Wei Tsang Ooi

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore

Co-Director, IPAL, a Franco-Singaporean Joint Research Lab

Thesis Advisor

Current Students

Praveen Yadav


Varsha Suresh


Shan Zhang

Ph.D. (Co-supervised with Shengdong Zhao)

Sam Cox


Jun Wei Chan


Opening Available

I am looking for motivated Ph.D. students to collaborate with in the area of interactive multimedia systems and networking.

Graduated Grad Students

Thesis information and jobs after graduation.

Hui Wang

"Adaptive Wireless Networking for Video Streaming", Ph.D., 2015 (Co-supervised with Mun Choon Chan). Employment: Google, USA.

Sreetama Basu

"Automated Analysis of Neuronal Morphology: Detection, Modeling and Reconstruction", Ph.D., 2015 (co-supervised with Daniel Racoceanu). Employment: Postdoc at ENS, France.

Minhui Zhu

"Sprite Tree: An Efficient Image-Based Representation for Networked Virtual Environments", Ph.D., 2015 Employment: Visa, Singapore.

Shanghong Zhao

"3D Mesh Preview Streaming", Ph.D., 2014.
Employment: Garena, Singapore.

Zhenwei Zhao

"Supporting Non-Linear and Non-Continuous Media Access in Peer-to-Peer Multimedia Systems", Ph.D., 2013.

Employment: TAPI Data Solutions (CTO and Co-Founder), Singapore.

Cong Pang

"Supporting Arbitrary Zoom in Zoomable Video," M. Sc., 2013.

1st Employment: ViSenze, Singapore.
Current Employment: Senior Trading Software Engineer, Taiyo Asset Management.

Manoranjan Mohanty

"Secret Sharing Approach for Securing Cloud-Based Image Processing," Ph. D., 2013.

First and Current Employment: Postdoctoral Researcher, SICS, Sweden.

Feipeng Liu

"Zoomable Video Playback on Mobile Devices by Selective Decoding," M. Comp., 2012.

Employment: Software Engineer, Google

Chanaka Aruna Munasinge

"Texture Caching in Networked Virtual Environments," M. Sc., 2012.

Yan Luo

"HTTP Live Streaming for Zoomable Video," M. Sc., 2012.
Employment: Microsoft.

Jinyu Xu

"Multipath Routing over Wireless Mesh Networks," M. Sc., 2012.
Employment: Industrial Bank, China.

Dan Liu

M. Comp., 2011.

Sameer Samath

"An Analytical Model for the Effects of Seek and Pause in Mesh-based Peer-to-Peer Video-on-Demand Systems," M. Comp., 2010.
Employment: Research Assistant, NUS.

Pavel Korshunov

"Video Quality for Video Analysis," Ph. D., 2011.

First and Current Employment: Postdoc, EPFL.

Balaji Raman

"Application-Specific Workload Shaping in Resource-Constrained Media Players," Ph .D., 2010. (co-supervised with Samarjit Chakraborty).

First Employment: Ecole Polytecnique, France
Current Employment: R\&D Software Engineer, Mentor Graphics.

Wei Cheng

"Streaming of High-Resolution Progressive Meshes over the Internet," Ph. D., 2010.

First Employment: Postdoc, NUS.
Current Employment: Senior Software Engineer, Garena.

Satish Verma

"Techniques for Improving Predictability and Message Efficiency of Gossip Protocols," Ph. D., 2010.

First Employment: Samsung, Korea.
Current Employment: Data Scientist, SAP.

Lin Ma

"Techniques and Protocols for Distributed Media Streaming," Ph. D. 2008.

First Employment: Macquarie Bank, Singapore.
Current Employment: Senior Associate (Investment), W&Y Holding.

Yanhong Liu

"System-level Modeling and Analysis of Multimedia-SoC Platforms," Ph. D. 2007. (co-supervised with Samarjit Chakraborty).

First Employment: Postdoc, NUS
Current Employment: Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Science

Pham Viet Thang

"Quality-Driven Sensor Selection in Target Tracking," M. Sc. 2005, (co-supervised with Jit Biswas).

