Choo, K. T. W., Balan, R. K., Tan, K. W., Chauhan, J., Misra, A., Lee, Y. (2017). Empath-D: Empathetic Design for Accessibility. Proceedings of the 18th Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems & Applications. Sonoma, CA, USA, Feb. 2017

Choo, K. T. W., Roy, Q., & Davis, R. C. (2016). Enabling multi-device interaction on the go in the MAGI project. In CHI 2016 Workshop on Interacting with Multi-Device ecologies “in the wild” (p. 4). San Jose, CA, USA.

Tran, V. H., Choo, K. T. W., Lee, Y., Davis, R. C., & Misra, A. (2016). MAGI: Enabling Multi-Device Gestural Applications. In WristSense’16. PERCOM Workshop on Sensing Systems and Applications using Wrist based Smart Devices. IEEE.

Davis, R. C., & Choo, K. T. W. (2014). PlaySketch: Turning Animation Sketches Into Game Logic. In Workshop on Sketch: Pen and Touch Recognition (p. 10). Haifa, Israel: unpublished.

Tan, A. L. S., Helander, M., Choo, K. T. W., & Soh, B. K. (2010). Cognitive Task Analysis for Maritime Collisions. 3rd International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics. Miami, Florida, USA.

Yu, S., Tan, A. L. S., Chen, A. J., Choo, K. T. W., & Soh, B. K. (2010). Recursive thinking in adversarial decision making: A naturalistic study. Multidisciplinary Decision Science Symposium.

Pan, F., Choo, K. T. W., & Le, T. M. (2005). Fast Rate-Distortion Optimization in H.264/AVC Video Coding. In R. Khosla, R. J. Howlett, & L. C. Jain (Eds.), Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems (Vol. 3683, pp. 433-441). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg.


Choo, K. T. W. (2016). Improving communication and communicability with smarter use of text-based messages on mobile and wearable devices. In Proc. of MobiSys ’16. 1st ASSET.

Technical Skills

Programming Languages. Python, Java, Javascript, HTML, PHP, C/C++, Matlab, MASM (Assembly), VHDL.

Toolkits/Frameworks/Libraries. Android, NodeJS, socketio, TarsosDSP, NLTK, PaperJS, Spring MVC, Google Web Toolkit, jQuery, Bootstrap, Java3D, OpenCV.

Work Experience

DSO National Laboratories, Singapore

Jan 2007 - Dec 2012

Senior Member of Technical Staff

  • Responsible for project management; formulation of proposals, seeking approval for funding, resource management of manpower, capital and expenses.
  • Lead research in training and learning.
  • Worked in:
    • Using cognitive task analysis to elicit tacit understanding.
    • Using contextual inquiry to gather user requirements.
    • Creating web-based tools for scenario based training.
    • Developing information visualisations.

Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore

Aug 2004 - May 2005

FYP Student, Media Processing Laboratory

Jul 2004 - Aug 2004

Student Researcher, Media Processing Laboratory

Jan 2004 - Jun 2004

IA Student, Media Processing Laboratory

  • Developed fast algorithms for the H.264/AVC (Advanced Video Coding) video compression standard in commercial implementations.


Sep 2005 - Sep 2006

University College London, UK - MSc in Vision, Imaging & Virtual Environments

Jul 2001 - Jun 2005

National University of Singapore - BEng (Electrical) Hons