IN APPRECIATION

The School of Computing wears a badge of pride as it stands tall today among the top computing schools in the world.  This achievement was made possible through the hard work and commitment of our faculty and staff, students and alumni through the years.

We pay tribute to our dedicated colleagues who have contributed their time and expertise in service of the School over the decades.

Prof Akkihebbal L ANANDA

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1984 - 2014
Prof Ananda was one of the key players in developing the NUS' campus secure plug-and-play network. His research areas of interest include end-to-end performance of transport protocols, interoperability issues between IPv4 and IPv6, and distributed systems.

Dr ANG Chuan Heng

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1984 - 2007
Dr Ang’s research areas include image manipulation, B-trees, data structures, among others. His publications span from 1989 to 2010.

Assoc Prof CHAN Hock Chuan

Department of Information Systems
Years of service: 1984 - 2018
Assoc Prof Chan’s research areas are in spreadsheet visualisation, user-database interaction and information system acceptance.

Assoc Prof CHAN Sing Chai

Department of Information Systems & Computer Science
Years of service: 1963 - 1998
Assoc Prof Chan worked on neural logic networks and she co-authored many publications on this subject.

Assoc Prof CHEE Yam San

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1982 - 2004
Assoc Prof Chee taught course modules related to cognitive science, human-computer interaction, and the design of learning technologies.

CHUA Soon Eng

Technical Support Officer
Dean’s Office
Years of service: 1964 - 2002
Mdm Chua was one of the pioneers of the School’s supporting staff. She carried out her work diligently and had good rapport with the academic staff.

Assoc Prof HO Yin-Seong

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1984 - 1998
Assoc Prof Ho was involved in a research which used Case-based Reasoning and other techniques such as data mining and natural language processing to predict the recurrence of colorectal cancer.

Assoc Prof HSU Loke Soo

Department of Information Systems & Computer Science
Years of service: 1968 - 1996
Assoc Prof Hsu was the first director of the Lee Kong Chian Computer Centre at Nanyang University, and subsequently inaugural Head of the Department of Computer Science at its Faculty of Science in 1975.

Assoc Prof Stanislaw JARZABEK

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1990 - 2015
Assoc Prof Jarzabek’s areas of interest include software engineering project courses. He believes that the role of a university is to teach students fundamental concepts, and not over emphasise specific technologies that are rapidly changing.

Jocelyn KOH Geck Cheng

Specialist Associate
Dean’s Office
Years of service: 1979 - 2022
Friendly, approachable and well-liked by staff and students, Madam Koh is one of the pioneers of the School. She coordinated the practical exams and computer-account creation for many years. Before her retirement, she switched over to SoC Building Facilities for three years.

Assoc Prof LOE Kia Fock

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1983 - 2004
Assoc Prof Loe pursued research in the areas of machine learning on artificial intelligence systems, high performance computers and geometric modelling.

Assoc Prof LUA Kim Teng

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1980 - 2003
Assoc Prof Lua taught microprocessor and its operating system, and set up the microprocessor hardware lab. He then ventured into multilingual processing and natural language processing and formed the Chinese and Oriental Languages Processing Society in 1988. He also set up the International Conference of Asian Languages conference series and a journal of the same name.

Assoc Prof J C MCCALLUM

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1981 - 2001
Assoc Prof McCallum taught Computer Architecture, Software Tool Design and Implementation, and System Programming.

NG Geck Hong

Laboratory Technologist
Dean’s Office
Years of service: 1985 - 2019
Mdm Ng was quick and skillful in handling complex technical problems.

NG Lee Chin

Management Assistant Officer
Dean’s Office
Years of service: 2003 - 2015
Ms Ng was a core member of the SoC Building Facilities team. She was known to be capable in handling furniture and building repair work, instead of engaging vendors, to reduce unnecessary downtime and inconvenience to users.

Dr ONG Ghim Hwee

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1982 - 2008
One of Dr Ong’s research areas involves compression method for Chinese text files.

