Yixin Chen

Yixin Chen


Computer Science & Engineering

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


Develops algorithms to extract knowledge from massive amount of data


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.