Professor Sonia Fahmy
Sonia Fahmy is a professor and associate department head in the Department of Computer Science. She was recently elevated to fellow status in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world's largest technical professional organization.
Fahmy joined Purdue University’s Department of Computer Science faculty in 1999. Her research interests lie in the design and evaluation of network architectures and protocols. She has published over 100 referred papers, including publications in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE INFOCOM, ICNP, and ICDCS. Fahmy earned her PhD in Computer Science from The Ohio State University in 1999.
She received the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2003. Her research has been supported by grants from the government and industry including NSF, DHS, Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Northrop Grumman, Schlumberger, and BBN. Fahmy has served on the organizing or technical program committees of several conferences including ACM SIGCOMM, MOBICOM, SIGMETRICS, and CoNEXT, and IEEE INFOCOM, ICNP, and ICDCS, and on the editorial boards of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and IEEE Transactions on Computers. She is a member of the ACM.