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Assoc Prof A S Madhukumar
Modulation 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
Assoc Prof Anilkumar K Samtani
Prof 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 Chib
Dr. Arul Chib focuses on mobile phone healthcare systems, and pursues action-oriented research in varied cross-cultural contexts, particularly in resource-constrained environments. 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. Global collaborations with IDRC, UNICEF, and UNFPA have led to research grants of S$3.7Mn. His work with Acehnese midwives has led to great interest in the field of mobile health (mHealth) technologies. Of note is that the original JAVA application for mobile phones was developed in 2006, well in advance of the latest innovations in mobile-based applications. This ground-breaking technology to improve maternal and infant health was developed for 223 rural midwives based in the tsunami-affected region of Aceh Besar, Indonesia, impacting as many as 600 villages. This ICT project, facilitated by cell phones and data sending mobile technology, uses the existing pool of knowledge in the rural health system to bolster local resources. Prior to working on tsunami relief, Dr. Chib collaborated with a Peruvian NGO, Instituto Peruano de Paternidad Responsable, to develop an interactive computer-based multimedia game to deliver information about sexual and reproductive health, particularly about HIV/AIDS. Dr. Chib is currently extending his work in mHealth by examining issues of power and influence caused by the mobile phone usage amongst community healthcare workers in Papaua New Guinea, Thailand, India, and China. 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 Best Graduate Student Award of S. I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. He serves on the editorial boards of Human Communication Research and Communication Yearbook, the flagship publications of the International Communication Association. Chib has published in the best refereed journals, such as the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, ranked first amongst Thompson Reuters communication journals, the Journal of Health Communication, ranked first amongst health communication journals, and Information Technologies & International Development, ranked first amongst journals in the field of information and communication technologies for development. He has contributed to book chapters from leading publishers such as Cambridge Scholars, Hampton Press, Springer, and Taylor & Francis. In 2012, along with Dr. Roger Harris, he released the edited volume, Linking Research to Practice (2012, ISEAS Singapore). His research papers have been adopted as syllabi in institutions in Copenhagen, Geneva, Manila, and Virginia. He is currently working on the authored book, mHealth in Developing Countries (forthcoming, Taylor & Francis UK). Dr. Chib’s work in as many as nine countries has been profiled in media outlets ranging from the United Nations Chronicle to the Singaporean press. He has been a guest speaker at numerous global events, and in 2012, gave the keynote speech at the Media Health Communication Conference in Munich. He is a member of the organizing committees of the IFIP 8.6 2013 and ICTD 2012 conferences. As Assistant Director at the Singapore Internet Research Center, Dr. Chib leads the Strengthening Information Society Research Capacity Alliance programme. This multi-year capacity building programme has mentored 30 emerging researchers in Asia, Africa and Latin America, and organized training events in Atlanta, Bangkok, Jamaica, and Singapore.
Assoc Prof Benjamin Hill Detenber
Dr. 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
Mr Benjamin Seide
- Cross-influence between computer games and movies - Concepts of representation and navigation in 3D space and virtual environments - The role of open-source software in professional high-end vfx production - Developing new techniques and tools for visual effects artists and producers - Creating meaningful high-end visuals, recognizing the potential and responsibility of visual effects
Assoc Prof Bi Guoan
Algorithm development for signal analysis and processing with various applications, transforms and their fast algorithms, signal analysis and processing methods. Applications for radar and communications
Asst Prof Bo An
Artificial intelligence, multi-agent systems, game theory, automated negotiation, resource allocation, and optimization
Assoc Prof Cai Jianfei
Jianfei's major research interests include digital media processing, multimedia compression, communications and networking technologies. Currently, he focuses on the cross-discipline research among the areas of multimedia, computer graphics, computer vision and networking technologies.
Dr Chan Chee Keong
Currently, 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.
Assoc Prof Chan Syin
Dr Chan Syin's research interests include multimedia information retrieval, web information extraction, ontology applications and multimedia understanding.
Asst Prof Chang Yun-Ke
Information seeking behavior, human-computer interaction, personal information management, search engines' impact, interactive media, and organizational adoption of information technology.
Asst Prof Chen Hsueh-hua
Her research interests include communication beaviors and culture in digital games, the impact of digital games, intercultural communication, culturla identity, cultural diversity, and virtual culture.
