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Name Title: Dr. Bo Chen, Professor

Department: School of Electronic Engineering, Xidian University

Contact Information

Address: National Lab of Radar Signal Processing, Xidian University, No 2 South Taibai Road, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710071, P. R. China

Room: 411 Building 100

Email: bchen@mail.xidian.edu.cn

Tel: 02988201217


    1999.9-2003.7    B.S. at EE Department, Xidian University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China    

    2003.9-2008.6    PhD in National Lab. of Radar Signal Processing, at EE Department, Xidian University

    2008.11-2013.1  Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist at ECE Department, Duke University, USA  

    2013.2-present    Professor at School of Electronic Engineering, Xidian University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

    2014                   Young Thousand Talent by Chinese Central Government


  • From July, I will be an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.
  • Chaojie Wang and Sucheng Xiao have one paper,Convolutional Poisson Gamma Belief Network, accepted by ICML2019. Congratulations! An end-to-end probabilistic convolutional autoencoder, can handle the one-hot data of word order without word embedding as preprocessing. Code has been released!
  • Three papers accepted by Signal Processing.
  • The code about, WHAI: Weibull Hybrid Autoencoding Inference for Deep Topic Modeling, has been released!
  • Dandan Guo and Hao Zhang have one paper,Deep Poisson Gamma Dynamic Systems, accepted by NIPS2018. Congratulations!
  • Hao has one paper, Deep Max-Margin Discriminant Projection, accepted by IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. Congratulations!
  • Hao and Dandan have one paper, WHAI: Weibull Hybrid Autoencoding Inference for Deep Topic Modeling, Accpeted by the Sixth International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR2018). Congratulations! A deep probabilistic autoencoder model with the high efficiency of parameter learning like conventional deep networks and good interpretable and uncertain property like probabilistic modeling.  
  • Chaojie has one paper, Multimodal Poisson Gamma Belief Network, Accpeted by the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18). Congratulations!
  • Zhengjue Wang and Ying Zhai received the National scholarship. Congratulations!
  • Program Committee member for NIPS 2017
  • Yulai had one paper, Deep Latent Dirichlet Allocation with Topic-Layer-AdaptiveStochastic Gradient Riemannian (TLASGR) MCMC, Accpeted by International Coference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2017. Congratulations! A stochastic online deep probabilistic generative model.
  • Yulai had one paper, Fast Simulation of Hyperplane-Truncated Multivariate Normal Distributions, accepted by Bayesian Analysis. Congratulations!
  • 2016 Electronic and Information Engineering Symposiam (EIES2016) will be held during 11.12-11.13 in Xidian Unviersity by our National Lab of Radar Signal Processing, which is free for registration. http://meeting.xidian.edu.cn/symposium/eies2016/
  • Our team won the second place in the competition of Radar Target Recognition. Congs Hao Zhang, Jinwei Wan, Chaojie Wang and Long Tian!
  • Bo Feng had one paper accepted by Pattern Recognition, although going through the review procdure for two years. Congratulations!
  • Wei Wen had one paper accepted by Information Sciences. Congratulations!
  • Yulai had one paper accepted by IEEE trans. on Signal Processing. Congratulations!
  • Xuefeng and Jun had papers accepted by Pattern Recognition and GRSL. Congratulations!
  • Visited Montreal for NIPS2015.
  • Talks at the workshop on advanced radar technique.
  • Talks at Nanjing University of Information Science & Techonology and Radar XueBao.
  • Hao Zhang and Yanhua Ding received the National scholarship. Congratulations!
  • Mengyuan and Dingkun received the 1st class scholarship. Congs!
  • One paper working with Prof. Zhou from UTAustin, The Poisson Gamma Belief Network, has been accepted by NIPS2015.
  • I received the advanced research key foundation from PLA General armament Department
  • Bo Feng successfully finished his PhD defense. Congratulations!
  • I co-organized MIIS2015, which will be held in Beijing next year.
  • I gave a talk at MLA2015.
  • I co-organized MIIS2014.
  • I joined VALSE2014 Panel discussion.
  • I was selected by One Thousand Young Talent Program in 2014.
  • I was selected by New Century Excerlent Talent Program in 2013
  • I received one NSFC grant.
Research Interests
  1. Statistical Signal and information processing
  2. Statistical machine learning (Bayesian models and inference)
  3. Online inference
  4. Deep learning and its application for large-scale image analysis using GPUs
  5. Pattern recognition (radar automatic target recognition)