Academic Profile

Chun-Hsien CHEN is Associate Professor (tenured), Director of the Design Stream, and Professor-in-Charge of the Design & Human Factors Lab in the School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received his BS degree in Industrial Design from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, MS and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. He has several years of product design & development experience in the industry.

His teaching and research interests are design science in product design and development; engineering/design informatics for managing/supporting digital design & manufacturing; and human factors and management of human performance. He has more than 250 publications in these areas. Prof. Chen has served as a Technical Reviewer for National Science and Technology Awards (Singapore), National Research Foundation of Korea, The Knowledge Foundation (KK) HÖG 16 Project, Sweden, and a Judge for Pin Up Design Awards (South Korea), an Advisory Board member for ISTE (International Society of Transdisciplinary Engineering), an Advisory Committee member for the various international conferences held in USA, Europe, Brazil, China, Korea, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Prof. Chen has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Advanced Engineering Informatics (ADVEI), a SCI journal published by Elsevier (UK), since January 2013. Besides ADVEI, he is/was an editorial board member of Recent Patents on Engineering, Journal of Kansei, Heliyon, etc. He is/was a Shanghai Eastern Scholar (2011 – 2014), a Guest Professor of Tianjin University (since 2013), a Visiting Professor of National Cheng Kung University (2011), a Guest Professor of Shanghai Maritime University (since 2006), and Chaoyang University of Technology (2008 – 2010).
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Assoc Prof Chen Chun-Hsien
Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Assoc Prof Chen Chun-Hsien's areas of expertise are Industrial/Product Design, Knowledge Engineering, and Decision Support Systems. His current research work focuses on collaborative/human-centric/consumer-oriented product design and development, knowledge management, human factors, decision support systems and artificial intelligence in product/engineering design.
  • Human Factors Based Technology for Enhancing Operators' Competency and Evaluating System/Operation Usability

  • Human Factors Based Technology for Enhancing Operators' Competency and Evaluating System/Operation Usability (Chen Chun-Hsien)

  • Robotic Foot Testing Equipment

  • The Spirit Of Chinese Brushwork & Crafts
  • Wang, Z., C.-H. Chen, X. Li, P. Zheng, L.P. Khoo (2021) “A context-aware concept evaluation approach based on user experiences for smart product-service systems design iteration,” Advanced Engineering Informatics, 50, 101394.

  • Kuo, J.-Y., C.-H. Chen, S. Koyama, and D. Chang (2021) “Investigating the relationship between users' eye movements and perceived product attributes in design concept evaluation,” Applied Ergonomics, 94, 103393.

  • Li, X., C.-H. Chen, P. Zheng, Z. Jiang, L. Wang (2021) “A Context-aware Diversity-oriented Knowledge Recommendation Approach for Smart Engineering Solution Design,” Knowledge-Based Systems, 215, 106739.

  • Bu, L., C.-H. Chen, K.K.H. Ng, P. Zheng, G. Dong, and H. Liu (2020) “A user-centric design approach for smart product-service systems using virtual reality: a case study,” Journal of Cleaner Production, 280, 124413.

  • Li, F., C.-H. Chen, G. Xu, and L.P. Khoo (2020) “Hierarchical Eye-Tracking Data Analytics for Human Fatigue Detection at a Traffic Control Center,” IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Vol. 50, Is. 5, pp. 465-474,

  • Choong, Y.Y.C., H. W. Tan, D.C. Patel, W.T.N. Choong, C.-H. Chen, H.Y. Low, M.J. Tan, C.D. Patel, and C.K. Chua (2020) “The global rise of 3D printing during the COVID-19 pandemic,” Nature Reviews Materials, Vol. 5, Is. 9, pp. 637-639

  • Zhang, G., C.-H. Chen*, P. Zheng, and R. Y. Zhong (2020) “An integrated framework for active discovery and optimal allocation of smart manufacturing services,” Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 273, 123144.

  • Cong, J., C.-H. Chen, and P. Zheng (2020) “Design entropy theory: A new design methodology for smart PSS development,” Advanced Engineering Informatics, Vol. 45, 101124.

  • Lee, C.-H., C.-H. Chen, and Y.-C. Lee (2020) “Customer Requirement-driven Design Method and Computer-Aided Design System for Supporting Service Innovation Conceptualization Handling,” Advanced Engineering Informatics, Vol. 45, 101117.

  • Li, X., C.-H. Chen, P. Zheng, Z. Wang and Z. Jiang (2020) “A Knowledge Graph-aided Concept-Knowledge Approach for Evolutionary Smart Product-Service System Development,” Journal of Mechanical Design, 142(10), 101403.

  • Li, F., C.-H. Chen, P. Zheng, S. Feng, G. Xu, L.P. Khoo (2020) “An Explorative Context-aware Machine Learning Approach to Reducing Human Fatigue Risks of Traffic Control Operators,” Safety Science, Vol. 125, 104655.