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Publications & Patents

USENIX OSDI 

Satija, Sambhav, Apurv Mehra, Sudheesh Singanamalla, Karan Grover, Muthian Sivathanu, Nishanth Chandran, Divya Gupta, and Satya Lokam. "Blockene: A High-throughput Blockchain Over Mobile Devices." In 14th {USENIX} Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation ({OSDI} 20), pp. 567-582. 2020.

ACM ICTD

Tandon, Udayan, Lavanya Siri, Apurv Mehra, and Jacki O'Neill. "Designing a financial management smartphone app for users with mixed literacies." In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, pp. 1-5. 2019.

ACM CSCW 

Hulikal Muralidhar, Srihari, Claus Bossen, Apurv Mehra, and Jacki O'Neill. "Digitizing monetary ecologies: Intended and unintended consequences of introducing a financial management app in a low-resource setting." Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction 2, no. CSCW (2018): 1-17.

ACM CHI

Mehra, Apurv, Srihari Muralidhar, Sambhav Satija, Anupama Dhareshwar, and Jacki O'Neill. "Prayana: Intermediated financial management in resource-constrained settings." In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 1-13. 2018.

ACM ICTD

Mehra, Apurv, Sambhav Satija, and Jacki O'Neill. "Prayana: A Journey Towards Financial Inclusion." In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, pp. 1-5. 2017.

IEEE COMSNETS

Wadhwa, Rakshit, Apurv Mehra, Pushpendra Singh, and Meenu Singh. "A pub/sub based architecture to support public healthcare data exchange." In 2015 7th International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2015.

M4D

Rushil Khurana, Sanchit Sharma, Apurv Mehra, Daksha Yadav, Vinayak Naik and Amarjeet Singh "Jiah: Healthcare Goes Mobile" In 2012 1st International Conference on Mobile for Development (M4D), pp. 102-106. IEEE, 2012.

Patent

Sivathanu, Muthian, Nishanth Chandran, Divya Gupta, Apurv Mehra, Satyanarayana V. Lokam, Sambhav Satija, and Sudheesh Singanamalla. "Lightweight Blockchain Based on Split-Trust." U.S. Patent Application 16/510,144, filed January 14, 2021.

Patent

Chakraborty, Tusher, Apurv Mehra, Ranveer Chandra, Siddharth Prakash. "Reliable Delivery Of Digital Services." U.S. Patent Application 16/510,144, filed January 14, 2020.

Patent

Chandra, Ranveer, Manohar Swaminathan, Vasuki Narasimha Swamy, Zerina Kapetanovic, Deepak Vasisht, Akshit Kumar, Apurv Mehra, Avikalp Gupta, Sudipta Sinha, and Rohit Patil. "Aerial imaging of a region using above ground aerial camera platform." U.S. Patent Application 15/414,949, filed July 26, 2018.

Workshops & Invited Talks

Invited Talk

LUMS '22

Building Technology for Empowerment & Societal Impact

Apurv Mehra

Invited Talk

Blockchain Technology Demystified '21

Blockchain use cases & limitations; International Scenario & Regulations
Online Webinar, NTIPRIT

Apurv Mehra

Linux Foundation

Hyperledger GF '20

Exploring practical challenges of Blockchain for social good.

Apurv Mehra, Jacki O'Neil, Satya Lokam

Workshop

Future of Work '19

Srihari Hulikal Muralidhar (Aarhus University); Apurv Mehra, Udayan Tandon, Ding Wang, Noopur Raval, Jacki O’Neill (Microsoft Research India). "Developing Communication Tools for Gig Workers to Collectivize in India", In Future of Work, Proceedings of the CHI 2019 workshop. 

Invited Talk

2018

Designing for societal impact and digital inclusion

Opportunities, Challenges and Pitfalls, Swansea University, UK

Apurv Mehra, Jacki O'Neil

Workshop

HCI for Blockchain '18

Mehra, Apurv, Satya Lokam, A. Jain, M. Sivathanu, S. Singanamalla, and J. ONeill. "Vishrambh: Trusted philanthropy with end-to-end transparency." In HCI for Blockchain, Proceedings of the A CHI 2018 workshop on Studying, Critiquing, Designing and Envisioning Distributed Ledger Technologies, Montreal, QC, Canada, pp. 21-22. 2018.

ACM ICTD

ICT Ecosystem '16

Integrating ICT ecosystem for state wide view of health services: a case study for the state of Himachal Pradesh, India
Apurv Mehra

Invited Talk

ICT Ecosystem '16

ICT-enabled Primary Healthcare Services,
Jadavpur University, India
Apurv Mehra

Awards & Mentions

Hackathon
2021

Idea: Empowering SMBs using peer to peer content delivery network

5th Place Microsoft //OneWeek Global Hackathon. 

Hackathon
2017

Idea: NonCense: Using Blockchain to bring trust to charities

1st Place Angel Hack Bangalore