Professor Badri Nath does research in mobile and wireless computing. His research work is addressing the gathering of data from all sources and using it for decision making. Some of the projects include pollution sensing from smartphones, messaging architecture for the web, software defined networks, and the use of physical data analytics in decision making. In particular, he is interested in gathering data from smartphones efficiently to influence decision making at all levels: individually, socially and globally. He is the winner of two test of time best paper awards (VLDB 2002 and Infocom 2015).