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Simon Lui

Simon Lui

Adjunct Professor Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)


Simon Lui is currently the Director of Tencent Music and Adjunct Professor of the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). Simon received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2011. His primary research interests are audio engineering and semantic audio information retrieval. Simon was a Marie Curie Fellow in 2011 and a Visiting Assistant Professor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2012-2013.

Simon started his own business of mobile application development since 2009. He has 7 inventions on the iPhone/iPad platform, including #1 best selling apps in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Canada iPhone/iPad app store. His story was widely reported by international media, including CNN International and various media.

Simon is also an active computer musician. As an award-winning violinist, guitarist, erhuist, the concertmaster of several orchestras, and a professional music arranger, Simon has been in the leading role of hundreds of classical, pop music concerts, CD recordings, game music writing and movie soundtrack production. Simon is a member of Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong (CASH).

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