Hello! I'm Sartaj


Sartaj is currently a Software Engineer at the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in Berkeley, CA.
His work involves leveraging the Google Cloud Platform to perform network analytics in the cloud. Along with that, he is working on Open Source tools for processing and visualizing network traffic data. You can take a look at the projects here


Sartaj started his Master's in Information and Data Science at University of California, Berkeley in 2018 which he is pursuing part-time. In 2016, Sartaj completed his Bachelors in Engineering (B.E) from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering.

He has past experience at research labs such as CERN, MIT Media Lab as well as building products for startups from the ground-up.

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Sartaj Singh Baveja


San Francisco Bay Area

Aug 2016 - Present

Software Engineer

Berkeley, CA

Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • Member of the Software Engineering Group, working on Open Source Network Data Processing and Visualization tools.

  • Built a prototype leveraging the Google Cloud Platform for performing Network Analytics

June 2016- Aug 2016

CERN Openlab Summer Student

Geneva, Switzerland


European Organization for Nuclear Research

  • One of the 40 out of 1500 applicants chosen

  • Assessed, evaluated and tested the capabilities and performance of Oracle to store CMS Experimental data (~2 TB per year) 

  • Compared the performance with MongoDB

Aug 2015 - May 2016

Research Student

 New Delhi, IN

Multimedia Research Lab, NSIT

Advisor: Dr. Jyotsna Singh

  • Using Background Subtraction, Feature Extraction and Classification, wrote an efficient algorithm for hand gesture recognition

  • Achieved a 92% accuracy in detecting hand gestures without transformations and 89% with transformations

Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • Analyzed the use of InfluxDB, a timeseries database to store and process network data

  • Tested the capabilities of using Amazon Web Services for fast and cheap network data processing (Paper Published     )

June 2015 - Aug 2015

Summer Student

 Berkeley, CA

Jan 2015


Gujarat, IN

MIT Media Lab

Design and Innovation Workshop

  • One of the 300 students to get selected for the week-long workshop

  • Built an application - Smart Physio, to help people across all age groups with their physical therapy using technology

June 2014 - Nov 2014

Mobile App Developer

New Delhi, IN

Buzz4health - A Smart Platform for Doctors

  • Second employee to join the start-up

  • Built the first version of the mobile application from the ground-up

  • Featured in the Top Free Medical Apps on the Google Play Store

  • Achieved a 100x user base growth in 3 months

Aug 2015 - May 2016

Research Student

New Delhi, IN

June 2015 - Aug 2015

Summer Student

Berkeley, CA


Master's of Information and Data Science

University of California, Berkeley


Bachelor of Engineering (B.E)

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology

University of Delhi

  • Aggregate Percentage : 79.32%

  • Merit Scholar for all 4 years


Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Delhi Public School, Dwarka

  • 12th CBSE : 95.4%​

  • Awarded Gold Medal for 7 years of academic excellence



Open Source Tools

Working on developing the following open source network data processing and visualization tools which have received over 400+ stars on github

These tools are being used internally (MyESnet Portal) as well as by a wide open source community


2015 - 2016

2012 - 2016





NSITOnline Web Team Lead

Merit Scholarship Awardee

Hackathon Winners

Engineering Excellence Award by Twitter

Accepted to the MIT Media Lab Workshop

Gold Medal in the Inter College Tennis Tournament

Gold Medal for 7 years of academic excellence in high school



JavaScript - React, TypeScript

C, C++

Google Cloud Platform

Amazon Web Services