President, Singapore Institute of Technology
Professor Chua Kee Chaing is the President, Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT).
He joined SIT in September 2019 as Deputy President (Academic) and Provost. Prior to joining SIT, Prof Chua was the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS). During his 30-year career at NUS, Prof Chua also served in other academic appointments including Vice Dean for Research at the Faculty of Engineering and Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He also spent time outside of NUS either on secondment or leave of absence to serve as the Deputy Director of the Centre for Wireless Communications (now the Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR) (1995-2000), the Founding Head of the Mobile Core R&D Department at Siemens Singapore (2001-2003) and the Director of Projects at the National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office (2006-2008).
Prof Chua’s research interests are in communication networks, including wireless, optical, sensor and underwater networks. He has co-authored more than 200 internationally refereed journal and conference papers, 2 books and 5 patents in these areas.
Prof Chua is a Fellow of the Singapore Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Engineers, Singapore. He currently serves on the Boards of the Energy Market Authority and the NUS High School of Math and Science.