Elaine Wong received her Ph.D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The University of Melbourne, Australia, in December 2002. Her Ph.D. dissertation was on the topic of collision avoidance in all-optical WDM packet networks. Since the completion of her Ph.D. degree, she has continued to work at the University of Melbourne, where she is currently an Associate Professor and an Australia Research Council funded Future Fellow. In 2006, she was a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include broadband access networks, optical signal monitoring technologies for optical networks, multiple access protocols and architectures for WDM networks, and energy-efficient optical networks. She has authored and co-authored more than 90 technical articles in these areas.