Chew Soo Hong is a Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and an Adjunct Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), and has previously taught at the University of California, Irvine, Johns Hopkins University and University of Arizona. He is among the pioneers in axiomatic non-expected utility models and is a fellow of the Econometric Society which awarded him the Leonard J. Savage thesis prize. Chew has directed HKUST's center for Experimental Business Research, inaugurated by Vernon Smith in 1998, and is co-director of NUS' lab for Behavioral x Biological Economics and the Social Sciences which aims to bring together genomics, neuroscience, decision theory, and behavioural and experimental economics to seek a deeper understanding of decision making at the neural and molecular levels. Chew has published in well regarded journals such as Econometrica, Journal of Economic Theory, and Review of Economic Studies as well as more biology-oriented ones including PRSB, Neuron, and PLoS ONE.
Chew received his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of British Columbia.