Prof. Chen is Chief Scientific Officer and Director of Research and Innovation at Thermo-Calc Software. He served as the Director of Database Development for over ten years, where he built and led the largest corporate CALPHAD team and oversaw unprecedented growth in the development of databases of thermodynamic, kinetic, and thermophysical properties for a large spectrum of metallic alloys and oxides. Prof. Chen is also a key developer of several software modules in Thermo-Calc, including the Precipitation Module (TC-PRISMA), the Scheil Solidification Module, and the TQ-interface API. He is currently also an Adjunct Professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Prof. Chen’s main research interests focus on CALPHAD-based modeling of phase diagrams, phase transformations, microstructure evolution, and thermophysical properties. He has authored more than 90 scientific papers.