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Danny Chen

Danny Z. Chen


Phone: 574-631-8804

Office: 326E Cushing Hall


Ph.D., Computer Science, Purdue University, 1992

M.S., Computer Science, Purdue University, 1988

B.S., Computer Science and Mathematics, University of San Francisco, 1985


Dr. Chen has developed many efficient sequential and parallel algorithms for solving fundamental geometric, graphic, and combinatorial problems, and has published over 150 journal and conference papers in these areas. In addition, he has given many invited talks on his research work at conferences, research institutes, and computer science departments in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia.

Summary of Activities/Interests

Computational geometry and applications, parallel algorithms, robotics, automated medical treatment and diagnosis.


Three Notre Dame Faculty Named IEEE Fellows

December 6, 2013

Danny Z. Chen, professor of computer science and engineering; Martin Haenggi, professor of electrical engineering; and J. Nicholas Laneman, associate professor of electrical engineering, have been named fellows of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Professor Chen Elevated to IEEE Fellow

November 26, 2013

Danny Chen named IEEE Fellow

Chen Receives NSF and NIH Research Grants

August 29, 2012

Professor Danny Chen has received a three-year NSF award of $400,000 from the Algorithmic Foundations (AF) Program, Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF) of NSF, for a project "AF: Small: Applied and Theoretical Algorithm Problems in Computational Geometry."Professor Chen has also received a four-year NIH grant of over a million dollars, for the project "Combined Multiscale Modeling and Experimental Study of Bacterial Swarming." This is a joint effort with Professors Mark Alber (PI), Zhiliang Xu, and Professor Joshua Shrout.

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