Stevens Selected to Host 2012 IEEE SAM Workshop
Stevens Institute of Technology has recently been announced as host of the IEEE 2012 Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM 2012). The biennial SAM Workshop will be held on Stevens campus in Hoboken, New Jersey on June 17-20, 2012.
The SAM Workshop is a meeting of the IEEE dedicated to discussing state-of-the-art developments in the field of sensor array and multichannel signal processing. Past instances of the workshop have been held in Israel, Germany, Spain, and other major US cities. As in previous years, SAM 2012 will feature paper presentations, special topic sessions, and plenary speakers.
"We believe Stevens provides a great environment for the global IEEE community to gather and share the latest research while also taking advantage of all the extra-curricular opportunities made available by Stevens proximity to New York City," says Dr. Hongbin Li of Stevens, who is Co-Chair of SAM 2012 along with Dr. Xiaodong Wang of Columbia University.
The rest of the SAM 2012 Committee is comprised of Technical Co-Chairs Antonio De Maio, Rabinder N. Madan, and Peter Willett; Finance Chair Nathan A. Goodman; Publication Chair Hongya Ge; and Local Organization Chair Pu Wang.
"With faculty working on the cutting edge of signal processing, cognitive and software-defined radio, wireless communications, and network security, Stevens has positioned itself at the forefront of research and education in these fields," says Dr. Yu-Dong Yao, Director of Stevens Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Research contracts and awards from the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Justice, Air Force Office of Sponsored Research, and the Department of Defense fund projects that advance technology with benefits to public safety and infrastructure as well as commercialization potential.
Stevens, with its attractive location across the Hudson River from Manhattan and state-of-the-art facilities, has recently hosted conferences such as ACM WiSec '10, BPM 2010, and CSER 2010. For more information about local attractions, transportation, and preferred accommodations, as well as updated conference details, please visit the SAM 2012 Web site: www.stevens.edu/sam2012/
About Stevens Institute of Technology
Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University (TM), lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research. The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology managemant.
Based in Hoboken, NJ and with a location in Washington, DC, Stevens offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, the sciences, management, and liberal arts. Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,350 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students with almost 450 faculty. Stevens graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world. Additional information may be obtained at http://buzz.stevens.edu/.
Christine del Rosario