Fatemeh Jalali  Fatemeh Jalali photo       

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Research Scientist (Research Staff Member)
Melbourne Research Laboratory, Melbourne, Australia


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  IEEE   |  Women in Technology (WIT)


Fatemeh Jalali is a research scientist at IBM Research in Melbourne since 2015. Fatemeh received the Ph.D. degree from Centre for Energy-Efficient Telecommunications (CEET) at The University of Melbourne. 

Her main research interests include Cloud and Fog/Edge computing, Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, energy consumption and energy harvesting wireless sensor networks, in which she has authored a number of research papers and patents.

Aside from technical activities, she is actively involved in encouraging and inspiring young people, especially women, in engineering and ICT through collaborations with non-profit professional organizations such as IEEE.

Both her technical activities and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) promotion activities are recognized by various professional organizations. Here is a list of some awards and grants she has received in the last few years:

  • Selected as one of the 200 Most Qualified Young Researchers by the Scientific Committee of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation, 2017.
  • Travel Grant to attend ACM SIGCOMM 2017.
  • Monash Engineering Women’s Leadership Award 2017.
  • IBM Regional Journal of Eminence (RJoE) award winner in 2016.
  • IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group of the Year in 2015 (team award). 
  • IEEE Best Paper award by IEEE Victorian Section in 2015.
  • ACM Student Research Competition Grant awarded by ACM in 2015.
  • Travel Grant to attend IEEE WIE Leadership Conference 2014 & 2015.
  • IEEE WIE Student Affinity Group of the Year in 2013 (team award).
  • IEEE WIE Inspiring Student Member of the Year Award in 2013.
  • Full PhD Scholarship from CEET (2011-2015). CEET was an industry-academic research centre with Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs and the University of Melbourne.