Dr. Ivana Maric received her B.S. degree from the University of Novi Sad, Serbia. She received her M.S and Ph.D. at the Wireless Network Information Laboratory (WINLAB) of Rutgers University in 2000 and 2006, respectively, and she was a summer intern at AT&T Research Labs in 1998. From 2006 to 2010 Dr. Maric was a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University. From 2010 to 2013, she was a Senior System Engineer at Aviat Networks in Santa Clara, CA. Since 2013, she has been a Senior Researcher in Ericsson, San Jose, CA.
The focus of Dr. Maric's research is on network information theory and wireless communications. Together with Gerhard Kramer and Roy Yates, she is a co-author of the monograph, "Cooperative Communications", published by NOW Publishers in 2006. From 2009 to 2012 she served as an Associate Editor for IEEE Communications Letters. In 2013, together with Andrea Goldsmith, Syed Ali Jafar and Sudhir Srinivasa, Dr. Maric was awarded the 2013 IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award for "Breaking Spectrum Gridlock with Cognitive Radios: An Information Theoretic Perspective".