Talks and Lectures

2023: “The Teachings of Confucius: Beneficial or Detrimental to Modern Singapore?” public talk organised by the Nanyang Confucius Association.

2022: “Discussion with Book Co-author of Memoirs of a Flying Tiger,” organised by Singapore Press Holdings for the launch of the Chinese edition of the book.

2022: “Methods for Fostering Intellectual Self-Trust in Students.” Paper presented at the Higher Education Campus Conference (HECC) 2022, held in NUS.

2022: “Addressing Climate & Sustainability Issues in a Complex World” for the module, UPC2212 “Solving Energy & Environmental Problems” at NUS College.

2022: “The Five Awarenesses of Teaching and How Reflecting on Them Shapes Me as an Educator,” organised by the Career Advancement for FASS Educators (CAFE) in NUS.

2022: “Computational Reasoning,” workshop for young working adults organised by the Peoples’ Association Youth Movement (PAYM).

2021: “Computational Reasoning: How to Think Critically about our Digital Solutions?”, organised by SkillsFuture Singapore for the SkillsFuture Month @ Singapore Institute of Technology.

2021: “How to Effectively Engage Students through Blended Learning,” organised by the Career Advancement for FASS Educators (CAFE) in NUS.

2021: “Behind Memoirs of a Flying Tiger,” organised by the National Museum of Singapore as part of its HistoriaSG programme.

2019: “Thinking about Computational Thinking: Questioning the Processes for Flaws, Biases, and its Socio-Ethical Implications,” organised by the Science, Mathematics and Technology Cluster at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). [View Slides]

2017. “The Role of Li (禮) in the Distribution of Material Goods.” Paper presented at the 20th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP), at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Paper presentation at the 20th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP)

2017. “Is There a Social Justice Dimension in Li (禮)?” Paper presented at the 3rd Nanyang Graduate Student Colloquium, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

2016: “Insights on the Dynamic Digital Revolution” at the Asia Business Summit, jointly organised by the Institute of Asian Consumer Insight and Channel News Asia.

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2015: “The Ethical and Societal Implications of Hi-Tech Development” at the Smarter World Summit, jointly organised by the Financial Times and the Institute of Asian Consumer Insight.

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2015. “Complexity Science and Chinese Philosophy.” Paper co-authored with Jan W. Vasbinder, the Director of the Para Limes, NTU. Paper presented during the Plenary Session of the Conference on Complex Systems in Tempe, Arizona, USA, organised by Arizona State University, the Complex Systems Society and the Santa Fe Institute.

2014: “Differences between the Chinese and Western Traditions of Thought” at the workshop entitled, “Exploring the East-West Barrier,” organised by Institute Para Limes, NTU.

2013. “Reconciling Culinary and Musical Models of Harmony in Classical Chinese Thought.” Paper presented at the Joint Meeting of the Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP) and the Australasian Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophy (ASACP), at the National University of Singapore.

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Paper presentation at the Joint Meeting of the Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP) and the Australasian Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophy (ASACP)