Chao-Hsien Chu, PhD

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Department of Information Sciences and Technology
Pennsylvania State University, USA

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Dr. Chao-Hsien Chu is a Professor of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA. He has served in several critical leadership position at Penn State’s IST, including as Senior Academic Director of the IST Online Program, Co-director of the Center of Cyber Security, Information Privacy and Trust, and Director of the Smart Sensing Lab. He was a visiting Professor and Associate Dean at the School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore from 2012-2014. Chu received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Penn State. He has taught at the College of Business of Iowa State University and at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York. Chu’s current research focuses on (1) Smart Sensing/Internet of Things, especially in complex event processing (CEP), analytics, and security & privacy, and their applications in healthcare, supply chains, and environmental monitoring; (2) Cyber Security and Privacy, especially in mobile security, privacy preserving and risk management; (3) Analytics and Informatics, especially for healthcare informatics and fraud detection; and (4) Operations and Technology Innovation including lean thinking, process reengineering, and supply chain integration and management. Dr. Chu have published more than 190 papers, many of them are in top-tier journals and major conference proceedings such as INFORMS Journal on Computing, IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Journal, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Security & Privacy, Decision Sciences, Journal of Operations Management, IIE Transactions, International Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), IEEE Sensors Conf., ACM Conf. on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), and other high-quality of outlets. Four of his papers received the best paper award and one of the dissertations he supervised received honorable mentioned from Decision Sciences Institute.

Research Interest

Patient-centric Healthcare Evidence-based Healthcare and Innovative Systems Design Delivery and Services