Dechang Chen, PhD

Dechang Chen, PhD

Name: Dechang Chen, PhD

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics
Faculty Rank: 
Full Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Statistical learning and its applications (in bioinformatics, medicine, and sensor networks), applied statistics
Partial differential equations

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-9762


Ph.D. in Mathematics, SUNY at Buffalo
M.S. in Statistics, SUNY at Buffalo
M.S. in Mathematics, Peking University
B.S. in Mathematics, Southeast University


Dr. Dechang Chen is currently Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics at USU. He teaches the core Biostatistics II course required for many graduate programs at USU. He also teaches a specially designed SPSS course for students taking Biostatistics II. Dr. Chen conducts research in statistical learning, bioinformatics, medicine, sensor networks, applied statistics, and partial differential equations. He has been supported by grants from National Science Foundation and John P. Murtha Cancer Center and has published more than 120 peer-reviewed papers.