Yixin Chen

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PhD, University of Illinois, 2005
MSc, University of Illinois, 2001
BSc, University of Science and Technology of China, 1999

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Yixin Chen

Computer Science & Engineering


Yixin Chen's research interests are in the general areas of nonlinear optimization, artificial intelligence, data warehousing and data mining. He is particularly interested in large-scale constrained nonlinear optimization in discrete, continuous and mixed-integer spaces.


In September 2005, Professor Chen joined the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis. He has a number of awards including the Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellowship and the Department of Energy Early Career Principal Investigator Award. Professor Chen also serves his professional societies as a programming committee member, fund reviewer and National Science Foundation review panelist.

Develops algorithms to extract knowledge from massive amount of data

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