|Alma mater||Princeton University, University of Maryland|
|Notable awards||MacArthur Fellows Program|
She graduated from Princeton University with a B.S.E. degree in mechanical engineering in 1985. From 1985 to 1989, she worked in the electric power industry. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a M.S. in 1991 and Ph.D. in 1994, in electrical engineering.
- 2004 MacArthur Fellows Program
- 2007 IEEE Fellow
- 2012 Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics