Katia Obraczka is Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at UC Santa Cruz. Before joining UCSC, she was a research Scientist at USC’s Information Sciences Institute (ISI) and had a joint faculty appointment at USC’s Computer Science Department. Prof. Obraczka’s research interests span the areas of computer networks, distributed systems, and Internet information systems. Her lab, the Internetwork Research Group (i-NRG) at UCSC, conducts research on designing and developing protocol architectures motivated by the internets of the future including wireless networks, IoT, sensor networks, and disruption-tolerant networks. She has been a PI and a co-PI in a number of projects sponsored by government agencies (e.g., NSF, DARPA, NASA, ARO, DoE, AFOSR) as well as industry (e.g., Cisco, Google, Nokia). She is currently serving as Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing as well as ACM Letters in Computer Science. She is a Fellow of the IEEE and has recently received the Santander Chair of Excellence 2020-2021 and the INRIA International Chair 2021-2025 awards.