Wei Kian Chen
WeiKian Chen
Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Software Technology
Division of Information Technology & Sciences
Affiliated with Computer Science and Innovation, Division of Information Technology & Science, Game Programming
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Office:(802) 865-6467
Box 38 West Hall 206
Biography

Wei Kian Chen received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1996, 1998 and 2005, respectively.

His research interests are Association Mining, Classification, Data Mining, Database, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Software Engineering and others.

He is an active member of ACM, IEEE, SIGCSE and CCSC. In addition, he is also a member of the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines (Upsilon Phi Epsilon) and the Honor Society for International Scholars (Phi Beta Delta).

Professional Associations
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE)
  • Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC)
  • International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines (Upsilon Phi Epsilon)
  • Honor Society for International Scholars (Phi Beta Delta)

Education
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Doctor of Philosophy
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Bachelor of Science
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Master of Science
Recent Works
  • Chen, W. K., & Hall, B. R. (2013). Applying software engineering in CS1. In Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE '13, Canterbury, UK. ACM. doi:10.1145/2462476.2462480

Personal Interests
  • Reading, swimming, playing piano, learning new languages
  • Language Capabilities
    • English, Malay, Mandarin, Cantonese and Hakka (excellent, writing and speaking ability)
    • German and Japanese (good reading, writing and speaking ability)


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