The Transport Analytics group is Data61’s research and development arm for providing data-driven solutions for smart planning, implementation and management of infrastructure and future transport. The group connects with 31 government bodies, 91 corporate companies and 29 universities in Australia. Chen co-founded the group in 2013 and led it to grow into one of Australia’s leading research units of data science in transport.
Chen has been a board director of ITS Australia since 2017. He is on ITS Australia Membership Committee and the Policy Committee. He is a program committee member of the ITS Asia Pacific 2020 conference and the ITS World Congress 2020 .