Xindong Wu Named IEEE Fellow
- By Dawn Marie Densmore
Dr. Xindong Wu, professor for the Department of Computer Science in the UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, has been named an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to data mining and applications. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to advancing technical innovation.
"Our College and the university as a whole is truly proud to have Dr. Wu receive one of the IEEE’s most prestigious honors,” says Interim Dean, Bernard "Chip" Cole. “Only a small number of worldwide engineers reach this level of recognition."
Dr. Wu was also the first at UVM to receive the Computing & Communication Foundation (CCF) medium-size collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research entitled, "Integrating and Mining Bio-Data from Multiple Sources in Biological Networks.” His research on rule generation for data mining in large, noisy data sources, and on innovative data mining applications in Web and video" information processing, has been widely cited in the research community. He is a well-recognized world leader in data mining, and has won both the ACM SIGKDD Service Award (2004) and the IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award (2006).
"It is truly an honor to receive this recognition," says Wu. "Data mining has found wide applications in various biological, engineering, societal and economical domains that connect and integrate information from different perspectives and are very important as a means to collect mass data from different sources (some of which are incomplete), and to provide a cohesive map with critical information."
The IEEE Fellow honor is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation.
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