Ying-Ju Tessa Chen

Assistant Professor

Full-Time Faculty


Dr. Tessa Chen was born and raised in Taiwan. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics from Bowling Green State University and spent two years as a visiting assistant professor in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University, Ohio. Dr. Chen joined the Department of Mathematics at the University of Dayton in 2017.


  • Ph.D. in Statistics, Bowling Green State University, 2015
  • M.S. in Statistics, Bowling Green State University, 2011
  • M.S. in Mathematics, National Taiwan University, 2003
  • B.S. in Applied Mathematics, National Chung-Hsing University, 2000

Research Interests

  • Empirical Likelihood Method
  • Change Point Analysis
  • Mixed Distribution
  • Survival Analysis