Dina Katabi is the CEO, and a co-founder of Emerald Innovations Inc. She is also the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and the director the MIT Center for Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing. Dr. Katabi is a MacArthur Fellow and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. She received her PhD and MS degrees from MIT in 2003 and 1999, and her Bachelor of Science from Damascus University in 1995. Dr. Katabi’s technical interests span digital health, mobile systems, wireless sensing and machine learning.
She was recognized with multiple prestigious awards including the ACM Prize in Computing, the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award, two SIGCOMM Test of Time Awards, a Sloan Fellowship, the IEEE William R. Bennett prize, and multiple best paper awards. Several start-ups have been spun out of Katabi's lab including Emerald Innovations.