Dr. Fitzgerald Completed her Bachelor of Science double degree in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering with first class honours at University of Sydney in 2008. She then went on to conduct research in computer science and obtained her PhD in 2013 also from University of Sydney. Her main research interests lie in modeling of complex systems and processes and she has worked on related topics in different areas such as wireless systems and road traffic systems. She has won many excellence awards throughout her studies and research career such as the Research Conversazione Prize in Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Fitzgerald worked in School of Electrical and Information Engineering at University of Sydney and School of Information Technologies at the University of Sydney before taking up her current position at Electrical and Information Technology and MAPCI in 2014.
Throughout her career, Dr. Fitzgerald has been heavily involved in science outreach to young budding scientists, especially young women through the management and development of the Girls Programming Network in Australia.
Some recent publications:
E. Fitzgerald and B. Landfeldt, The Failure of CSMA in Emerging Wireless Network Scenarios, IFIP WD 2014
E. Fitzgerald and B. Landfeldt, Trading Accuracy and Resource Usage in Highly Dynamic Vehicular Networks, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2013
E. Fitzgerald and B. Landfeldt, On Road Network Utility Based on Risk-Aware Link Choice, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2013
E. Fitzgerald and B. Landfeldt, A System for Coupled Road Traffic Utility Maximisation and Risk Management Using VANET IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2012