NUS Institute of Systems Science
Associate Professor (Practice), Co-Director, Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA)

Education Qualifications

  • PhD, Manufacturing System and Technolgy, National University of Singapore (NUS) joint wiht Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2006
  • M.Eng, Manufacturing System, Zhejiang Universitym Hangzhou, China, 2002
  • B.Eng, Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang Universitym Hangzhou, China, 1999

Research Interest

  • Supply Chain Analytics And Operations Management
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • Manufacturing System Planning And Scheduling
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Software System Architecture

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Analytics & Operations, NUS Business School, National University, 2017 - current
  • Co-Director, Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), NUS Business Analytics Center, 2017 - current
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, 2016 - 2017
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, 2014 - 2016

Corporate Experience

  • Client Technical Advisor (Chief Architect), Analytics and Optimisation, IBM ASEAN Public Sector, 2013 - 2014
  • Senior Manager and Lead Architect, Analytics and Optimisation, IBM R&D Labs (GCG), 2001 - 2013
  • Advisor Architect, Industry Solutions, IBM R&D Labs (GCG), 2009 - 2011
  • Research Scientist, Supply Chain Institute, Motorola Labs, 2007 - 2009
  • Staff Engineer, Micro Technology Inc (Tech Semiconductor), 2006 - 2007


  • DSC5102, Business Analytics Capstone Projects
  • CO5237, Healthcare Analytics

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Master Certified Architect in the Open Group (Open CA), Nov 2014
  • IBM Certified Architect, .
  • Member of NUS SoC Furnace Incubator Advisory Committee, (Jan 2016 - Present)
  • Member of IBM AP Invention Disclosure Review Board, (Jan 2015 - Present)
  • Member of IBM BAO (Business Analytics and optimization) Architecture Board , (May 2013-Dec 2013)
  • Memebr of IBM SDE (Software Defined Environment) Architecture Advisory Board, (Mar 2013 - Mar 2014)
  • Member of IBM Shared University Research (SUR) program review board, (Jan 2012 - Dec 2012)
  • Member of IBM-China MOE (Ministry of Education) collaboration board, (Jan 2011 - Dec 2011)
  • Member of IBM Cina Development Labs Architecture Board, (Jan 2010 - Dec 2013)

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