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Faculty Members

Faculty members of the Department and their specialized teaching and research areas are listed below.
More detailed information about the respective members may be available by clicking on their names.

Head of Department

Andrew LIM

Professor

PhD, BSc Minnesota

  • Logistics and transportation
  • Process and service innovation
  • Data analytics
  • Interface between CS and OR
Professors

HO Teck Hua

Professor (Courtesy appointment)

(Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor)
PhD MA Wharton School, Pennsylvania, MSc BEng NUS
Professor, Marketing Department, School of Business
Courtesy appointment with ISEM Department

  • Behavioural And Experimental Economics
  • Interfaces Between Marketing And Operations
  • Quantitative Marketing (pricing Strategy And Customer Value Management)

Christine A. SHOEMAKER

Distinguished Professor

PhD (Mathematics), Southern California
BS (Mathematics), California
Joint appointment with Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Surrogate Global & Local Optimization
  • Algorithms for Efficient Distributed Computing
  • Surrogate Uncertainty Quantification
  • Applications to Realistic Nonlinear Simulation models in Engineering and Environment

ANG Beng Wah

Professor

PhD Cambridge., BSc Nan.

  • Energy economics and policy
  • Energy and climate change
  • Energy efficiency potential study
  • Development of energy and sustainability indicators
  • Systems analysis and modelling

FRESE Michael

Professor (Courtesy appointment)

PhD TU Berlin
Diplom, Free University of Berlin
Vordiplom, University of Regensburg

  • Organizational behaviour
  • Work psychology
  • Training
  • Entrepreneurship

HANG Chang Chieh

Professor (Courtesy appointment)

Dsc PhD Warwick
BEng NUS

  • Innovation Strategy and Management
  • Intellectual Properties and Innovation
  • Framework for Analyzing Disruptive Technologies

SIM, Melvyn

Professor (Courtesy appointment)

PhD MIT.
Professor, Decision Sciences Department, School of Business
Courtesy appointment with ISE Department

  • Optimization and Decision Making under Uncertainty
  • Analytics in Healthcare services, Transportations and Supply Chains

TANG Loon Ching

Professor

PhD MS Cornell,
MEng BEng NUS

  • Applied probability and statistics
  • Quality and reliability engineering; Six Sigma
  • OR techniques for operational control and revenue management
  • Queueing and its applications

WONG Poh Kam

Professor (Courtesy appointment)

PhD MIT

  • Economics and management of technological innovation
  • Technology entrepreneurship
  • National science and technology policy of East Asia countries
  • East Asian Industrial Development Strategies
Professor (Practice)

LIEW Mun Leong

Professor (Practice)

BEng NUS

  • Chairman, Changi Airport Group
  • Chairman, Surbana International Consultants Holdings Pte Ltd
  • Chairman, Pavilion Gas Pte Ltd
Associate Professors

ANG Marcelo Jr Huibonhoa

Associate Professor

PhD MSc Rochester, MSc Hawaii
BSc De La Salle

Joint appointment with Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Robotics
  • Mechatronics
  • Automation and computer control
  • Applications of intelligent systems methodologies
  • Creativity and Innovation

CHAI Kah Hin

Associate Professor (Education)

PhD Cambridge, MEng UniSA,
BEng UTM

  • New product management and innovation
  • New service development and innovation
  • Knowledge management
  • Energy efficiency

CHAN Weng Tat

Associate Professor

PhD MSc Stanford,
MEng BEng NUS

Joint appointment with Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Smart Infrastructure Systems
  • Construction Information Modelling
  • Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Management

CHEN Nan

Associate Professor

PhD MS Wisconsin,
BS Tsinghua University, Beijing

  • System informatics and prognostic health management
  • Performance modeling & surveillance of service systems
  • Statistical quality & process control
  • Applied Statistics

CHEW Ek Peng

Associate Professor

PhD MS Georgia Tech,
MEng BEng NUS

  • Port Logistics and Maritime Transportation
  • Simulation optimization
  • Inventory Management

CHIA Eng Seng, Aaron

Associate Professor (Education)

PhD NPS (USA), MBA NTU,
BEEE NUS, BA UNISIM

  • Large Scale Systems Engineering
  • Systems Modelling and Analysis
  • Systems Engineering and Project Management
  • Risk Analysis and Decision Making
  • Multi-Disciplinary Studies

FOO Maw Der

Associate Professor

PhD MIT, BBA NUS

  • Technology management
  • Academic entrepreneurship
  • Organizational behaviour
  • Entrepreneurship

HE Shuangchi

Associate Professor

PhD Georgia Tech
PhD Auburn University
MS, BE Tsinghua University

  • Applied probability and statistics
  • Stochastic modelling and queueing theory

