Professor of Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Acting Director of HKUST Big Data Institute
Departmental Research Area
Data, Knowledge & Information Management, Crowdsourcing, Data Analytics
Individual Research Interest
Multimedia databases; distributed databases systems; scientific and graph databases; data management over sensor network and p2p network; stream data management.
Lei Chen received his BS degree in Computer Science at Tian Jin University, P.R. China (BS 94), and an MA degree in computer science at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Asian Institute of Technology (MS 97). He received a PhD degree in Computer Science at University of Waterloo.