Aishwarya Ganesan is a PhD candidate at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is broadly interested in distributed systems, storage systems, and operating systems. Her research explores how to build new protocols to improve the reliability of distributed systems without compromising performance. Her research has won best-paper awards at FAST '18 and FAST '20. She was selected for the Rising Stars in EECS ’18 workshop. She is a recipient of a Facebook PhD Fellowship in 2019.