Professional Info

I am an assistant professor at Singapore Institute of Technology. Previously, I was a doctoral researcher and a teaching assistant at the University of Queensland Business School, The University of Queensland. I am currently working on the following projects, (1) distributed ledger technology (DLT)/blockchain application on smart contract, (2) investigating investors' behaviour and credit scoring model in Fintech platform, (3) deployment of data analytics in a service company, (4) investigating data analytics adoption and non-adoption behaviour; and (5) developing teaching cases for data analytics, and business process modelling.

Work Experience
  • Assistant Professor at Singapore Institute of Technology (2017-Present);

  • Visiting Professor at School of Social Science and Business at Aarhus University, Denmark (2019);

  • Doctoral Researcher at the University of Queensland, Australia (Aug 2012-June 2016);

  • Teaching assistant at the University of Queensland, Australia (Feb 2013-June 2016).

  • University of Queensland, Australia

    • Philosophy of Doctor (Business Information Systems), Ph.D.: 2012-2016.

  • University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia: ​

    • Master of Science (Accounting Information Systems), M.Sc: 2009 - 2010.

    • Professional Accountant, Ak. CA.: 2009.

    • Graduate Taxation: 2009

  • University of Tanjungpura, Indonesia

    • Bachelor of Economics (Accounting), SE.: 2000- 2003.

Professional Membership
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association/ISACA. (2013-present).

  • Adult Education Professionalisation - Specialist Adult Educator (Curriculum Development) - Institute for Adult Learning, Singapore (2018 - present).

  • Association for Information Systems (2013-present).

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (2016-present).

  • The Indonesian Institute of Accountants (2012-present).

  • American Accounting Association (2015-2018).


I have secured SGD 307,843.00 research grant (20% – 30% of the grant was externally funded by industry and external institutions) in data science and analytics, and digital technologies areas. The list is as follow:

  • SIT Ignition Grant in collaboration with Home Team Science & Technology Agency; Allen & Gledhill LLP; University of Piraeus; and (Co-PI). Research Team: Dr. Purnima Murali Mohan (PI), and Dr. Peter Loh Kok Keong. An Online Blockchain Smart Contract Vulnerability Scanner, Amount SGD 99,200.00 (2021-Present)

  • SIT Ignition Grant in collaboration with Crowdo Holdings Pte, Ltd. (Primary Investigator). Research Team: Co-PI Dr. Pearpilai Jutasompakorn, Dr. Lee Hwee Hoon, and Dr. Alex Qiang Chen. Crowdfunding Investors’ Behaviour: Characteristics and Decision Making, Amount: SGD 88,400.00 (2019 - 2021).

  • SIT Ignition Grant in collaboration with HANDS Enterprise Solutions, Singapore (Co-PI). Research Team: Dr. Michelle Zou Junqi (PI), Dr. Kevin Ow Yong Keng. Deployment of Data Analytics Models for Workforce and Project Management, Amount: SGD 92,043.00. (2019 - 2021).

  • SIT Seed Grant in collaboration with  Crowdo Holdings Pte, Ltd. (Co-PI). Research Team: Dr. Pearpilai Jutasompakorn (PI), and Dr. Vivek Balachandran. P2P and Crowdfunding: Credit score, Probability of Default Models and Machine Learning, Amount: SGD 4,920.00 (2019 - 2020).

  • SIT Seed Grant in collaboration with Baker Tilly Singapore (Co-PI). Research Team: Dr. Lim Chu Yeong (PI), Dr. Lu Liming, and Ms Wong Shin Ren. Scheduling System in an Accountancy and Business Advisory Firm, Amount: SGD 5,280.00 (2018 - 2019).

  • SIT Ignition Grant in collaboration with RSM Singapore & Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) (Co-PI). Research Team: Dr. Koh Sze Kee (PI), Dr. Lee Hwee Hoon, and Dr. Desi Arisandi. Data Analytics Adoption for Singapore Small Medium Enterprises, Amount: SGD 18,000.00 (2018 - 2020).

