Jin Chen PhD


  • Multidisciplinary Science Building, room 230D
  • 859-218-5936

ORCID: 0000-0001-6721-3199


  • Machine learning
  • Medical imaging
  • Phenomics
  • Genomics

Research areas

Academic appointment

  • Associate Professor, Division of Biomedical Informatics, Department of Internal Medicine (primary)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science


  • PhD in Computer Science; National University of Singapore; Singapore
  • BE in Computer Science; Southeast University; Nanjing, China


Dr. Jin Chen joined IBI as an associate professor in 2016. Previously he was an assistant professor in Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory and Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University. He was a leading software developer in Jiangsu Electric Power Co. from 1997 to 2002 and a research associate in bioinformatics at the Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford University from 2007 to 2009. Dr. Chen's research focuses on the development of AI algorithms to solve problems in medical and biological informatics. He has developed a series of algorithms for phenomics and genomics data analysis, including inter-functional clustering, transient pattern identification, ontology development, data quality control, gene ranking, and data visualization. He has published more than 50 papers in biomedical informatics. Dr. Chen's research has been supported by NSF, NIH, and DOE.


  • BMI 734, Introduction to Biomedical Image Analysis


Publications and other works