Tham Chen Khong

THAM Chen Khong is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of the National University of Singapore (NUS). His current research focuses on sensor network and machine learning architectures and sensor data analytics involving cyber-physical systems, wireless sensor networks, mobile cloud computing and participatory sensing. He was an early proponent of the SensorGrid architecture. From 2007-10, he was on secondment at A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) Singapore and served as principal scientist and department head of the Networking Protocols Dept, and programme manager of the Personalization, Optimization & Intelligence through Services (POISe) (Services) Programme. From 2006-09, he was the programme manager of a multi-institution research programme on UWB-enabled Sentient Computing (UWB-SC) funded by A*STAR Singapore. He obtained his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Electrical and Information Sciences Engineering from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and was an Edward Clarence Dyason Universitas21 Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is an associate editor of the IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IoT-J) and is in the editorial board of the International Journal of Network Management, was the general chair of the IEEE SECON 2014, IEEE AINA 2011 and IEEE APSCC 2009 conferences, and was the organizing chair of IEEE ICCS 2012. He and his co-authors won the Best Paper award at IEEE ICUWB 2008 and ACM MSWiM 2007. He is a member of the Technical Standards Advisory Committee (TSAC) convened by the Infocomm Development Authority (iDA) of Singapore. Prior to joining NUS, he worked as an IT consultant at Accenture and a quality and reliability engineer at Hewlett-Packard. From 2012-14, he served as the deputy head for external relations and outreach at ECE NUS. He is the co-chairman of the joint academic committee of the Computer Engineering programme at NUS.

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