Dr. Peng Chen is currently an Professor at the Institute of Health Sciences, Anhui University. Prior to Anhui University, he was Associate Professor at the Institute of Intelligent Machines, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei Anhui, P.R.China. He received his Ph.D degree in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent System from University of Science and Technology of China, and Bachelor and Master degrees in Control Science and Engineering from Electronic Engineering Institute and Kunming University of Science and Technology, respectively. From Jan. 2006 to Jun. 2006, he was a senior research associate in City University of HongKong. During Apr. 2008-Apr. 2009, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in Howard University, USA. From Jul. 2009 to Dec. 2010, he worked at Bioinformatics Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, as a postdoctoral research fellow. From Jun. 2012 to Feb. 2014, he was a postdoc fellow in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
Dr. Chen's research interests include machine learning and data mining with applications to pattern recognition, bioinformatics, etc. He has published more than 30 high quality referred papers in top conferences and journals, including TCBB, BMC Bioinformatics, Amino Acids, and FEBS Letters, etc. Dr. Chen has been often invited as PC member and/or referee/reviewer for many premier international conferences and journals, including TNN, NN, IJDMB, DMIN2011~2014, BIFE2010, IJCNN2007, and others.