Welcome to Jing Chen¨s Homepage!

 

 

 

Jing is Chief Scientist and Head of Theory Research at Algorand Inc. Her research interests include game theory, mechanism design, distributed ledgers, smart contracts, and algorithms. She is an affiliated faculty in the Computer Science Department at Stony Brook University. She is also affiliated with the Economics Department and the Center for Game Theory in Economics. Before joining Algorand, she was an assistant professor in Computer Science at Stony Brook. She received the NSF CAREER Award in 2016.

 

Jing received her Bachelor¨s and Master¨s degrees in Computer Science from Tsinghua University, and her PhD in Computer Science from MIT. Her Master¨s advisor was Professor Dongsheng Wang and her PhD¨s advisor was Professor Silvio Micali. She was a postdoc fellow in the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact:

       jingchen at cs dot stonybrook dot edu

Students:

Bo Li, PhD 2019. Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Shikha Singh, PhD 2018, co-advised with Michael Bender. Assistant Professor, Williams College.

Hau Chan, PhD 2015, co-advised with Luis Ortiz and Leman Akoglu. Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Gowtham Srinivasan, Master 2016. Samsung Research America.

Saksham Chand, Master 2015. Apple Inc.

Selected Professional Services:

Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation (TEAC), 2021-present.

Standing Committee, CSIAM Activity Group on Financial Technology and Algorithms, 2021-present

Chair/Co-Chair:

        Game Theory in Blockchain Track, 3rd International Joint Conference on Theoretical Computer Science (IJTCS), 2022;

        Workshop on Distributed Ledger and Economics, 32nd International Conference on Game Theory, 2021;

        Game Theory in Blockchain Track, 2nd International Joint Conference on Theoretical Computer Science (IJTCS), 2021;

        Workshop on Game Theory in Blockchain, 16th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE), 2020;

        Track on Blockchains, 1st International Joint Conference on Theoretical Computer Science (IJTCS), 2020;

        Workshop on Game Theory in Blockchain, 11th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT), 2018.

Advisory Board, IEEE Conference on Blockchain Research & Applications for Innovative Networks and Services (BRAINS), 2020-present.

Co-Editor, SIAM Journal on Computing (SICOMP), special issue on STOC 2016.

Program Committee:

        4th International Workshop on Formal Methods for Blockchains (FMBC), 2022;

        4th Distributed Ledger Technology Workshop (DLT), 2022;

        26th International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security (FC), 2022;

        14th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT), 2021;

        3rd International Conference on Blockchain Economics, Security and Protocols, 2021;

        16th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE), 2020;

        11th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT), 2018;

        9th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS), 2018;

        13th Latin American Theoretical Informatics Symposium (LATIN), 2018;

        13th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE), 2017;

        16th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, senior PC), 2017;

        48th Annual Symposium on the Theory of Computing (STOC), 2016;

        14th, 15th, 17th, 18th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC), 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017.

Local Organizer:

        Workshop on Stopping Time Problems in Game Theory, Economics and Finance, 29th International Conference on Game Theory, 2018.

        Workshop on Adaptive Learning: Theory, Data, and Applications, 28th International Conference on Game Theory, 2017.

        Workshop on Complex Auctions and Practice, 27th International Conference on Game Theory, 2016.

Faculty advisor, Women in Computer Science (WiCS) at Stony Brook (an official ACM-W chapter), 2015-2018.

Faculty advisor, Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (GWISE), Stony Brook University, 2017-2018.

Faculty representative of Stony Brook Computer Science Department at National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), 2015-2018.

Directing Committee, CS Honors Program, Stony Brook University, 2016-2018.

Courses:

CSE548/AMS542 Analysis of Algorithms, Spring 2018

CSE 385 Analysis of Algorithms: Honors, Fall 2017

CSE548/AMS542 Analysis of Algorithms, Spring 2017

CSE540 Theory of Computation, Fall 2016

CSE540 Theory of Computation, Fall 2015

CSE547/AMS547 Discrete Mathematics, Spring 2015

       CSE540 Theory of Computation, Fall 2014

CSE691/ECO606 Computational Game Theory, Spring 2014

       CSE540 Theory of Computation, Fall 2013

 

Papers:

Journals

1.     Bayesian Auctions with Efficient Queries

J. Chen, B. Li, Y. Li, and P. Lu

Journal of Artificial Intelligence (AIJ), Vol. 303, Article 103630, February 2022.

