Sheng-Wei Chen
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Sheng-Wei "Kuan-Ta" Chen 
Research Fellow, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica
Joint Appointed Research Fellow, Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Academia Sinica
Director, Data Insights Research Laboratory
Chairman, Taiwan Data Science Foundation

Dr. Sheng-Wei Chen (a.k.a. Kuan-Ta Chen) is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Information Science and the Research Center for Information Technology Innovation (joint appointment) of Academia Sinica. He is currently the Chairman of Taiwan Data Science Association, the Director of Artificial Intelligence Foundation, the Director of Taiwan AI Academy, and the CTO of ESUN Financial Holding Company. He was an Assistant Research Fellow from 2006 to 2011 and an Associate Research Fellow from 2011 to 2015 at the Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 2006, and his B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from National Tsing Hua University in 1998 and 2000, respectively. Prior to taking his academic path, he was active as a programmer specialized in Windows system programming, a technical writer, and a freeware/shareware developer.

His research interests span in various application domains of AI and data science, such as social computing, crowdsourcing, and computational social science, quality of experience (QoE), and multimedia systems. He received the Best Paper Award in IWSEC 2008 and K. T. Li Distinguished Young Scholar Award from ACM Taipei/Taiwan Chapter in 2009. He also received the Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer Award from The Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering in 2010, the Young Scholar's Creativity Award from Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship in 2013, and IEEE ComSoc MMTC Best Journal Paper Award in 2014. He was an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (IEEE TMM) during 2011 to 2014 and has been an Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (ACM TOMM) since 2015. He organized ACM Multimedia Systems 2017 in Taiwan and served the lead program chair of ACM Multimedia 2017. He is a Senior Member of ACM and a Senior Member of IEEE.



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Last Update September 28, 2019