Thursday July 29, 2021

Shu-Ching Chen

School of Computing and Information Sciences
Florida International University
Phone: (305)348-3480, Email: chens@cs.fiu.edu
Home page: http://www.cs.fiu.edu/~chens
Director, Distributed Multimedia Information System Laboratory

Keywords of research areas:

Distributed Multimedia Database Systems, Multimedia Data Mining, Multimedia Networking, 3D visualization, Web-based System, GIS/remote sensing.

Research profile:

Dr. Shu-Ching Chen received his Ph.D. from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA in December 1998. He also received Masters degrees in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Civil Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA. After early tenured and promotion, he becomes an Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Information Sciences (CIS), Florida International University (FIU) since August 2004. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Professor in CIS at FIU dating from August 1999.

Dr. Chen's is working on multimedia research which includes the following areas: video and audio processing and indexing, content-based query processing, multimedia system, and multimedia database management systems, and applying the multimedia techniques to hurricane research. For example, he collaborates with FIU's International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC) by applying his research to real-world problems. Research projects include LIDAR data filtering, spatial data management, and 3-D storm surge animation. Dr. Chen is authored and co-authored more than 175 research papers in journals, refereed conference/symposium/workshop proceedings, and book chapters. Dr. Chen is also the co-author of a book entitled “Semantic Models for Multimedia Database Searching and Browsing” published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in 2000. Dr. Chen received the best paper award from 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia. He was awarded the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society's Outstanding Contribution Award in 2005 and was co-recipient of the IEEE Most Active SMC Technical Committee Award in 2006. He was also awarded the Excellence in Graduate Mentorship Award from FIU in 2006, the University Outstanding Faculty Research Award from FIU in 2004, the Outstanding Faculty Service Award from SCIS in 2004, and the Outstanding Faculty Research Award from SCIS in 2002. He has been a General Chair or Program Chair for more than 20 conferences, symposiums, and workshops. In addition, Dr. Chen has been the PI/Co-PI/Co-investigator of several research grants from NSF, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Florida Department of Insurance, IHRC/FDCA/FEMA, etc. with total amount of several million dollars. He is currently supervising 9 Ph.D. students and 6 MS students.

Project web sites:

Distributed Multimedia Information System Laboratory, http://dmis.cs.fiu.edu/
Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model:http://www.cis.fiu.edu/hurricaneloss/

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