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About Yu Chen

Yu Chen, PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Systems and Technology in the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University. Her research interests include human-computer interaction, computer supported collaborative work, health informatics, information security and privacy.


2016 - Present Lecturer/Instructor, University of California, Irvine ‐ Department of Informatics
Present Assistant Professor, San Jose State University School of Information Systems & Technology
2011 - 2014 Teaching Assistant, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) ‐ Human Computer Interaction

Curriculum Vitae


2015 - 2016 Early Postdoc. Mobility Fellowship
Swiss National Science Foundation - P2ELP2_158933
Role: Principle Investigator
2011 - 2014 Grant
Swiss National Science Foundation - 138054
Role: Research Personnel
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2016 - Present Supervisor, International Chinese Association of Computer Human Interaction
2018 Reviewer, CSCW: ACM Conf. on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing
2017 Program Committee, ACM Conf. on Human Factors in Computing Systems Late Breaking Work
2017 Reviewer, CHI Play: ACM SIGCHI Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play
2017 Reviewer, Human-Computer Interaction
2017 Reviewer, IEEE Security & Privacy
2017 Reviewer, Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research
2016 Publicity Chair, 10th EAI International Conf. on Mobile Multimedia Communications
2016 Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications
2016 Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing
2015 Program Committee, 14th IEEE International Conf. on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications
2015 Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems
2015 Reviewer, Journal of Mobile Networks and Applications
2014 Reviewer, Future Generation Computer Systems
2014 Program Committee, IEEE International Conf. on Computer and Information Technology
2014 Program Committee, IEEE International Workshop on Data, Text, Web and Social Networking Mining
2011 - 2013 Program Committee, IEEE International Symposium on Trust and Identity in Mobile Internet, Computing and Communications
2013 Reviewer, Journal of Information Fusion, IET Information Security
2013 Reviewer, Transaction on Internet and Information Systems
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Honors and Awards

  • September 2008 - Erasmus Mundus Scholarship by European Commission


January 2015 Ph.D., École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) ‐ Computer and Communication Sciences
September 2010 M.S., Aalto University ‐ Security and Mobile Computing
September 2010 M.S., Norwegian University of Science and Technology ‐ Security and Mobile Computing
June 2008 B.E., Huazhong University of Science and Technology ‐ Information Security

Contact Information

Yu Chen, PhD.
Assistant Professor, School of Information Systems and Technology
San José State University

Book Chapters (1)

Articles (7)

Conferences and Workshops (22)