Fadel Adib

Assistant Professor | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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I am an Assistant Professor at MIT. I lead the Signal Kinetics research group at the MIT Media Lab. My group explores and develops new technologies and algorithms that can extend human and computer abilities in communication, sensing, and actuation. We tap into the invisible signals that surround us -- from WiFi to brain waves -- to uncover, analyze, and engineer natural and man-made networks. Our research draws on tools from computer networks, signal processing, machine learning, and hardware design.

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Awards & Honors:

International Lists: Forbes' 30 Under 30 in 2015, Technology Review's 35 Innovators Under 35 (TR35) in 2014.

Entrepreneurial: Invited to The First-Ever White House Demo Day (2015), MIT 100K Business Plan Competition: Finalist, Audience Choice Award, and AARP Prize (2015).

"Best of" Conference Awards: ACM MobiCom'14 Best Demo Award, ACM CHI'15 Honorable Mention Award.

Fellowships: Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship (2014-2016), MIT Irwin and Joan Jacobs Presidential Fellowship (2011-2012), AUB Merit Scholarship (2007-2011).

Institutional (MIT): CSAIL Amazing Research Highlights Competition: First Place (2015), MIT ASO SciTech Graduate Student Award (2015), 50 Ways that MIT has transformed Computer Science (X-ray Vision), William A. Martin Award for Best Master's Thesis in Computer Science at MIT (2013).

Institutional (AUB): Highest cumulative GPA in the digitally-recorded history of AUB (2011), AUB Distinguished Graduate Award (2011), Rank 1 every semester at AUB (2007-2011), AUB Dean’s Honor List and High Distinction (2007-2011).


Contact: fadel@mit.edu

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