Yi Chen is an Associate Professor and Leir Chair in the School of Management, with a joint appointment with the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and her B.S. from Central South University in 2005 and 1999, respectively. Her research interests focus on data management technologies and their applications in healthcare, business and Web. She was a general chair for SIGMOD'2012, an associate editor for Proceedings of Very Large Databases, and Distributed and Parallel Databases Journal. She is a recipient of Outstanding Researcher Award in ASU, a Google Research Award, IBM Faculty Award and an NSF CAREER Award, and a Peter Chen Big Data Young Researcher Award.