Dr. Sethuraman (Panch) Panchanathan is a Professor and Director of the School of Computing and Informatics, Director of the Institute for Computing & Information Sciences & Engineering, and Director of the Research Center on Ubiquitous Computing (CUbiC) at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. CUbiC’s flagship project CARES designs diagnostic rehabilitative assistive technologies for individuals with physical, cognitive and neural impediments. The iCARE project for individuals who are blind and visually impaired won the Governor’s Innovator of the Year-Academia Award in Nov. 2004. He has published over 300 papers in refereed journals and conferences and book chapters. He has been a Chair/Co-chair of over 25 International symposia, workshops, conferences. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Multimedia Magazine and has been /is associate editor of seven other journals and transactions: IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Multimedia Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representation, Journal of Electronic Imaging, World Scientific Publishing Company Imperial College Press, International Journal on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, and the International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools Architectures, Languages, Algorithms, He served as a guest editor of several special issues in Transactions and Journals. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and SPIE.
Biography Updated on 11 January 2011