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About Bowei Chen

Bowei Chen is a Lecturer in Data Science in the School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln (UK), and a member of the Machine Learning Group. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University College London, where he was with the Media Futures Group and the Centre for Doctoral Training in Financial Computing and Analytics. Dr. Chen’s research interests are broadly in the overlap among machine learning, data mining, business analytics and information systems. He is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bath School of Management, and an Associate Editor of Electronic Commerce Research and Applications. Previously, he was a Visiting Scholar at the National University of Singapore, Internship Researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge, Data Scientist & Quantitative Consultant in several IT and financial companies.

Department Responsibilities

Teaching: Data Science Tools and Techniques; Algorithms for Data Mining; Business Intelligence

Subject Specialism

Data Science, Computational Advertising, Internet Economics, Mathematical Finance


  • Best Paper Award — ADKDD (ACM SIGKDD Workshop), New York City, USA,
  • BITE Impact Award — University College London, London, UK,
  • Second Prize Award of Hedge Fund Trading Competition — IEEE CIFEr, London, UK,
  • UCL Advances PhD Enterprise Scholarship — University College London, London, UK,
  • UCL Dean’s Prize — University College London, London, UK,
  • Studentship for Postgraduate Research — University College London, London, UK,
  • Excellent Student Award of Academic Performance — Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China,