Singfat

CHU, Singfat

Associate Professor

ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS

(65) 6516 3031
bizchucl@nus.edu.sg
BIZ1 8-74
Curriculum Vitae

Recognition & Awards

  • Best Teaching Award from APEX MBA Class of 2009 (Batch 16) - 2009
  • Faculty Outstanding Service Award (NUS) - 2008
  • Best Teaching Award from APEX MBA Class of 2008 (Batch 15) - 2008
  • Outstanding Educator, NUS Business School - 2004
  • University Annual Teaching Excellence Awards (NUS) - 2003
  • Faculty Outstanding Educator Award Recognition List (NUS) - 2001
  • University Annual Teaching Excellence Awards (NUS) - 2001
  • NUS Excellent Teacher - 2001
  • Department Outstanding Educator Award (NUS) - 2000
  • Nominated for University Outstanding Educator Awards (NUS) - 2000
  • Outstanding Educator, NUS Business School - 2000
  • Teaching Excellence Award, MBA Club - 1999
  • NUS Business School Excellent Teacher - 1994

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD, Business Statistics, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1991
  • BSc (Hons 1), Statistics, Queen's University, Canada, 1985

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Decision Sciences, NUS, 2001 - current
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Decision Sciences, NUS, 1998 - 2000
  • Lecturer, Department of Decision Sciences, NUS, 1992 - 1997

Corporate Experience

  • NUS Executive Development Program
  • (NEW) NKF
  • BAX Global
  • RGM International
  • Singapore Pools, Singapore
  • MINDEF Executive Program
  • Fujistu - Xerox
  • Applied Biosystems

Selected Publications

Chu, Singfat (2017), "Singapore’s Vehicle Quota System and its impact on motorcycles", Transportation
MENG FANWEN, QI J, ZHANG M, ANG SOO KENG, JAMES, Chu, Singfat and Sim, Melvyn (2015), "A Robust Optimization Model for Managing Elective Admission in a Public Hospital.", Operations Research, 63, 6
Chu, Singfat (2015), "Car restraint policies and mileage in Singapore", Transportation Research Part A: Policies and Practice, 77, 404-412
Chu, Singfat (2014), "Mitigating Supply and Price Volatilities in Singapore's Vehicle Quota System", Transportation, 41(5), 1119-1134
Chu, Singfat (2012), "Allocation Flexibility and Price Efficiency within Singapore's Vehicle Quota System", Transportation Research Part A, 46(10), 1541-1550

Selected Publications

17

Journals

Journal Articles

Chu, Singfat (2017), "Singapore’s Vehicle Quota System and its impact on motorcycles", Transportation
MENG FANWEN, QI J, ZHANG M, ANG SOO KENG, JAMES, Chu, Singfat and Sim, Melvyn (2015), "A Robust Optimization Model for Managing Elective Admission in a Public Hospital.", Operations Research, 63, 6
Chu, Singfat (2015), "Car restraint policies and mileage in Singapore", Transportation Research Part A: Policies and Practice, 77, 404-412
Chu, Singfat (2014), "Mitigating Supply and Price Volatilities in Singapore's Vehicle Quota System", Transportation, 41(5), 1119-1134
Chu, Singfat (2012), "Allocation Flexibility and Price Efficiency within Singapore's Vehicle Quota System", Transportation Research Part A, 46(10), 1541-1550
Chu, Singfat (2011), "Sealed v/s open bids for certificates of entitlement under the vehicle quota system in Singapore", Transportation, 38(2), 215-226
Chu, Singfat (2007), "Some Initiatives in a Business Forecasting Course", Journal of Statistics Education, 15(2)
H.T Keh and Chu, Singfat (2006), "Brand Value Creation: Analysis of Interbrand-Business Week Brand Value Rankings", Marketing Letters, 17(4), 323-331
Chu, Singfat , J. Xu and KEH HEAN TAT (2006), "Efficiency, Effectiveness and Productivity of Marketing in Services", European Journal of Operational Research, 70(1), 265-76
Chu, Singfat , Koh, W and Tse YK (2004), "Expectations Formation and Forecast of Demand: An Empirical Study of the Vehicle Quota System in Singapore", Transportation Research Part A, 38(5), 367-381
Chu, Singfat and KEH HEAN TAT (2003), "Retail productivity and scale economies at the firm level: A DEA approach", Omega-International Journal of Management Science, 31(2), 75-82
Chu, Singfat and P. De Jong (2003), "Smoothing with an unknown initial condition", Journal of Time Series Analysis, 24(2), 141-148
Chu, Singfat (2003), "Motivating the Poisson Process in Queuing Models", INFORMS Transaction on Education, 3(2)
Chu, Singfat (2002), "Auctioning Rights to Vehicle Ownership: Singapore's Experience with Sealed-Bid Tenders", Transportation Research Part A, 36, 555-561
Chu, Singfat (1998), "Bidding Efficiencies for Rights to Car Ownership in Singapore", Omega, 26(2), 297-306
Chu, Singfat and P. De Jong (1994), "Stationary and nonstationary state space models", Journal of Time Series Analysis, 15(2), 151-166
Chu, Singfat and P. De Jong (1994), "Fast likelihood evaluation and prediction for nonstationary state space models", Biometrika, 81(1), 133-142

Research / Teaching Areas

Certificate Of Entitlement (coe) Scheme

Business Analytics: Statistics, Optimisation, Simulation...

Business Analytics, Case Writing...

Courses

  • DSC3216, Forecasting for Managerial Decisions (BBA)
  • DSC4211B, Analytical Tools for Consulting (BBA)
  • BMA5002, Analytics for Managers (MBA)
  • BME5003, Business Analytics for Decision Makers (APEX MBA)
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