The University of Florida Research Foundation has named Shigang Chen, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor for 2017-2020.
Chen’s research interests include computer networks, Internet security, Internet of things, cyber-physical systems and wireless communications. He received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1993. He received master’s and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1996 and 1999, respectively.
After graduation, he worked with Cisco Systems for three years before joining UF in 2002. He has published more than 180 peer-reviewed journal/conference papers. He received IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award and NSF CAREER Award. He holds 12 U.S. patents. He served as an associate editor for IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking and a number of other journals. He is a Fellow of IEEE and a Distinguished Scientist of ACM.