Fuhua Chen

Associate Professor of Mathematics


  • BS, Nanjing University, 1988
  • MS, Nanjing University, 1991
  • MS, University of Windsor, 2006
  • Ph.D, Nanjing University of Science & Technology, 2003
  • Ph.D, University of Florida, 2012


  • Math 140 – College Algebra
  • Math 145 – Pre-Calculus
  • Math 160 – Introduction to Statistics
  • Math 210 – Calculus I
  • Math 211 – Calculus II 
  • Math 212 – Calculus III
  • Math 373 – Finite Math
  • Math 374 – Discrete Math
  • Math 375 – Differential Equations
  • Math 410 – Real Variables
  • Math 445 – Abstract Algebra
  • Math 464 – Probability and Statistics
  • Math 475 – Numerical Analysis

Current Research Projects:

Variational and Statistical Modeling and Analysis, Computational Mathematics and Numerical Optimizations, Person Re-identification, Image Segmentation and Image Matting, Feature Extraction and Pattern Recognition, and Computer-Aided Diagnosis


  • Hong-Yuan Wang, Fuhua Chen, Alexis Brum (student), and Cheng-Xian Shi, “Classification of Small Structures in Piecewise-Constant Mumford-Shah Model,” Neurocomputing, DOI: 10.1016/j.neucom.2016.11.090.
  • Hong-Yuan Wang and F. Chen, “Semisupervised Soft Mumford-Shah Model for MRI Brain Image Segmentation,” Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing, vol. 2016, Article ID 8508329, 14 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/8508329.
  • Wang Hongyuan, Zhang Ji, and F. Chen, “Efficient tracked based on sparse coding with Euclidean local structure-based constraint,” CAAI Transactions on Intelligent System, Vol. 11. No. 1. Page 136-147, 2016.
  • F. Chen and Katherine Hastings, Volume Estimation of Various Brain Components Using MR Images – A Technical Report. J Appl Computat Math 4:207. doi: 10.4172/2168-9679.1000207, 2015.
  • Celia A. Z. Barcelos1, Yunmei Chen, F. Chen. Soft Image Segmentation Based on the Mixture of Gaussian and the Phase-Transition Theory. Applied Mathematics, October, 2014.
  • H. Wang and F. Chen. A New Multiphase Soft Segmentation with Adaptive Variants. Proceedings of Image Processing and Computer Vision, Las Vegas, July, 2013.
  • F. Chen and H. Wang. Semi-Supervised Multi-Phase Image Segmentation and Application to Deep-Gray-Matter Segmentation in MRI Brain Images. Proceedings of Image Processing and Computer Vision, Las Vegas, July, 2013.
  • H. Wang, F. Chen, and Y. Chen. A New Multiphase Soft Segmentation with Adaptive Variants. Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing Volume 2013, Article ID 921721, 9 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/921721.
  • F. Chen, Y. Chen and H.D. Tagare. A New Framework of Multiphase Segmentation and Its Application to Partial Volume. Applied computational intelligence and soft computing, 2011.
  • F. Chen and Y. Chen. A Stochastic Variational Model for Multi-phase Soft Segmentation with Bias correction. Advanced Modeling and Optimization, 12(3): 336 – 345, 2010.
  • F. Chen and Y. Chen. A Multi-phase Soft Segmentation Based on Bi-direction Projected PDHG. Proceedings of IPCV, 2: 486 – 491, 2010.
  • Z. Barcelos, Y. Chen and F. Chen. A soft multiphase segmentation model via Gaussian mixture. Proceedings of ICIP, 1: 4049 – 4052, 2009.
  • F. Chen, Y. Chen and H.D. Tagare. An extension of Sine-Sinc model based on logarithm of likelihood. Proceedings of IPCV, 1: 222 – 227, 2008.

Interests and Hobbies:

I like running, walking, playing card games, playing ball games such as tennis, ping-pong, volleyball, badminton.  I also like playing chess such as go, and I enjoy cooking.

Office: Arnett Hall 313
Phone: (304) 336-8632
E-Mail: [email protected]
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