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.