Assoc Prof Chen Lihui
Dr. Chen's research interests include machine learning algorithms/soft computing (fuzzy logic and neural networks) with applications to data mining, web intelligence, image processing and pattern recognition. She has been actively working in those areas for many years on projects at various levels. Currently her research focus is on some basic researches in data mining as well as its applications which may have significance in information search and retrieval on Internet. Ongoing Research Projects: . Machine Learning and Mining Techniques for Web Intelligence, Information Retrieval . Clustering Methods in Text/Web Mining . Novel techniques for Document Summarization
Asst Prof Chen Ning
Algorithmic Game Theory and Computational Economics Algorithmic and Economic aspects of the Internet Algorithms and Combinatorial Optimization
Prof Cheng Tee Hiang
Optical Communication and Networking Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANET) Complex Networks Network Security
Assoc Prof Cherian George
Cherian George's research focuses on journalism and politics. He studies the Singapore media system, including censorship issues; the political economy of news media; authoritarian controls on media; alternative media; norms and practices of journalism, including the ethics of covering intolerant speech; and media policy. For more information, please visit http://www.cheriangeorge.net.
Assoc Prof Chia Liang Tien
His research interests can be broadly categorized into the following areas, Internet related research with emphasis on the Semantic Web, Multimedia Understanding through media analysis, annotation and adaptation, Multimodal data fusion and Multimodality Ontology for Multimedia.. He has published over 100 refereed research papers.
Prof Daniel Thalmann
Professor Daniel Thalmann's current research interests include real-time virtual humans in virtual reality, immersive virtual environments, crowd simulation, and multimodal interaction. He is also interested in applications in Cultural Heritage and Virtual Rehabilitation.
Asst Prof Debbie Goh Pei Chin
Online and print news reporting; New media and society; Gender and communication technologies; International development and communication; Research Methods; Digital divide; Gender and information communication technologies; Media framing
Asst Prof Duffy Andrew Michael
Journalism in Singapore Cross-cultural journalism education Online journalism education
Asst Prof Fernando De La Cruz Paragas
Dr. Paragas researches and consults on transnational migration, message design and analysis, and communication technologies.
Prof Foo Shou Boon, Schubert
Professor Schubert Foo's research areas cover multimedia technology, Internet technology, multilingual information retrieval, digital libraries, information literacy, knowledge management and social media innovations.
Assoc Prof Francis Charles Bond
Francis Bond's areas of interest are: Machine Translation, Deep Parsing, Word Sense Disambiguation, Computational Lexicography and the linguistic phenomena of Definiteness, Number, Countability and Numeral classifiers. His current research work focuses on parsing English, Japanese and Korean with head-driven phrase structure grammars; word sense disambiguation with WordNet; constructing a Japanese WordNet and other lexicons.
Assoc Prof Goh Hoe Lian, Dion
Dion Goh has extensive experience in the areas of collaborative information access in Web and mobile environments, information retrieval and mining, evaluation of information systems and services, and the use of information technology in education.
Asst Prof Goh Kim Huat
Electronic Markets Strategy, Economic Value of Information Technology Investment, Behavioral Economics & Information Goods Pricing, Consumer behavior in information technology mediated environments
Asst Prof Han Sam
(1) The dynamic of religion and digital technology in contemporary American Christianity (2) Digital-diasporic religious practices in Asia (3) Death and mourning in the digital age (4) The religious discourse of technology as sinful (5) General social and cultural theory (e.g., affect theory, post-structuralism, post-modernism, psychoanalysis, network theory) (6) Parochialism in popular representations of “genius” in media depictions of US ethnic minorities
Prof Heitor Capuzzo
History of Animation, author, research director. Visual effects: strategies for low budget film production, motion capture, synthetic character and environment. Digital narratives: interactive and non-linearity. Blending theory and practice, his research addresses the dialogue between traditional and digital animation. His expertise is also focused in History of Cinema, Animation and Visual Effects.
Assoc Prof Hoi Chu Hong
Prof Hoi's research expertises are machine learning and data mining, multimedia information retrieval, Web search and ming, etc. His current research focuses on kernel machine learning with applications to several application domains, including data mining, multimedia retrieval, web search, computer vision and pattern recognition, etc.
Assoc Prof Hui Siu Cheung
Assoc Prof Hui Siu Cheung's areas of expertise are data mining, Web mining, information retrieval, natural language processing, mathematical data mining, intelligent tutoring systems and Semantic Web. His current research works focus on information retrieval, text mining, natural query processing and Semantic Web.
