Peng Chen was born in Hubei, China, in 1981. He received the B.E. degree in navigation from Dalian Maritime University, Liaoning, China, in 2005, and the M.E. degree in traffic information engineering and control from Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China, in 2007. He is currently a Ph.D. student in Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, and also working at AIST-Tokyo Tech Real World Big-Data Computation Open Innovation Laboratory, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan. His research interests include parallel computing, image processing, and machine learning.