NUS Institute of Systems Science
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NUS Institute of Systems Science
Associate Professor, Deputy Head of Department

Education Qualifications

  • PhD, Statistics, University of California, Berkeley (College of Letters & Science), USA, 1987
  • SM, Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan School), USA, 1981
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge (Trinity College), UK, 1978
  • BSc Honours (1st class), Statistics and Operational Research, The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK, 1975

Research Interest

  • Decision Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Business Intelligence

Academic Experience

  • Affiliate Professor, NUS Business Analytics Centre, 2015 - current
  • Associate Professor, Department of Analytics and Operations, National University of Singapore, 1998 - current
  • Deputy Head, Department of Analytics and Operations, National University of Singapore, 2012 - 2017
  • Vice-Dean, NUS Business School, 2010 - 2011
  • Vice-Dean, NUS Business School, 2004 - 2009
  • Joint Appointment, NUS University Scholars Programme, 2004 - 2008
  • Program Director, International MBA, NUS Business School, 2004 - 2005
  • Visiting Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management, 2002 - 2003
  • Director, Centre for Info Tech & Applications, NUS Business School, 1998 - 2000
  • Vice-Dean, NUS Business School, 1998 - 2000
  • Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Statistics, 1992
  • Sub Dean, NUS Faculty of Business Administration, 1989 - 1991

Corporate Experience

  • NUS Asia-Pacific Executive MBA Programs (English & Chinese)
  • Taiwan National Sun Yat-Sen University College of Management
  • Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), USA
  • ExxonMobil, Singapore
  • Cycle & Carriage, Singapore
  • Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX), Singapore
  • Sheraton Towers, Singapore


  • BPM1702, Microsoft Excel Skills for Business
  • GER1000, Quantitative Reasoning
  • BMA5002A, Statistics
  • DSC2008, Business Analytics - Data & Decisions
  • BIZ1000, Preparatory Mathematics

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Member, NUS Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Task Force, 2014-2016
  • Member, NUS IT Steering Committee, 2012-2016
  • Member, Academic Committee, NUS MSc Business Analytics Program, 2013-2017
  • Member, NUS Business School Accreditation Steering Committee, 2011-2013
  • Member, NUS University Scholars Program Curriculum Review Committee, 2006-2008
  • Member, Production and Operations Management Society, U.S.
  • Member, Royal Statistical Society, U.K.
  • Member, International Chinese Statistical Association
  • Member, Singapore Institute of Statistics
  • Member, Operational Research Society of Singapore

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