Assoc Prof James Patrick Williams
Professor Williams is trained in the symbolic interactionist tradition of sociology, a social-psychological perspective that foregrounds language and meaning as key dimensions of understanding the everyday life. Prof Williams' research focuses on two specific areas of interest: youth sub/cultures, and digital media cultures. Much of Prof Williams' publications in recent years have centered on the construction of subcultural selves/identities among young people who feel in some way separate from mainstream society. His main contributions to sociology have been theorizing (1) the role new media technologies play in facilitating the development and diffusion of subcultures and subcultural identities and (2) theorizing the social construction of subcultural authenticity. His second interest relates to the increasing salience of fantasy and digital games in everyday life. He has co-edited two books related to fantasy and video games and is interested in issues of role-identity and deviant behavior within digital environments.
Asst Prof Jesse Hession Grayman
Aceh; civil society; crisis and recovery; disasters; epidemiology; humanitarianism; Indonesia; media; medical anthropology; social anthropology; Southeast Asia; transitional justice
Mdm Jessica Ng
My research interests are in ethical issues, intellectual property and corporate governance. Selected Publications (1)Jessica Ng, "Engineering Ethics: Good Rules to Follow," IEE's Engineering Management, January 2004. (Feature Article.) (2) Jessica Ng, "Should Engineers Be Publicly Regulated?" IEE's Engineering Management Journal, London, April 2000. (3) I also co-authored a book in "Making Small Claims: Do-It-Yourself," Longman Singapore Publishers (Pte) Ltd. (4) Jessica Ng," Employer/Employee Rights to Intellectual Property," Institute of Industrial Engineers, Singapore, IIES Yearbook, 1994/95. (5) Jessica Ng, "Should Law be Introduced into the Engineering Curriculum?" International Journal of Engineering Education, Sublin, Ireland, Vol 13, No 1, 1997.
Asst Prof Jung Younbo
Dr. Jung has published research on the use of new technologies in medical interventions (e.g., virtual reality and haptics-enhanced systems for learning motor functions in stroke rehabilitation; and patient/clinician distribution platform with tele-rehabilitation application), the Internet and computer training for seniors to cross the digital divide, the effects of social robots? embodiment on their meaningful social interactions with humans, and the motivation and consequences of blogging in social life. His work has appeared in International Journal of Human Computer Studies, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology, Discourse and Communication, and proceedings of CHI and IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops. Currently, Dr. Jung examines the effects of social interaction (i.e., role play) and multi-modal interfaces on video-game play.
Asst Prof Kenneth Feinstein
interactive media, display technology, fine art, media theory, philosphy, post modernism, communications
Asst Prof Kim Hyo Jung
Health Communication; Public Relations; Psychological Effects of Mass Media Messages; Social Marketing Campaigns
Prof Kuo Chen-Yu, Eddie
Communication policy and planning New media and globalization Cultural policy and national integration Sociology of multilingualism. Perspectives in Asian communication
Asst Prof Kyle Rupnow
High-Level Synthesis – Efficient mapping of high level programming languages to register transfer level hardware implementations Embedded Systems Architectures – Applications, core architectures design, system architecture design, systems-on-chip, operating systems, cyber-physical systems Heterogeneous Computing Architectures – Hardware techniques and optimization techniques for microprocessor, graphics, and reconfigurable chips. HW/SW co-design, integration of application development, hardware development and systems management Low-level Architectures – Memory and cache system design, network and communications structure design, integration of multiple device technologies in a single device architecture
Assoc Prof Lau Chiew Tong
Assoc Prof Law Choi Look
Dr. Choi Look LAW's areas of expertise are microwave circuits and wireless systems. His research interests are digital beam forming array antenna, ultra-wideband microwave circuits, wideband channel characterization and modeling, radio frequency identification, wireless networking and positioning systems.His current research work focus on high linearity high efficiency microwave power amplifiers for OFDM sytems and scalable precision positioning systems using ultra-wideband impulse radio.
Assoc Prof Lee Bu Sung
General interest in the area of Networks and Grid.
