Former members of the FlexICoN team.
Tolga Dinc received his B.S. and M.S. in Electronics Engineering from Sabanci University, Istanbul in June 2010 and 2012, respectively. In the summer of 2009 and 2010, he held internship positions with IHP Microelectronics, Germany. He was a recepient of 2010 Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Undergraduate/Pre-Graduate Scholarship Award. In August 2012, he joined Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy's research group as a PhD-track student.
Tingjun Chen graduated with B.Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University in July 2014. He is currently a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University under the advising of Professor Gil Zussman. His research interests are in resource allocation, algorithms and optimization in Internet-of-Things, energy harvesting networks, full-duplex wireless networks, and 5G networks. He received the Wei Family Private Foundation (WFPF) fellowship and the Columbia University Electrical Engineering Armstrong Memorial Award. He also received the Best Paper Award from ACM CoNEXT 2016.
Tianwei Deng received the B.S. degree from the University of Electronics Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu China, in 2010, the M.Eng degree from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2012, and the Ph.D degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2018, all in Electrical Engineering. From 2012 to 2017, he was also with Temasek Lab NUS, as an Associate Scientist and then a Research Scientist. He shortly joined Huawei Technologies as a Senior Engineer in 2018. In November 2018, he joined Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy’s research group as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist.
Rel Fogel is an Electrical Engineering Master student at Columbia University. He received his BSc in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University in 2010 before joining the industry. Rel gained experience as an engineer filling different R&D positions at Intel, PMC-Sierra and local startups before joining Columbia in 2014. He was awarded as a Tesla Leadership Scholar from the Electrical Engineering school at Columbia University.
Professor Yuan Zhong joined the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research in 2013. Before coming to Columbia, he spent one year as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Computer Science Department at UC Berkeley. He received a Ph.D in Operations Research from MIT in 2012, an M.A in Mathematics from Caltech in 2008, and a B.A in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge in 2006.
Professor Zhong is broadly interested in the modeling and analysis of large-scale stochastic systems, with business and engineering applications in areas such as Communication Networks, Data Centers, Cloud Computing and Health Care. He received the best student paper award at the ACM Sigmetrics in 2012.
Preetish Tilak is an Electrical engineering student at Purdue University. His primary area of research at Purdue University is in the field of Digital Signal Processing under the guidance of Dr Okan K Ersoy in wide spread application of DSP. His other interest is in the field of Wireless Technologies. He also does research under the guidance of professor Dr Gil Zussman(Primary advisor, Columbia University) and Dr Harish Krishnaswamy(Columbia University) on Full Duplex Systems.
Negar Reiskarimian graduated from Sharif University of Technology in 2011 with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering majored in Telecommunications. She also received her Master's degree in 2013 from Sharif University in Electrical Engineering, Microelectronic circuits. She will be joining Dr. Krishnaswamy's research group in Fall 2013 as a PhD-track student.
Mahmood Baraani Dastjerdi received the M.S. degrees from Sharif University of Technology in 2014 worked on multi-signal receivers for global navigation satellite systems. In September 2015, he joined Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy's research group as a PhD-track student.
Jonathan Ostrometzky received his B.Sc. degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Electrical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University, Israel, in 2009. He received his M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering (through the Accelerated Master Program), and his Ph.D. from Tel-Aviv University in 2012 and 2017, respectively. He continued as a postdoctoral fellow at Tel-Aviv University until March 2018.Currently, Jonathan is a postdoctoral research scientist at Columbia University, under the supervision of Prof. Gil Zussman.
Jin (Joe) Zhou received the B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China in 2008, and the M.S. degree in Microelectronics from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 2011. From July 2011 to August 2012, he was with MediaTek, Singapore, as a RFIC design engineer worked on cellular and wireless products.
Jelena Marašević is a Ph.D. student at Columbia University. Her research focuses on algorithms for fair resource allocation problems, with applications in wireless networks. She received her B.Sc. degree from University of Belgrade, School of Electrical Engineering, in 2011, and her M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University in 2012. For her M.S. degree, she received the M.S. Award of Excellence.
In Spring 2012, Jelena organized the first cellular networking hands-on lab for a graduate class in wireless and mobile networking. For this work, she received the Best Educational Paper Award at GENI GREE2013, and she was also awarded the Jacob Millman Prize for Excellence in Teaching Assistance from Columbia University.
In 2015, Jelena and FlexICoN Ph.D. student Jin Zhou won a Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Award for a joint inter-disciplinary research proposal on full-duplex.