Hwee-Pink Tan

Hwee-Pink Tan currently leads a team of ten technology and social-science researchers to bring together internet of things (IoT) technologies and social-behavioural research to enable and sustain ageing-in-place, in partnership with A*STAR (the Agency for Science, Technology and Research in Singapore), Tata Consultancy Services, various government agencies and regional health systems as well as voluntary welfare organisations.

Prior to joining Singapore Management University, he spent seven years at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), A*STAR, where he was a senior scientist and concurrently the Science and Engineering Research Council programme manager for the A*STAR Sense and Sense-abilities Programme.

Mr Tan is a senior member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineering and an adjunct faculty member with Geriatric Education and Research Institute. He has published more than 100 papers and has served in executive roles for various conferences on IoT. He graduated from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in 2004 with a PhD.