Jiangping Chen

Dr. Jiangping Chen

Professor and Department Chair


  • B.S., Wuhan University, China
  • M.S., Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Ph.D., Syracuse University


I am a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Information Science in the College of Information at the University of North Texas. The Department of Information Science offers programs at the undergraduate, master and doctoral levels. Our programs are nationally recognized. The Master of Science program is accredited by the American Library Association. We also offer the nation's largest interdisciplinary PhD program in Information Science. Our vision is to become globally recognized excellence in preparing leading information professionals, advancing knowledge, and serving the data and information professions.

My current research involves applying data science techniques to information problems, information science literature analysis, and misinformation.  I welcome talented undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students to join UNT Intelligent Information Access Lab and participate in Information Science and Data Science related research and development.

Research and Activities of Interest

  • Applied Data Science
  • Digital Libraries
  • Information Retrieval and Access
  • Information Services and Management


Office: Discovery Park E297J
Phone: 940-369-8393
Email: Jiangping.Chen@unt.edu

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