Elynn Chen

Elynn Chen

Joined Stern 2021

Leonard N. Stern School of Business


E-mail ec4409@stern.nyu.edu
Personal website


Elynn Chen joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Technology, Operation and Statistics in September 2021.

Professor Chen is generally interested in developing novel methodologies for data-driven decision-making and complex time series analysis, with applications in business, economics and health care. Her work has been applied to international trade, corporate finance, clinical dynamic treatments and has been recognized by NSF postdoctoral research award.

Before joining NYU Stern, Professor Chen worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University, and Open AI.

Professor Chen received her PhD in Statistics from Rutgers University, BA in Economics from Peking University and BS in Computer Science from Tsinghua University.

Research Interests

  • Time Series Analysis
  • Reinforcement Learning and its Applications in Economics and Health Care
  • Learning with Diversity, Heterogeneity and Knowledge Transfer

Academic Background

Ph.D., Department of Statistics
Rutgers University

B.A., Department of Economics
Peking University

B.S., Department of Computer Science
Tsinghua University