Chen, Blunt Chair International Events


(05-03-2009)


By Michelle Ward



Xue-wen Chen serves as the conference chair for the IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine to be held in November. The multidisciplinary conference brings together academic and industrial scientists from computer science, biology, chemistry, medicine, mathematics and statistics. It will provide a platform to discuss issues and present research.

Chen, the director of ITTCs Bioinformatics and Computational Life-Sciences Lab, is co-chair with Sun Kim, an associate professor at Indiana University and bioinformatics program director.

ITTC investigator Shannon Blunt served as the vice chair of the 2009 International Waveform Diversity & Design Conference. The February conference in Orlando, Florida, brought together researchers from diverse backgrounds to facilitate the exchange and cross-fertilization of ideas and research. Recent advances in hardware technology are enabling a much wider range of designs to be explored for sensor and communication systems. The conference examined the emerging and compelling changes in system requirements such as more efficient spectrum usage, higher sensitivities, greater information content, transmitter/receiver agility, and improved robustness to errors

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