Research Professor, University of Chicago

Monisha Ghosh will be joining the University of Notre Dame as a Professor in the Electrical Engineering department in January 2022. She is currently a Research Professor at the University of Chicago where she conducts research on wireless networks, with an emphasis on spectrum sharing and coexistence. She was on a leave of absence from January 2020 – June 2021, serving as the CTO of the FCC where she helped craft the rules for the 6 GHz unlicensed band and was instrumental in the design and execution of the broadband mapping pilot with the USPS, and from September 2017 – December 2019 at NSF where she helped manage the wireless research portfolio and create the joint NSF/Intel Machine Learning for Wireless Networks Program. Prior to joining academia in 2015, she spent 24 years in industry, at Philips Research, Bell Labs and Interdigital. She obtained her B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur and Ph.D. from USC. She is a Fellow of the IEEE.