Prof Ho Teck Hua
Deputy President (Research & Technology)
Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor
Director of the NUS Global Asia Institute and the
Centre for Behavioural Economics, National University of Singapore
Professor Ho Teck Hua is Deputy President (Research & Technology) and Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor at the National University of Singapore. He is a prominent behavioral scientist with a Ph.D. in Decision Sciences from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is Director of the Centre for Behavioural Economics and the NUS Global Asia Institute, a Board Member of the National University Health System and the National Environment Agency, a Fellow at the Singapore Civil Service College, and Chair of a Research Advisory Panel for the Singapore Land Transport Authority.
Prior to his role as Deputy President, Professor Ho was the William Halford Jr. Family Professor of Marketing at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business. He was also Director of the Asia Business Center, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the Haas School, and Chair of the Marketing Group. In 2015, he received the Williamson Award, the School's highest faculty award, named in honor of Oliver Williamson, the 2009 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences. He was awarded the prestigious Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award in 2010, and the Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2004, 2005, and 2006.
Professor Ho has published many significant works in the areas of economics, management science, and marketing. In 2014, a co-authored paper won the second place Wickham Skinner Best Paper Award from Production and Operations Management. He has also been a finalist for three of the most prestigious awards in marketing research, including the 2011 William F. O'Dell Award, the 2006 John D. C. Little Best Paper Award, and the 2005 Paul Green Best Paper Award.
He is the first non-US citizen to be Editor-in-Chief of Management Science, the flagship journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, and one of the top journals for management research.