Prof. Ben-Chen is an Associate Professor at the Center for Graphics and Geometric Computing of the CS Department at the Technion. She has received her Ph.D. from the Technion in 2009, was a Fulbright postdoc at Stanford from 2009-2012, and then started as an Assistant Prof. at the Technion in 2012.
Prof. Ben Chen is interested in modeling and understanding the geometry of shapes. She uses mathematical tools, such as discrete differential geometry, numerical optimization and harmonic analysis, for applications such as animation, shape analysis, fluid simulation on surfaces and computational fabrication.
Prof. Ben Chen has won an ERC Starting grant, the Henry Taub Prize for Academic Excellence, the Science Prize of the German Technion Society and multiple best paper awards.