See-Kiong NgDirector of Urban Systems Programme Office
See-Kiong Ng (Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University) is Principal Scientist at the Institute for Infocomm Research of Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). See-Kiong was the Programme Director of the Urban Systems Initiative by A*STAR’s Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC). The Initiative seeks to address the new challenges of the rapidly urbanising world through smart city technologies and innovations. See-Kiong has a long-standing interest in cross-disciplinary applied research in computer science. Having started his research career as one of the early bioinformaticians, See-Kiong has since been able to apply what he had learned from bioinformatics to a wide array of other application domains. From using data mining to better understand the biology of the human body, See-Kiong is now using big data approaches to understand the systems biology of complex human cities and the internet of things. He has published widely, with more than 100 papers in leading peer-reviewed journals and conferences.
11:40 Promoting technology innovation through research partnerships to capitalise on the ‘Smart Nation’ national movement
An integrative approach towards building an infocomm-media (ICM) ecosystem to complement Singapore’s Smart Nation vision.
Discussing the benefits of R&D Innovation for SMEs and Start-Ups
Leveraging technology capabilities of public research institutes to capitalize on ‘Smart Nation’