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Qiufan Chen

Southern California Institute of Architecture

Qiufan Chen 陈楸帆 (a.k.a. Stanley Chan) is an award-winning Chinese science-fiction writer, translator, creative producer, and curator. He is vice president of the Chinese Writers Association Science-Fiction Committee and honorary president of the Chinese Science-Fiction Writers Association. He was selected as a cultural leader by the World Economic Forum in 2018-2019 and as an Asia 21 Fellow by the Asia Society in 2021. He also has a seat on the Xprize Foundation Science-Fiction Advisory Council. His works include the novel Waste Tide (2013) and AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future (2021, with Kai-Fu Lee). He currently lives in Los Angeles as SCI-Arc’s futurist-in-residence.