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Assistant Professor Kee Ying Hwa Adrian

Adrian Kee is the Assistant Dean for Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning at the National Institude of Edcuation (NIE). He is also an Assistant Professor in the Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group of the NIE. He holds a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education from the University of Western Australia and a M.Sc in Exercise and Sports Studies from Nanyang Technological University, and subsequently graduated from the doctoral program at the Department of Physical Education of National Taiwan Normal University under the support of the Taiwan Scholarship.

Adrian is interested in mindfulness and flow, especially in the area of peak performance and motivation in relation to sport, motor control and motor learning. He also attempts to apply the complex systems approach toward solving research problems in human movement and psychology. Of late, he became interested in how the "making" movement might shape the next generation of sport science and PE professionals. He is an alumnus of the Santa Fe Complex Systems Summer School held in Beijing, 2008. He is currently the principal investigator of two research grants. The first is the Ministry of Education Office of Education Research grant on motivational aspects of differential learning. The second is the NIE AcRF grant on the examination of mindfulness and behavior link. Potential students interested in conducting studies involving a hybrid of psychological and motor control issues are welcome to explore research opportunities with him.