Portrait of Mei Chen

Mei Chen

Principal Research Manager


Mei Chen is a Principal Researcher Manager at Microsoft Cloud & AI. She served as the Chief Science Advisor to the Corporate VP of Computer Vision.

She was an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the State University of New York at Albany from 2014 to 2018. From 2011 to 2014, she built and led the Intel Science and Technology Center on Embedded Computing (ISTC-EC) hosted at Carnegie Mellon University, driving research along collaborative perception, real time machine learning, robotics, and embedded architecture among seven universities including CMU, UC Berkeley, Cornell, UIUC, UPenn, Georgia Tech, UW, and Penn State. Previously she held researcher and research lead positions at Intel Labs, Hewlett Packard Labs, and SRI Sarnoff Corporation.

Mei’s work in computer vision and biomedical image analysis has been nominated finalists for six Best Paper Awards and won three. She holds 16 patents granted by the USPTO.…