Dr. Eric Tham

Dr. Eric Tham

Dr. Eric Tham

Senior Lecturer, Data Science


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Edhec Business School, 2016 – 2021;
  • Master of Science, Columbia University, (Financial Engineering) 2002;
  • Master of Science, National University of Singapore, (Business Analytics) 2014;
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), National University of Singapore, 1993-1997

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Dr. Eric Tham is an experienced data science and finance professional with more than a decade of experience in the financial industry. He mixes practicum with his personal working experience in the Fintech and data science sectors. He has a passion to groom and train the next generation of data science professionals.

His research interests are at the intersection of behavioural finance and AI/ML, and have been presented at the American Economics Association (AEA/AFA) meetings, Miami Behavioral Finance conference, the European Financial Management Association (EFMA) meetings, the Australasian Banking and Finance conference (ABFC) and the Risk management conference at NUS. He has won a research grant from the Think Forward Initiative for his research on social media trust.

Research Interests

AI/ML in Finance, Asset Pricing, Behavioral Finance