AI in Industry: Intelligent Health Care

Dina Katabi, MIT

MIT professor Dina Katabi is building a gadget that can sit in one spot and track everything from breathing to walking; no wearables required.

Dina Katabi, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Dina Katabi is the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. She is also the director of MIT’s Center for Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and a recipient of a MacArthur “genius award.” Professor Katabi received her PhD and MS from MIT in 2003 and 1999, and her BS from Damascus University in 1995. Her research focuses on innovative mobile and wireless technologies with particular application to digital health. Her research has been recognized by the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award, the SIGCOMM Test of Time Award, the Faculty Research Innovation Fellowship, a Sloan Fellowship, the NBX Career Development chair, and the NSF CAREER award. Her students have twice received the ACM Best Doctoral Dissertation Award in Computer Science and Engineering. Further, her work was recognized by the IEEE William R. Bennett prize, three ACM SIGCOMM Best Paper awards, an NSDI Best Paper award, and a TR10 award. Several startups, such as PiCharging and Emerald, have been spun out of her lab.

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