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Research Staff Member
Melbourne Research Laboratory, Melbourne, Australia


Professional Associations

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

Here is a list of some awards and grants she has received in the last few years:


  • IEEE Senior Member


  • IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (OTAA) for contributions to IoT and Edge Computing research
  • IEEE ComSoc Young Professional of the year (Industry)


  • One of the Australia's Most Innovative Engineers 2018 selected by Engineers Australia.
  • One of the Emerging Leaders selected by The EU-Australia Leadership Forum 2018 .
  • IBM Science Accomplishment Award for contributions to IoT and Edge Computing research


  • 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.

2015 & before

  • 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.