Assoc Prof Lee Yee Hui
Antenna Design Computational Electromagnetics Electromagnetic Compatibility and Susceptibility Channel Characterisation Rain Propagation
Prof Leung Cyril Sik
Digital communications, wireless communication networks, sensor networks, ubiquitous computing, elderly-friendly technologies, digital/social signal processing, security and privacy, trust computational models, information theory
Assoc Prof Li Kwok Hung
Dr. Li Kwok Hung's research interest has centered on the area of digital communication theory with emphasis on spread-spectrum communications, mobile communications, coding and signal processing. His current research works focus on performance studies of (i) cooperative communications; (ii) space-frequency codes for multiple-input-multiple-output systems; (iii) fast frequency hopping (FFH) over frequency-selective fading channels; and (iv) ultra-wideband (UWB) systems.
Asst Prof Li Mo
Distributed Systems, Sensor Networks, Wireless and Mobile Computing, Pervasive Computing
Asst Prof (Adj) Lim Choon Guan
- Mental Health - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - Brain-computer interface system - Computer use/gaming
Asst Prof Lin Tsui-Chuan, Trisha
Dr. Lin's research expertise include socio-technical analysis of converging new media (e.g., market competiveness and policy development of mobile TV and multi-screen TV), social impact of adoption and implementation of new media (e.g., youth, new media & election), as well as digital journalism (e.g., impact of integrated TV newsroom, microblogging in China). Recently, her research interest focus more on mobile media and communication. She has conducted several research projects including "location-based advertising," "mobile dependency," "smartphone and romantic relationship" and "mobile dating."
Prof Ling San
1. Applications of algebra and number theory to combinatorial designs, coding theory, cryptography and sequences 2. Arithmetic of modular curves and Galois representations
Asst Prof Luo Jun
- Wireless Networking - Network Modeling and Performance Evaluation - Applied Operations Research - Network Security
Assoc Prof Ma Maode
Wireless Networking, Wireless Network Security, MAC layer Protocol Design, Performance Evaluation of Computer Networks
Dr Mark Alan Cenite
Media law and ethics, and relevant social science research to inform policy. Intellectual property.
Prof Martin Reiser
Interactive Digital Media, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Virtual Environments, Communication Networks, Performance Analysis, Queueing Networks, Art and Technology, Telepresence, Computer Graphics
Assoc Prof May Oo Lwin
May Lwin's research interests are mainly in the areas of consumer marketing communications and social and health communications issues. In particular, her research in the area of privacy and cybersafety looks at how contextual mediators, safeguards and parental guidelines influence user behavior. In the area of health, she examines how digital communication can influence food intake, exercise, and developmental health. In the area of sensory marketing, she has conducted research on scents, auditory factors and culture-specific symbolism in advertising. She has also co-authored a number of marketing books, including the best-selling Clueless Series (includes titles like Clueless in Advertising and Clueless in Marketing Communications) and a leading textbook for Asia, Principles and Effective IMC Practice.
Assoc Prof Miao Chun Yan
Dr. Jaclyn, Chunyan Miao's area of expertise are Agent, Multi-Agent Systems (MAS), Agent Oriented Software Engineering (AOSE), Semantic Web/Grid, Agent Augmented Interactive Media/gaming/storytelling, Agent Mediated e-services?mobile agents for wireless communications. Her current research works focus on infusing intelligent agents into interactive new media (virtual, mixed, mobile and pervasive media) to create novel experiences and dimensions in game design, interactive narrative and other real world agent systems.
Assoc Prof Mohammed Yakoob Siyal
Computer vision Image processing Medical image processing Biometric-bases security E-commerce Watermarking Computer architecture IT
Prof Nadia Magnenat Thalmann
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann’s interests are mainly on Virtual humans, both on the creative and the algorithmic side. One recent interest is to model the physiological Virtual Human, including specific individual modelling of organs. Among recent topics of interests : - Physics-based modelling of Clothes - Simulating the touching of clothes using haptics and force-feed back devices - Interactive Virtual try on - Modelling personalities, emotions, memory processes and relationship models for Virtual Humans and Social Robots - Modeling bones, cartilage and muscles from MRI data - Physics-based modelling of deformations of soft tissue - Motion capture methods and motion retargeting - Segmentation methods for MRI data
Assoc Prof Ng Wee Keong
Data Analytics and Data Mining Information Security, Trust and Privacy Social Networks and Informatics Cloud Computing and Applications
Asst Prof Pang Lee San Natalie
Natalie Pang obtained her Ph.D. in Information Management from Monash University in 2009, where her research was also awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Commendation for Doctoral thesis excellence and the Faculty of IT doctoral medal. Her research interests are: social informatics, collective action and information behaviour on the Internet, qualitative and mixed methods research, end-user interactions in heritage sites, and social media innovations for marginalised communities. Natalie has taught courses in social informatics and computing, information management, qualitative research methods, information behaviour, and records management.
