IU brings broad contingent to AAAS, nation's largest general science meeting
Faculty will be honored and will present, moderate and host events and sessions
Feb. 12, 2015
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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, considered the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in the U.S., gets underway today with broad representation from Indiana University.
Three IU campuses will be represented at the gathering of thousands of scientists from around the world -- IU Bloomington, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Indiana University Northwest -- and faculty members will serve as presenters, organizers and moderators and be honored as new fellows.
Being named as fellows, bringing IU’s total number of AAAS fellows to 89, will be Edward J. Berbari, Chancellor’s Professor and chair of the biomedical engineering department at IUPUI; Thomas Sterling, professor of computer science in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University Bloomington; and P. Sarita Soni, professor emerita in the School of Optometry at IU Bloomington.
Four IU faculty members will present new research at the Feb. 12 to 16 conference.
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