Vice Dean, Student Life
Tel: (65) 6516 6276
Gary Tan was a pioneer in the Direct Honours Programme of the National University of Singapore and received his B.Sc (1st class Honours) from NUS. He received his M.Sc and Ph.D from the University of Manchester , U.K.
He has been lecturing at the School of Computing , National University of Singapore since 1990, and was the recipient of Teaching Awards of the Faculty of Science in both 1992 and 1998, the Teaching Excellence Awards from the School in 1999 and 2002, and the NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award for 03/04, 04/05 and 06/07. He is also on the ATEA Honour roll for 2008.
His research interests include parallel and distributed computing, scheduling and load balancing, declarative multiprocessors, parallel and distributed (interactive) simulation and High Level Architecture. He is currently working on Symbiotic Simulation and Traffic Simulation. He is a member of the Modelling and Simulation Group which is part of the Computer Systems Lab.
He has served as Chair of the NUS PROSE committee, a cross-faculty agency tasked with promoting the use of good English in the University. He was also a Resident Fellow of Kent Ridge Hall (1993-2003), and was Master of Sheares Hall (2003-2013). He is now Vice Dean of Student Life at the school.
He serves on the program committee of Distributed Simulation and Real-time Systems Symposium, and is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Modelling, Simulation, and Scientific Computing (World Scientific). He is a member of ASIASIM federation, and is co-chair of AsiaSim2013 ( held in Singapore in November 2013). He is President of the Society of Simulation and Gaming of Singapore (SSAGsg).
High Level Architecture/DDM
Ng Wee Ngee Accelerated M.Sc Distributed Supply Chain Simulation
Karthik Shenoy Masters Parallelism in an HLA environment
HuYu Masters Automatic Federate Compatibility Matcher
Zhao Na Masters Object Exchange Template in Distributed Supply Chain Simulation
Zhang Gong Masters Peer-to-Peer Computing
Hausi Horatiu Rumanian Intern HLA Federation across Continents
Liu Peng Masters A UML-based Tool for Designing HLA Federates
Anders Persson Swedish Intern Migration of and Load Balancing in HLA-based Distributed Simulation
Laura Andreescu Rumanian Exchange Stu A Study of Spread of Bird Flu
Shahab Mokarizadeh Swedish Intern Composability of Simulation Models
Akbari Shahmirzadi Swedish Intern Composability of Simulation Models
Ju Hongyu Final Year Hons Student A Generic Simulation Environment
Seth Hetu Ph.D A Symbiotic Framework for Crisis Management Simulation
Current Research Students
Xu Yan Ph.D Performance Improvements for Real-Time Traffic Simulation
Jenny Vu Vinh Anh Ph.D Strategy Simulation for Traffic Simulation
Last Updated: 3 July 2014