School of Computing
National University of Singapore
13 Computing Drive
Tel: +65 6516 1180
Fax: +65 6779 4580
Email: tsim AT comp.nus.edu.sg
Greetings from NUS!
I am an Associate Professor at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore. I am also an Assistant Dean of Corporate Relations at our School. I teach an undergraduate course in digital special effects, as well as a graduate course in multimedia. For research, I work primarily in these areas: face recognition, biometrics, and computational photography. I'm also interested in computer vision problems in general, such as shape-from-shading, photometric stereo, object recognition. On the side, I dabble with some aspects of music processing, such as polyphonic music transcription.
From 2014 to 2016, I served as President of the Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence Association (PREMIA), a national professional body for pattern recognition, affiliated with the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).
I won the 4th Temasek Young Investigator's Award in 2005. This $500K award was given by the Defence Science and Technology Agency for a 3-year project in Extreme Face Recognition.
I am available as a Consultant for biometrics deployment: review of technology, assessment of vendor's proposal, education and training.
NEW! PPS slides (PDF version) of my Power Papers talk.
NEW! PPSM slides (PDF version) of my Super Speaking talk.
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