Cathy W. S. Chen, Ph.D., CStat.

Distinguished Professor

Department of Statistics,

Feng Chia University,

Taichung, Taiwan

Fellow, the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA)

Fellow, the American Statistical Association (ASA)

Fellow, the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), UK

Chartered Statistician, the Royal Statistical Society, UK, (Designation: CStat.)

Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (ISI)

Tel+(886)4-24517250 ext 4412

Fax+(886)4-24517092

E-mail: chenws_at_mail.fcu.edu.tw

              chenws_at_fcu.edu.tw

Webpage: http://chenws.idv.fcu.edu.tw/

 

Research Interests:

Bayesian Statistics

Time Series Analysis

Bayesian Econometrics

Forecasting

Statistical Computing

Statistical Methods in Epidemiology

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2020       Fellow, the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA)

2016       Fellow, the American Statistical Association (ASA)

2009       Fellow, the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), UK

2010       Chartered Statistician, the Royal Statistical Society, UK, (Designation:CStat.)

2008       Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (ISI)

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2004/8 - present

Distinguished Professor, Feng Chia University

2018/8 - 2020/1

Associate Dean, International School of Technology & Management, Feng Chia University

2016/4 – 2018/7

Director, FCU-SJSU Degree Program in Business Analytics, International School of Technology & Management, Feng Chia University

2005/8 – 2008/7

Chair, Department of Statistics / Graduate Institute of Statistics & Actuarial Science / Graduate Institute of Applied Statistics, Feng Chia University

2006/2 – 2013/7

Adjunct Chair Professor, College of Finance and Economics, Ling Tung University, Taichung, Taiwan.

2007/8 - present

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1998/8 - present

Professor, Feng Chia University

2000/8 – 2002/7

Chair, Department of Statistics / Graduate Institute of Statistics & Actuarial Science, Feng Chia University

1993/2 – 1998/7

Feng Chia University, Associate Professor

 

VISTING POSITIONS

 

12.3.2014-12.16.2014

Visiting Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University, Thailand (Funded by Chiang Mai University)

2.23.2014-2.28.2014

Visiting Professor, School of Economics & Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) Xiamen University, China (Funded by Xiamen University)

1.21.2014-1.25.2014

Visiting Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Japan (Funded by Hitotsubashi University)

1.19.2013 - 2.2.2013

Visiting Professor, Discipline of Business Analytics, University of Sydney, Australia. (Funded by NSC)

2.1.2010-2.6.2010

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Tokyo, Japan. (Funded by University of Tokyo)

8.11.2009-8.20.2009

Visiting Professor, Discipline of Operations Management and Econometrics, University of Sydney, Australia. (Funded by University of Sydney)

8.9.2008 - 8.17.2008

Visiting Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University, Thailand (Funded by Chiang Mai University)

1.21.2008 - 2.5.2008

Visiting Professor, Discipline of Econometrics and Business Statistics, University of Sydney, Australia. (Funded by University of Sydney)

1.11.2008 -1.16.2008

Visiting Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University, Thailand (Funded by Chiang Mai University)

2006/7 – 2007/1

Visiting Professor, the Discipline of Econometrics and Business Statistics, University of Sydney, Australia. (Visit funded by University of Sydney, to teach a course on Forecasting for Economics and Business)

2002/8 – 2002/12

Visiting scholar, Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego, USA. (Funded by NSC)

3.30.2002 –4.6.2002

Visiting professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong, HK

(Funded by University of Hong Kong and Taipei Trade Centre Exchange Scheme 2001)

4.1.2001-4.8.2001

Visiting scholar, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, USA.  (Funded by NSC)

11.23.2000-11.28.2000

Visiting scholar, Department of Information and Systems Management, the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, HK  (Funded by UST)

3.4.1998-4.10.1998

Visiting scholar, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, USA. (Funded by NSC)

1997/8 – 1998/2

Visiting scholar, University of Oxford, UK (Funded by NSC)

1996/8

Visiting scholar, Department of Mathematics, University of Memphis, USA

1991/8 – 1992/7

Visiting Ph.D. student, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, USA. (Funded by Ministry of Education, ROC)

 

 

 

Honors and Awards

1.           Honorary member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, 2006/6

2.          Distinguished Professor of Feng Chia University, 2004/8 - present 

3.          Listed in "Who's Who in Science and Engineering", 2003, Marquis

4.         Awarded research grant, Academic Links Collaboration & Research of the University of Hong Kong and Taipei Trade Centre Exchange Scheme 2001

5.          National Science Council Research Awards (1995/8 – 2000/7, discontinued after year 2000)

6.         Feng Chia University Faculty Research Publication Awards (1995-2012)

7.          Feng Chia University Excellence in Teaching Award (1996/11)

8.         National Science Council Young Research Awards (1993/4 – 1994/7)

9.         Ministry of Education Scholarship for Ph.D. candidates studying abroad, Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 1991/9 – 1992/9.

10.      Statistics Scholarship, Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting, and Statistics, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, 1989

Editorial Activities

Current editorial activities

Editor:

Journal of Economics and Management (EconLit, 2004 -)

Ass0ciate Editor

l   PLOS ONE (SCI, 2014 -)

l   The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics (SCI, 2008 -)

l   Computational Statistics (SCI, 2008 -)

l   Entropy (SCI, 2020 -)

l   Japanese Journal of Statistics and Data Science (2017 -)

Past editorial activities

Ass0ciate Editor

l   Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (JBES) (SSCI, 2013 – 2018)

l   Computational Statistics & Data Analysis (CSDA) (SCI, 2009 – 2016)

l   Journal of the Chinese Statistical Association (EconLit, 2006 – 2010, 2012-2016)

Guest Editor/Ass0ciate Editor

l   Annals Guest Associate Editor, CSDA Annals of Computational and Financial Econometrics, 2010.

l   Editor, the 6th special issue on Computational Econometrics of the Computational Statistics & Data Analysis.

l   Editor, the special issue on “Bayesian Computing, Methods and Applications” of the Computational Statistics & Data Analysis.       

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