Research Publications


  • A. Chowdhery, S. Narang, J. Devlin, M. Bosma, G. Mishra, A. Roberts, P. Barham, H. W. Chung, C. Sutton, S. Gehrmann, P. Schuh, K. Shi, S. Tsvyashchenko, J. Maynez, A. Rao, P. Barnes, Y. Tay, N. Shazeer, V. Prabhakaran, E. Reif, N. Du, B. Hutchinson, R. Pope, J. Bradbury, J. Austin, M. Isard, G. Gur-Ari, P. Yin, T. Duke, A. Levskaya, S. Ghemawat, S. Dev, H. Michalewski, X. Garcia, V. Misra, K. Robinson, L. Fedus, D. Zhou, D. Ippolito, D. Luan, H. Lim, B. Zoph, A. Spiridonov, R. Sepassi, D. Dohan, S. Agrawal, M. Omernick, A. Dai, T. Pillai, M. Pellat, A. Lewkowycz, E. Moreira, R. Child, O. Polozov, K. Lee, Z. Zhou, X. Wang, B. Saeta, M. Diaz, O. Firat, M. Catasta, J. Wei, K. Meier-Hellstern, D. Eck, J. Dean, S. Petrov, and N. Fiedel, ‘‘PaLM: Scaling Language Modeling with Pathways,’’ arXiv preprint arXiv:2204.02311. [PDF Link]

  • P. Barham, A. Chowdhery, J. Dean, S. Ghemawat, S. Hand, D. Hurt, M. Isard, H. Lim, R. Pang, S. Roy, B. Saeta, P. Schuh, R. Sepassi, L. Shafey, C. Thekkath, and Y. Wu, ‘‘Pathways: Asynchronous Distributed Dataflow for ML,’’ arXiv preprint arXiv:2203.12533. [PDF Link]


  • S. Jaszczur, A. Chowdhery, A. Mohiuddin, L. Kaiser, W. Gajewski, H. Michalewski, and J. Kanerva, ‘‘Sparse is Enough in Scaling Transformers,’’ NeurIPS 2021. [PDF Link]

  • H. Hazimeh, Z. Zhao, A. Chowdhery, M. Sathiamoorthy, Y. Chen, R. Mazumder, L. Hong, and E. Chi, ‘‘Dselect-k: Differentiable selection in the mixture of experts with applications to multi-task learning,’’ NeurIPS 2021. [PDF Link]


  • K. Du, A. Pervaiz, X. Yuan, A. Chowdhery, Q. Zhang, H. Hoffmann, and J. Jiang, ‘‘Server-Driven Video Streaming for Deep Learning Inference,’’ SIGCOMM 2020. [PDF Link]


  • A. Chowdhery, P. Warden, J. Shlens, A. Howard, and R. Rhodes, ‘‘ Visual Wake Words Dataset,’’ arXiv preprint arXiv:1906.05721. [PDF Link]


  • Y. Lu, A. Chowdhery, S. Kandula, and S. Chaudhuri, ‘‘Accelerating Machine Learning Queries with Probabilistic Predicates,’’ ACM SIGMOD 2018. [PDF Link]

  • C. Pakha, A. Chowdhery, and J. Jiang, ‘‘Reinventing Video Streaming for Distributed Vision Analytics,’’ 10th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud 2018).

  • A. Chowdhery and M. Chiang, ‘‘Model Predictive Compression for Drone Video Analytics,’’ IEEE SECON CPC-UAV workshop 2018.

  • A. Chowdhery and K. Jamieson, ‘‘Aerial Channel Prediction and User Scheduling in Mobile Drone Hotspots,’’ ACM/IEEE Transactions in Networking, 2018.


  • A. Chowdhery, M. Levorato, I. Burago and S. Baidya, ‘‘Urban IoT Edge Analytics,’’ book chapter in Fog Computing in the Internet of Things (Intelligence at the Edge), Springer, 2017. [PDF Link]

  • X. Wang, A. Chowdhery, and M. Chiang, ‘‘Networked Drone Cameras for Sports Streaming,’’ IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS) 2017. [3-min Video] [PDF Link]

  • I. Burago, M. Levorato, and A. Chowdhery, ‘‘Energy-Delay tradeoff for an Edge-Assisted Mobile Video Acquisition and Processing System,’’ IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking (SECON), 2017. [PDF Link]

  • N. Garg, I. Janveja, D. Malhotra, C. Chawla, P. Gupta, H. Bansal, A. Chowdhery, P. Mukherjee, and Brejesh Lall, ‘‘DRIZY- Collaborative Driver Assistance Over Wireless Networks,’’ ACM MobiCom Poster, Utah, USA, 2017.

  • M. Zheleva, R. Chandra, A. Chowdhery, M. Valerio, P. Garnett, A. Kapoor, and A. Gupta, ‘‘Enabling a Nationwide Radio Frequency Inventory Using the Spectrum Observatory,’’ IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2017.


