Skip to main content


Dr. Wei Chen

Phone: 847-491-7019

Fax: 849-491-3915

Postal address: 2145 Sheridan Road, Tech B224, Evanston, IL 60208

Email: weichen at

To prospective students:

We welcome applications from prospective graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. To know more about our research, please read our research descriptions and select a few representative papers to read. Students who join our research team are expected to learn the fundamental techniques underlying the ongoing research projects, e.g., design optimization, data science (e.g., Gaussian random process modeling, deep learning, statistical inference), probabilistic analysis, decision science, topology optimization, and social network analysis. Application procedure and frequently asked questions can be found at

Integrated DEsign Automation Laboratory

Office: AG10, Technological Institute (2145 Sheridan Road, Tech B224, Evanston, IL 60208)

Phone: 847-491-5066