Outstanding Achievement Award in Intelligent Biological Medicine

Purpose

Each year, thousands of scientists, medical doctors and engineers worldwide gather at conferences sponsored by International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine. To recognize outstanding scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of intelligent biological medicine, the award committee, consisting of at least eleven experts, selects up to three outstanding scientists based on the recommendations of the scientific review committee. The award is presented to the recipient at an affiliated international conference; following the presentation, the recipient is expected to deliver a plenary keynote lecture to a large audience worldwide.

Award criteria

  • >>> Substantiated outstanding contributions to the field.
  • >>> Research of the highest level.
  • >>> Significant scientific impact.
  • >>> Scientific leadership.

Award Announcement

The 2007 Outstanding Achievement Awards were presented to:

  • Dr. Ruzena Bajcsy, Member of United States National Academy of Engineering, Member of United States National Academy of Science Institute of Medicine, Professor of University of California at Berkeley. Presented at IEEE seventh International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering at Harvard Medical School on October 14th, 2007 in Boston, Massachusetts, followed by her plenary keynote lecture entitled "Distributed wireless sensors on the Human Body" in front of 500 scientists, medical doctors and engineers worldwide.

  • Dr. Mary Qu Yang, Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design and Scientist at United States National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services and Oak Ridge, D.O.E. Presented at IEEE seventh International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering at Harvard Medical School on October 14th 2007 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. followed by her plenary keynote lecture entitled "An Investigation into the Feasibility of Detecting Microscopic Disease Using Machine Learning" in front of 500 scientists, medical doctors and engineers worldwide.

  • Dr. Chih-Ming Ho , Member of United States National Academy of Engineering and Academician of the Academia Sinica, Professor of University of California at Los Angeles. Presented at IEEE seventh International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering at Harvard Medical School on October 14th in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. followed by his plenary keynote lecture entitled "Efficient Search for the Optimal Control of Biological Control Systems" in front of 500 scientists, medical doctors and engineers worldwide.


The 2008 Outstanding Achievement Awards were presented to:

  • Dr. Brain D. Athey, Principal Investigator of NIH National Center for Integrative Biomedical Informatics and Professor of University of Michigan. Presented at World Congress on Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing on July 14th in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. followed by his plenary keynote lecture entitled "The Emerging Field of Translational Bioinformatics - A National Perspective" in front of 2,000 scientists, medical doctors and engineers from 82 countries.

  • Dr. Jack Y. Yang, Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalized Medicine and Scientist at Harvard Medical School, Harvard University. Presented at World Congress on Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing on July 14th in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. followed by his plenary keynote lecture entitled "High Performance Computing and Computational Intelligence: Link to the Translational Medicine and Personalized Healthcare" in front of 2,000 scientists, medical doctors and engineers from 82 countries.


The 2009 Outstanding Achievement Awards were presented to:

  • Dr. Joydeep Ghosh, Fellow of IEEE, Chair of IEEE TCDM, Schlumberger Centennial Chair of Engineering, Professor and Director, Intelligent Data Exploration and Analysis Laboratory (IDEAL), University of Texas at Austin. Presented at International Joint Conference on Bioinformatics, Systems Biology and Intelligent Computing on August 3rd, 2009 at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, followed by his plenary keynote lecture entitled " Locating a Few Useful Clusters in Large Biological Datasets: A Tale of Two Viewpoints" in front of 300 scientists, medical doctors and engineers worldwide.

  • Dr. Aidong Zhang, Fellow of IEEE, Professor and Chair of Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Presented at International Joint Conference on Bioinformatics, Systems Biology and Intelligent Computing on August 3rd, 2009 at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, followed by her plenary keynote lecture entitled "Computational Analysis of Biological Networks" in front of 300 scientists, medical doctors and engineers worldwide.

  • Dr. Zhi-Hua Zhou, Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Nanjing Chapter, Cheung Kong Professor and Head of the Learning and Mining from Data group (LAMDA), National Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, China. Presented at International Joint Conference on Bioinformatics, Systems Biology and Intelligent Computing on August 3rd, 2009 at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, followed by his plenary keynote lecture entitled "A New Machine Learning Framework with Application to Drosophila Gene Expression Pattern Annotation" in front of 300 scientists, medical doctors and engineers worldwide.


The 2010 Outstanding Achievement Awards were presented to:

  • Dr. Arif Ghafoor, Fellow of IEEE, Professor and Director of Purdue Multimedia Laboratory, Purdue University, West Lafayette, for his significant contributions to the field of intelligent biological medicine.

  • Dr. Mark Borodovsky, Regents Professor of Georgia Institute of Technology, Past President of the International Society of Intelligent Biology Medicine, Director of Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics at Georgia Tech and Emory University School of Medicine, for his significant contributions to the field of intelligent biological medicine.

  • Dr. Dong Xu,James C. Dowell Distinguished Professor, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalized Medicine (IJFIPM), Director of Digital Biology Laboratory and Chair of Computer Science Department of University of Missouri Columbia, for his significant contributions to the field of intelligent biological medicine.


The 2011 Outstanding Achievement Awards were presented to:

  • Dr. Michael S. Waterman, Member of United States National Academy of Sciences, Fellow of American Academy of Art and Sciences, Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Academician of French Academy of Sciences, University Professor, University of Southern California, for his significant contributions to the field of intelligent biological medicine.

  • Dr. Wing H. Wong, Member of United States National Academy of Sciences, Academician of Academia Sinica, Fellow of American Academy of Art and Sciences, Professor and Chair of Statistics, School of Science, Professor of Health Science and Policy, Standford School of Medicine, Stanford University, for his significant contributions to the field of intelligent biological medicine.

  • Dr. Zhongming Zhao,Chief Bioinformatics Officer, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), Director, VICC Bioinformatics Resource Center, Associate Professor of Vanderbilt University Department of Biomedical Informatics, Executive Editor and Managing Editor, the International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design (IJCBDD), for his significant contributions to the field of intelligent biological medicine.

   
 

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