Dr. Hsinchun Chen awarded 2020 AIS Impact Award

Dec. 16, 2020

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Hsinchun Chen

Dr. Hsinchun Chen was nominated and awarded the 2020 AIS Impact Award, which recognizes the impact of information systems research beyond academia. This award honors his work on “COPLINK – Managing Law Enforcement Data and Knowledge.” COPLINK was funded by NSF/DOJ with $4M in 1997, commercialized in Tucson, AZ in 2000, acquired by IBM in 2011 for $500M, and is currently in use by 5,000+ US and EU security and law enforcement agencies for national and community safety.