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Hsinchun Chen

Hsinchun Chen

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Curriculum Vitae

Research

UA Regents' Professor
Thomas R. Brown Chair in Management and Technology
Director, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Founder, Caduceus Intelligence Corporation
(a University of Arizona spin-off company in healthcare information systems.)
  • Ph.D., Information Systems, New York University, 1989
Courses
  • MIS 480/580 Knowledge Management
  • MIS 510 Data and Web Mining
  • MIS 596A Biomedical and Security Informatics
Research Interests
  • Cybersecurity
  • Knowledge management and business intelligence
  • Digital library and search engines
  • Data mining, text mining, and web mining
  • Medical informatics and security informatics
Selected Publications (Books, Journals, Book Chapters, Refereed Conference Papers)

Selected Books/Proceedings:

  1. H. Chen, "Exploring and Mining the Dark Side of the Web: The Dark Web Project," Springer, 2012.
  2. D. Zeng, H. Chen, C. Castillo-Chavez, W. B. Lober, and M. Thurmond (Eds.), “Infectious Disease Informatics and Biosurveillance,” Springer, 2011.
  3. R. Schumaker, O. Solieman, and H. Chen, “Sports Data Mining,” Springer, 2010.
  4. N. Memon, J. Xu, D. Hicks, andH. Chen, (Eds.), “Data Mining for Social Network Data,” Annals of Information Systems, Volume 12, Springer, 2010.
  5. H. Chen, D. Zeng, and P. Yan, “Infectious Disease Informatics: Syndromic Surveillance for Public Health and Biodefense,” Springer, 2010.
  6. C. Yang, M. Chau, J. Wang, and H. Chen (Eds.), “Security Informatics,” Annals of Information Systems, Springer, 2010.
  7. H. Chen, M. Chau, S. Li, S. Urs, S. Srinivasa, and A. Wang (Eds.), Proceedings the 2010 Pacific Asia  Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics, PAISI 2010, Hyderabad, India, June 2010.
  8. C. Yang, D. Zeng, K. Wang, A. Sanfilippo, H. Tsang, M. Day, U. Glasser, P. Barntingham, and H. Chen (Eds.), Proceedings the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, ISI 2010, Vancouver, Canada, May 2010.

Selected Recent Refereed Journals:

  1. Y. C. Ku, C. Chao, Y. Zhang, and H. Chen, "Text Mining Self-disclosing Health Information for Public Health Service," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, forthcoming, 2014.
  2. E. Lim, H. Chen, and Q. Chen, "Business Intelligence and Analytics: Research Directions," ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Volume 3, Number 4, Pages 17:1-17:10, January, 2013.
  3. Y. Li, H. Chen, and R. Brown, "MedTime: A Temporal Information Extraction System for Clinical Narratives," Journal of Biomedical Informatics (46, Supplement), Pages S20-S28, 2013.
  4. H. Chen, M. Roco, J. Son, S. Jiang, C. Larson, and Q. Gao, "Global Nanotechnology Development from 1991 to 2012: Patents, Scientific Publications, and Effect of NSF Funding," Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15-1951, August, 2013.
  5. H. Chen, Roger Chiang, and Veda Storey, "Business Intelligence and Analytics: From Big Data to Big Impact," MIS Quarterly, Volume 36, Number 4, Pages 1165-1188, December 2012.
  6. H. Chen, "Smart Health and Wellbeing," IEEE Intelligent Systems, Volume 26, Number 5, Pages 78-79, September/October, 2011.
  7. H. Chen, "Smart Market and Money," IEEE Intelligent Systems, Volume 26, Number 6, Pages 82-84, November/December, 2011.
  8. Y. Lin, R. Brown, H-J Yang, S. Li, H. Lu, and H. Chen, "Data Mining Large-scale Electronic Health Records for Clinical Support," IEEE Intelligent Systems, Volume 26, Number 5, Pages 87-90, September/October, 2011.
  9. P. Hu and H. Chen, "Analyzing Information Systems Researchers' Productivity and Impacts: A Perspective on the H Index," ACM Transactions on MIS, Volume 2, Number 2, Pages 7:1-7:8, June 2011.
  10. H. Chen, "Business and Market Intelligence 2.0," IEEE Intelligent Systems, Volume 25, Number 1, Pages 68-71, January/February, 2010.
  11. T. J. Fu, A. Abbasi, and H. Chen, "A Focused Crawler for Dark Web Forums," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Volume 61, Number 6, Pages 1213-1231, 2010.
  12. H. Chen and D. Zimbra, "AI and Opinion Mining," IEEE Intelligent Systems, Volume 25, Number 3, Pages 74-76, May/June, 2010.
  13. Abbasi, Z. Zhang, D. Zimbra, H. Chen and J. F. Nunamaker, "Detecting Fake Websites: The Contribution of Statistical Learning Theory," MIS Quarterly, Volume 34, Number 3, Pages 435-461, September 2010. [Winner of MIS Quarterly, "Best Paper of 2010"]
  14. H. Chen, "AI and Security Informatics," IEEE Intelligent Systems, Volume 25, Number 5, Pages 82-83, September/October, 2010.

