TEO Yong-Meng, Ph.D, CEng, MBCS, MIEEE, MSCS

Block S14, #06-12, Department of Computer Science
School of Computing, National University of Singapore

3 Science Drive, Singapore 117543

Tel : (65) 6874-2830, Fax : (65) 6779-4580
teoym AT



TEO Yong-Meng is an Associate Professor with the Department of Computer Science at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and a Fellow of the Singapore-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alliance.  Professor Teo graduated with a Bachelor of Technology (1st Class Honours) in computer science from the University of Bradford in 1983.  Before turning to academia, Professor Teo worked for two years as a systems engineer in the National Identification Databank project of the National Computer Board (currently Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA)).  His MSc and PhD in computer science were obtained from the University of Manchester in 1987 and 1989 as a result of sponsorship by NUS, the Overseas Research Studentship Award (UK) and the Research Studentship Award (University of Manchester). He is a Chartered Engineer (UK) since 1992.  In 1996, he spent his sabbatical leave at Hitachi Central Research Laboratory (Tokyo, Japan) as a Senior Researcher. 


            Previously the Assistant Dean at the School of Computing, Professor Teo is currently the head of the Computer Systems Research Laboratory. His research interest covers various aspects of parallel and distributed computing including parallel & distributed simulation, grid computing, parallel computer architecture, and performance evaluation.


            He has received numerous external research grants from European Commission, Fujitsu Computers (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd (Japan), Hitachi Central Research Laboratory (Japan), Sun Microsystems and PSA Corporation (Singapore) among other institutions.  He was previously a member of Singapores BioMed Grid Technical Committee in Software Engineering, member of the NUS Overseas College Steering Committee (previously NUS Technopreneurship Task Force), and a resource person for the IDA 2002 Technology Roadmap.  Among the many positions he has held, he is currently an advisory member of the IEEE Computer Society Task Force on Cluster Computing (TFCC),   Chair of Middleware & Architecture Working Group, Singapore National Grid, Member of IDA/HP Adaptive Enterprise@Singapore (R&D Committee), and Member of Resource Team, Technology Scan Panel, A*STAR Science and Engineering Research Council.


Professor Teo is the founder of Atsuma Technology Pte Ltd, a local start-up company specializing in grid computing.  A spin-off from NUS, Atsumas ALiCE grid computing technology won the 2002 Start-Up@Singapore National Techno-Venture Business Plan Competition beating ninety other teams.


Last modified: 31 January 2005


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