Natasha Devroye

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Natasha Devroye

Associate Professor

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago

Contact Information

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Chicago
Science and Engineering Offices (SEO)
851 S. Morgan Street (M/C 154)
Chicago, IL 60607
Voice: 312 996 1013
Fax: 312 996 6465

Research Interests

  • Communication Networks
  • Communications
  • Shannon Theory


Natasha Devroye is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), which she joined in January 2009. From July 2007 until July 2008 she was a Lecturer at Harvard University. Dr. Devroye obtained her Ph.D in Engineering Sciences from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University in 2007,  and a Honors B. Eng in Electrical Engineering from McGill University in 2001.   Dr. Devroye was a recipient of an NSF CAREER award in 2011 and was named UIC's Researcher of the Year in the ``Rising Star'' category in 2012. She has been an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, and is currently an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking. Her research focuses on multi-user information theory and applications to cognitive and software-defined radio, radar, relay and two-way communication networks. 

Participation & Positions:

Distinguished Lecturers List (Lecturer, 01/01/19 until 12/31/20)
Publications Committee (Associate Editor for Communications, 08/01/17 until 08/31/20)
Chicago Section Chapter (Chair, 05/30/16 until 12/31/18)
WITHITS Officers (Chair, 01/01/16 until 12/31/18)
WITHITS Officers (Officer, 01/01/13 until 12/31/14)
Online Committee (Ex-officio, 2011)
Board of Governors (Secretary, 01/01/11 until 07/31/12)
School of IT Organizing Committee (Program and Applications, 2009)