Research Interests
  • Interactive Data Visualization;

  • Regtech (e.g., XBRL);

  • Information Technology/Information Systems Adoption;

  • Blockchain;

  • Fintech

  • Research Methods (Experimental Research, Survey Research, Secondary Data, Content Analysis, Literature Review, and Case Study)

  • Statistics (ANOVA, MANOVA, and Structural Equation Modeling)

Technical Skills
  • Data Analytics: Caseware IDEA, PowerBI, QlickSense, Tableau

  • Text Analytics: Leximancer, NVivo.

  • Statistical Packages: SmartPLS, SPSS, R.

  • Research Applications: Qualtrics, Amazon Mechanical Turk, Mendeley, EndNote, Qiqqa, XMind.

  • Technology Enhanced Learning: Blackboard, Learning Catalytics, Stormboard, Desire2Learn's Integrated Learning Platform, Adobe Connect, Moodle, Respondus, Edmodo.

  • Charting Applications: MS Visio, DIA. (Business Process Management Charting, Process Flow Diagram, Context Diagram, Flowchart).

  • Database Applications: MySQL, Access.

  • Miscellaneous (Advanced Spreadsheet Analysis).

  • Chartered Accountant. Indonesian Institute of Accountants, License 11.D48107

Honors and Awards
  • Best Presenter at UQ Business School Research Students' Colloquium (July 2014).

  • UQ Business School PhD Research, Travel Grant, & Scholarship (2012 to 2014). Amount: AUD 21,000

  • Dean's Award for Excellence - the University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia (April 2010).

  • Dean's Award for Excellence - the University of Tanjungpura, Indonesia (January 2004).

Academic Services
  • Workshop Instructor: Data Analytics in Accounting Domain, Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 30-31 August 2021.

  • Workshop Instructor: Robotic Process Automation for Accountants, PKF Singapore International, Singapore, 12-13 August 2021.

  • Speaker: Digital Transformation, International Conference of the Journal of Information Systems, Taiwan, 26 March 2021.

  • Speaker: Data Analytics Workshop, Fakultas Bisnis dan Ekonomika, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Indonesia, 22-23 Februari 2021.

  • Speaker: Data Analytics Skills for Accountants and Auditors, Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Trisakti, Indonesia, 28 November 2020.

  • Speaker: Revisiting Accountants’ and Auditors’ Roles in the Digital Economy, Innovation and Competition, Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Pattimura, Indonesia, 21 November 2020.

  • Speaker: Fintech: Innovation and Transformation in Finance Industry, and Digital Finance Research, Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Kristen Indonesia Maluku, Indonesia, 14 November 2020.

  • Speaker: Blockchain and Digital Currency: Their Impacts on Accounting and Auditing, Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Al Azhar Indonesia, Indonesia, 7 November 2020.

  • Speaker: Intelligent Automation and Analytics: Shaping the Future of Accountancy, Fakultas Ekonomi, Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia, 17 October 2020.

  • Speaker: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Implementation, Opportunities and Challenges for Accountants and Auditors, Fakultas Ekonomi, Universitas Kristen Maranatha, Indonesia, 5 September 2020.

  • Speaker: Fintech: Transformation and Research Agenda for Digital Finance. Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 1 February 2019.

  • Workshop Facilitator: Data Analytics for Accounting. SIT Symposium on Application of Technologies in Accounting Education, Singapore, 28-29 June 2018.

  • Speaker: Revisiting Accountants' Role in the Disruption Era of Information Technology Advancement. Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 24-26 April 2018.

  • XBRL Conference: Data Amplified-The Future of Business Reporting, Singapore, 8-11 November 2016.

  • Mendeley Workshop for Queensland University Libraries Office of Cooperation (QULOC) members. The University of Queensland, Australia, November 2013.