Here's my brief profile:
|Chong Hwa Chinese Independent High School, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1989-1994)|
I can still recall my high school days vividly with fondness (who doesn't? =)). There, I met most of my best friends, and got the chance to be involved in a wide variety of interesting extra curriculum activities. In my senior middle year 3 (roughly equivalent to the 2nd year of J.C. in Singapore), I worked very hard with my friends to organize a number of events, like inter-class chinese debate, inter-class poetry reading contest, drama performance etc, for the ECA I was in: Chinese Language Society. And I spend most of the other time sleeping through my classes, hehe.
|DISCS, National University of Singapore, Singapore (1995-1999)|
After I got through the University Entrance Exam (which has been discontinued since 1998, I think) for UEC (Unified Examination Certificate) holder, I was admitted into the DISCS (Department of Information System and Computer Science, Faculty of Science) in 1995. Ploughed through 3 years worth of tutorials, tests and exams, I received my BSc in 1998. After wading through another series of tutorials, tests and exams, received my BSc (Hons) in 1999.
|School of Computing, NUS, Singapore (1999-2000)|
Worked under the supervision of Professor Yuen Chung Kwong (retired) , I completed my MSc thesis in year 2000, and received the official conferment in year 2001.
|School of Computing, NUS, Singapore (2000-2005 July)|
Employed as a teaching assistant in SoC and worked on a part-time Ph.D (under Professor Yuen Chung Kwong (Retired) ). While in my undergrad days, I was fortunate enough to meet a number of lecturers and TAs who can really inspire and motivate (The exact slogan for the MOE campaign). So, I decided to try my best to do the same.
In 2004, received "Best Teaching Assistant of Year 2003" award.
In 2006, received "Best Teaching Assistant of Year 2005" award.
|School of Computing, NUS, Singapore (2005 July - ). As of 2014, Spent 50% (and counting) of my life in NUS|
In July 2005, I accepted the job as an Instructor in School of Computing, NUS. Stepping into lecture theatre from tutorial room is not only an exiciting and challenging new journey for me, but also a dream comes true.
In June 2006, I received the official conferment of Ph.D. Strangely didnt feel any change, still the same old me.
In 2007, received "Teaching Excellence Award of Year 2006/07 " award.
In January 2008, I was promoted to the post of Lecturer in SoC, NUS.
In 2009, received "Faculty Teaching Excellence Award of Year 2007/08" and the "NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award 2008"
In 2010, received "Faculty Teaching Excellence Award of Year 2008/09"
In 2011, received "Faculty Teaching Excellence Award of Year 2009/10" and "Faculty Teaching Excellence Award Honour Roll 2009/10" (for winning the teaching award 3 times or more in 5 years period, not eligible for FTEA until 2015)
In 2012, received "NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award 2011". Inducted to NUS Teaching Academy.
In 2014, received "NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award 2013". Promoted to the post of Senior Lecturer.
In 2015, received "NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Honour Roll (2015-2019)" (for winning the Annutal Teaching Excellence Award 3 times, not eligible for ATEA until 2020).
In 2017, received "Faculty Teaching Excellence Award of Year 2016/17". ("Out of jail", just released from the FTEA honour roll. \^.^/ ).
In 2018, received "NUS Outstanding Educator Award 2018".
In 2019, promoted to the post of Associate Professor. Received "Innovative Teaching Award (Gold)" from Faculty of Engineering for EPP I/II Teaching Team.
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