Dr. Lei Chen earned his B.Eng. in Computer Science and
Applications from Nanjing University of Technology (Nanjing, Jiangsu, China) in
2000. He received Ph.D. in Computer Science from Auburn University (Auburn,
Alabama, USA) in August 2007. In the same month he joined the Department of
Computer Science at Sam Houston State University (Hunstville, Texas, USA) as an
Assistant Professor. He is expected to become Associate Professor with
tenure in August 2013.
Dr. Chen's research interests focus on network/information security and
digital forensics, mobile, handheld, and wireless security. His
extended research reaches the areas of computer networking, multimedia
networking, network routing, and artificial intelligence.
He was a graduate research assistant for 5 years at Auburn University and worked
Research Fellow ($20,000
per year plus tuition waiver) in the last year of his Ph.D. study. Between
September 2007 and May 2013, he has authored or co-authored 50
peer-reviewed scholarly works,
journal papers, 12
conference proceeding papers.
His editted book "Wireless
Newtork Security: Theories and Practicies",
published by Springer (U.S.) and Higher Education Press (HEP), is available in
Between 2009 and 2013, Dr. Chen has secured four
internal research grants and one external reserach grant
with total amount of $81,600.
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