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Dr. Tan Chee Keong is a senior lecturer attached to the School of Information Technology, Monash University, Malaysia. He received the degrees of B.Eng (Hons) in Electronics majoring in Telecommunication, M.Eng.Sc (Information and Communication Technology) and Ph.D (Information and Communication Technology) from Multimedia University in 2006, 2009 and 2014, respectively.

Dr. Tan is a networking expert and consultant with over 10 years of experience in networking and telecommunication research, lectures and practices. He is also an experienced speaker and teacher, having taught many highly-rated university level courses, industry short courses, tutorials at conferences, to a wide range of audiences from industry, academia and government. In 2016, his teaching contribution was recognized with the prestigious award i.e. Best Teaching Award in from Multimedia University.

Specializing in network system design, Dr. Tan has carried out projects for telecommunication companies and cellular service providers which led to the development of several patents on network algorithm and protocol design. Dr. Tan’s research activities are mainly funded by government and industrial grants in which he has successfully solicited grants worth more than RM 800K as principal or co-principal investigator. Furthermore, he is also the main contributing authors to more than 10 international journal papers, particularly on the radio resource management for various wireless networks.

In addition, Dr. Tan also play a key role in establishing the collaboration between industries and academia.

Research interests

Software-defined networks, beyond 5G networks, indoor positioning scheme, game theory, machine learning and data science.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Research area keywords

  • Software-defined networks
  • beyond 5G networks
  • indoor positioning scheme
  • game theory
  • machine learning
  • data science
  • Autonomous Vehicles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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