Prof. Dr. Tin Wee TanChairman, A*STAR Computational Resource Centre & Director-Designate, National Supercomputing Centre of Singapore
Tan Tin Wee is the Chairman of the A*STAR Computational Resource Centre and Director-Designate of the National Supercomputing Centre of Singapore. As an Internet pioneer and an associate professor in Biochemistry at the YLL School of Medicine, National University of Singapore for the past 26 years, he has been actively involved in research at the interface of IT and Biology. He has founded and served in many national and Asia Pacific Internet organizations (APAN, APTLD, APNG, APNIC, APRICOT) and has won many awards for his work, including being inducted into the inaugural Internet Hall of Fame 2012 for his work in Internationalized domain names, early pioneer of Internet technologies and in advanced research networking. In the field of Bioinformatics, he has served three elected terms with the International Society for Computational Biology, founded the Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network and overseen the International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) since its inception in 2002. In the field of supercomputing, he was in the winning team of the Supercomputing SC'03 HPC Challenge Award for the Most Geographically distributed application, and the InfiniCortex project to build a globally distributed supercomputer of supercomputers interconnected by long range InfiniBand.