Dina Katabi

Thuan and Nicole Pham Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dina Katabi is the Thuan and Nicole Pham Professor at MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and director of the MIT Center for Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing. Her research spans congestion control, network measurements, scalability and robustness of communication systems, differentiated services, Internet pricing, routing, content distribution, peer-to-peer systems, self-configurable and wireless networks, and network security. Katabi has a particular interest in adapting tools from various fields of applied mathematics, like control theory, coding theory, and AI to solve problems in computer networks. She has received an Association for Computing Machinery prize in computing for her work in the field of networking. She earned a BS from the University of Damascus, and an MS and PhD in computer science from MIT.