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Chee-Kit Looi

Professor, Learning Sciences & Technologies Academic Group & Learning Sciences Lab
Head, Centre of Excellence in Learning Innovation (2008 – present)
Founding Head, Learning Sciences Lab (2005 – 2008)
National Institute of Education
Nanyang Technological University
1 Nanyang Walk
Singapore 637616
Tel: (65) 6 790 3268;    Fax : (65) 6 896 8038
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Bachelor of Science (1st Class Honours),
Master of Science (University of British Columbia, Canada),
PhD (University of Edinburgh, U.K.)


University Studentship at University of Edinburgh (1985-1988)
Singapore’s Tan Kah Kee Postgraduate Scholarship (1985-1988)
Teaching assistantship and Research assistantship at UBC (1982-1984)
Singapore Government Public Service Commission’s Merit Scholarship (1976-1980)

Professional Qualifications:

Member of International Society of Learning Sciences (2005-present)
Member of Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (2004-present)
Member of IEEE Computer Society (1998-2004)
Member of International Artificial Intelligence in Education Society (1996-present); 
Member of Association of Advancement of Computers in Education (1992-2000);
Member of Singapore Computer Society (1991-now);
Member of British Computer Society (1986-1990);

Patents filed with United States Patent and Trademark Office:

Optimizing delivery of computer media (United States Patent: 6,728,760)