Shu-Ching Chen has been a Full Professor at the School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), Florida International University (FIU), Miami, FL, USA, since August 2009. Prior to that, he has been an Assistant/Associate Professor in SCIS at FIU since 1999. Chen received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering in 1998 and his M.S. degrees in computer science, electrical engineering, and civil engineering in 1992, 1995, and 1996, respectively, all from the Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA. His main research interests include content-based image/video retrieval, distributed multimedia database management systems, multimedia data mining, multimedia systems, and disaster information management. Dr. Chen was named the 2011 Recipient of the ACM Distinguished Scientist Award. He received the Best Paper Award from the 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia. He was, moreover, awarded the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC) Society's Outstanding Contribution Award in 2005 and was the corecipient of the IEEE Most Active SMC Technical Committee Award in 2006. Chen was also awarded the Inaugural Excellence in Graduate Mentorship Award from FIU in 2006, the University Outstanding Faculty Research Award from FIU in 2004, the Excellence in Mentorship Award from SCIS in 2010, the Outstanding Faculty Service Award from SCIS in 2004, and the Outstanding Faculty Research Award from SCIS in 2002 and 2012. He is a Fellow of SIRI. He has been a general Chairperson and Program Chairperson for more than 40 conferences, symposiums, and workshops, and he is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management and an Associate Editor/Editorial Board for another 15 journals.
Biography Updated on 19 October 2013