Dr. Ying Hwa KEE (Adrian) is currently an Assistant Professor in Nanyang Technological University’s National Institute of Education, Singapore. He teaches in the Physical Education & Sport Sciences Academic group, responsible for modules in motor behavior and quantitative research methods. His research focused on the links between motor behavior and psychology, particularly related to roles of mindfulness in human performance. As an adult educator and consultant, he also conducts training in the area of systems thinking, teaching and learning, academic writing, motivation and assessment.
Adrian has published a number of academic articles in internationally established journals, including Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Mindfulness, and Psychology of Sport & Exercise. He is one of the associate-editors of International Journal of Sport Psychology.
Adrian graduated from the University of Western Australia, Australia with a Bachelor of Physical & Health Education in 2000. Following which, he completed the Masters of Science (Exercise & Sport Studies) in the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2006. In 2009, he earned his PhD in physical education from the National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan under the support of the Taiwan Scholarship. He also earned the WSQ Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education from the Institute of Adult Learning, Singapore. He is also an alumnus of the Santa Fe Complex Systems Summer School, having attended the program in 2008 in Beijing, China.
Prior to his appointment as Assistant Professor,Adrian held the position of Research Fellow in the Motivation in Educational Research Laboratory (MERL), NIE. He was also an adjunct lecturer at the Academic Writing Education Center in Taiwan National University for two semesters in 2008 and 2009.