Simon Fong graduated from La Trobe University, Australia, with a 1st Class Honours BEng. Computer Systems degree and a PhD. Computer Science degree in 1993 and 1998 respectively. Simon is now working as an Associate Professor at the Computer and Information Science Department of the University of Macau. He is also one of the founding members of the Data Analytics and Collaborative Computing Research Group in the Faculty of Science and Technology.  Prior to his academic career, Simon took up various managerial and technical posts, such as systems engineer, IT consultant and e-bommerce director in Australia and Asia. Dr. Fong has published over 300 international conference and peer-reviewed journal papers, mostly in the areas of data mining and optimization algorithms.



Simon James Fong

Keynote Speech at IEEE ICBDA 2016 
Robust Data Mining Techniques through Hybrid Metaheuristic (RDMM) on IEEE WCCI 2016


The 7th International Conference on Computational Systems-Biology and Bioinformatics 
TBA 2016


Courses taught:


ECOM704 Fundamentals of E-Commerce (since '01)
ECOM707 Data Minings and Decision Support Systems (since '01)
ECOM713 Topics in E-Commerce (since '01)
ELEC460 Data Comm. and Computer Networks (since '01)
IMSS013 Principles and Applications of Artificial Intelligence ('06)
IECM010 Electronic Payment Systems ('01-'04)
IECM011 Smart Card Technology and Applications ('01-'04)

2013 - present    Associate Professor

1998 - 2012        Assistant Professor


Co-founder of Data Analytics and Collaborative Computing research group and DACC laboratory.


Other job titles in the industry include: Analyst Programmer, Network Engineer, Senior Consultant, Integrated Services Specialist and e-Business Director, etc.