B.A. International Christian University, Tokyo; M.A., Ph.D. Washington University (St. Louis).
Dr. Shen joined the department in 1973. He served two terms as Department Chair. He was granted emeritus status in 1998. Dr. Shen's research interests have been in condensed matter physics with an emphasis on liquid crystals and magnetism. After his retirement from Cal State Fullerton, Dr. Shen served as the Director of the Office of Planning and Coordination at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.