Lock Yue Chew

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Lock Yue Chew
Prof. Lock Yue Chew
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics (Quantum Chaos , Complex Systems, Statistical and Nonlinear Physics, General Relativity)
InstitutionsNanyang Technological University

Lock Yue Chew is an associate professor in the School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University .[1] He works in Complex Systems, General Relativity, Quantum Chaos, Statistical and Nonlinear Physics, and has published several scientific papers. In 2004 he got his PhD in Physics from the National University of Singapore (N.U.S). He also hold a Master of Science Degree from the University of Southern California. During 1991–1992 period, he had worked as a communications engineer in Singapore Airlines Limited. After that, he became the senior member of the technical staff at DSO National Laboratories and later he became and adjunct assistant professor there. Then in 2005 he moved to Nanyang Technological University as an assistant professor.[2] He is collaborating with many international research groups, he had coauthored some of the articles with M.I.T professor Kerson Huang.[3] He has co-authored several articles together with M. A. F. Sanjuán of the Rey Juan Carlos University. He has also co-authored an article in Nature: Scientific Reports on the topic of the short-term forecasting of Taiwanese earthquakes, using a Fusion-Fission processes model.[4]

Public appearance[edit]

Chew gave a TEDx talk in Nanyang Technological University on "The rationality of luck – chaos, randomness and information".[5] He had also appeared in the Nanyang Technological University video on the occasion of the Nanyang Award for Excellence in Teaching.[6]


  • Defense Technology Training Award (1995)
  • DSO Excellence Award for technology achievement (2001)
  • Group Performance Award for project achievement (2002)
  • Nanyang Award 2007 for Excellence in Teaching (2007)
  • School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences Teaching Excellent Award 2008/2009 (2009)
  • School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences Teaching Excellent Award 2012/2013 (2013)
  • Best Faculty Mentor Award (2013)
  • 10-Year Long Service Award, Nanyang Technological University (2013)


  1. ^ "Nanyang Technological University | NTU".
  2. ^ "Associate Professor CHEW Lock Yue".
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-15. Retrieved 2014-09-15.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Cheong, Siew Ann; Tan, Teck Liang; Chen, Chien-Chih; Chang, Wu-Lung; Liu, Zheng; Chew, Lock Yue; Sloot, Peter M. A.; Johnson, Neil F. (2015). "Short-Term Forecasting of Taiwanese Earthquakes Using a Universal Model of Fusion-Fission Processes". Scientific Reports. 4: 3624. doi:10.1038/srep03624. PMC 3887376. PMID 24406467.
  5. ^ TEDx talk.
  6. ^ Nanyang Award for Excellence in Teaching

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