Shalinee Kishore is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. She obtained doctoral and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Princeton University in 2003 and 2001, and an M.S. and B.S. in electrical engineering from Rutgers University in 1999 and 1996. She is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and the AT&T Labs Fellowship Award. She has also served as a Kavli Fellow for the National Academy of the Sciences. Her research interests are in communications theory, networks and signal processing, as applied in wireless systems and smart electricity systems.