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Rahul Jain is the Kenneth C. Dahlberg Early Career Chair in the Electrical Engineering department and an Associate Professor since February 2013 at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Prior to joining USC in August 2008, he was at the Mathematical Sciences Division of the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY. He received his Ph.D. in EECS, and an M.A. in Statistics, both from the University of California, Berkeley. He also received an M.S. in ECE from Rice University where he was a recipient of the Texas Instruments Fellowship. He received a B.Tech in EE from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, where he won the TCS Best B.Tech Project Award. He is a member of the Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) honor society and a recipient of an IBM Invention Achievement Citation. He won a Best Paper Award at the ValueTools Conference 2009. He has received numerous awards including a James H. Zumberge Faculty Research and Innovation Award in 2009, an IBM Faculty Award, the NSF CAREER Award in 2010 and the ONR Young Investigator Award in 2012. He is a contributing member of many professional societies including ACM, IEEE Communications, Control Systems and Information Theory Societies, and Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS). He has diverse research interests with current focus on Game Theory and Economics for Networks, and Stochastic Control and Learning. He was the lead Guest editor of a special issue in the IEEE J. Selected Areas in Communications, served as the TPC Co-Chair of GameNets 2011, as a TPC member of IEEE INFOCOM 2011, 2012, and has earlier served on the TPCs of IEEE INFOCOM-WiP Conference, IEEE PIMRC Conference, IEEE SECON Conference, Game-Comm Workshop, ACM CoRoNet Conference, IEEE Bandwidth on Demand (BoD) Workshops. He is one of the co-organizers of the Annual Southern California Network Economics and Game Theory Symposium since 2009. He is currently also has an interest in healthcare operations management.