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Prof. Dr. Cathy Woan-Shu Chen

Feng Chia University, Taichung
Cathy Woan-Shu Chen

Cathy W.S. Chen is a distinguished Professor at the Department of Statistics, Feng Chia University, Taiwan. She has made contributions to the areas of Bayesian inference, diagnostics and model comparison techniques for time series, as well as forecasting. She contributed to developing Bayesian methodology in econometrics and to applications of statistics to epidemiology research. Professor Chen has an internationally recognized record of research and scholarship as is demonstrated by the 117 papers published or accepted for publication in high-quality academic journals. She became an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) in 2008. In 2010, she was awarded the Chartered Statistician (CStat) title which is the Royal Statistical Society's highest professional award. She is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, the Royal Statistical Society, and ISBA (the International Society for Bayesian Analysis). Professor Chen is also making a large contribution to the profession through her editorial work. She has served as an Editor for Computational Statistics (2021-) and an Associate Editor of a number of prominent journals, including Journal of Business and Economic Statistics (2013-2018), Computational Statistics & Data Analysis (2009-2016), the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics (2008-), PLOS ONE (2014-), Computational Statistics (2008-2020), and Entropy (2020-).