Yeo Tat Soon obtained his BEng (Hons I) degree from the University of Singapore in 1979 and MEng degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1981. Subsequently, he went on to receive his PhD degree from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand in 1985 under a Colombo Plan Scholarship.
TS Yeo is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, NUS. He holds the following appointments concurrently: Director of Radar and Signal Processing Laboratory, Director of Antennas and Propagation Laboratory. He is also the Director of the Temasek Defence Systems Institute, a joint establishment between NUS and the US Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). His previous appointments include: Head, Division of Environmental Science and Engineering (Apr 2005 - Dec 2006), Vice Dean (Admin), Faculty of Engineering (Nov 2003 - Apr 2008).
His current research interests are: scattering analysis, synthetic aperture radar, antenna and propagation study, numerical methods in electromagnetics, and electromagnetic compatibility. He has published over 150 papers in technical journals and presented approximately the same number of papers in international conferences. He has been consulted extensively by many Statutory Boards, public and private companies and was the recipient of MINDEF-NUS 1996 Joint R&D Award and IEEE Millennium Medal 2000, Spring Singapore Standards Council Merit Award 2000, Spring Singapore Standard Council Distinguished Award 2002. He is the past-Chairman and Executive Committee Member of the MTT/AP/EMC Chapter, IEEE Singapore Section, a member of Spring (formerly PSB) Electrical and Electronic Standards Committee and Chairman of Springs EMC Technical Committee.
TS Yeo is a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council, UK, and a Professional Engineer registered with the Professional Engineer Board, Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical Engineers, UK, and Institution of Engineers, Singapore and the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, USA. He is also a Founding Member of the Certified Systems Engineering Professionals (IES), a Fellow of the Electromagnetics Academy (MIT), and the Director for International Growth of the International Council of Systems Engineers.