Society/ Local Industry

SIGGRAPH Asia

Upon moving to Singapore I began volunteer work and served as a board member for the local chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH. During this time I gave talks promoting computer generated imagery and techniques, judged film submissions to ImageReel 2005, conducting short presentations as a member of the chapter to public forums from 2005 to 2009. During that time we decided to form a committee to bring SIGGRAPH to Asia. I was part of that protem committee steering the initial proposal for SIGGRAPH in Asia 2008 and 2009. The SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition is a top tier conference run by ACM SIGGRAPH and is to be held in Singapore in December for the years 2008 and 2009. At the SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 I volunteered to be the Educators Program Chair, This was the first SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia in Singapore happening on 10 December 2008, I have volunteered to be the Chair of SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 should it come to Singapore again and my services be needed.

I recently completed an two consecutive engagements with Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of InfoComm Technology (ICT) for the period of 2009-2011 as an External Examiner. During which we completely redesigned their program of study and started a new program focusing on Animation Arts.

I have been involved in various local volunteer organizations, helping to bring awareness to the utility of my area of instruction to the broader community.