Karen (Lujie) Chen
Karen Chen is a Ph.D. candidate in Information Systems & Management at the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.
Karen is a fellow of PIER (Program of Interdisciplinary Educational Research). She is an active member of the Auton Lab, a research lab affiliated with Robotics Institute of School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon.
Karen is an applied researcher in machine learning, statistics, data mining, analytics and visualization. She has broad interest in data driven applications. During her PhD career, she has focused on two areas: Health Care and Education. She is specifically focused on sensor data that describes the complex fine-grained physiological process (of patients in the health care domain) or psychological process (of students in education domain).
The ultimate goal of her dissertation research is to augment human perceptual and reasoning capability for service providers with high cognitive loads: critical care nurses and school teachers.