2.     Small Profits and Quick Returns: An Incentive Mechanism Design for Crowdsourcing under Continuous Platform Competition

D. Baek, J. Chen, B. J. Choi

IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 7, Iss. 1, pp. 349 C 362, 2020.

3.     Algorand: A secure and efficient distributed ledger

J. Chen and S. Micali

Theoretical Computer Science (TCS), Vol. 777, pp. 155-183, 2019.

4.     Efficient Approximations for the Online Dispersion Problem

J. Chen, B. Li, and Y. Li

SIAM Journal on Computing (SICOMP), Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 373C416, 2019.

5.     Reinforcement Learning based Schemes to Manage Client Activities in Large Distributed Control Systems

Y. Gao, J. Chen, T. Robertazzi, and K. A. Brown

Physical Review Accelerators and Beams (PRAB), Vol. 22, Iss. 1, Article 014601, 2019.

6.     Provision-After-Wait with Common Preferences

H. Chan, J. Chen, and G. Srinivasan

Transactions on Economics and Computation (TEAC), Vol. 5, Iss. 2, Article 12, 2017.

7.     Leveraging Possibilistic Beliefs in Unrestricted Combinatorial Auctions

J. Chen and S. Micali

Games, Special Issue on Epistemic Game Theory and Logic, Vol. 7, Iss. 32, 2016.

8.     Optimal Provision-After-Wait in Healthcare

M. Braverman, J. Chen, and S. Kannan

Mathematics of Operations Research (MOR), Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 352 - 376, 2016.

9.     Tight Revenue Bounds with Possibilistic Beliefs and Level-k Rationality (with the Supplement available here)

J. Chen, S. Micali, and R. Pass

Econometrica, Vol. 83, No. 4, pp. 1619-1639, 2015.

10.  Mechanism Design with Possibilistic Beliefs

J. Chen and S. Micali

Journal of Economic Theory (JET), Vol. 156, pp. 77-102, 2015.

11.  The Robustness of Zero-Determinant Strategies in Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma Games

J. Chen and A. Zinger

Journal of Theoretical Biology (JTB), Vol. 357, pp. 46-54, 2014.

12.  The Order Independence of Iterated Dominance in Extensive Games

J. Chen and S. Micali

Theoretical Economics (TE), Vol. 8, pp. 125-163, 2013.

13.  Collusive Dominant-Strategy Truthfulness

J. Chen and S. Micali

Journal of Economic Theory (JET), Vol. 147, Iss. 3, pp. 1300-1312, 2012.

14.  A New Framework to the Design and Analysis of Identity-Based Identification Schemes

G. Yang, J. Chen, D. Wong, X. Deng, and D. Wang

Theoretical Computer Science (TCS), Vol. 407, Iss. 1-3, pp. 370-388, 2008.

15.  A Buffer Management Policy in IA-64 Large-Scale Video Streaming Servers (in Chinese)

H. Yu, J. Chen, Y. Li, and W. Zheng

J. Computer Research and Development, Vol. 43, Iss. 4, pp. 729-737, 2006.

16.  High Performance Architecture for Elliptic Curve Scalar Multiplication Based on FPGA (in Chinese)

J. Chen, J. Jiang, D. Wong, X. Deng, and D. Wang

J. Computer Research and Development, Vol. 45, Iss. 11, pp. 1947-1954, 2008.

Refereed Conferences

17.  Maximal Information Propagation via Lotteries

J. Chen and B. Li

17th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE), 2021.

18.  Non-Cooperative Rational Interactive Proofs

J. Chen, S. McCauley and Shikha Singh

27th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA), pp. 29:1-29:16, 2019.

19.  Towards a Verified Model of the Algorand Consensus Protocol in Coq

M. A. Alturki, J. Chen, V. Luchangco, B. Moore, K. Palmskog, L. Peña and G. Roşu

1st Workshop on Formal Methods for Blockchains (FMBC), 2019.

