Research Categories

Internet & Communications

This category covers:

  • Communication Regulation and Policy
  • Communication Technologies and Social Change
  • Communities and Religions
  • Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Content Regulation
  • Cultural Representations of Information Technologies
  • Culture
  • Data/Text/Web Mining
  • Digital Intelligence (or Digital Libraries And Information Retrieval)
  • Digital Library
  • E-Commerce
  • Education & Information Literacy
  • Effects of the Internet
  • Egovernment and the Digital Societies
  • E-Learning & Learning Objects
  • Electronic Security
  • Financial Information Literacy
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Hypermedia System
  • Impact of the Internet on the Cultures
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Information and Media Literacy
  • Information Retrieval
  • Intelligent Analysis and Presentation
  • Intelligent Text Processing and Retrieval Technologies,
  • Internet and Society
  • Internet Diffusion and Use
  • Internet Governance
  • Internet Policies and Privacy
  • Internet Regulation and Alternative Media Communication
  • Knowledge Organization
  • Media Effects
  • Medical Information Literacy
  • New Media
  • Organisation and Management Of Information and Knowledge
  • Personal Information Management
  • Political Communication
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Query Processing and Formulation
  • Search Result Presentation and Interface Design
  • Search Result Processing and Mining
  • Taxonomies and Metadata
  • Textual Databases
  • Trust and Governance
  • Usability and Human-Computer Interaction
  • User Modelling and Profiling
  • Virtual Culture and Online Community
  • Web Search Engines

Related Link:
Singapore Internet Research Centre (SIRC)

NameResearch Interests
Assoc Prof A S MadhukumarModulation and multiple access schemes for future broadband systems Advanced signal processing algorithms for wireless communication systems Cognitive radio systems: algorithms and architectures Cooperative Radio Systems for Mobile multi-hop networks Ultra wideband radio systems for wireless personal area networks
Dr Aileen Ng Cheng ChengAileen Ng is interested in the area of Discourse Analysis and Computer Mediated Communication in English Language teaching and learning. She has researched on the use of Information and Communication Technology for teaching Communication Skills based on Socio-cultural Theory as well as analysed the discourse of pre-workplace texts such as job application letters and resumes. Her current research interests are in religious discourse and feedback in academic writing.
Asst Prof Andrew Michael DuffyJournalism in Singapore Cross-cultural journalism education Online journalism education
Assoc Prof Anilkumar K SamtaniProf Samtani's areas of expertise are in intellectual property law and information technology law. His current research works focus on trademarks and bilateralism in intellectual property rule-making.
Assoc Prof Arul Indrasen ChibAssoc Prof Arul Chib pursues action-oriented research in varied cross-cultural contexts. His research agenda focuses on the impact and role of mobile phone in (a) healthcare systems in resource-constrained environments of developing countries, and (b) transnational migration to developed countries. He investigates the key factors influencing the adoption of technology for positive health outcomes, and has engaged in the design and development of healthcare technology systems spanning online and mobile platforms. He increasingly interested in issues of power, focusing on the intersection of gender with technology, and the role of agency and appropriation in the achievement of goals ranging from socio-economic development, human well-being and empowerment, and societal change. He has published over 100 research articles. As Director of the Singapore Internet Research Center, Dr. Chib led the SIRCA programme (established 2008), mentoring 30 emerging country researchers in Asia, Africa and Latin America, with mentoring events in Atlanta, Bangkok, Cape Town, Jamaica, Mauritius, Michigan, and Singapore. Dr. Chib's contributions have led to a number of research awards, including the 2011 Prosper.NET-Scopus Award for the use of ICTs for sustainable development. This award was accompanied by a fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, one of the highest honours within the European scholarly tradition. He has been awarded fellowships at Ludwig Maxmilians University and University of Southern California, and the S. I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. He serves on the editorial boards of Human Communication Research, Communication Yearbook, and Mobile Media and Communication, and is Senior Editor of The Electronic journal for Information Systems in Developing Countries. Dr. Chib’s research has been profiled in the international such as the United Nations Chronicle. He presented keynote speeches at the Media Health Communication Conference 2012 in Munich Germany and Global Fusion Conference at Texas A&M University. He was General Conference Chair for ICTD2015, and on organizing committees for IFIP 8.6 2013 and ICTD 2012. He has been an expert speaker at events organized by UNESCO and UN-APCICT. Dr. Chib has worked with non-governmental agencies such as INPPARES, Nyaya Health, Text to Change, Udaan, UNICEF and World Vision, securing external grants worth over S$ 5 million. Arul has lived and learned in India, Germany, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, and the United States of America. Dr. Chib is currently PI for MOE TIER 2 grant worth S$ 602,856 examining digital nativism. LATEST PUBLICATIONS Pei & Chib (2020). Defining mGender: The role of mobile phone use in gender construction processes. The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society Brew-Sam & Chib (2020).Theoretical advances in mobile health communication research: An empowerment approach to self-management. Technology and Health. Elsevier Chib, Bentley, & Wardoyo (2019). Distributed contexts of digital media and learning: Open practices as a response to marginalization. Comunicar Rossmann, Riesmeyer; Brew-Sam, Karnowski, Joeckel, Chib, & Ling (2019). Appropriation of mHealth for Diabetes Self-Management: Lessons from two qualitative studies. JMIR Diabetes Chib, & Shi (2018) Structured imaginings: Social media as a tool to reduce intergroup prejudice. Intercultural Communication Studies Chib & Lin (2018) Theoretical advancements in mHealth: A systematic review of mobile apps. Journal of Health Communication Loh, & Chib (2018) Tackling social inequality in development: Beyond access to appropriation of ICTs for employability. Information Technology for Development Kang, Ling & Chib (2018) The flip from fraught to assumed use: Mobile communication of North Korean migrant women during their journey to South Korea. International Journal of Communication
Assoc Prof Benjamin Hill DetenberDr. Detenber's research interests include the following: Cognitive and Emotional Responses to Media Use and Impact of Information and Communication Technologies Internet Studies Computer-mediated Communication Media and Public Opinion Political Communication Quantitative Research Methods
Assoc Prof Bi GuoanAlgorithm development for signal analysis and processing with various applications, transforms and their fast algorithms, signal analysis and processing methods. Applications for radar and communications
Assoc Prof Bo AnArtificial intelligence, multiagent systems, computational game theory, reinforcement learning, and optimization
Dr Boey Yew TungSocial media usage and adoption including implications for consumers, organizations and society Sports marketing
Dr Chan Chee KeongCurrently, Dr Chan is attached to the Information Engineering Division, lecturing in subjects related to computer systems, artificial intelligence, software engineering and cyber security. Through his years in NTU, he has published about 30 research papers in conferences, journals and book chapter. Dr Chan has also provided numerous consultations to the industries. His current research interest areas include data mining (text and solar radiation data mining), evolutionary algorithms (scheduling and games) and renewable energy.