Teck-Hua Ho

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Teck-Hua Ho
5th President of Nanyang Technological University
Assumed office
24 April 2023
Preceded bySubra Suresh
Personal details
Born (1961-05-10) May 10, 1961 (age 62)
EducationNational University of Singapore
University of Pennsylvania

Teck-Hua Ho (Chinese: 何德华; pinyin: Hé Déhuá) is the fifth president of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU).[1] He is also a Distinguished University Professor at NTU Singapore. Prior to joining NTU, he was the senior deputy president and provost at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and the William Halford Jr. Family Professor of Marketing at the Haas School of Business (University of California, Berkeley).[2] He is also the founding executive chairman of AI Singapore, a national research and development programme.[3]


Ho obtained a bachelor's degree with first class honours in electrical engineering in 1985 and a master's degree in computer and information sciences in 1989 from NUS. He then obtained a master's degree in 1991 and a PhD in 1993 in decision sciences from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


From 2002 to 2015, Ho was a professor at the Haas School of Business. At the School, he was the William Halford Jr. Family Chair in Marketing and director of the Asia Business Center.[4] He was also associate dean of academic affairs (2004-2006) and chair of the marketing group (2004-2006 and 2008-2011). While at the Haas School, he won numerous awards, including the Williamson Award,[5] named for the UC Berkeley faculty member Oliver E. Williamson, the 2009 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences. The award is the Haas School’s highest faculty award, and celebrates honorees who best reflect the character and integrity associated with Williamson’s scholarly work and legacy. Ho has also won the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award[6] and three Earl F. Cheit Awards for Excellence in Teaching.[7]

From 1997 to 2002, Ho was associate professor of marketing at the Wharton School. Prior to his time at the Wharton School, he was assistant professor of operations and technology management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.[8]

Ho was senior deputy president and provost (2018-2023),[9] deputy president of research and technology (2015-2017) and vice president of research strategy (2011-2012)[10] at NUS. He was also a professor of economics and marketing at the NUS Business School and director of the NUS Centre for Behavioural Economics.

In 2023, Ho was appointed as the fifth president of NTU.[11]

Ho's research interests include behavioral game theory and alternatives to equilibrium models, behavioral change in the field, and data-driven decision sciences.[12]

Ho was the editor-in-chief of Management Science, from 1 July 2014 to 31 December 2017. He is a member of the boards of the Defence Science and Technology Agency,[13] DSO National Laboratories,[14] the Government Technology Agency,[15] and the National Research Foundation, Singapore.[16] He is also president of the Academy of Engineering, Singapore,[17] and an academician of Academia Sinica.[18]

Selected papers[edit]

  • Camerer C., Dreber A., Holzmeister F., Ho T-H., Huber J., Johannesson M., Kirchler M., Nave G., Nosek B., Pfeiffer T., Altmejd A., Buttrick N., Chan T., Chen Y., Forsell E., Gampa A., Heikensten E., Hummer L., Imai T., Isaksson S., Manfredi D., Rose J., Wagenmakers E-J., Wu H., “Evaluating the Replicability of Social Science Experiments in Science & Nature between 2010 and 2015“, Nature Human Behaviour 2: 627-644, 2018 (published online on 27 August 2018).
  • Camerer, C., Dreber, A., Forsell, E., Ho, T-H., Huber, J., Johannesson, M., Kirchler, M., Almenberg, J., Altmejd, A., Chan, T., Heikensten, E., Holzmeister, F., Imai, T., Isaksson, S., Nave, G., Pfeiffer, T., Razen, M., Wu, H. “Evaluating replicability of laboratory experiments in Economics”, Science 10.1126/science.aaf0918, 2016.
  • Ho, T-H. and Zhang, J-J., “Designing Pricing Contracts for Boundedly Rational Customers: Does the Framing of the Fixed Fee Matter?”, Management Science 54(4): 686-700, 2008.
  • Ho, T-H., Lim, N. and Camerer, C., “Modeling the Psychology of Consumer and Firm Behavior with Behavioral Economics”, Journal of Marketing Research 43(3): 307-331, 2006.
  • Camerer, C., Ho, T-H. and Chong J-K., “A Cognitive Hierarchy Model of Games”, Quarterly Journal of Economics 119(3): 861-898, 2004.
  • Camerer, C. and Ho, T-H., “Experience-weighted Attraction Learning in Normal Form Games”, Econometrica 67(4): 827-874, 1999.
  • Ho, T-H., Camerer, C. and Weigelt, K., “Iterated Dominance and Iterated Best Response in Experimental p-Beauty Contests”, The American Economic Review 88(4): 947-969, 1998.


  1. ^ "Professor Ho Teck Hua". Corporate NTU.
  2. ^ "Teck Ho". Faculty Directory. Haas School of Business. Archived from the original on 2018-06-18. Retrieved 2014-02-11.
  3. ^ "Management - AI Singapore". Archived from the original on 2018-06-18. Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  4. ^ "Teck Ho | Faculty Directory | Berkeley-Haas". Archived from the original on 2018-06-18. Retrieved 2014-02-11.
  5. ^ "Prof. Teck Ho Receives Prestigious Williamson Award". 19 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Past DTA Recipients | Center for Teaching & Learning".
  7. ^ "Previous Cheit Award Recipients". Berkeley Haas.
  8. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2015-06-17.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Professor Ho Teck Hua to assume NTU presidency". Professor Ho Teck Hua to assume NTU presidency. Retrieved 2023-05-04.
  10. ^ "Prof Dr HO Teck Hua – Future Resilient Systems | ETH Zurich". Archived from the original on 2018-08-26. Retrieved 2018-08-26.
  11. ^ "Professor Ho Teck Hua appointed president of NTU".
  12. ^ "Teck-Hua Ho". scholar.google.com.
  13. ^ "DSTA Board". dsta.gov.sg.
  14. ^ "Board of Directors". dso.org.sg.
  15. ^ "Our Team". tech.gov.sg. 9 February 2022.
  16. ^ "NRF Singapore". nrf.gov.sg.
  17. ^ "The President". saeng.sg.
  18. ^ "院士簡歷". academicians.sinica.edu.tw.

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