Ong Yew Soon, President’s Chair Professor of Computer Science, NTU SCSE

Ong Yew Soon, President's Chair Professor of Computer Science, NTU SCSE

Yew-Soon Ong is currently a President’s Chair Professor of Computer Science at the School of Computer Science and Engineering and Professor (Cross Appointment) of the School of Physical and Mathematical Science at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. At the same time, he is Chief Artificial Intelligence (CAS) Scientist of the Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). At NTU, he serves as co-Director of the Singtel-NTU Cognitive & Artificial Intelligence Joint Lab (SCALE@NTU). He was Chair of the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University from 2016-2018, Director of the Centre for Computational Intelligence/Computational Intelligence Laboratory from 2008-2015 and Programme Principal Investigator of the Data Analytics & Complex System Programme in the Rolls-Royce@NTU Corporate Lab from 2013-2017. He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Specializing in Computing) from Nanyang Technological University and subsequently his PhD (Thesis Title: Artificial Intelligence in Complex Engineering Design) from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of IEEE and founding Editor-In-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, founding Technical Editor-In-Chief of Memetic Computing Journal (Springer), Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Transactions on Neural Network & Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Big Data (2015 – 2018), IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine (2010 – 2016), and chief co-editor of Book Series on Studies in Adaptation, Learning, and Optimization.

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