Jingjie CHEN is an Associate Professor of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering at Dalian University of Technology, China. In 2011, she received a Ph.D. degree in design and manufacture of ships and marine structures from the Dalian University of Technology. Her research interests involve the strength, fatigue, and fracture of ship and marine engineering structures, ice ship collision, and the damaged structural ultimate strength analysis in polar regions. Dr. Chen taught the structural analysis course for 8 years and achieved one award for outstanding teaching at the Dalian University of Technology. She has published over 30 peerreviewed journal papers and one book.