Chen Named Outstanding Faculty

Dr. Yixin Chen was awarded the 2012 Outstanding Faculty award by the School of Engineering. Dr. Chen is the first faculty member in Computer and Information Science to be recognized by this award.

The recipient of the School of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Award is selected by a multistep process involving peers, students, the Engineering Dean, Associate Provost Dr. Maurice Eftink, and representatives of the Engineering Alumni Chapter. Selection is based on performance in teaching, research and service during the last three years.

During the last three years, Dr. Chen has published eight refereed journal papers, seven refereed conference papers, and eighteen abstracts or short papers. Overall, Dr. Chen has published twenty-six refereed journal papers, thirty-four refereed conferences papers, two book chapters, and one book.

During the last three years, Dr. Chen was the Principal Investigator for two National Science Foundation grants totaling over $321,000. He is also a senior researcher on a multidisciplinary, five-year, $3.8M NSF-EPSCoR grant, of which $1.1M is allocated for the computer science aspects of the project.

Congratulations Dr. Chen!