Columbia University

WiMNet Lab Director

Gil Zussman

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Member of the Computer Engineering Program
Columbia University
On sabbatical in the School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University

Office: 811 CEPSR
Phone: +1 212 854 8670 (US), +972 58 501 0605 (Israel)
Email: gil[at]ee.columbia.edu
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Ph.D. Students

LinkedinIconTingjun Chen

Wei Family Foundation Fellow
Office: 801 CEPSR
Email: tingjun[at]ee.columbia.edu

Tingjun (Derrick) Chen graduated with B.Eng. degree in Electronic Information Science and Technology from Tsinghua University in July 2014. He is currently a first year Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University. His research interests are in resource allocation, algorithms and optimization in wireless communication networks, sensor networks, and energy harvesting networks.

LinkedinIconVarun Gupta

Office: 801 CEPSR
E-mail: varun[at]ee.columbia.edu

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]gmail.com

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]columbia.edu

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

LinkedinIconJelena Marasevic

Qualcomm Innovation Fellow
Office: 801 CEPSR
Phone: 212-854-6900
Email: jelena[at]ee.columbia.edu

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.

LinkedinIconRobert Margolies

NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Office: 815 CEPSR
Phone: 212-854-3109
Email: rsm2156[at]columbia.edu

Robert Margolies graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (summa cum laude) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in May 2010 and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia in May 2011. His current research interests are in cross-layer PHY and MAC layer design and specifically, ultra-low-power MAC design for impulse radio and opportunistic cellular scheduling.

Saleh Soltan

Office: 808 CEPSR
Email: saleh[at]ee.columbia.edu

Saleh Soltan received his B.S in Electrical Engineering and Pure Mathematics (double major) from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2011, and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in the City of New York, NY in 2012. His research interests include Network Sciences, Graph Theory and Complexity Analysis. His current focus is on cascading failures in power grids and their interdependencies with communication networks.

M.S. and Undergraduate Students

Rel Fogel

Electrical Engineering M.S. Student (Tesla Scholar)
Email: fogelrel[at]gmail.com

Raphael Norwitz

Computer Science Undergraduate Student
Email: rsn2177[at]columbia.edu

Savvas Petridis

Computer Science Undergraduate Student
Email: sdp2137[at]columbia.edu

Alexandre Simoes

Visiting Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Student from Universidade de Sao Paulo via the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program
Email: alexsimoesgomes[at]gmail.com

Preetish Tilak

Visiting Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Student from Purdue University
Email: preetisht[at]gmail.com

High School Students

Oz Bejerano

Student from Union County Academy of Information Technology and CIAN Young Scholar

Email: ozbejerano[at]gmail.com