CHI HEEM, WONG       Computer Scientist
CHI HEEM, WONG       Computer Scientist

Chi Heem is a PhD candidate in Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is lucky to have two families at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the Laboratory for Financial Engineering (LFE). His current projects, as advised by Andrew Lo, revolves around the two areas of healthcare finance and, separately, behavioral finance. The former attempts to improve on the quantification of risk in drug developments through automation and predictive analytics while the latter identifies and predicts investors' behavior through machine learning techniques. Chi Heem is also interested in the theory of deep learning and its applications in various fields and industries.


Chi Heem Wong
Currently lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA


2015 - Present
PhD in Computer Science (In-progress)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2015 - 2017
    Master of Science in Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2009 - 2013    
BEng (Mech. Eng.) with First Class Honors
National University of Singapore
2009 - 2013    
BSocSci (Economics) with First Class Honors
National University of Singapore

Work & Research Experience

Summer 2018  
Microsoft Research Intern
Microsoft Corporation, WA, USA
2014 - 2015      
Research & Development Engineer
NS Solutions (新日鉄住金ソリューションズ), Yokohama, Japan
Summer 2013  
Intern, EBazaar
Singapore Telecommunications Pte Ltd, Singapore
Summer 2012  
Research Intern, Macrosurvillence Department
Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore
Summer 2009  
Intern, Europe Desk
International Enterprise, Singapore, Singapore


Java (with concurrency)  


(Research programming)
(Industrial software development)
(Research programming)
(Industrial software development)
(Research programming)
(Research programming)
Others: SQL, Android development, Windows Universal App  
** Older job experience and detailed descriptions of the above can be found on my LinkedIn page here .


  • Healthcare Finance
Healthcare finance
  • Behavioral Finance
Behavioral Finance
  • Actuarial Science and Economics
Actuarial Science and Economics