HUANG Guang-Lih Kenneth

Associate Professor

PhD MSc MIT,
BS Johns Hopkins University

Courtesy appointment with Department of Strategy and Policy, NUS Business School

  • Management of Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (Biotech, Life Sciences, and IT)
  • Science and Technology Policy
  • Innovation and Intellectual Property Strategies in Emerging Economies (China)
  • Institutional Change

JAIN Amit

Associate Professor

PhD MBA INSEAD
MSc (D.E.A.) Dip with honors Université de Paris Dauphine
BTech Indian Institute of Technology

  • Organizational learning and forgetting
  • Change and inertia in organizations
  • Technological change and innovation
  • Firm boundaries

LEE Loo Hay

Associate Professor

PhD S.M. Harvard,
B.S. Nat'l Taiwan

  • Simulation based optimization
  • Port operations and maritime logistics
  • Logistics and supply chain modelling

M SUBRAMANIAN Annapoornima

Associate Professor

PhD NUS MSc IIT Kanpur
BSc Madras Christian College

  • Inter-organizational collaboration in high tech industries
  • Managing knowledge (both tangible and intangible) in high tech industries
  • Analyze innovations from emerging countries

NG Kien Ming

Associate Professor (Education)

PhD MS Stanford, BSc NUS

  • Discrete and nonlinear optimization
  • Scheduling and routing
  • Timetabling
  • OR methods in military

NG Szu Hui

Associate Professor

PhD, MS, BS Michigan

  • Design of experiments
  • Quality engineering
  • Stochastic simulation
  • Applied statistics

NG Tsan Sheng, Adam

Associate Professor

PhD, BEng NUS

  • Operations research in energy and sustainability
  • Robust optimization
  • System dynamics modeling and design

POH Kim Leng

Associate Professor

PhD MS Stanford,
MEng BEng NUS

  • Decision Analysis and Risk Management in Complex Systems
  • Engineering Systems Architecting under Uncertainty
  • Intelligent and Adaptive Decision Support Systems
  • Large-Scale Systems Optimization

TAN Kay Chuan

Associate Professor

PhD VPI, MS BS Mass.

  • Human-machine systems design, testing and evaluation
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Quality management especially of IT-based systems
  • QFD and other quality measurement tools

XU Huan

Associate Professor

PhD McGill
MEng NUS, BE Shanghai Jiaotong

  • Optimization (continuous, robust and stochastic)
  • Machine Learning, Statistics and Data Analystics
  • Markov decision processes and reinforcement learning
  • Application to large scale complex systems
Senior Lecturer

YAP Chee Meng

Senior Lecturer

PhD MS Pittsburgh.,
BEng NUS

  • Management of technology
  • New product development management
  • Financial impact of R & D investment
Assistant Professors

HASKELL William Benjamin

Assistant Professor

PhD MA MS UC Berkeley
MS BS UM Amherst

  • Risk-aware decision making
  • Sequential and large-scale optimization
  • Data-driven decision making

LI Xiaobo

Assistant Professor

PhD University of Minnesota
M.Phil. City University of Hong Kong
BS (Physics), University of Science & Technology of China, Hefei

  • Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Stochastic and Robust Optimization
  • Pricing and Revenue Management
  • Discrete Choice Models
  • Online Machine Learning
  • Sharing Economy

LIU Yang

Assistant Professor

PhD Northwestern
M.Phil. HKUST
B.S.Tsinghua University

  • Transportation System Modeling and Analysis
  • Transportation Economics
  • Sustainable Transportation

Napat RUJEERAPAIBOON

Assistant Professor

PhD École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
MSc Imperial College London
BEng Chulalongkorn University

  • Robust and distributionally robust optimization
  • Data-driven optimization
  • Risk analytics

TAN Chin Hon

Assistant Professor

PhD MS Florida
BEng NUS

  • Optimization and decision making under uncertainties
  • Markov decision processes and dynamic programming
  • Applied Probability

YE Zhisheng

Assistant Professor

PhD NUS
BEng Tsinghua University

  • Industrial statistics
  • Complex systems modelling
  • Reliability engineering

YU Wei

Assistant Professor

PhD MS Syracuse University
BA Nottingham University, Ningbo, China

  • Entrepreneurship, mental health and wellbeing
  • Underperforming firms’ innovation
  • Team process and decision making
Senior Fellow

DE SOUZA, Robert

Senior Fellow

PhD MSc Loughborough,
BSc Sheffield City
Executive Director, The Logistics Institute - Asia Pacific
Courtesy appointment with ISE Department

  • Logistics and supply management
  • Engineering managment