Baoquan Chen, Boya Distinguished Professor of Peking University, executive director of CFCS, Peking university, was elected as IEEE Fellow (Class of 2020) for his contributions to spatial data visualization. His research interests lie in Computer Graphics and Visualization.
Baoquan Chen is the chief scientist of the national project "973" and has presided over the key projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the national key project "Science and Technology Winter Olympics".
He has published more than 100 papers in ACM SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) and other international conferences and journals. Professor Chen is currently a member of the Information Division of Science and Technology Commission of Ministry of Education, and a member of the editorial board of ACM TOG and the IEEE VIS steering committee. He has served as editorial board of IEEE TVCG, chairman and steering committee member of SIGGRAPH ASIA 2014, chairman of IEEE VIS 2005 and chairman of IEEE VIS 2004 programming committee.
Professor Chen was honored the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2013, and the Chinagraph Outstanding Award in 2014. Supported by the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (2010), professor Chen was selected as the Distinguished Professor of the "Cheung Kong Scholars Program" of the Ministry of Education (2015) and the leading talent of science and technology innovation of the national "10,000 talents program" (2016). In 2018, professor Chen was elected as the CCF Fellow.
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