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Fragouli, Christina

Fragouli, Christina

Christina Fragouli, Associate Professor

IEEE Information Theory Society Distinguished Lecturer, 2012-2013
ERC Starting Investigator Award, 2009
Zonta Price, 2008

Office: 68-121 Engr. IV, Phone: 310.206.8795, Email



Christina joined UCLA in 2013 as an Associate Professor.   She received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece in 1996 and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1998 and 2000, respectively. She has worked at the Information Sciences Center, AT&T Labs, Florham Park New Jersey and the National University of Athens. She also visited Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ and DIMACS, Rutgers University.  Between 2006-2007, 2007-2012 and 2012-2013 she was an FNS Assistant Professor, an Assistant Professor and an Associate Professor, respectively, in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences, EPFL, Switzerland.

She received the Fulbright Fellowship for her graduate studies, the Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award 2000-2001 from the Electrical Engineering Department, UCLA, the Zonta Award 2008 in Switzerland, the Starting Investigator ERC Award in 2009 and best paper awards at Mobihoc 2013 and MASCOTS 2011. She served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Communications Letters, Elsevier Computer Communication, IEEE Transactions on Communications and IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. She is currently an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. She is also serving as a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Information Theory Society.

Research Interests

Network Coding, Algorithms for Networking, Wireless Networks and Network Security.

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2012-2013 IEEE Information Theory Society Distinguished Lecturer
  • 2013 ACM MobiHoc Best Paper Award
  • 2011 IEEE MASCOTS Best Paper Award
  • 2009 ERC Starting Investigator Award
  • 2008 Zonta Price
  • Fulbright Fellow


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