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Prof. Clarence Tan   FACS, F Fin

PhD, GradDipAppFin, MSISE, BSEE(Computers), MBA,

Prof. Clarence Tan
Honorary Adjunct Professor
Bond Business School
Bond University QLD 4229

Honorary Adjunct Professor

Bond Business School

Office Telephone Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

7 559 50007
+61 7 559 50007
Alt. Telephone Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

4 19 988 982
+61 4 19 988 982
Building Level: 5
Building: 1. Arch Building
Location: Bond University
Professional Biography
Dr Clarence N.W. Tan is the founder of Bond Wireless, a Queensland-based award-winning wireless software applications and services company. He is the recipient of the Queensland government prestigious Entrepreneur in Residence Fellowship for 2010 at Bond University and the Gold Coast Innovation Centre at Griffith University which enables him to strengthen the ICT sector in Queensland by assisting private enterprises to work with the academia in commercializing their technology and getting them investor as well as export ready.

Dr Tan has also been the Principal Research Fellow in a AUD2 million joint Queensland government, Coastalcom, Lifesaving Australia and Griffith University beach safety monitoring and modeling project in 2009.

Prior to his academic career, he had worked for a number of multi-national corporations, including as a Manager of Citibank Foreign Exchange Strategic Positioning and Technical Trading Unit, a Management Consultant for Xerox Electronic Publishing Center, an Associate at Citibank Asia Pacific Technology Group in Hong Kong, and an Associate at Citibank North American Investment Banking in Wall Street.
He has over 45 academic publications including a book, book chapters and peer-reviewed papers in the area of soft computing and mobile applications. In addition Dr Tan holds two patents in mobility technology.
Doctor of Philosophy - Bond University, Australia
Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance - Securities Institute of Australia
Masters of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Computers) - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Masters of Business Administration - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Professional admission & memberships

Fellow of the Australian Computer Society

Fellow of Fnancial Services Institute of Australasia

Fellow of the British Society of Commerce

Fellow of the Institute of Business Administration

Senior Member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)

Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Other professional appointments

Founder - Bond Wireless

Founding Member - Gold Coast Angel Investors

Research interests & research expertise

Applications of Artificial Neural Networks in Finance, Modelling Wave Height Predictions using ANNS, Mobile applications, M-commerc, M-banking

Current research grants

Smart Futures Commercialisation for Entrepreneur-in-Residence Fellowship 2010

Research partners & collaborators

Dr Jun Jo - Griffith University

Clarence Tan
(Link to personal researcher page)

Recent Publications
  • Applying Fundamental Analysis and Neural Networks in the Australian Stockmarket
  • Intelligent IS Artificial Neural Networks in Financial Trading
  • Evaluating the application of neural networks and fundamental analysis in the Australian stockmarket
  • Enhancing Security Selection in the Australian Stockmarket using Fundamental Analysis and Neural Networks
  • A Survey of the Application of Soft Computing to Investment and Financial Trading