Professor of Practice of Computer Science
School of Computing
National University of Singapore

O:  COM2-03-53
M: Computing 1, 13 Computing Drive, Singapore 117417
E:  leongty[at]nus[dot]edu[dot]sg


I am a faculty member of the Department of Computer Science at the School of Computing (SoC), National University of Singapore (NUS). I direct the Medical Computing Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research program at the School. I was formerly Director of AI Technology at AI Singapore, a national research initiative on Artificial Intelligence (AI).

My research interests include decision-theoretic and responsible AI, cognitive modelling and causal reasoning, transfer and reinforcement learning, human-aware and adaptive computing, and biomedical and health informatics.

I teach undergraduate and graduate courses in AI and general computing methodologies, including AI planning and decision making, and uncertainty modelng in AI. 

I also participate in national and international policy advisory work on Computing Education, general AI, Responsible AI - including Ethics, Governance, and Regulatory Considerations for AI, especially AI in Health.

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Teaching News

[July 2021]
Positions available:
Teaching assistants
CS4246/CS5446 AI Planning and Decision Making (Sem 1, 2021-22).
Requirements: Graduate GAP or NSWS or undergraduate NSWS applicants who have taught or taken the course before. 

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Research News

[July 2021]
Positions available:
Research Fellow
• Research Engineer

Requirements: Strong background and interests in AI planning and decision making, responsible AI

[May 2021]
News about our work:

Creating Human-aware AI