Baoquan Chen is a Professor of Peking University, where he is the Executive Director of the Center on Frontiers of Computing Studies. Prior to the current post, he was the Dean of School of Computer Science and Technology at Shandong University, and the founding director of the Visual Computing Research Center, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (2008-2013), and a faculty member at Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota at Twin Cities (2000-2008). His research interests generally lie in computer graphics, visualization, and human-computer interaction, focusing specifically on large-scale city modeling, simulation and visualization. He has published more than 100 papers in international journals and conferences, including two dozens or so papers in SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia. Chen is the recipient of the Microsoft Innovation Excellence Program 2002, the NSF CAREER award 2003, McKnight Land-Grant Professorship for 2004, IEEE Visualization Best Paper Award 2005, and NSFC "Outstanding Young Researcher" program in 2010. Chen served as conference co-chair of IEEE Visualization 2005, and served as the conference chair of SIGGRAPH Asia 2014.