1st Employment: Sun Microsystem, Vietnam.
Current Employment: Technology Sales Manager, Oracle.

Qingrui Li

"Parallel Processing of Streaming Media on Heterogeneous Hosts using Work Stealing," M. Sc. 2004.

First Employment: ST Microelectronics, Singapore.
Current Employment: Senior Software Engineer, Autodesk.

Yuan Li

"Distributed Construction of Resource-Efficient Overlay Tree by Approximating MST," M. Sc. 2004.
Employment: IBM, China.

Wang Na

"Design and Implementation of RTP Stream Classification Methods," M. Sc. 2004.
Employment: Motorola, China.

Thesis Committee Member

I have served / am serving on the thesis commitee of many graduate students.

Graduated/Thesis Submitted

  • Xiabing Shen, M. Sc., Jan 2003
  • Sae-Wong Suthon, M. Sc., Apr 2003
  • Xiaoyan Yu, M. Sc., Jul 2003
  • Wai Meng Chew, M. Sc., Jul 2003
  • Liming An, M. Sc., Sep 2003
  • S. R. Sudharsanan, M. Sc., Oct 2003
  • Robin, M. Sc., Nov 2003
  • Yizhou Li, M. Sc., Nov 2003
  • Xiang Li, Ph. D., May 2004
  • Jing Xiao, Ph. D., Mar 2005
  • Weigang Fu, M. Comp., May 2005
  • Lin Lin, M. Sc., Jun 2005
  • Aurbind Sharma, M. Sc., Aug 2005
  • Yonghong Wang, Wilson, Ph. D., Sep 2005
  • Heuguet Sebastien, M. Eng., Apr 2006
  • Dinesh Kunchamwar, M. Sc., May 2006
  • Tao Gu, Ph. D., Aug 2006
  • Hang Yu, Ph. D., November 2006
  • Pradeep Kumar Atrey, Ph. D., Jan 2007
  • Parineeth M. Reddy, M. Sc., Feb 2007
  • Xiaoming Xu, M. Sc., May 2007
  • Shuiming Ye, Ph. D., June 2007
  • Vu Thanh Nguyen, Ph. D., Jul 2008
  • Wendong Huang, Ph. D., Nov 2008
  • Yicheng Huang, Ph. D., Jan 2009
  • Lifeng Zhou, Ph. D., Apr 2009
  • Paul (Hock Lai) Tan, May 2009
  • Bahareh Nazari, August 2009
  • Binbin Chen, Ph. D., November 2009
  • Xiuchao Wu, Ph. D., November 2009
  • Pratibha Sundar Sundaramoorthy, April 2010
  • Liming Lu, Ph. D., October 2010
  • Xiaomin Liu, November 2010
  • Hwee Xian Tan, Ph. D., March 2011
  • Jian Zhu, Ph. D., November 2011
  • Mukesh Kumar Saini, Ph. D., November 2011
  • Ke Liang, Ph. D., January 2012
  • Zhijie Shen, Ph. D., November 2012
  • Anand Bhojan, Ph. D., November 2012
  • Yinsheng Zhou, Ph. D., April 2013
  • Chen Qi, Ph. D., July 2013
  • Manjunath Davenkatappa, Ph. D., September 2013
  • Hao Jia, Ph. D., September 2013
  • Prabhu Natarajan, Ph. D., October 2013
  • Yin Xu, Ph. D., March 2014
  • Cristina Carbunaru, Ph. D., May 2014
  • Xiangfa Guo, Ph. D., August 2014
  • Chunwang Zhang, Ph. D., September 2014
  • Ying Zhang, Ph. D., October 2014
  • Wei Wang, Ph. D., December 2014
  • Kang Juan, M. Sc., February 2015
  • Jingli Cai, M. Sc., March 2015
  • Guanfeng Wang, Ph. D., April 2015
  • Tian Gan, Ph. D., July 2015

In Progress

  • Liang Chen
  • Girisha Durrel De Silva
  • Ramapantulu Lavanya
  • Chengwen Luo
  • Saeid Montazeri