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Wen CHEN received Ph.D. degree in National University of Singapore. He has conducted much research work as Research Associate and Research Fellow in National University of Singapore from 2010 to 2015. He was a visiting scholar in Harvard University, U.S.A. in 2013. Dr. Chen joined Hong Kong Polytechnic University as Assistant Professor in December 2015.

Since 1 July 2021, Dr. Chen is currently an Associate Professor at Department of Electronic and Information Engineering in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  

Dr. Chen has published more than 140 international journal and conference papers, and some publications have been highlighted or reported, such as AIP press release. He fulfils many professional services, such as an Editorial Board Member for “Scientific Reports”, an Associate Editor for “IEEE Access”, an Associate Editor for "Optics and Lasers in Engineering" and "Optics Express", Guest Editor for "Sensors", and an active reviewer for many important journals in his research field. Dr. Chen was recognized as an outstanding reviewer for OSA publishing (Optical Society of America) in Aug. 2016. Dr. Chen is listed among the top 2% of the world’s most highly cited scientists by Stanford University.

Research interests

  • Optical encoding
  • Information photonics
  • Free-space optical transmission
  • Optical imaging/sensing
  • Single-pixel imaging
  • Digital holography
  • Information optics
  • Optical signal/image processing
  • Deep learning in optics and photonics

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Engineering, Chongqing University

Master of Engineering, Chongqing University

Doctor of Philosophy, National University of Singapore


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