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Editorial Positions

Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological, and Multi-Scale Communications, 2016-

Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communication, 2007-2011

Guest Editor in Chief for the special issue of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory on Applications of Information Theory to Molecular Biology and Neuroscience, 2009

Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 2009-2012

Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2011-

Awards/Review Committees

Asilomar Best Paper Award judge, 2014.

Committee member, 2007 Best paper in Signal Processing and Coding for Data Storage

Book Proposal Review, Prentice Hall, 2007

External Reviewer for the Senior Lecture Promotion Committee, University of Cork, Ireland, 2009

External Examiner, University College of Cork, Ireland, 2009

NSF Shared Principles in Computing and Life Sciences Workshop Participant, 2010

IT Society Future Directions Report Committee Member

Technical Program Chair / Conference Organization

Technical Programm Committee Co-Chair, International Symposium on Information Theory, Honolulu 2014

Allerton Conference Co-Chair, 2013-2014

Workshop Co-Organizer, GlobalSIP, 2014

Workshop Co-Organizer, NIPS 2012 (Social Choice: Theory and Practice)

Session organizer, Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers,  2006, 2009, 2014

Session Organizer/Session Chair, Third Annual ITA Workshop, San Diego, CA, 2008

Session organizer, Intermag 2007

Session organizer (Biology), IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Volos, Greece, 2009

Session organizer (Biology), IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Volos, Greece, 2009

DIMACS (Discrete Mathematics and Computer Science) Workshop Organizer, Topic: DIMACS/DyDAn

Workshop on Streaming, Coding, and Compressive Sensing: Unifying Theory and Common Applications to Sparse Signal/Data Analysis and Processing, March 2009

Allerton Conference 2008-214 Session Organizer

Co-Organizer, ITA Mini Workshop on Information theory in viral evolution modeling, 2008/2009, San Diego California (jointly with S. McLaughlin, P. Tetali, and A. Orlitsky)

Co-Organizer, Workshop on Genomic Error Correction, Cergy-Pontoise, France, June 2009 (jointly with D. Leclerque and B. Vasic)

Special Session Organizer, Information TheoryWorkshop (ITW), Paraty, Brazil, 2011

Workshop Co-Organizer, IMA Workshop on Group Testing in Life Sciences, Minnesotta, 2012

Session Organizer, CISS 2014

Big Data Workshop, Globalsip, Co-organizer, 2014

Technical Program Committees

Big Data Working Group, ICASSP, 2014

Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Communication, Istanbul, Turkey, 2006

Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Lake Tahoe, 2007

Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Las Vegas, 2008

Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Portugal, 2008

Technical Program Committee Member, Globecom, New Orleans, 2008

Technical Program Committee Member, ICC, Dresden, Germany, 2009

Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Volos, Greece, 2009

Technical Program Committee Member, ISIT’2009, Seul, Korea.

Technical Program Committee Member, Information Theory and Statistical Learning, ITSL’2008, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008

Technical Programm Committee Member, ISIT’2010, Austin, Texas

Technical Programm Committee Member, ITW’2010, Cairo, Egypt, 2010

Technical Programm Committee Member, ISIT’2011, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Technical Programm Committee Member, Globecom’2011, Dallas, Texas

Technical Programm Committee Co-Chair, ISIT’2014, Honolulu, Hawaii

Technical Program Committee Member, Information Theory Workshop (ITW), Lausanne, Switzerland, 2012

Technical Program Committee Member, International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Boston, USA, 2012

Technical Program Committee Member, International Symposium on Turbo Coding and Iterative Information Processing, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2012

Technical Program Committee Member, Statistical Signal ProcessingWorkshop, Ann Arbor, MI 2012

Technical Program Committee Member, Information TheoryWorkshop, Seville, Spain 2013

Session Chairing

Session Chair, 42nd Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, 2003

Session Chair, Global Communications Conference – Globecom, Dallas, TX, 2005

Session Chair, 44th Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, 2006

Session Chair, ISIT’07, Nice, France, 2007

Session Chair, Second Annual ITA Workshop, San Diego, CA, 2007

 Session Chair, American Mathematical Society (AMS) Meeting, Bloomington, Indiana, 2008
Track Chair for ”Engineering Models in Bio-Medicine”, IEEE Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (BIBE) 2008

Session chair, ITA 2009, San Diego California

Invitee and Session Lead, “Information Theory Beyond Shannon”, Venice, Italy, December 2008

Chair, poster session on Identification and Classification of Genomic Structure, GENSIPS’2009

 

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