Columbia University

WiMNet Lab Director

Gil Zussman

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
Affiliated Faculty, Department of Computer Science
Member of the Data Science Institute and Computer Engineering Program
Columbia University

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


Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Igor Kadota

Office: 801 CEPSR
Email: ik2496[at]

Igor Kadota received the B.S. degree in electronic engineering from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), Brazil, in 2010, the S.M. degree in telecommunications from ITA in 2013, the S.M. degree in communication networks from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2016, and the Ph.D. degree from the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at MIT in 2020. His research is on modeling, analysis, optimization, and implementation of modern communication networks, with the emphasis on wireless networks and time-sensitive traffic.

Ph.D. Students

Mahshid GhasemiLinkedinIcon

Columbia University Presidential Fellow
(co-advised with Prof. Javad Ghaderi)
Office: 801 CEPSR
Email: mahshid.ghasemi[at]

Mahshid Ghasemi received her B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2019. Her research interests include Machine Learning, Wireless Networking, and Network Optimization.

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 research interests include computer networks and system, with a focus on ML for systems, optical networks, multimedia streaming, and data driven network algorithms.

LinkedinIconManav Kohli

NSF Graduate Research Fellow and NPSC Fellow
Office: 801 CEPSR
Email: manav.kohli[at]

Manav Kohli received a B.S in Electrical Engineering (magna cum laude) from Brown University in 2018, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia in 2020. His research interests include the design of algorithms at the PHY and MAC layers, full duplex networking, mmWave devices, and their impact on 5G and next-generation networks.


LinkedinIconDr. Yigal Bejerano

Visiting Research Scientist
Email: ybejerano[at]

M.S. and Undergraduate Students

Jason Tianyi Dai

Electrical Engineering B.S./M.S. Student

Angel Estigarribia

Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Student

Trey Gilliland

Undergraduate Student (Egelston Scholar)

Max Helman

Computer Engineering Undergraduate Student

Samuel Miserendino

Computer Science Undergraduate Student

Zixiang Zheng

Electrical Engineering MS student (MS Honors Student)