Balasubramaniam named editor in chief of IEEE journal

Nov 02, 2022      By Victoria Grdina

Sasitharan Balasubramaniam
Sasitharan Balasubramaniam

School of Computing associate professor Sasitharan Balasubramaniam has been named editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological, and Multi-Scale Communications

IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological and Multi-Scale Communications is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE Communications Society and established in 2015. The journal is devoted to the principles, design, and analysis of communication systems that use physics beyond classical electromagnetism, including molecular, quantum, and other physical, chemical and biological techniques. 

Balasubramaniam will serve as editor in chief for a term of two years and views the role as an opportunity to support IEEE’s interdisciplinary efforts. 

“I am very excited to take on the editor in chief role as we are expanding this community in the IEEE Communications Society to other disciplines,” Balasubramaniam said. “This journal has redefined communication systems for biological environments, where we have opportunities to develop novel solutions to tackle challenges in healthcare and the environment.” 

Sasitharan Balasubramaniam is an IEEE Senior Member whose research interests include unconventional computing using communication of molecules modeling and simulations and the Internet of Bio-Nano Things. He is an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. He is also a technical editor for IEEE Academy for IoT and a past associate editor for IEEE Internet of Things Journal. In 2018, he was an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer for the Nanotechnology Council. 

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