Research, Talks, & Publications


2018. “Harmonising Fractured Communities: A Confucian Approach to the Problems of Distribution.” Masters Dissertation. National University of Singapore. tinypdf

2013. “Notions of Harmony in Classical Chinese Thought.” Honours Dissertation. National University of Singapore. tinypdf


Edited Volumes

Jan W. Vasbinder, Balázs Gulyás, & Jonathan Y. H. Sim (Eds.). 2018. Grand Challenges for Science in the 21st Century. New Jersey: World Scientific Publishing Company.


Journal Papers

2019. “The ‘Face’ Barriers to Partnership.” Teaching and Learning Together in Higher Education. 1 (27).


Book Reviews

2016. “The Audacity to Reform: The Impact of Clark Kerr’s Vision in History and What We Can Learn in Dealing with the Rising Demand for Higher Education.” Asian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.


Invited Talks

2019. “Thinking About Computational Thinking: Questioning the Processes for Flaws, Biases, and Socio-Ethical Implications.” Science and Mathematics Research Seminar. Science and Mathematics Cluster, Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD). (Invited Talk) 



2017. “The Role of Li (禮) in the Distribution of Material Goods.” Paper presented at the 20th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP), at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

2017. “Is There a Social Justice Dimension in Li (禮)?” Paper presented at the 3rd Nanyang Graduate Student Colloquium, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

2015. “Complexity Science and Chinese Philosophy.” Paper co-authored with Jan W. Vasbinder, the Director of the Para Limes, NTU. Paper presented during the Plenary Session of the Conference on Complex Systems in Tempe, Arizona, USA, organised by Arizona State University, the Complex Systems Society and the Santa Fe Institute.

2013. “Reconciling Culinary and Musical Models of Harmony in Classical Chinese Thought.” Paper presented at the Joint Meeting of the Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP) and the Australasian Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophy (ASACP), at the National University of Singapore.



Contributions to Magazines

2014. “Early Chinese Conceptions of Harmony – Drawing Insights for Managing Diversity from Cooking and Music.” Draft 3 (2): 25-42.