Wee Siong is the Urban Systems Lab Head of the Machine Intellection Department, Co-Director of I2R-URA Joint Lab and the Principal Investigator of the A*STAR Data Analytics Exchange Platform (“A*DAX”) project. He has previously been Head of Data Management Lab and Co-Director of I2R-LTA Joint Lab. He obtained the Role Model Award at Institute for Infocomm Research in 2014. Wee Siong received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore in 2004. Wee Siong has published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and international conference and he has received a Best Paper Award on Privacy Preservation in Streaming Data. His current research focuses on Big Data Processing, Deep Learning & Data Analytics, Data Privacy, Data Management, and Urban Logistics & Transportation applications.

Wee Siong has more than 15 years of working experience in the IT, computer science sector. He has received more than $5 million cumulative research grants over the years. He also in charge of developing software product roadmaps, systems development & deployment. He has solid track records on state-of-the-art research in the areas of Big Data processing, Data Analytics & Deep Learning, Data Privacy, Urban Logistics &Transportation and practical software development and deployment.