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PhD Students Awards & Scholarships Achievements & Experiences

SMU Multidisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship

Kasthuri JAYARAJAH
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2018 Multidisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship

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SMU Presidential Doctoral Fellowships

Arambam James SINGH
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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BUI Duy Quoc Nghi
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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HOANG Van Duc Tong
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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LE Hung
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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Tanvi VERMA
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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TRUONG Quoc Tuan
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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Maksim TKACHENKO
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2017 and 2018 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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LE Duy Dung
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2018 and 2019 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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Meghna LOWALEKAR
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2017 and 2019 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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WANG Shuohang
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2017 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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Supriyo GHOSH
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2016 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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LE Van Minh Tuan
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2014 & 2016 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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TIAN Yuan
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2015 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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NGUYEN Thanh Son
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2015 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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DIAO Qiming
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2014 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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FREDDY CHUA
Student of PhD in
Information Systems
Recipient of
2012 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

My PhD research focuses on uncovering user preferences and relationships in social media using machine learning techniques. As users contribute social media data and interact with other users at social media sites, the data trace left by users reveals their behaviour in adopting products and content as well as their relationships with other users.

As part of our university's collaboration with CMU on the Living Analytics Research Centre (LARC), I was selected to be part of the pioneer batch of students for an exchange programme at CMU. The research during the exchange programme addressed an important problem that emerged recently due to the proliferation of micro-blogs such as Twitter.

During my internship at Social Computing Group, Hewlett Packard Research Lab (HPLabs), I worked on "Automatic Summarization of Events from Social Media” with one of HPLabs' scientist Sitaram Asur. We discovered that tweets written around the same time for a specific event are likely to be similar in content.

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YAN Qiang
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2012 Presidential Doctoral Fellowship

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Dean's List

Arambam James SINGH
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Dean's List

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BUI Duy Quoc Nghi
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Dean's List

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Meghna LOWALEKAR
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Dean's List

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TRAN Huy Vu
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Dean's List

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TRUONG Quoc Tuan
Student of PhD in Information Systems
Recipient of 2019 Dean's List

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External or Other Scholarships / Fellowships

HAN Jin
PhD in Information Systems

Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies in Information Security from (ISC)2, 2008-2009

Distinguished / Best Paper Awards


Sougata SEN

Best Paper Award at the IEEE Workshop on Sensing Systems and Applications Using Wrist Worn Smart Devices (co-located with IEEE PerCom 2015)," The Case for Smartwatch-based Diet Monitoring"


Tuan Minh Van LE, Hady W LAUW

Outstanding Paper Award Nominee at the Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-14), "Manifold Learning for Jointly Modeling Topic and Visualization"


Swapna GOTTIPATI, Minghui QIU, Liu YANG, Feida ZHU, Jing JIANG

Best Paper Runner-up at the 5th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo2013), "Predicting User's Political Party using Ideological Stances"


SU Mon Kywe

Huawei Distinguished Collaboration Project Award, "Project title: Advanced System-Level Vulnerability Discovery and Defense on Android", PI LI Yingjiu


YAN Qiang and HAN Jin
PhD in Information Systems

Distinguished Paper Award at the Network & Distributed System Security (NDSS) Symposium 2012 for their paper entitled
"On Limitations of Designing Leakage-resilient Password Systems: Attacks, Principles and Usability".

[Co-authored with Robert DENG and LI Yingjiu]


TEY Chee Meng and Payas GUPTA

Best Paper Award at the Network & Distributed System Security (NDSS) Symposium 2013 for their paper entitled “I can be you: Questioning the use of Keystroke Dynamics as Biometrics”

[Co-authored with Debin GAO]


Kiat Wee TAN

Best Workshop Paper Award Winner at the Workshop on Mobile Gaming (MobiGames), in conjunction with ACM SIGCOMM, Helsinki, Finland for their paper entitled "Adaptive Display Power Management for OLED Displays"

[Co-authored with Rajesh Krishna BALAN]

SMU Innovation Awards 2012


Kartik MURALIDHARAN

BOWL: Design and implementation of a (connectionless) broadcasting system over wireless LAN

Last updated on 23 Aug 2021 .