Dr. Shunren Xia was born in Jiangsu Province, China, in 1965. He received the B. S. E. degree in Underwater Acoustic Electrical Engineering and the M. S. E. and Ph. D. degrees in Signal and Information processing from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 1986, 1989 and 1992, respectively.
        In 1992, he joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering of Zhejiang University as a postdoctor research fellow in cooperation with Prof. Lv Weixue and did some research works in the field of medical image reconstruction from incomplete projections. In 1994, He formally joined this department as a faculty. He was also a senior visiting scholar at Biomedical Engineering Research Center of Nanyang Technological University of Singapore from Oct. 2001 to Dec. 2001, and the Center for Bioinformatics of Harvard Medical School, USA from August, 2006 to October, 2006, respectively. Now he is a full professor of Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.
        Dr. Xia has served in the Technical Program Committee of several international conferences or workshops and also served as the general secretary of IEEE-EMBS Asia-Pacific Conference on Biomedical Engineering, in 2000, Hangzhou, China.
        Dr. Xia is a senior member of IEEE and served as a Member of Editorial Board of Frontiers of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in China, Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Chinese Journal of Biomedical Engineering, respectively. He is also the reviewers of some journals, such as Biomedical Engineering Online, Chinese Journal of Electronics, Chinese Journal of Biomedical Engineering, Space Medicine and Medical Engineering, Journal of Tsinghua University, Journal of Computer-aided Design and Graphics, etc.

Research work

Computer-aided diagnosis on biomedical images (such as zebrafish embryo images, mammograms, colonscopic images, microscopic images, urinary sediment, etc.), medical image processing and analysis, content-based medical image retrieval and computer application and so on. He has authored or co-authored over 120 peer-reviewed technical publications, among which more than 50 papers have been indexed by SCI(Science Citation Index), EI(Engineering Index), ISTP(Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings).