Pratyush Agnihotri, MSc

Research Staff [External]


Pratyush Agnihotri joined the Master's course in Computer Science at TU Darmstadt in 2013. In his master thesis work, he proposed and developed a decentralized crowd-sensing data collection framework using Information-Centric Networking (ICN) concepts to deal with post-disaster challenges in communication. The thesis was done in joint collaboration with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Zink, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA. After his graduation, he worked as a software developer at axxessio GmbH, Darmstadt in the application and research areas of Internet of Things (IoT), Smart City, Voice assistant. Since June 2021, he is working as a Research Scientist at the Multimedia Communication Lab and primarily associated with  C2 subproject of DFG MAKI.

Research Interests

  • Distributed Parallel Stream Processing
  • Distributed Machine Learning 
  • Autonomous Resource Management
  • Information-centric networking
  • Software-defined networking

Open Thesis


I am looking for motivated students who are interested to work on cutting edge technologies and IoT applications area. If you are interested to write a Bachelor or Master Thesis or gain experience in MAKI project as HiWi then please feel free to contact me. Send your CV and Transcript or TUCaN grade list on my email address. Check open theses here.  Theses topics are:

  • Learned Parallel Stream Processing using Zero-Shot Cost Models 
  • Accelerating Big Data Analytics using Heterogeneous Resources