Dr. Tan obtained his PhD from University of Nottingham, Malaysia and has a total of 10 years of work experience in both industry and academia. Experiences includes software engineer, teaching, academic administration, research, and research supervision for both undergraduate and post-graduate students. Prior to joining UNMC, he held the position of senior lecturer, School of Computing (2014-2021), at Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU). Dr. Tan have been actively involved in various university-industry collaboration activities and entrepreneurship accelerator program. He is the academic advisor of Digital Internet Association Malaysia (iaM) and contributed to raise awareness and share the benefits of Digital & Internet technology through seminar, workshop, and hackathon. He also mentored students and won the award in Inotech, Asian Youth Innovation Awards, Science and Engineering Design Exhibition (SEDEX), Young International Innovation Exhibition (YIIX), CREST The Great Lab (TGL) Grand Design Challenge, "Hack for Good" IoT hackathon, Hilti IoT competition and more.
Current Teaching Modules:
COMP1044 Databases and Interfaces
COMP2039 Artificial Intelligence Methods
COMP2042 Developing Maintainable Software
I am primarily interested in applied research that has commercial and business significance. My expertise encompasses various areas such as IoT, data analytics, blockchain, and image processing… read more
I am primarily interested in applied research that has commercial and business significance. My expertise encompasses various areas such as IoT, data analytics, blockchain, and image processing applications. Recently, I've been fully immersed in a number of interesting research areas. These include thorough sentiment analysis of financial reports, ground-breaking work on quantum algorithms, and the development of intelligent image analysis approaches specialised for tuberculosis skin test.