The speed and need to digitalise a nation or business has gathered greater momentum and urgency. It is vital for our government agencies, enterprises, and IHLs to leverage high performance computing (HPC) technologies to help achieve innovations with agility and precision.
Join us in this webinar where you will learn from industry practitioners on how they have leveraged on digital twin technology and data science and other emerging urban planning methodology to derive insights and drive innovation in building towards a smart city ecosystem.
3.00PM – 3.05PM: Welcome Remarks by Mr Bernard Tan, Director, Strategy, Planning and Business Development, National Supercomputing Centre Singapore
3.05PM – 3.20PM: Smart Digital Twin for Next Generation Ports by Dr Chew Ek Peng, Professor, Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management, National University of Singapore
3.20PM – 3.35PM: Data Science for Building Energy Simulation by Dr Adrian Chong, Assistant Professor, Department of Building, National University of Singapore
3.35PM – 3.50PM: Smart Digital Space From Township to Buildings; The Surbana Jurong Experience by Mr Eugene Seah, Managing Director, Smart City Solutions, Senior Director (Special Projects), Surbana Jurong Group
3.50PM – 4.05PM: Shaping Cities via Digital Twins by Mr Phil Christensen, Vice President, Digital Cities: Reality + Spatial Modeling, Bentley Systems
4.05PM: Q&A & Closing
Dr Chew Ek Peng received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management at the National University of Singapore. He also holds positions as the Deputy Head (Undergraduate Studies), Director for the Centre of Excellence in Modeling and Simulation for Next Generation Ports, Co-Director for the Centre for Next Generation Logistics and Deputy Director for Centre of Maritime Studies. He was a Visiting Scholar and a Visiting Professor, respectively, at the Georgia Institute of Technology and University of British Columbia in 2006. His current research areas are in port logistics and maritime transportation, simulation optimization and inventory management. Some of his research works are published in journals such as Transportation Science, Transportation Research Part B, IISE Transactions, European Journal of Operational Research, and Naval Research Logistics.
Adrian Chong is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Building at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He specializes in building performance modeling and simulation, with expertise in uncertainty quantification and building data analytics. He leads the Integrated Data, Energy Analysis + Simulation (IDEAS) research group, which engages in the interaction between building performance simulation, real-time data, and machine learning.
Eugene joined the Surbana Jurong Group on 1 January 2017 as Senior Director, Group CEO’s office, to spearhead and oversee the Group’s special projects and strategic initiatives, in particular, the Group’s Key Account Management Office, Digital Management Office, and Sustainability and Resiliency Office. He is also a Director on the Boards of Threesixty Cost Management and Threesixty Contract Advisory, for which his knowledge and expertise help to fortify the business thrust of the Group. He is also appointed as the Managing Director of Surbana Technologies , pushing Surbana Jurong’s Smart Cities agenda. With his combined experience on Contract, Project, Value and Cost Management, Sustainability, Digital and Smart Solutions, Eugene brings to the table a wealth of well-rounded Knowledge for development and asset management for projects and solutions to clients and key accounts alike.
Phil began his journey as an innovator in 1987 as the Founder & Managing Director of FormSys, managing software development for naval architecture, shipbuilding, structural engineering and offshore engineering in Fremantle, Western Australia. Phil has led Bentley’s Reality Modeling Advancement Team, as well as helped guide the business and technical development of a number of new cloud services and market strategies for India, Australia & New Zealand. He is currently developing new ways to plan, approve, deliver and communicate changes in the built infrastructure by using digital twins at city scale. Phil holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Auckland (Theoretical & Applied Mechanics) and a Master of Engineering Science from the University of Western Australia.