PhD Student Jelena Marašević Attended the 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum

October 02, 2015

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum brings together winners of the most prestigious awards in mathematics — Fields medal and Abel prize, and computer science — Nevanlinna prize and Turing award, to meet new generations of exceptional young researchers. The forum took place Aug. 23-28, in Heidelberg, Germany.

The forum is a high-profile one-week event that combines scientific, social, and outreach activities in an informal atmosphere, and is fueled by comprehensive exchange and scientific inspiration.

At Heidelberg Laureate Forum, Jelena presented a poster on her work on distributed and fair resource allocation. This work was performed jointly with her advisor, Prof. Gil Zussman, and Prof. Cliff Stein (IEOR).

Jelena Marašević

PhD student Jelena Marašević attended the 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum. Jelena was selected among 200 young researchers out of over 1400 applicants. The selected young researchers were from more than 50 different nationalities.

Jelena is a PhD student in the Wireless and Mobile Networking Lab at Columbia University. Her research focuses on algorithms for fair resource allocation problems, with applications in wireless networks. She received her BSc degree from University of Belgrade, School of Electrical Engineering, in 2011, and her M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University in 2012. For her MS degree, she received the MS Award of Excellence.

In Spring 2012, Jelena organized the first cellular networking hands-on lab for a graduate class in wireless and mobile networking. For this work, she received the Best Educational Paper Award at GENI GREE2013, and she was also awarded the Jacob Millman Prize for Excellence in Teaching Assistance from the Dept. of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University. In 2015, Jelena and Columbia EE Ph.D. student Jin Zhou received a Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship for a joint inter-disciplinary research proposal on full-duplex communication in OFDM networks.

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