A Journey to Data-Driven Digital Transformation


Data is a valuable commodity for enterprises. Data Science and Analytics Centre (DSAC) helps enterprises to realise their potentials through AI and Analytics, uncover insights through data, and foster the culture of AI and Analytics. DSAC partners industries to drive AI and Analytics through innovation, solutioning and training.



To help companies build strong digital capabilities & transform digitally through a Pedagogical Approach of Mindsets, Skillsets & Behaviours.


To provide one-stop support to enterprises in AI and Analytics through Innovation, Solutioning, and Training while enabling Sustainability for a better future.

The Team

Dr. Edna Chan / Centre Director

Research Interest: Data Analytics, Learning Analytics, Machine Learning, Optimization, Text Analytics

Dr. Edna is an enthusiastic teacher, researcher and developer. She received the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant award in 2002 while working on her Ph.D., and the Excellence in Teaching award in 2009 at SP. National funding sources she has received include MOE Innovation Fund, and MTI-MOF Public-Private Co-Innovation Fund.

Her latest research which involves the development of the Learning Analytics Networked Tutoring System (LearningANTS), a research collaboration between SP and 3ELogic, received the MOE Innergy SB Award in 2016. She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key and Omega Rho.

Dr. Kathiresan Manickam / Project Manager

Research Interest: Data Visualization, Data Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Text Analytics

Dr. Kathiresan has more than 15 years of experience working in healthcare and government sectors. His focus in earlier days was on digital signal processing and he developed a tool used at ENT clinics. Subsequently, his focus was on data analytics leading projects that were commentated by Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Manpower. He undertook longitudinal studies, developed predictive models for construction and government sectors, survey studies to understand landscape transformation food & beverage and healthcare sectors and cross agency pilot studies i.e. Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Manpower, land Transport and Traffic Police Singapore. He had overseen several projects with external consultants such as Blackbox (Healthcare project), Deloitte (Construction project) etc. He had authored and co-authored over 15 peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings till date. Currently, he is lecturing on Data Analytics, Business Statistics and IT & Data Analysis for Business.




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