20.  Maximin-Aware Allocations of Indivisible Goods

H. Chan, J. Chen, B. Li and X. Wu

28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2019. Extended abstract at AAMAS 2019.

21.  Approximately Maximizing the Broker¨s Profit in a Two-sided Market

J. Chen, B. Li and Y. Li

28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2019.

22.  Information Elicitation for Bayesian Auctions

J. Chen, B. Li, and Y. Li

11th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT), pp. 43-55, 2018.

23.  Efficient Rational Proofs with Strong Utility-Gap Guarantees

J. Chen, S. McCauley, and S. Singh

11th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT), pp. 150-162, 2018.

24.  Bayesian Auctions with Efficient Queries

J. Chen, B. Li, Y. Li and P. Lu

International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming (ICALP), 108:1-108:4, 2018.

25.  A success-history based learning procedure to optimize server throughput in large distributed control systems

Y. Gao, J. Chen, T. Robertazzi, and K. A. Brown

16th International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Physics Control Systems (ICALEPCS), 2017.

26.  Efficient Approximations for the Online Dispersion Problem

J. Chen, B. Li, and Y. Li

International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming (ICALP), pp. 11:1-11:15, 2017.

27.  Provision-After-Wait with Common Preferences

H. Chan and J. Chen

15th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), pp. 278-286, 2016.

28.  Budget Feasible Mechanisms for Dealers

H. Chan and J. Chen

15th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), pp. 113-121, 2016.

29.  Rational Proofs with Multiple Provers

J. Chen, S. McCauley, and S. Singh

7th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS), pp. 237-248, 2016.

Presented at the 26th International Conference on Game Theory, 2015.

30.  Auction Revenue in the General Spiteful-Utility Model

J. Chen and S. Micali

7th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS), pp. 201-211, 2016.

Presented at the 11th World Congress of the Econometric Society (ESWC), 2015.

31.  Better Outcomes from More Rationality

J. Chen, S. Micali, and R. Pass

6th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS), pp. 325-325, 2015.

32.  Truthful Multi-unit Procurements with Budgets

H. Chan and J. Chen

10th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE), pp. 89-105, 2014.

33.  Optimal Provision-After-Wait in Healthcare

M. Braverman, J. Chen, and S. Kannan

Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS), pp. 541-542, 2014.

34.  Crowdsourced Bayesian Auctions

P. Azar, J. Chen, and S. Micali

Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS), pp. 236-248, 2012.

35.  Mechanism Design with Set-Theoretic Beliefs

J. Chen and S. Micali

Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS), pp. 87-96, 2011.

36.  Robust Perfect Revenue from Perfectly Informed Players

J. Chen, A. Hassidim, and S. Micali

Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS), pp. 94-105, 2010.

37.  Robustly Leveraging Collusion in Combinatorial Auctions

J. Chen, S. Micali, and P. Valiant

Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS), pp. 81-93, 2010.

38.  A New Approach to Auctions and Resilient Mechanism Design

J. Chen and S. Micali

Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC), pp. 503-512, 2009.

39.  A More Natural Way to Construct Identity-Based Identification Schemes

G. Yang, J. Chen, D. Wong, X. Deng, and D. Wang

Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS), pp. 307-322, 2007.

40.  Malicious KGC Attack in Certificateless Cryptography

M. H. Au, J. Chen, J. K. Liu, Y. Mu, D. Wong, and G. Yang

ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), pp. 302-311, 2007.

Technical Reports

41.  Resilient Mechanism Design Foundations for Governance of Cyberspace: Exploration in Theory, Strategy, and Policy

S. Micali, N. Choucri, J. Chen, and C. Williams

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-30, 2013.

42.  Budget-Balanced Maximization of Social Welfare Resilient to Unrestricted Collusion, Privacy, and Beliefs

P. Azar, J. Chen, and S. Micali

Brazilian Workshop of the Game Theory Society (São Paulo), poster, 2010.

43.  Short Multi-Prover Quantum Proofs for SAT without Entangled Measurements

J. Chen and A. Drucker

arXiv:1011.0716v2, 2010.

 

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