  • Y. Lu, A. Chowdhery, and S. Kandula, ‘‘Optasia: A Relational Platform for Efficient Large-Scale Video Analytics,’’ ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC), Santa Clara, CA, 2016. [PDF] [MSR Tech Report] [Slides][Bibtex entry]

  • Y. Lu, A. Chowdhery, and S. Kandula, ‘‘VisFlow: A Declarative Platform for Parallelizing Large-Scale Vision Programs,’’ The 4th International Workshop on Large Scale Visual Recognition and Retrieval (CVPR Workshop), Las Vegas, USA, 2016. [PDF] [Poster]

  • X. Wang, A. Chowdhery, and M. Chiang, ‘‘SkyEyes: adaptive video streaming from UAVs,’’ Third Workshop on Hot Topics in Wireless (HotWireless’16) (Invited Paper), New York, USA, 2016. [PDF] [Bibtex entry]


  • T. Zhang, A. Chowdhery, V. Bahl, K. Jamieson, and S. Banerjee, ‘‘The Design and Implementation of a Wireless Video Surveillance System,’’ ACM MobiCom, Paris, France, 2015. [PDF] [Slides] [1-min Video] [Video Presentation] [Bibtex entry]

  • M. Zheleva, R. Chandra, A. Chowdhery, A. Kapoor, and P. Garnett, ‘‘Txminer: Identifying transmitters in real-world spectrum measurements,’’ IEEE DySpan, Stockholm, Sweden, 2015. [PDF] [Slides] [Bibtex entry]

  • D. Zhao, A. Chowdhery, S. Bahl, and A. Kapoor, ‘‘Game of Drones: An affective game with cyber-physical systems,’’ ACM IPSN Demo, Seattle, USA, 2015. [PDF] [Video] [Poster]


  • A. Chowdhery, ‘‘Redesign of next-generation broadband-network architectures with limited cooperation, dynamic resource allocation, & cross-layer scheduling,’’ Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2013. [PDF]


  • A. Chowdhery, R. Chandra, P. Garnett, and P. Mitchell, ‘‘Characterizing Spectrum Goodness for Dynamic Spectrum Access,’’ IEEE Allerton (Invited paper), Oct. 2012. [PDF]

  • S. Mehryar, A. Chowdhery, and W. Yu, ‘‘Dynamic Cooperation Link Selection for Network MIMO Systems with Limited Backhaul Capacity,’’ IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Jun. 2012. [PDF] [Poster]

  • K. Kerpez, J. M. Cioffi, S. Galli, G. Ginis, M. Goldburg, M. Mohseni, and A. Chowdhery, ‘‘Compatibility of Vectored and Non-Vectored VDSL2,’’ IEEE Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Mar. 2012. [PDF] [Poster]


  • A. Chowdhery, W. Yu, and J. M. Cioffi , ‘‘Cooperative Wireless Multicell OFDMA Network with Backhaul Capacity Constraints,’’ IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Jun. 2011. [PDF] [Poster]


  • A. Chowdhery, and J. M. Cioffi, ‘‘Dynamic Spectrum Management for Upstream Mixtures of Vectored & Non-vectored DSL,’’ IEEE Globecom, Dec. 2010. [PDF] [Poster]

  • H. Dahrouj, W. Yu, and A. Chowdhery, ‘‘Achievable Rate Improvement Using Common Message Decoding for Multicell Networks,’’ Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Nov. 2010. [PDF]

  • J. M. Cioffi, H. Zou, A. Chowdhery, S. Jagannathan, and W. Lee, ‘‘Greening the Copper Access Network with Dynamic Spectrum Management,’’ International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 369-395, 2010. [PDF]


  • A. Chowdhery, and R. K. Mallik, ‘‘Linear Detection for the Non-orthogonal Amplify and Forward Protocol,’’ IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 826-835, Feb. 2009. [PDF]

  • H. Zou, A. Chowdhery, and J. M. Cioffi, ‘‘A Centralized Multi-Level Water-Filling Algorithm for Dynamic Spectrum Management,’’ Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems & Computers (Invited paper), Nov. 2009. [PDF]

  • A. Chowdhery, S. Jagannathan, J. M. Cioffi, and M. Ouzzif, ‘‘A Polite Cross-layer Protocol for Contention-based Home Power-line Communications,’’ IEEE International Conference on Communications, Jun. 2009. [PDF]

  • H. Zou, A. Chowdhery, S. Jagannathan, J. M. Cioffi, and J. L. Masson, ‘‘Multi-user Joint Subchannel and Power Resource-Allocation for Powerline Relay Networks,’’ IEEE International Conference on Communications, Jun. 2009. [PDF]


  • J. M. Cioffi, H. Zou, A. Chowdhery, W. Lee, and S. Jagannathan, ‘‘Greener Copper with Dynamic Spectrum Management,’’ IEEE Globecom, Dec. 2008. [PDF]