Hwee-Xian TAN is a Data Science & Operations Research Advisor at FedEx Express, Asia Pacific. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor of Information Systems (Practice) in the Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore, where she co-led: (i) Project SmartBFA (Smart Accessibility & Mobility for Barrier-free Access), which aims to find barrier-free access routes for Singaporeans through crowdsourced sensor data; and (ii) Project Aurora, which uses web and mobile technologies to improve care productivity of community-dwelling seniors. She was also part of the SHINESeniors (Smart Homes and Intelligent Neighbors to Enable Seniors) team, which aims to improve the effectiveness of healthcare and caregiver support for the elderly, through the use of sensor-enabled homes and other forms of technology. She obtained her Ph.D. from the School of Computing in the National University of Singapore in 2011. Her current research interests are in tech-enabled inclusive societies, Internet of Things (IoT), smart city applications and computational psychology.

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