Prof Paul Kohl
Prof Kohl's areas of expertise are photography, both digital and analog, ink-jet printing, and web page design. His current research work focuses on fine art printing using the ink-jet printer and high quality papers.
Asst Prof Peyrin Thomas
His favorite research topic is symmetric-key cryptography, in particular hash functions, block ciphers and cryptanalysis. He also recently got interested in lightweight cryptography, aimed for very constrained environments. Notably, he is one of the designers of LED and PHOTON, currently the smallest known block cipher and hash function. He was involved in the NIST SHA-3 competition as one of the main designers of the candidate ECHO, which has been selected for the second round of the process. He also proposed BPS, a format-preserving encryption scheme, which is currently being standardized by the American National Standards Institute.
Assoc Prof (Adj) Poh Eng Kee
Assoc Prof (Adj.) Dr Poh Eng Kee specializes in guidance, navigation, control and signal processing. His areas of research focus on advanced navigation and control design for unmanned aerial vehicles and autonomous underwater vehicle, satellite formation control and communication, GPS receiver design and algorithms.
Asst Prof Qiu Lin
My current research aims to understand how people use social media to present themselves, and how social media can be utilized to advance our understanding of socio-psychological processes. I am broadly interested in cognitive science, engineering psychology, and human-computer interaction.
Assoc Prof Ravishankar Sharma
Currently working on Knowledge and Digital Economies. "Business Models and Pricing Strategies in the IDM Marketplace".
Asst Prof Shin Wonsun
Interactive advertising & consumer behavior Youth and new media (consumer socialization, parental mediation, and family communication) Online privacy and social media
Asst Prof Shirley Ho Soo Yee
Media effects and public opinion in the context of science, health, and environmental issues Computer-mediated communication Mass communication theory and quantitative research methods
Prof Shum Ping
Optical Communication Fiber Technology Bluetooth Interactive and digital media
Assoc Prof Sia Siew Kien
Enterprise Resource Planning ERP systems represent a major change in organisational information systems in terms of their scale and scope, reliance on vendors and advocacy of best practices. They are pervasive and often mission critical. Streamlining and integrating organisational procedures and standardising them over a single platform were what these systems promised. However, cases of expensive ERP implementations going awry has led many to recognise the inherent challenges of successfully implementing such complex package software. Research is currently in progress on these themes: (1) cultural fit of the underlying ERP business models, (2) partitioning the sources of misfits in ERP, (3) challenges in analysing, designing, and implementing ERP, and (4) ERP as an leverage for enterprise integration. Achieving Global Excellence in Asian Companies: Strategy, Governance and Technology The growth of the Asian market has led to the development of a select group of Asian companies that have successfully established an international presence. How did these enterprises transform themselves to capture the opportunities in the international market? What strategy and governance principles have they used? How has information technology enabled scale, responsiveness, and innovation in the highly volatile business environment? This research study seeks to understand the practices followed by a handful of leading Asian companies that have clearly established themselves as global leaders.
Assoc Prof Siew Chee Kheong, David
Research A/Prof Siew's research interests span three areas: (1) Quality of Service (QoS) Provisioning; (2) Congestion Control; and (3) Application of intelligent control to networking problems. The underlying network could be a wired, wireless or optical network. (1) While there is no shortage of proposed packet scheduling algorithms, our approach to the problem is slightly different. We are particularly interested in practical issues in search of low computational-complexity fine-granularity scheduling together with admission control that provide per-flow deterministic guarantees using class-based traffic treatment. This work would allow efficient QoS provisioning with specific queueing delay bounds. Our approach is to provide low-complexity service-curve based scheduling and admission control. Using nice properties of service-curves, we are able to avoid packet-by-packet analysis but provide an elegant analysis of the complex end-to-end QoS provisioning. We have recently proposed a low-complexity Flow-state-dependent Dynamic Priority Scheduling (FDPS) algorithm that could provide a service-curve based packet scheduling engine that enables per-flow deterministic guarantees. My recent in-press publication on per-flow QoS using class-based treatment is listed in . (2) My interest in Congestion Control is to improve the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) fairness and prevent TCP collapse in best-effort networks. It is well-know that TCP performance is highly dependent on Round-trip-time (RTT), an issue that has attracted many investigations. While most existing works attempt to provide solutions at the transport-layer, our approach uses both the features of network-layer and transport-layer. Our recent work  demonstrated that our solution could improve TCP fairness by reducing dependence on RTT, and prevent TCP collapse by means of intelligent packet discarding . It has been proven that classical TCP will not be efficient in such high bandwidth-delay product networks. As a result, we are currently interested in providing a comprehensive solution to networks (e.g. Grid computing networks) with high bandwidth-delay product. The issues of max-min fairness and rate of convergence are converging issues for the research. (3) We are interested to apply intelligent control to network problems would include stochastic QoS guarantees and/or wireless network carrying heterogeneous traffic. These works could involve cross-disciplinary solution using control theory, fuzzy logic or artificial intelligence. The natural progression of such works would be Application-layer QoS provisioning in which cross-layer issues dominate. We are currently interested in applying distributed algorithm for collaborative wireless networks. Solutions are needed for many challenging issues on how rate, delay and access control in this area.
