Prof Bernard C Y TAN
Vice Provost (Undergraduate Education & Student Life)
Professor Bernard C Y Tan is Vice Provost (Undergraduate Education) at the National University of Singapore. He assists the Provost in setting educational directions and policies, and in assuring educational quality for the University. He has oversight of Registrar's Office, Office of Admissions, Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning and the Centre for Instructional Technology.
Prior to his current appointment, Prof Tan was Associate Provost (Undergraduate Education) from 2009 to 2012, Executive Council Chair of the NUS Teaching Academy in 2009, Head of the Department of Information Systems from 2002 to 2008, and Assistant Dean of the School of Computing from 2000 to 2002. He has also served on the University Promotion and Tenure Committee, the University Committee on Educational Policy, and the University Teaching Excellence Committee. Among his achievements included the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2012, NUS Outstanding Educator Award in 2004 and the NUS Young Researcher Award in 2002.
Prof Tan was President (2009 – 2010) and Asia-Pacific Council Representative (2004 – 2006) of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and is currently a Fellow of the AIS. He has served on the editorial boards of MIS Quarterly (Senior Editor), Journal of the AIS (Senior Editor), IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (Department Editor), Management Science (Associate Editor), ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (Associate Editor), and Journal of Management Information Systems (Editorial Board Member). He is also on the advisory board of the Information Systems Research.
Prof Tan's research interests include social media, virtual communities, and Internet commerce. He has given talks and keynote addresses at various international conferences. His research work has been published in major international journals and conference proceedings in the field of information systems.