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Bernard Chen – Ph.D. candidate

Computer Science Department
University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Avenue. Suite 303
Conway, AR 72035 USA
Tel: (678) 907-0968
Web: https://faculty.uca.edu/bchen/
E-mail: bchen@uca.edu
Citizenship Status: Citizen of United States

Data Science, Bioinformatics, Wineinformatics, Computational Intelligence, AI, Data Mining, Natural Language Processing and High Performance Computing

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA. GPA: 3.85
Ph. D. in Computer Science Concentration in Bioinformatics

Sept. 2004 – May. 2008
– Georgia State University Molecular Basis of Disease (MBD) Fellowship
– Georgia State University Scholarship
Fatima  University, Manila, Philippine. GPA: 1.87(1.00 is the best in their system) Completed One Year Medical Training in Dental Medical Doctor Program

Oct. 2002 – Oct. 2003
– Accomplished courses include: Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology, Microbiology, Microscopic Anatomy and Embryology, Anatomy, Oral Anatomy, and Nutrition.
– Outstanding student award (first place in the class)
Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan. GPA: 3.77
B.S. in Computer Science and Information Engineering
– 228 memorials Scholarship award (3 times)
– Foreign Student Scholarship award


University of Central Arkansas
Professor in the Department of Computer Science – 2020 – present
Interim Chair in the Department of Computer Science – Jul. 2016 – Sep. 2016
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science – 2014 – 2020
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science – 2008 – 2014


University of Central Arkansas

  • CSCI 1340 Introduction Computer Programming for Non-Majors
  • CSCI 1370 Computer Science I
  • CSCI 2320 Data Structures
  • CSCI 3360 Database Systems
  • CSCI 3380 Computer Architecture
  • CSCI 3385/5385 Artificial Intelligence
  • CSCI 3V75: Internship
  • CSCI 4370/5370 Data Mining
  • CSCI 4V95: Independent Study
  • CSCI 6371: Applied Data Mining
  • CSCI 6V99: Master’s Thesis/Project

Georgia State University

  • CSc 1319 Introduction Computer Programming for Non-Majors
  • CSc 4320/6320 Operating System
  • CSc 3410 Data Structure



1.  Bernard  Chen.   “Wineinformatics   –  A  New  Data   Science  Application”, contracted with Springer (8 chapters in total submitted and reviewed), to be published in early 2023.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications  (UCA student authors are underlined):

1.  Tian   Qiuyun,   Brittany   Whiting,   and   Bernard  Chen.   “Wineinformatics: Comparing  and   Combining   SVM  Models  Built  by  Wine  Reviews  from Robert Parker and  Wine Spectator for 95+ Point Wine Prediction.” Fermentation 8, no. 4 (2022): 164. (Impact factor 5.13)

2.  Kwabla, William, Falla Coulibaly, Yerkebulan Zhenis, and Bernard Chen. “Wineinformatics: Can Wine Reviews in Bordeaux Reveal Wine Aging Capability?” Fermentation 7, no. 4 (2021): 236. (Impact factor 4.19)

3.  McCune Jared, Alex Riley, and Bernard Chen. “Clustering in Wineinformatics with Attribute Selection to Increase Uniqueness of Clusters.” Fermentation 7, no. 1 (2021): 27. (Impact factor 4.19)

4.  Dong Zeqing, Travis Atkison, and Bernard Chen. “Wineinformatics: Using the Full Power of the Computational Wine Wheel to Understand 21st Century Bordeaux Wines from the Reviews.” Beverages 7, no. 1 (2021): 3.

5. Dong,  Zeqing,  Xiaowan  Guo,  Syamala  Rajana,  and  Bernard  Chen. “Understanding 21st century Bordeaux wines from wine reviews using naïve Bayes classifier.” Beverages 6, no. 1 (2020): 5.

6.  Palmer   James,   Victor   S.   Sheng,   Travis   Atkison,   and   Bernard   Chen. “Classification  on grade, price, and region with multi-label  and multi-target methods  in Wineinformatics.” Big Data Mining and Analytics 3, no. 1 (2019): 1-12.

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