Bosco Siaufung Tjan was born in 1966, and died on December 2, 2016.
He was a Chinese-American psychologist and neuroscientist.
Tjan was a professor of psychology at the University of Southern California’s Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences.
He moved from Hong Kong to the United States as a teenager.
Tjan received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Kansas in 1987 and his Ph.D. in computer and information science from the University of Minnesota in 1997.
Tjan PhD thesis was entitled “Ideal Observer Analysis of Object Recognition”.
He was fatally stabbed by a USC student; soon afterward, one of his graduate students was arrested on suspicion of having carried out the stabbing.
Bosco Tjan passed away at 50 years old.