Chandranil Chakraborttii
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Phone: (860) 297-2131 Office Location: MECC 157
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Trinity College faculty member since 2021
General ProfileTeachingResearchPublications/PresentationsHonors/Awards
Ph.D., Univ. of California Santa Cruz
M.S., Univ. of California Santa Cruz
B.Tech., West Bengal Univ of Technology

Chandranil “Nil” Chakraborttii received his Ph.D. and master’s degree in computer science from the University of California Santa Cruz and an undergraduate degree in information technology from West Bengal State University, India. Before starting his Ph.D. program, Chakraborttii worked for three years as a systems engineer in the software industry. During graduate school, he taught at the Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes for four years, where he discovered his passion for teaching. He has collaborated with industry partners, Samsung and Intel on research projects related to cloud storage systems, and has jointly authored patents and publications. His research interests lie at the intersection of artificial intelligence and storage systems. More specifically, Chakraborttii is interested in the performance optimization of flash-based solid-state drives for cloud systems using machine learning techniques. At Trinity, Chakraborttii heads the CRICS research lab which work on applications of artificial intelligence (AI) for improving the performance of cloud based systems. For more information, please visit the CRICS website @