Yain-Ming (Max) Chen is currently pursuing a PhD in the Industrial and Systems Engineering department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan. After graduation, he worked as an Industrial Engineer in ASUSTek Computer Inc.. During his industrial career, he focused on facility planning and system safety. He has participated in numerous projects. Additionally, he was a board member of occupation and environment safety committee in ASUS Shanghai.
Max’s current research includes identifying human errors during landing procedure in aviation, pilot-training system interface design, improvement of healthcare facility , and the analysis of correlation between eye-movement and decision-making. He is now working on his thesis which focuses on pilot's decision-making process, and is also the webmaster of HFES Student Chapter at UW-Madison and Naturalistic Decision Making & Simulation Lab.


2004-2005 Ostava, Czech, Designing two types of desktop production lines of a new factory for two OEM brand.
2005-2006 Taipei, Taiwan, Productivity improvement through relocating resources (manpower, machine, equipment, facility) of two factories.
2006-2008 Shanghai, China, Design and plan of a new manufacturing park, including four factories, six types of production line and logistics flow.