Panos Pardalos, a Genetics Institute faculty member, has been chosen by the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering for induction into its College of Fellows.
Pardalos, distinguished professor in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, is a Paul and Heidi Brown Preeminent Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering. He also serves as director for the Center for Applied Optimization in the COE.
The induction ceremony will take place during the AIMBE’s annual meeting April 4 in Washington D.C.
Pardalos will be inducted along with 160 other researchers who make up the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2016. According to the agency’s press release, Pardalos was selected for the award because of his “outstanding contributions to computational neuroscience and introduction of novel optimization and data mining techniques to biomedical research.”
Pardalos was nominated for the honor by a group of colleagues, and so was surprised to find he would be receiving the award.
“It’s nice that the profession recognizes your work,” he said.
Pardalos’ focus is big data collection and analysis.
He has collaborated in founding multiple companies, such as EncephaloDynamics and Optima Neuroscience; holds several U.S. patents and has co-authored over a dozen books.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Panos M. Pardalos, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the University of Florida Paul and Heidi Brown Preeminent Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering Director, Center for Applied Optimization, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Pardalos was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For outstanding contributions to computational neuroscience and introduction of novel optimization and data mining techniques to biomedical research.