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James Chen

Assistant Professor, Animal Data Sciences
James Chen photo with a blurred background. Outdoors.
Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences
2080 Litton-Reaves Hall
175 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Ph.D., Crop Science, 2021, Washington State University

B.S., Agronomy, 2014, National Taiwan University

Dr. Chen’s research focuses on leveraging data sciences and technology to support precision livestock farming and animal breeding. His research can be further defined in three areas: (1) Phenomics: Developing computational framework to extract information from video and sensor data, (2) Genomics: Integrating phenomics-derived traits into genomics selection for better farming efficiency, and (3) Software: The research results will be delivered through open-source software and friendly interfaces.