Asst Prof Sin Sei Ching Joanna
Joanna Sin’s areas of research interests include: structural and individual factors in information behaviours, library services provision and use, information organisation and retrieval, scholarly communication, and information equity.
Assoc Prof Sinai Robins
Assoc Prof Robins' research interests include the following fields: Discrete geometry, combinatorial geometry, combinatorial number theory, polytopes and their discrete volumes, and applications of Fourier analysis to polyhedral questions. His current research focuses on computing various different forms of discrete volumes for polytopes, with some applications to number theory.
Assoc Prof Soong Boon Hee
Research interests in the area of Ad Hoc and Wireless Sensors Networks, Mobility Management, Network Planning and Capacity Optimisation, and Adaptive Video Rate Control.
Prof Stephen John Turner
Assoc Prof Stephen John Turner's areas of expertise are Computer Science and Engineering, Info-Communication Technology, and Internet & Communications. His current research interests include parallel and distributed simulation, distributed virtual environments, high performance computing, grid computing, and multi-agent systems.
Dr Sujata Surinder Kathpalia
Dr Sujata Kathpalia's research interest is in the areas of discourse analysis, composition theory, second language teaching/learning and information technology in education. Her MA thesis is on textual coherence mediated through the theory of frames and her PhD thesis is on the genre analysis of promotional texts that include book blurbs, sales promotional letters and print advertisements. The majority of her publications are a blend of theory and practice in English language teaching, technical communicatin and academic writing from the point of view of discourse.
Prof Sun Chengzheng
Professor Sun's current research focuses on collaborative Internet computing, which lies at the intersections of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), distributed systems and computer communication networks, human-computer interaction, and software engineering. Major applications of his research include: collaborative productivity systems (e.g. collaborative word processors, slide authoring and presentation tools, spreadsheets, web page design tools, graphics drawing tools, and image/photo editors), collaborative design and engineering (e.g. collaborative Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Computer-Aided Software Engineering (CASE) systems), and collaborative virtual environments (e.g. collaborative distributed simulation, virtual enterprise, and network-based multi-user games).
Asst Prof Sven J Norris
3D immersive environments, Architectural visualisation, Games & Game Design, interactive multimedia technologies, Architecture, Product Design, Lifestlye Technologies
Assoc Prof Teh Kah Chan
Prof Teh Kah Chan's areas of expertise and research interests are as follows: 1. Signal Processing for Communications 2. Performance Analyses for Spread Spectrum (Direct-Sequence and Frequency-Hopped) Communication Systems 3. Multi-user Detection for Code-division Multiple-Access Systems 4. Interference Suppression for Ultra-Wideband Communication Systems 5. Cognitive Radio
Asst Prof Teo Gin Swee Ernie
INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION: Network Externalities: In particular, Crowding Externalities, where an individual first experiences positive externalities, reaches a saturation point and negative (crowding) externalities sets in. (Think overcrowding in clubs.) Related topics: Herding behavior resulting in fads and trends. Also Networks and Spillovers. Location Theory: The optimal location of firms. How location equilibria can be affect by changes in consumer densities. How location can affect prices. Research on Interactive Digital Media (IDM), Internet and Communication: Pricing of Multiplayer Online Games: Examine the pricing strategies of Multiplayer online computer games. The industry is of interest as there are strong network externalities. Firms use pricing mechanisms such as two-part tariffs and sale of virtual items. I am also in research topics where strong network externalities exists such as Facebook and IPhone Apps. Capital Budgeting: Applying the Colonel Blotto Game of resource allocation to that of capital budgeting in corporations with multiple markets. Advertising competition with a budget constraint in multiple markets. Game Theory and Public Economics: Integration of Nations: Exploring the integration (merging) decisions of nations in a game theoretical setting. Why some countries choose to integrate and some do not. Implications of integration such as labor mobility and industrial policy. Conglomeration of firms and spillovers. Industry Clusters. Political Economy (Spatial Voting): How voting systems affect outcomes. Voting mechanisms and efficiency.
