Elizabeth M. Belding is a Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara. Prof. Belding’s research focuses on mobile and wireless networks, specifically protocol development, monitoring and performance analysis, advanced service support, and information and communication technology for developing regions (ICTD). Prof. Belding is the author of over 100 technical papers and has served on over 60 conference program committees. She is on the steering committee of the ACM Networked Systems in Developing Regions (NSDR) Workshop, and the editorial board of the IEEE Pervasive Magazine. Prof. Belding is the recipient of an NSF Career Award, and a 2002 MIT Technology Review 100 award. She is an IEEE Fellow and an ACM Distinguished Scientist.