Columbia University

WiMNet Lab Director

Gil Zussman

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Member of the Computer Engineering Program
Columbia University
Visiting Scientist, School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University

Office: 809 CEPSR
Phone: +1 212 854 8670
Email: gil[at]

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr. Gail Gilboa-Freedman

At Tel Aviv University and Columbia (co-advised with Prof. Hanoch Levy)
Email: gail.gilboa.f[at]

Dr. Gail Gilboa-Freedman received the B.S. degree in Mathematics and Computer Science (cum laude) from the Technion in 2001 and the M.Sc. degree in Applied Mathematics from the Technion in 2005. She received the Ph.D. degree in Mathematics from Tel Aviv University in 2011. Over the years, she has worked for Elbit, IBM Research, and City Bank. In 2014-5 she was a Postdoctoral researcher at the Technion and she is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Tel Aviv University and Columbia University.

Ph.D. Students

LinkedinIconTingjun Chen

Wei Family Foundation Fellow
Office: 801 CEPSR
Email: tingjun[at]

Tingjun Chen received his B.Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University, in Beijing, China, in July 2014, and his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, in Oct. 2015. His research interests include algorithms, optimization, and system implementation in wireless networks, energy harvesting networks, and full-duplex networks.

LinkedinIconVarun Gupta

Office: 801 CEPSR
E-mail: varun[at]

Varun Gupta completed his undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering at IIT Delhi and received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University in October 2012. He is currently working towards his PhD. at Columbia University. His research interests include distributed algorithms, data center network design, stochastic modeling.

LinkedinIconCraig Gutterman

NSF IGERT Fellow and NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Office: 801 CEPSR
Email: clgutterman[at]

Craig Gutterman received a B.S in Electrical Engineering (summa cum laude) from Rutgers University in 2012, and an M.S in Electrical Engineering from Columbia in 2013. His current research interests include network sciences, distributed algorithms and mobile network protocols.

Alexander Loh

Columbia Presidential Fellow and NSF IGERT Fellow
Office: 801 CEPSR
Email: al3475[at]

Alexander Loh received a B.S in Electrical Engineering (summa cum laude) from Rutgers University in 2015.

LinkedinIconJelena Marasevic

Qualcomm Innovation Fellow (co-advised with Prof. Clifford Stein)
Office: 801 CEPSR
Phone: 212-854-6900
Email: jelena[at]

Jelena Marasevic received her B.S. degree from University of Belgrade, School of Electrical Engineering, in Belgrade, Serbia, in 2011. She received her M.S. degree from Columbia University in New York, NY, in 2012. Her current research interests include algorithms for resource allocation, scheduling and routing in energy harvesting networks, self-configurable mobile networks and communication protocols for the smart grid.

Saleh SoltanLinkedinIcon

Office: 808 CEPSR
Email: saleh[at]

Saleh Soltan  received B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics (double major) from Sharif University of Technology, Iran in 2011 and the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in 2012.  His research interests include Algorithms, Network Science, Graph Theory and Combinatorics, Graph Mining, Computer Networks, and Power System Analysis.

M.S. and Undergraduate Students

Andy (Lianghua) Xu

Computer Science Undergraduate Student

High School Students

David Alvarez

Student from Peddie High School and CIAN Young Scholar

Rodda John

Student from Stuyvesant High School and CIAN Young Scholar