Ing-Ray Chen joined Virginia Tech in 1997. His research interests are primarily in service and trust management as well as reliability and performance analysis of mobile systems and wireless networks, including Internet of Things, wireless sensor networks, service-oriented peer-to-peer networks, ad hoc networks, mobile social networks, mobile web services, mobile cloud services, and cyber physical systems.
He has published more than 100 journal papers with more than one third of them appearing in IEEE/ACM Transactions journals. Chen is a recipient of the IEEE Communications Society William R. Bennett Prize in the field of Communications Networking, and is a recipient of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Publication Award. He is a member of the IEEE and ACM.
Chen is also active in professional services. He has served as an associate editor for prestigious computer science journals including IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (IEEE Computer Society); IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (IEEE Communications Society); The Computer Journal (British Computer Society); IEEE Communications Letters (IEEE Communications Society); and IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (IEEE Computer Society).
Chen earned master’s and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Houston and a bachelor of science degree from National Taiwan University.