Highly Cited Researcher in Materials Science (worldwide rank is 3). Elected Fellow of major academies and professional societies of Singapore, UK, India and USA. GS Frontier Sciences Fellow of University of Tokyo, Japan. Kavli Prize 2012 Nanoscience Symposia Lecture. Academic training from University of Cambridge and Harvard University.
NUS Vice-President (research strategy); Dean of Faculty of Engineering; Founding Director of NUSNNI, and Bioengineering; Founding Chair of Global Engineering Deans Council; Vice-President of International Federation of Engineering Education Societies; Board member of Asia Society for Innovation & Policy.
Nanomaterials for healthcare, energy, water and environment
Science and engineering of nanomaterials by electrospinning and electrospraying