Assoc Prof Paul PHUA Kang Hoh

Department of Information Systems
Years of service: 1975 - 2003
Assoc Prof Phua’s main research areas include application of neural network analysis techniques in solving nonlinear decision problems.

Assoc Prof POO Gee Swee

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1982 - 2001
Assoc Prof Poo’s subject interests include network and routing protocols, neural networks, signal processing systems, file system management, among others.

Assoc Prof PUNG Hung Keng

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1986 - 2015
Assoc Prof Pung taught courses in mobile and multimedia networking, and advanced topics in networking at senior undergraduate and graduate levels respectively. His areas of research covered MAC protocols, distributed systems design, wireless and multimedia networking and quality of service management, context-aware systems and ubiquitous pervasive computing.

Venkata K RAO

Department of Information Systems & Computer Science
Years of service: 1976 - 1988
Mr Rao’s research interests include information systems evaluation, decision support systems, and business computer graphics. He is the author of three books, and has also published nearly 50 papers in professional journals and conference proceedings.

Mdm RUZIAH Bte Mohd Yusoff

Management Assistant Officer
Dean’s Office
Years of service: 1985 - 2014
Ruziah has been always cheerful in her working attitude throughout her time at the School.

Prof TAN Chew Lim

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1982 - 2016
Prof Tan taught artificial intelligence and AI related courses. His research interests included document image analysis, natural language processing and medical computing. He had also co-authored a book entitled “Video Text Detection”.

Dr TAN Kok Phuang

Department of Information Systems & Computer Science
Years of service: 1965 - 1995
One of the pioneers in computing, Dr Tan taught Assembly Language.

Assoc Prof TEH Hung Chuan

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1974 - 2006
Assoc Prof Teh's research interests include physically based modelling, realistic image synthesis, volume visualisation, microcomputer systems and applications. He taught introductory courses in computer graphics and microcomputer systems.

Prof P. S. THIAGARAJAN

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 2001 - 2015
Prof Thiagarajan pursued a variety of topics in computer science. He later turned to computational systems biology and worked with biologists to develop probabilistic approximation techniques for analysing high dimensional systems of ordinary differential equations as well as hybrid system models of biopathways.

THNGAMMAL d/o Retinasamy

Operations Associate
Dean’s Office
Years of service: 2001 - 2018
Madam Thngammal served the School well and with great commitment. There were many occasions where she returned to the office to assist the team when help was needed, despite being on leave.

Prof WEI Kwok Kee

Department of Information Systems
Years of service: 1982 - 2006
Prof Wei was the founding Head of the Department of Information Systems (IS). He developed a strong research culture and initiated major research efforts that resulted in a top 15 placing worldwide for the IS department. He also introduced curriculum reforms that raised the international value of the degree programmes.

WOO Lee Yong

Department of Information Systems & Computer Science
Years of service: 1985 - 1995

Assoc Prof Irene WOON Mei Yen

Department of Information Systems
Years of service: 1993 - 2020
Assoc Prof Woon taught courses such as project management, IT audit, compliance and digital ethics, as well as introductory courses on information systems.

Assoc Prof YEO Gee Kin

Department of Information Systems
Years of service: 1976 - 2009
Assoc Prof Yeo’s two major areas of research were in Structured Modeling, a hybrid of data structures and operations research; and Educational Gaming. She believed in learning through activities and used a simulation gaming environment, MAGNUS, to support her teaching in Decision Support Systems for many years.

YONG Chye Huat

Operations Associate
Dean’s Office
Years of service: 1965 - 2014
A long service and loyal staff, Mr Yong is known to be a dedicated staff who seldom took annual or medical leave.

Prof YUEN Chung Kwong

Department of Computer Science
Years of service: 1983 - 2007
Prof Yuen was Head of Department of Information Systems and Computer Science, the predecessor of School of Computing, from 1985 to 1993.