Bio

Education

Jan 2005 – May 2011 :: Doctor of Philosophy, School of Computing, NUS, Singapore

Jul 2001 – Dec 2004 :: Bachelor of Computing (Computer Engineering) with 2nd Class Honors (Upper Division) and minor in Technopreneurship, School of Computing, NUS, Singapore

Professional Experience

Jan 2017 – present :: Course Instructor (ISSS614 – Internet of Things: Technology and Applications) @ School of Information Systems, SMU, Singapore

Jul 2015 – present :: Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist @ SMU-TCS iCity Lab, SMU, Singapore

Aug 2015 – present :: Course Instructor (IS439 – Internet of Things: Technology and Applications) @ School of Information Systems, SMU, Singapore

Aug 2012 – Jul 2015 :: Scientist I/II @ Sense and Sense-abilities (S&S) Program, I2R, A*STAR, Singapore

Jul 2011 – Aug 2012 :: Research Fellow @ Communications and Internet Research Lab (CIRL), School of Computing, NUS, Singapore

Sep 2011 – Dec 2011 :: Visiting Scholar @ MIT CSAIL, USA

Jul 2010 – Jun 2011 :: Research Assistant/Associate @ School of Computing, NUS, Singapore

AY 2008/09 to AY 2009/10 :: Teaching Assistant @ School of Computing, NUS, Singapore

Professional Affiliations and Activities

Conference Organization

IEEE ICNP 2016 :: Publications Chair
IEEE ISSNIP 2015 :: Finance Co-Chair
IEEE ISSNIP 2014 :: Local Organizing Co-coordinator
ICM Horizons 2014 :: Co-Emcee

Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) Judge :: 2013 to 2015

Singapore National Science Challenge (NSC) Judge :: 2013 (Outdoor Challenge)

IEEE Member :: 2012 – present

IEEE Student Member :: 2008 – 2011

TPC Member :: IEEE PIMRC 2012 (MAC), IEEE ISSNIP 2014 (Sustainable and Adaptive Sensor Networks)

Honors and Awards

Bronze A’ Design Award in Digital and Electronic Devices Design Category (Student Award – Jiachun DU) :: A’ Design Award, 2015

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Award for Learning, Educating & Nurturing Talent (TALENT) (Group Award – Sense and Sense-abilities) :: A*STAR, Singapore, 2014

A*STAR TALENT Award

Outstanding Mentor Award :: 20th Youth Science Conference, Ministry of Education, Singapore, 2014

NUS Research Achievement Award :: NUS, Singapore, AY 2009/2010

Best Teaching Assistant Award :: NUS, Singapore, AY 2008/2009

NUS Research Scholarship :: NUS, Singapore, Jan 2005 – Dec 2008