Columbia University

Gil Zussman

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Member of the Computer Engineering Program
Director of the Wireless and Mobile Networking (WiMNet) Lab
Columbia University

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

Honors and Awards

2017 IEEE INFOCOM’17 – Runner-up for the Best Paper Award.
2016 ACM CoNEXT’16 – Best Paper Award.
2016 co-authored a paper that received the IEEE Communications Society Young Author Best Paper Award.
2014-2016 Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship.
2013 IFIP Working Group 7.3 – Elected Member.
2013 GENI Research and Educational Experimentation Workshop (GREE2013) – Best Educational Paper Award.
2011 IEEE Communications Society – Award for Advances in Communication.
2011 Selected to participate in the NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium.
2011 ACM SenSys 2011 – Best Student Demo Award.
2010 National Science Foundation (NSF) – Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.
2009 Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) – Young Investigator Award.
2009 Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project competition – 1st place winner.
2006 ACM SIGMETRICS/IFIP Performance 2006 – Best Paper Award.
2005-2008 Marie Curie Outgoing International Fellowship.
2004-2005 Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship.
2002 OPNETWORK 2002 – IEEE Communications Magazine Best Paper Award.
2002 IFIP Networking 2002 – Best Student Paper Award.
2000-2004 Intel Prize, Wolf Award, Eshkol Grant, and “Vatat” Grant for distinguished Ph.D. students.
2000 Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Management – Award for best M.Sc. thesis.
1999 Tel Aviv University – M.Sc. Summa Cum Laude.
1995 Technion – B.A. and B.Sc. Summa Cum Laude.
1993 The Israeli Parliament award for top ranking students in the country.