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Margaret Martonosi
Princeton University

Dr. Margaret Martonosi is the Hugh Trumbull Adams '35 Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University, where she has been on the faculty since 1994. She is also an associated faculty member in the Electrical Engineering department and the Princeton Environmental Institute. From 2005-2007, she served as an Associate Dean for Princeton’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. Dr. Martonosi's research interests are in computer architecture and mobile computing, with particular focus on power-efficient systems. Her work has included the development of the Wattch power modeling tool and the Princeton ZebraNet mobile sensor network project for the design and real-world deployment of zebra tracking collars in Kenya. Her current research focuses on hardware-software interface approaches to manage heterogeneous parallelism and power-performance tradeoffs in systems ranging from smartphones to chip multiprocessors to large-scale data centers.

Dr. Martonosi is a Fellow of both IEEE and ACM. Notable awards include the 2010 Princeton University Graduate Mentoring Award, the 2013 NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award, the 2013 Anita Borg Institute Technical Leadership Award, the 2015 Marie Pistilli Women in EDA Achievement Award, and the 2015 International Symposium on Computer Architecture Long-Term Influential Paper Award. In addition to many archival publications, Martonosi is an inventor on seven granted US patents, and has co-authored two technical reference books on power-aware computer architecture. She currently serves as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Computing Research Association (CRA). She is an emeritus member of CRA-W, the CRA’s Committee on the Status of Women, where she developed and oversaw programs to improve the representation and retention of women in computing research.  Martonosi completed her Ph.D. at Stanford University, and also holds a Master's degree from Stanford and a bachelor's degree from Cornell University, all in Electrical Engineering.

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Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
Office of International Communications and Information Policy
Office of Multilateral Affairs

Margaret Martonosi serves in the Economics Bureau's Office of International Communications and Information Policy. EB/CIP is responsible for the formulation, coordination, and oversight of policy related to information and communication technology (ICT). Within CIP, Martonosi works on a range of computing-related topics, including technical and policy issues related to the Internet of Things, as well as initiatives to increase the world population’s ability to effectively and affordably access the Internet. Martonosi participates frequently in U.S. inter-agency discussions including the Department of Commerce (NTIA), FCC, and others. Her work also involves engagement with multilateral organizations such as the International Telecommunications Union.