Luke OngChief Scientist of AISG

Prof Luke ONG is Distinguished University Professor at NTU (since 1 August 2022), and Vice President of Research. He is also the incoming Chief Scientist of AISG. Professor Ong holds a B.A. in Mathematics (1984, Triple First), a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (1985, Distinction) from Trinity College, University of Cambridge; and a PhD in Computer Science (1988) from Imperial College, University of London. He joined NTU as a Distinguished University Professor in August 2022, and took up the appointment of Vice President (Research) in January 2023. Prior to joining NTU, he was Professor of Computer Science at the University of Oxford; Fellow of Merton College, Oxford; Honorary Professor of Computer Science, Bristol University; Shaw Visiting Professor at National University of Singapore; and Prize Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge. His contributions to the advancement of computer science have been recognised with leadership positions in major scientific conferences and bodies, among them: General Chair (2013-2015) of the ACM / IEEE Logic in Computer Science (LiCS), Founding Vice Chair (2014-2019) of the ACM Special Interest Group in Logic and Computation and founding Steering Committee Chair (2015-2018), Formal Structures for Computation and Deduction. Professor Ong has received several international and national accolades. He is the joint winner of the ACM / EATCS / EACSL / KGS Alonzo Church Award 2017 for Outstanding Contributions to Logic and Computation. He is also a recipient of the President of the Republic of Singapore Scholarship in 1981, Prime Minister’s Book Prize in 1980, Overseas Merit Scholarship from 1981 to 1984.

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