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Ken Byers Professorship in Communications Systems
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Alenka Zajić joined the faculty of Georgia Tech's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Fall 2012. She received B.S. (2001) and M.S. (2003) degrees from the School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade and a Ph.D. (2008) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Tech. From 2001 to 2003, she was a design engineer for Skyworks Solutions. In 2009, she was awarded the Naval Research Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellowship and spent one year at NRL in Washington D.C. From 2010 to 2012, she was a visiting assistant professor in School of Computer Science at Georgia Tech.

Professor Zajić received the Best Paper Award at ICT'08, the Best Student Paper Award at WCNC'07, and was the recipient of the Dan Noble Fellowship in 2004. She authored Mobile-to-Mobile Wireless Channels, the first book in the field of mobile-to-mobile wireless channel modeling. She serves regularly as a consultant to industry.

  • On-Chip and Off-Chip Interconnects and Communication in Computer Systems
  • Mobile-to-Mobile Wireless Channel Modeling and Measurements
  • Underwater Wireless Channel Modeling and Measurements
  • Electromagnetic Security and Compatibility
  • Applied Electromagnetics
  • Wireless Communications
Distinctions & Awards
  • 2012, Editor for IEEE Transactions of Wireless Communications
  • 2009, American Society for Engineering Education and Naval Research Laboratory Fellowship
  • 2008, International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT) Best Paper Award
  • 2007, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) Best Student Paper Award
  • 2004, Dan Noble Fellowship awarded by Motorola Inc. and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society for quality impact in the area of vehicular technology