Andrew & Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT; Director, MIT Center for Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing
Dina Katabi is the Andrew & Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, where she directs the Center for Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing. Her research focuses on innovations in mobile computing, wireless sensing, and machine learning with application to digital health. Start-ups that have spun out of Katabi’s lab include PiCharging and Emerald. A recipient of the MacArthur “genius” grant, her research has also been recognized with the ACM Prize in Computing, the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award, a Sloan Fellowship, and the NSF Career Award, among others. Katabi’s students have also twice received the ACM Best Doctoral Dissertation Award in Computer Science and Engineering.