Shaddi Hasan Shaddi Hasan

I'm a final year PhD student in the Technology and Infrastructure for Emerging Regions group at UC Berkeley, working with Eric Brewer. My research interests lie in ICTD, networks, and distributed systems. My work takes a human-centric approach to building scalable systems that provide equitable access to communications, especially in rural and developing regions, and has appeared in venues such as ICTD, SIGCOMM, and NSDI. I have received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and paper awards at NSDI, ACM DEV, and IEEE DySPAN.

In 2014, I co-founded Endaga. I am currently at Facebook Connectivity.

I graduated in 2010 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where I worked with Kevin Jeffay and Jay Aikat on realistic generation of Internet traffic.

Here's my CV.

Selected Publications


I put most everything I write on Github. I am one of the core developers of Community Cellular Manager (github), the software we developed at Endaga and Facebook for running community cellular networks. I used to maintain Orangemesh, a web-based mesh network management tool.


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1 Hacker Way,
Menlo Park, CA 94025


My old blog

How to say my name

My name is pronounced "SHA-dee" (IPA: /ʃædi/), which rhymes with "daddy" or "caddy". In particular, it does not rhyme with "shoddy", "shady", or "shad-eye". Perhaps surprisingly, saying my name with a southern (American English) accent will get you quite close to the proper pronunciation.