Academic/Industry Fellows

Tang Kok Mun Biogenes Technologies Sdn Bhd MALAYSIA Mr. Tang Kok Mun is the co-founder and CEO of Biogenes Technologies, a Malaysian-based company focusing on development and commercialisation of aptamer-based molecular diagnostic technologies for applications in human healthcare, animal healthcare, agricuture, aquaculture, food safety and pollution monitoring. Mr Tang have over 15+ years of experience in bringing technologies from R&D stage to commercial markets. Some of his earlier startups and projects are in technology areas such as smart water monitoring system, biomass utilization for renewable energy and bio-based chemicals, as well as genomics in aquaculture. Mr. Tang majors in Chemical Engineering and Master in Business Administration from University of Malaya, as well as having graduated from Stanford University Center of Professional Development in Entrepreneurship. He also holds the position as one of panel experts in Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC). Emeritus Professor Satvinder Singh Dhaliwal Curtin University AUSTRALIA Professor Dhaliwal has worked as a Biostatistician for the past 30 years and has accumulated extensive experience, both nationally and internationally, on the practical application of Statistics/Biostatistics in a wide variety of situations. Prof Dhaliwal’s research interest includes the application of Biostatistics in the fields of Public Health Research and Clinical Research. He specializes in the development of Clinical Prediction Models in Medical Research. Prof Dhaliwal has published in excess of 200 journal articles (Google Scholar H-index is 50 with over 9,400 citations). His publications have had a significant impact and were often the result of successful national and international research collaborations. Prof Dhaliwal is an Emeritus Professor of Biostatistics and Health Research at Curtin University, Australia. Prof Dhaliwal also holds and Adjunct Professor position with Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore and is a Professor (Research and Statistics) at Singapore University of Social Sciences. Prof Dhaliwal is also commissioned as a Consultant Statistician to various private and government organizations in Australia and Singapore.