Dr. Bernard Tan is a Professor in the Department of Information Systems at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He received his Ph.D. degree (1995) in information systems from NUS. He has been a Visiting Scholar in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University (1996 - 1997) and the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia (1992). He is a Distinguished Honorary Professor of Fudan University in China (2009 - 2012) and a Guest Professor of Renmin University in China (2009 - 2012).
Dr. Tan is Vice Provost (Education) at NUS (2012 - present). He was Associate Provost (Undergraduate Education) (2009 - 2012), Head of the Department of Information Systems (2002 - 2008), and Assistant Dean of the School of Computing (2000 - 2002). He has served on the University Promotion and Tenure Committee (2009 - 2011), the University Committee on Educational Policy (2008 - present), the University Teaching Excellence Committee (2004 - present), and an Expert Panel of the University Research Committee (2006 - 2010). Dr. Tan is a Fellow of the NUS Teaching Academy (2009 - present) and was its former Executive Council Chairman (2009).
Dr. Tan has served on the editorial boards of MIS Quarterly (Senior Editor), Journal of the AIS (Senior Editor), IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (Department Editor), Management Science, Journal of Management Information Systems, and ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems. He is on the advisory board of Information Systems Research. He has served on the program committees of numerous international conferences.
Dr. Tan has published his research work in international journals, such as ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Information and Management, Information Systems Research, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Journal of Global Information Management, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the AIS, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Management Science and MIS Quarterly. He has also published his research work in the proceedings of various international conferences in the field of information systems.
Dr. Tan was a recipient of the Public Administration Medal (Silver) (2012). He was a winner of the NUS Outstanding Educator Award (2004), the NUS Teaching Excellence Award (2003), the NUS Young Researcher Award (2002), and the NUS School of Computing Teaching Excellence Award (2000). He was a runner-up in the ICIS doctoral dissertation competition (1995) and was an ICIS doctoral consortium participant (1993).
Dr. Tan is a Fellow of the Association for Information Systems (2011). He was President of the Association for Information Systems (2009 - 2010) and Asia-Pacific Council Member of the Association for Information Systems (2004 - 2006). He has served as Advisory Board Member for Ngee Ann Polytechnic (2009 - 2015), External Assessor for University of Malaya (2007 - 2014), External Examiner for City University of Hong Kong (2004 - 2012), External Examiner for Open University of Hong Kong (2002 - 2005), External Examiner for Temasek Polytechnic (2002 - 2006), and Management Board Member for Institute of Systems Science (2002 - 2009).