Fatemeh Jalali is currently a research scientist at IBM Research(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 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 scholarships she has received in the last few years:
- Selected as one of the Top 200 Most Qualified Young Researchers by the Scientific Committee of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation, 2017.
- Awarded the Monash Engineering Women’s Leadership Award by Monash University in 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 Scholarship to attend IEEE WIE Leadership Conference 2014 & 2015
- EEE 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 (Centre of Energy-Effiecnt Telecomuunications) from 2011 to 2015. (CEET was an industry-academic research centre with Alcatel-Lucent (now Nokia), Bell Labs and the University of Melbourne)