Comp112 @ Tufts.
Spring 2016     Computation Theory, Comp170 @ Tufts.
Spring 2015     Networks and Protocols, Comp112 @ Tufts.
Fall 2013     Discrete Mathematics @ LUMS.

SDET Intern @ Microsoft
Summer 2013

Microsoft Azure Marketplace, Redmond.

Research Intern @ Cyphynets
Spring 2013

Laboratory for Cyber Physical Networks and Systems, LUMS.



Towards a Redundancy-Aware Network Stack for Data Centers
, Fahad Dogar, and Ihsan Ayyub Qazi.
HotNets '16 Proceedings of the 15th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks, 2016