Kevin Ong

Kevin Ong

Data Scientist / UX Researcher

Name:Kevin Ong
Date of birth:August 30
Location:Melbourne, Australia
I am an aspiring scientist and experienced lecturer. I am a PhD student at RMIT University, under the tutelage of Prof Mark Sanderson and Dr. Falk Scholer in the field of interactive information retrieval. My studies is supported by the APA scholarship.

I have also taught at the tertiary level for the past 5 years in various topics. I can be reached for networking and other business opportunities.


2014 - Present

RMIT University

PhD in Computer Science

Australian Postgraduate Award Scholar 2015 - 2018.

2013 - 2014

RMIT University

Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)

Vice Chancellor's List 2014.

2008 - 2011

RMIT University

Bachelor of IT (minor in Business Management)

Graduated with Distinction. High Achievement Award Scholarship.

2003 - 2005

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Bachelor of Electrical Electronic Engineering

Created Facial Recognition and Detection software.


2013 - 2014

RMIT University

Research Assistant

Worked with large dataset related to indoor information retrieval.

2011 - 2013

RMIT University


Software project collaboration with Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute by maintaining and update Messaging System. I develop a PHP backend to connect to Google Docs APIs to schedule daily and weekly email digests. I also implemented an analytics tools to represent participants’ response rate visually using charts and diagrams.

2009 - 2013

RMIT University

Sessional Tutor

I taught various courses to the undergraduates at the university.

2012 - 2012

Philology Pty. Ltd

Data Research Analyst

Wrote a white paper on business intelligence software