Associate Professor Chen Wenli is the Head of the Learning Sciences and Assessment Academic Group at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. She is a learning scientist specializing in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), learning analytics, and AI for Education. She is the co-chair for NIE’s AI for Education Implementation Committee, and Steering Committee member for Science of Learning in Education Center. Dr Chen has been invited as the keynote speaker for many international conferences. She has won a dozen Best Paper Awards at international conferences. She was presented with the Distinguished Researcher Award by the Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education in 2020. She received the "Excellence in Research Commendation" from NIE in 2022, the "Excellence in Teaching Commendation" from NIE in 2015 and 2017, and the "Nanyang Education Award" from NTU in 2016.
Dr Chen is the Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Computers in Education and Learning: Research and Practice (Q2), the Associate Editor for Instructional Science (SSCI), Asia Pacific Journal of Education (SSCI) and Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning. She is the editorial board member for the International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (SSCI).
Dr Chen is currently the executive committee member for the Asia Pacific Society of Computers in Education (APSCE) and the Global Chinese Society of Computers in Education (GCSCE). She was the co-chair of the CSCL community committee of the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) (2016-2021).