Jein‐Shan Chen is currently a Distinguished Professor at the Mathematics Department of National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, from where he received his B.S. degree and M.S. degree, in 1990 and 1993, respectively. In the fall of 1997, he attended the Mathematics Department of UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, to pursue his Ph.D. degree. He only stayed one year over there and moved to the Mathematics Department, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, in the fall of 1998, where he spent six years studying optimization with Professor Paul Tseng. His research is mainly in continuous optimization with side interests in nonsmooth analysis and operations research.
Biography Updated on 2 July 2014