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Associate Professor of Management Yi Chen Receives Google Faculty Research Award

Yi Chen, associate professor and The Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare in the Martin Tuchman School of Management, was named a recipient of a Google Faculty Research Award.

Yi Chen, associate professor and The Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare in the Martin Tuchman School of Management at NJIT, was named a recipient of a Google Faculty Research Award. Dr. Chen is the PI, and Songhua Xu, assistant professor of information systems, is a co-PI. 

"Dr. Yi Chen is a gifted researcher, valued colleague and academic leader at the Martin Tuchman School of Management," said Reggie J. Caudill, dean of the Martin Tuchman School of Management. "Winning a prestigious Google Research Award is a tremendous honor that recognizes the excellence of her research and its potential to transform the future of business data science. That’s the real potential for business and management research at a technology-based university like NJIT. That’s business with the power of STEM!" 

The highly prestigious Google Research Awards are given to world-class faculty members at top universities around the world conducting groundbreaking research in 23 fields including computer science, engineering, neuroscience and economics. 

Dr. Chen's research interests span many aspects of data management. Her current research focuses on information discovery on big data, social computing and social network analysis, workflow management and information integration, with applications in business, Web and health care domains.

By Christina Crovetto
crovetto@njit.edu