Recent Refereed Conference Papers:

  1. S. Jiang S., Q. Gao, and H. Chen, "Statistical Modeling of Nanotechnology Knowledge Diffusion Networks," In Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Milano, Italy, December 15-19, 2013.
  2. S. Jiang S., Q. Gao, and H. Chen, "A Computational Approach to Detecting and Assessing Sustainability-related Communities in Social Media," In Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Milano, Italy, December 15-19, 2013.
  3. X. Liu and H. Chen, "AZDrugMiner: An Information Extraction System for Mining Patient-Reported Adverse Drug Events in Online Patient Forums," International Conference on Smart Health, ICSH 2013, Beijing, China, August 2013. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8040, Springer 2013.
  4. H. Chen, S. Compton, and O. Hsiao, "DiabeticLink: A Health Big Data System for Patient Empowerment and Personalized Healthcare," International Conference on Smart Health, ICSH 2013, Beijing, China, August 2013. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8040, Springer 2013.
  5. V. A. Benjamin, W. Chung, A. Abbasi, J. Chuang, C. A. Larson, and H. Chen, "Evaluating text visualization: An experiment in authorship analysis," ISI 2013: 16-20, Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, Seattle, Washington, June 2013.
  6. V. A. Benjamin and H. Chen, "Machine learning for attack vector identification in malicious source code," ISI 2013: 21-23, Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, Seattle, Washington, June 2013.
  7. Y K. Lin, R. A. Brown, and H. Chen, "MedTime: A Temporal Information Extraction System for Clinical Narratives," Proceedings of the 2012 i2b2 Workshop on Challenges in Natural Language Processing for Clinical Data, Chicago, IL, USA: i2b2, 2012 (Medline ranked #4 among 12 entries in i2b2 competition).
  8. H. Chen, "Dark Web: Exploring and Mining the Dark Side of the Web," International Conference of Formal Concept Theory (ICFCA), Belgium, May 7-10, 2012.
  9. H. Chen, "From Dark Web to GeoPolitical Web: Exploring the Value of Social Media Informatics," European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC), Denmark, August 20-24, 2012.
  10. C. Yang, H. Chen, H. Wactlar, C. Combi, and X. Tang, SHB 2012: International Workshop on Smart Health and Wellbeing. ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, (CIKM), Hawaii, October 29-November 2, 2012.
  11. V. Benjamin and H. Chen, "Securing Cyberspace: Identifying Key Actors in Hacker Communities," Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, ISI 2012, Washington, DC, June 2012.
  12. D. Zimbra and H. Chen, "Scalable Sentiment Classification across Multiple Dark Web Forums," IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, ISI 2012, Washington, DC, June 2012.

Research Funding

  • Dr. Hsinchun Chen has received over 25 million dollars in research funding from the National Science Foundation, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Justice, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, SAP, New Mexico Tech, and Library of Congress, among others.

Journal Associate Boards

  • Dr. Hsinchun Chen is Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Editor-in-Chief of Springer Security Informatics journal, and Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Intelligent Systems. He has served on the following editorial boards: ACM Transactions on Information Systems; IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics; Decision Support Systems; Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology; International Journal of Digital Libraries; International Journal of Electronic Business; Journal of Information Technology and Politics; Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences.

Professional Associations

  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS)
Awards and Honors
  • Fellow, IEEE, and AAAS
  • University of Arizona Innovator of the Year, 2013
  • Arizona Centennial Top 100 Scientists, 2012
  • IEEE Research Achievement and Leadership Award in Intelligence and Security Informatics, 2011
  • Finalist, AZ Tech Council’s Governor’s Innovation of the Year Award, 2011
  • MIS Quarterly Best Paper, 2010
  • INFORMS Design Science Award, 2008
  • Distinguished Visiting Chair Professor, National Taiwan University, 2008
  • IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award, 2006
  • National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2005
  • The University of Arizona Technology Innovation Award, 2004
  • Andersen Consulting Professor of the Year Award, 1999
  • SAP University Alliance Grant Award in Research/Applications, 1998
  • AT&T Foundation Award in Science and Engineering, 1994, 1995
  • NSF Research Initiation Award, Directorate for Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering, 1992