John Yen

Professor, Information Sciences and Technology
Affiliate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Director, Strategic Research Initiatives, College of Information Sciences and Technology
 
Email: jyen@ist.psu.edu
 
Research Areas:

  • Capturing and modeling of human knowledge in software agents for supporting decision making, for improving the productivity and adaptability of global enterprises, and for supporting individual/team learning in the digital information age
  • Developing agent-based teamwork model and self-adaptive personalization technologies
  • Mining/learning of large-scale fuzzy knowledge (i.e., knowledge with imprecisions)
  • Predicting the influence of online social interactions to people (e.g., energy consumption behaviors and health behaviors)
  • Modeling and facilitating the diffusion of innovation and energy technology through heterogeneous networks