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  Colleen Josephson

Colleen Josephson

Assistant Professor


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Baskin School of Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor


Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems

Regular Faculty

Computer Engineering
Agroecology and Agriculture
Computer Networks
Electrical Engineering

Remote work location

Jack Baskin Engineering 243


Colleen Josephson is an Assistant Professor at UC Santa Cruz in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Her research interests include wireless communication and sensing systems, with a focus on technologies to enable and improve sustainable practices. She is a research scientist at VMware and co-chair of the GreenG Working Group within the Atis NextG Alliance, which aims to position North America as the global leader in environmental sustainability of future generations of wireless technology by reducing Next G technologies’ energy consumption and environmental impact. Colleen completed her PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2020 at Stanford University, where she was advised by Sachin Katti and Keith Winstein. Before beginning her PhD, she worked at Cisco Meraki as a wireless engineer, and even before that she received her SB and MEng degrees from MIT. She is also a former Microsoft Research intern, a 2020 Rising Star in EECS, a finalist in the 2019 MIT Bay Area Research Slam, and a recipient of the Stanford Graduate, Schlumberger Innovation and D.E. Shaw Exploration fellowships.

  • AgTech
  • wireless sensing
  • wireless communication
  • sustainability
  • agriculture
  • IoT


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