Advisory Board

NUS BiZiT is honoured to have close working relationships with all our advisers.

Dr. TAN Wee Kek (陈伟克)

Chief Adviser for NUS BiZiT

Dr. TAN Wee Kek is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Information Systems at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore. He graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems in July 2013 and a Bachelor of Computing in Information Systems (1st Class Honours) in July 2007, both from the National University of Singapore. Prior to this, he attended Singapore Polytechnic and graduated with a Diploma in Computer Information Systems with Merit in July 2001.

His current primary research interests focus on consumer-based information technology (e.g., online decision aids, social computing, virtual worlds and consumer cloud services). Most of his research is based on design science, a well-established problem-solving paradigm that has been widely adopted in information systems research. His current secondary research interests focus on information systems education.

His work has been published or is forthcoming in journals such as Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Decision Support Systems (DSS), Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), andJournal of Information Systems Education (JISE). His work has also been presented or is forthcoming in conferences such as ACM SIGMIS Computer Personnel Research Conference (SIGMIS-CPR), IFIP Working Group 8.2 Working Conference (IFIP WG8.2),European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), and International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (ICHCI).

He has won the faculty level Research Achievement Award in 2013 and was a nominee for the ACM SIGMIS 2009 Magid Igbaria Outstanding Conference Paper of the Year.

His current teaching interests include imparting senior undergraduate students with knowledge and skills to develop enterprise information systems, teaching freshmen and senior undergraduate students theoretical and practical concepts of e-business, and also introducing cross-faculty students to the exciting world of computing.

He has won the University level Annual Teaching Excellence Award for AY 2009 to 2012. In addition to this, he has also won the Faculty Teaching Excellence Award for AY 2008 to 2011 as well as the Faculty Best Teaching Assistant Award for AY 2007/2008. For his sustained commitment to teaching excellence, he has been placed on the Faculty Teaching Excellence Award Honour Roll for AY 2010/2011 and University level Annual Teaching Excellence Award Honour Roll for AY 2012/2013.

Dr. Lek Hsiang Hui

Adviser for Student Life Activities

Dr. Lek Hsiang Hui is a Specialist in Data Analytics, System Analysis and System Development.

Dr. Lek is currently a Lecturer at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore. He graduated with Bachelor of
Computing (Honours) in Computer Engineering and PhD in Information Systems from National University of Singapore.
He teaches undergraduate courses in Requirements Analysis and Design, Data Mining, and Business Analytics at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore.

A specialist in the area of Analytics, Dr. Lek has been involved in Big Data Analytics for the past 6 years. His PhD thesis focuses on deep linguistic analysis of text documents to formulate sentiment values for marketing and brand management purposes.

Dr. Lek has also been involved in research projects in Data and Text Mining with Big Data exceeding 3 billions data points and has published on Sentiment Analytics approaches.

Mr. Desmond Teo

Career Counsellor

With an academic training in psychology and adult learning, Desmond has dedicated his career to performance coaching and human resource management. During his days in the healthcare sector, Desmond was involved in hiring healthcare professionals and developed interview assessment methodologies to facility high volume of recruitment. Thereafter, he joined the public service and coached many job seekers in Singapore. Individuals who walked through his door include professionals, managers, engineers and teachers who were at their mid-career cross roads. Through these years, Desmond discovered that career is not all about securing jobs but an identity to align our passions and aspirations. 

As the Careers Adviser for the NUS School of Computing, Desmond partners technology companies in developing meaningful career workshops and events to elevate students' knowledge in the IT industry. Desmond strongly believes in addressing individual career needs as everyone is unique!



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