Prof Theng Yin Leng
Theng Yin Leng's research interests are mainly in user-centred design, interaction design and usability engineering. She has participated in varying capacities as principal investigator, co-investigator and collaborator in numerous research projects in the United Kingdom and Singapore since 1998. From 1998 ? 2003, she won her first two research grants from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC, UK) during her four years of teaching at Middlesex University (London). Since her return to Singapore in 2002, she has received grants from MOE and A*Star (between 2003-2007) to work on mobile media, interface design patterns and usability evaluation techniques. These projects involve usable and useful interfaces for hypertext systems, the Web and mobile environments; e-learning building tools and learning objects; usability evaluation techniques; and geospatial digital libraries. Theng has more than 90 publications and publishes widely in international journals, and conference proceedings. She has graduated two PhDs in the areas of internet ethics and cognitive user modelling, and currently supervising three PhD students in the areas of user-centred information retrieval systems, visualization of ambient information on mobile devices, and value-trust models for social networks. Recent interests include applying user issues to game design, health informatics, security & privacy and children & technologies.
Mr Toh Guan Nge
Multimedia and E-learning Mobile Applications and Developments
Assoc Prof Tung Lai Lai
My current research interest includes examining the cognitive and behavioral issues of participants in virtual communities. Another separate research track looks at website effectiveness from the dual-perspective of web-designers and users.
Mdm Ulrike Marianne Murfett
Agent-customer interactions in call centres Social media and their use in organisations
Prof Vijay Sethi
Electronic Commerce, Digital Strategies, Technology Entrepreneurship, Strategic Information Technology Planning, Alignment of Business with Technology Infrastructure, Measuring Business Value of Information Technology.
Assoc Prof Vun Chan Hua, Nicholas
Prof Nicholas Vun's areas of expertise are embedded system design, switch mode power supply, and data acquisition system. His current research works focus on applying embedded signal converter and signal processing based on number theory approach.
Assoc Prof Wang Huaxiong
Cryptography Information Security, Coding Theory, Combinatorics, Theoretical Computer Science
Asst Prof Wang Ping
- Multimedia wireless communications - Distributed resource allocation - Quality-of-service (QoS) provisioning - Medium access control, call admission control, and congestion control - Cross-layer design
Prof Weber Wibke
Media convergence and teaching convergent journalism, multimedia storytelling, interactive information graphics, information visualization, comics journalism, intermediality, visual semiotics
Asst Prof Wen Yonggang
Data Centre Network and Cloud Computing Content Networking Green ICT
Asst Prof Wu Hongjun
Cryptography, cryptanalysis, computer security
Assoc Prof Wu Wei
Wu Wei specializes in communication and management. He has conducted a wide range of studies on media effects, public relations with publications in top-ranking international journals and presentations at major international conferences. He has also taught courses of Government-media Relations, Public Relations, and Organisational Communication at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His recent research projects involve on studies of public communication, government-media relations in Singapore, and NGO management in China.
Assoc Prof Xiao Gaoxi
* Complex Systems and Networks * Optical and Wireless Networking * Internet Technologies * Network Security
Ms Yang Mei Ling
Yang Mei Ling's research interests are mainly in the areas of consumer communications, particularly in written communication with customers and customer complaint behaviour.
Assoc Prof Yap Kim Hui
Dr. Yap's main research interests include image/video processing, media content analysis, computer vision, human-computer interaction, and computational intelligence.
Assoc Prof Yeo Chai Kiat
Her research focus is on Heterogeneous and robust MANETs, Pervasive Wireless Access and Seamless Mobile Communication in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, IP Mobility, overlay networks and Peer-to-Peer Systems, Speech Enhancement and Processing.
Prof Zhong Wende
Dr Zhong has broad research interests. His current research works include: 1. Optical fiber communication systems and networks 2. Free space optical communications 3. Optical access networks 4. Data centre networks 5. Smart grid
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