Mei Chen is the Intel Principal Investigator for the Intel Science & Technology Center on Embedded Computing (ISTC-EC) hosted at Carnegie Mellon University. She is responsible for providing leadership for the Intel researchers and working with the academic PI on leading and managing the ISTC-EC. She was previously a lead scientist at Intel Labs Pittsburgh, spearheading the research program on computational health, building strong and thriving collaborations across multiple institutions, providing supervision to students, postdocs and engineers.
Mei has an extensive track record of high-impact research in computer vision, biomedical imaging, robotics and machine learning, with 80+ publications to her credit. She holds five Best Paper Awards at top-tier international conferences, and sixteen granted U.S. patents. A five-time recipient of the Intel Labs Division Recognition Award, her work has been demonstrated or presented at Intel Developer Forum and Research at Intel Day every year since 2007. She was featured as the Most Innovative Employee on HP NOW while working at HP Labs, successfully transferring her technology on computational photography into five HP products that went to market. She earned a Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, a M.S. and B.S. with honors from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.