|Born||1971 (age 45–46)
|Fields||Computer science, electrical engineering|
|Institutions||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Doctoral advisor||David Clark|
|Known for||Congestion control, Fast Fourier transform, wireless network, X-ray vision|
|Notable awards||Association for Computing Machinery Fellow (2013)
Macarthur fellowship (2013)
Grace Murray Hopper Award (2013)
IEEE Communication Society William R. Bennett Prize (2009)
Sloan Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (2006)
Career Award from the National Science Foundation (2005)
Sprowls Dissertation Award (2003) from MIT
ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award Honorable Mention (2003) from ACM
Katabi received a bachelor's degree from the University of Damascus in 1995 and S.M and Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT in 1998 and 2003 respectively. In 2003, Katabi joined MIT, where she currently holds the title of Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She is the co-director of the MIT Center for Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing and a principal investigator at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
In 2015, Katabi presented her startup idea to President Obama at White House demo day. 
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