Honors & Awards


  • Cisco Systems Fellow, Stanford Graduate Fellowship (2014)

Education & Certifications


  • PhD, Stanford University, Electrical Engineering
  • MS, Stanford University, Electrical Engineering (2016)
  • BS, University of Texas at Austin, Electrical Engineering (2014)

Stanford Advisors


All Publications


  • Modal Dynamics in Spatially Multiplexed Links Optical Fiber Communication Conference Choutagunta, K., et al 2019
  • Efficient Quantification and Simulation of Modal Dynamics in Multimode Fiber Links IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology Choutagunta, K., et al 2019
  • Characterizing Mode-Dependent Loss and Gain in Multimode Components JOURNAL OF LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY Choutagunta, K., Arik, S. O., Ho, K., Kahn, J. M. 2018; 36 (18): 3815–23
  • Optical MIMO signal processing for direct-detection mode-division multiplexing 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) Choutagunta, K., et al 2017
  • Dynamic Channel Modeling for Mode-Division Multiplexing IEEE Summer Topicals Conference Choutagunta, K., Kahn, J. M. 2016
  • Dynamic Channel Modeling for Mode-Division Multiplexing 2016 IEEE PHOTONICS SOCIETY SUMMER TOPICAL MEETING SERIES (SUM) Choutagunta, K., Kahn, J. M. 2016: 49-50