Professional Appointments

2012-present Founding Director, Joint NTU-UBC Research Centre of Excellence in Active Living for the Elderly (LILY), NTU, Singapore.
2003-present Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Computer Engineering (SCE), NTU, Singapore.
2004-2012           Founding Faculty Member/Deputy Director/Director, Emerging Research Lab, SCE, NTU, Singapore.
2011 Visiting Professor, Multi-agent System Lab (MAS), University of Massachusetts (UMASS), Amherst, USA.(MAS-UMASS is recognized as a pioneer AI research centre)
2007-2010 Founding Faculty Member/Associate/Adjunct Professor, Center for Digital Media, Simon Fraser University (SFU) and University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada.
2005 Tan Chin Tuan Engineering Fellow, Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA.
2000-2003 NSERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Instructor, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada. (Mentored by artificial intelligence (AI) and data mining world authority, Prof Yang Qiang)
1998-2000 Research Associate, Upstream Research Program, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology.
1990-1995 Software Engineer/Project Lead, TradeNet, Singapore Network Services, Singapore. (TradeNet was the world’s first nationwide electronic data interchange system for e-trading and paperless customs clearance of trade documentations. TradeNet enabled Singapore to become the world’s 2nd busiest port. )