Research Interests

My research interests lie in information communication technology essential to digital society, particularly in large networks and computations. Specific interests include:

Large Communication Networks:

  • Internet of Things, Vehicular Networks for Autonomous Vehicles and Intelligent Transportation
  • Cyber-Physical Systems and Edge Computing
  • 5G Mobile Communications and Beyond, particularly Ultra-Low Latency Networking and Communication
  • In-Network Computations and Approximate Computing
  • Socially Enabled Wireless Networks, Spectrum and Energy Efficient Cognitive Networks
  • Secure Communications, Resilient Networks, Secure/Trusted Computing/Networking

Large Information Networks:

  • Social Networks and Collective Behavior
  • Big Data Analytics and inference
  • Multi-Agent Systems, Decision under Uncertainty, Mission Assurance
  • Fusion and Decision on Heterogeneous/Multimodal Data
  • Biochemical Reaction Networks, Applications to Synthetic Biology and Systems Biology
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy, Side-Channel Information

Students and researchers of interest are welcome to contact Prof. Chen to participate in exciting research. Visiting faculty, researchers, and graduate students are welcome.



Professor Chen has a new highly cited paper,   S.Y. Lien, T.H. Liao, C.Y. Kao, K.C. Chen (2012, Jan). Cooperative Access Class Barring for Machine-to-Machine Communications. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 27-32, Jan 2012.


News on Jobs of the Future: http://www.83degreesmedia.com/features/Tampa-Bay-Area-jobs-of-the-future-010917.aspx Lots of new jobs created in the future will evolve around advances in technology. But, in general, experts say safe careers continue to be those that involve human creativity and service.


FC2 Collaborative Seed Grant: Resilience and Mission Assurance of Intelligent Machines for Secure Internet of Things, PI Prof. Kwang-Cheng Chen (USF) and Co-PI Prof. Zhihua Qu (UCF), $50,000, 2017-2018.