Sabine Tan is a Research Associate at the Multimodal Analysis Lab. She graduated with an MA in English Studies (2005) and PhD (2012), both from the National University of Singapore. Her primary research interests include (critical) multimodal discourse analysis, social semiotics, and visual communication. She is particularly interested in the application of multidisciplinary perspectives within social semiotic theory to the analysis of institutional discourses involving traditional and new media.
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Marissa E is a Research Associate at the Multimodal Analysis Lab. Her interests lie in systemic functional linguistics, multimodal discourse analysis and their applications in analyzing the perpetuation and evolution of ideologies and cultures. Having worked on inter-disciplinary projects involving the application of mathematical modeling techniques to the analysis of multimodal data, and the development of interactive software for multimodal analysis for research and educational purposes, she enjoys the challenge of engaging with researchers and collborators from a diverse range of fields, and the opportunities to utilize her experiences as a former teacher and educator.
She graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a BA (Hons) in English Language, and an MA in Language Studies.
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Alexey Podlasov graduated with MSc in Applied Mathematics from Saint- Petersburg State University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia in 2002; MSc and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Joensuu, Finland in 2004 and 2008 respectively. His research interests are in image processing and compression, machine vision and multimodal analysis. Alexey Podlasov is now a collaborator at the Multimodal Analysis Lab.
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Alvin is an artist whose research area is in the field of generative art and design by means of computation. He works with generative systems to create physical representations of data as well as visualisations of digital processes. He graduated from LASALLE, College of the Arts, Singapore with an MA in Design in 2010 and was a research assistant at the Multimodal Analysis Lab. Alvin Chua is now a PhD scholar in architecture and planning at KU Leuven in Belgium.
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Stefano Fasciani was a Research Fellow in the Multimodal Analysis Lab. He graduated from the Universita’ degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata” (Italy) with an MSc in Electronic Engineering in 2006. He has more than 3 years of experience as DSP Engineer in the field of embedded systems and audio digital signal processing with Atmel. Music, sound and audio are his main research topics as well as his main passion in life. He has been involved in producing electronic music for more than ten years and he has extensive knowledge and experience in modern digital audio theories and techniques. Stefano Fasciani is now a NGS PhD scholar in the Arts and Creativity Lab IDMI at the National University of Singapore.
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Yanpeng Cao was a Research Fellow in the Multimodal Analysis Lab. He graduated with MSc in Control Engineering (2005) and PhD in Computer Vision (2008), both from the University of Manchester, UK. His major research interests include image processing, machine vision, data classification, and sensor fusion. Yanpeng Cao now works in the industry sector.
Melany Legaspi was a Research Assistant of the Multimodal Analysis Lab at National University of Singapore. Her primary responsibility is providing data collection and analysis on research projects. In addition, she provides technical and management support as well as finance-related assistance. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Phils. She has great passion for music, outdoor sports and travel.