Curriculum Vitae


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Education

University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. (September 2013 – present)
PhD Student in Human Centered Design and Engineering (HCDE)
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (September 2008 – June 2013)
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Engineering
  • Minor in Psychology

Honors and Awards [See Award Photos]

Intern of the Year
Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (2016)
  • Only one recipient per year
Microsoft Research Graduate Women’s Scholarship
Microsoft Research (2014)
  • Recognizes outstanding 1st year female PhD students
Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
Google, Inc. (2011)
  • Recognizes female engineers with excellent academic performance and strong leadership skills
Hsing Tian Kong Long-Term Fellowship for Cultivating Elite Students
Hsing Tian Kong Temple (2011 - present)
  • Fellowship to support elite students
  • Acceptance rate: 0.1% (on average 20,000 applicants a year)
Irving T. Ho Memorial Scholarship
Irving T. Ho Memorial Foundation (2011, 2012)
  • Recognizes undergraduate in EECS with excellent academic performance
  • 3 recipients a year
Presidential Award
National Taiwan University (Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Fall 2011, Spring 2012)
  • Recognizes top 5% students in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering
Ninth Place Award
ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, Asia Regional, Hsinchu, Taiwan (November 2009)
  • Ninth place out of 45 teams from various Asian countries

Publications [See Conference-related Photos]

Conference & Journal Papers

  • Nan-Chen Chen, Michael Brooks, Rafal Kocielnik, Sungsoo (Ray) Hong, Jeff Smith, Sanny Lin, Zening Qu, and Cecilia Aragon. 2017. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International’17). PDF
  • Alexis Hiniker, Sungsoo (Ray) Hong, Yeaseul Kim, Nan-Chen Chen, Jevin West, Cecilia Aragon. (in press). Toward the Operationalization of Visual Metaphor. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology
  • Margaret Drouhard, Nan-Chen Chen, Jina Suh, Rafal Kocielnik, Vanessa Pena-Araya, Keting Cen, Xiangyi Zheng, and Cecilia R. Aragon. 2017. In Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVIS’17). PDF
  • Nan-Chen Chen, Michael Brooks, Rafal Kocielnik, Ray Hong, Zening Qu, Jeff Smith, Sanny Lin, Cecilia Aragon. 2017. Lariat: A Visual Analytics Tool for Social Media Researchers to Explore Twitter Datasets. In Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2017). PDF
  • Nan-Chen Chen, Sarah S. Poon, Lavanya Ramakrishnan, Cecilia Aragon. 2016. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2016). PDF slides
  • Chuang-Wen You, Hsin-Liu Kao, Bo-Jhang Ho, Nan-Chen Chen, Yi-Hsuan Hsieh, Polly Huang, Hao-Hua Chu. 2014. Thermalprobe: Exploring the use of thermal identification for per-user energy metering. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications [Best Paper Award]. PDF
  • Bo-Jhang Ho, Hsin-Liu Cindy Kao, Nan-Chen Chen, Chuang-Wen You, Hao-Hua Chu, and Ming-Syan Chen. 2011. HeatProbe: a thermal-based power meter for accounting disaggregated electricity usage. In Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2011), ACM, 55-64. PDF

Workshop Papers & Conference Posters

  • Nan-Chen Chen, Rafal Kocielnik, Margaret Drouhard, Vanessa Peña-Araya, Jina Suh, Keting Cen, Xiangyi Zheng and Cecilia R. Aragon. 2016. Challenges of Applying Machine Learning to Qualitative Coding. Presented at the CHI 2016 workshop on Human Centred Machine Learning (HCML 2016). PDF
  • Nan-Chen Chen, Laurie Beth Feldman, Judith F. Kroll, Cecilia R. Aragon. 2014. Emoticons and Linguistic Alignment: How Visual Analytics Can Elicit Storytelling. In Poster Session of the 2014 IEEE Conference on Visualization (VIS 2014). (Presentation only) PDF
  • Nan-Chen Chen, Cecilia R. Aragon, Laurie Beth Feldman, Judith F. Kroll. 2014. Affect Analysis in Large-Scale Online Text Communication Datasets. In Poster Session of the Workshop on Algorithms for Modern Massive Data Sets (MMDS 2014). (Presentation only) PDF
  • Nan-Chen Chen, Laurie Beth Feldman, Judith F. Kroll, Cecilia R. Aragon. 2014. Establishing common ground in informal text communication: Emoticon use in first and second languages. In Poster Session of the Conference on Finding Common Ground: Social, Ecological, and Cognitive Perspectives on Language Use. (Presentation only) PDF
  • Cecilia R. Aragon, Nan-Chen Chen, Judith F. Kroll, Laurie Beth Feldman. 2014. Emoticon and Text Production in First and Second Languages in Informal Text Communication. In Proceedings of the 7th International Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling and Prediction Conference (SBP 2014), Springer, 217-222. PDF
  • Nan-Chen Chen, Kuo-Cheng Wang, and Hao-Hua Chu. 2012. Listen-to-nose: a low-cost system to record nasal symptoms in daily life. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2012), ACM, 590-591. PDF
  • Nan-Chen Chen, Bo-Jhang Ho, Hsin-Liu Kao, Chuang-Wen You, Hao-Hua Chu, and Ming-Syan Chen. 2011. HeatProbe: a thermal-based power meter System for tracking per-user power consumption. In Poster Session of the 9th International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2011). (Presentation only) PDF