SMU awarded three significant research grants to address national and urban needs


“The School of Information Systems (SIS) at Singapore Management University (SMU) received three major grants to undertake Research, Development, and Deployment (RD &D) projects in support of Singapore’s national initiatives related to ageing in place, improving people and goods flow, reducing congestion in urban settings, and improving the security and trust of cyberspace. The total investment for these three projects comes to SD 36.5 million, with funding from a combination of Singapore government research support schemes as well as private sector sources.
Professor Steven Miller, Vice Provost (Research) and Dean of SIS, said “We are delighted to have secured these three new research grants to support Singapore’s national needs as well as regional and global urban needs. To reach final agreement on SD 36.5 million of R&D funding for a set of projects that are all highly integrated with Singapore’s national R&D needs was fantastic news for SMU.”
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Professor Steven Miller conferred SCS Fellowship


“Professor Steven Miller, Vice Provost (Research) and Dean of SMU School of Information Systems, has been conferred a fellowship by the Singapore Computer Society (SCS).
The SCS is Singapore’s largest professional association for practitioners, leaders, students, and enthusiasts of the infocomm industry. The SCS Fellow is bestowed on selected individuals who hold senior IT positions, have an established reputation of eminence or authority in the field of IT, and who have played a pivotal role in advancing the infocomm industry in Singapore.
Said Professor Miller, “I would like to share this honour with the faculty and staff of the SMU School of Information Systems (SIS).  Their talent, dedication and commitment have contributed immensely to the growth of SIS into a school recognised internationally for its innovative research and education focused on Information Systems Technology, Information Systems Management, as well as problems and issues at the intersection of IS related technology and management.””
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Singapore Management University Conferred Honorary Doctor of Information Systems degree upon John Seely Brown


On 25th July, 2013, The Singapore Management University confers an Honorary Doctor of Information Systems degree upon John Seely Brown in recognition of his outstanding record as a scientist, scholar and innovator in Information and communications technology (ICT); assessments of the business and economic impacts of ICT; and using ICT to enhance the science and practice of learning. Read more