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HU Xiao
Principal Investigator
Office: N4.1-01-14
Phone: (+65) 6790 4610
Email: ASXHU@ntu.edu.sg

Hu Xiao is a Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. He received his B.Eng from the Tsing Hua University in Beijing and his Ph.D from the University of Manchester in England. He has more than 20 years research experience in science and engineering of functional polymers, hybrid nanomaterials and composites. He is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), a member of the Electrochemical Society (ECS), and a fellow of Plastics & Rubber Institute of Singapore (PRIS). He also represents Singapore at the Federation of Asian Polymer Societies (FAPS). For more details, please refer to http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/asxhu/.

 


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GAN Chee Lip
Director-TL@NTU/Principal Investigator
Office: N4.1-02-22/RTP-BX 09
Phone: (+65) 6790 6821/5909
Email: CLGan@ntu.edu.sg
Website: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/clgan

Dr. Gan Chee Lip received his B.Eng (Electrical) from the National University of Singapore in 1999. He received his Ph.D in Advanced Materials for Micro- and Nano-Systems (AMM&NS) under the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) Program in 2003. He joined School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), Nanyang Technological University, as an Assistant Professor in 2003. He became an Associate Professor in 2010. Dr Gan was the Assistant Chair (Alumni & Graduates) of MSE between 2006 to 2008. He is appointed as the Head of Division (Materials Science), MSE, in 2010. He was a SMA Fellow in the AMM&NS under the SMA Program from 2006 to 2010, as well as a Visiting Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2008 to 2010. He has been a Faculty Associate of the Institute of Microelectronics since 2007. Dr Gan is in the executive committee of IEEE Reliability/Electron Devices/Components Packaging & Manufacturing Technology Joint Chapter, Singapore since 2004, with previous appointment as Treasurer and Vice-chairman.

Dr Gan received the Silver Award at the 2003 MRS Spring Meeting Graduate Student Award. His contribution in his research area was also recognized through the award of the Best Paper in Reliability at the 9th and 15th International Symposium on the Physical and Failure Analysis of Integrated Circuits in 2002 and 2008 respectively. Dr Gan's current research interests include the reliability study of advanced interconnect systems, such as copper electromigration, time-dependent-dielectric-breakdown of low-k dielectrics; reliability and failure analysis of 3D interconnect system.

 


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CHEN Zhong
Principal Investigator
Office: N4.1-01-24
Phone: (+65) 6790 4256
Email: ASZChen@ntu.edu.sg
Website: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/aszchen/

Chen Zhong received his Ph.D in Mechanics of Materials (Reading Univ., 1997), M.Eng in Materials Science & Engineering (Hefei Univ. of Tech., 1987), and B.Eng in Metallurgy & Materials (China Univ. of Mining & Tech., 1984).

He has over 20 years’ research experience in the area of mechanical behavior of materials, which includes mechanics and fracture mechanics of bulk, composite and thin film materials, materials joining, experimental and computational mechanics of materials. He also has interests in materials for energy, environment, and microelectronic applications. Chen Zhong has authored and co-authored 4 book chapters, over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and over 150 conference papers/presentations. He is a member of the editorial / advisory board for six international journals, and has served as reviewer for more than 60 international journals. He is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering, NTU.

 


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TEO Hang Tong, Edwin
Principal Investigator
Office: S1-B1c-118
Phone: (+65) 6790 4390/6593
Email: HTTEO@ntu.edu.sg

Edwin Teo received the B.Sc and Ph.D in Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2004 and 2009, respectively. From 2008 to 2010, he was with the physics department in Technion, Israel as a post-doctoral fellow working on fundamental aspects of self oriented amorphous carbon materials. During his PhD training, he has won the Institute of Engineers, Singapore, Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award and Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors Award in 2007 and 2008 respectively. Since late 2010, he joined Temasek Laboratories@NTU as a Nanyang-DSO Post-Doctoral Fellow (NDPD). His current work is on the electron and phonon steering in textured carbon as well as carbon based radiation elements. Edwin's current research interest includes all areas carbon materials fabrication, characterization and devices.

 


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TANG Dingyuan
Principal Investigator
Office: S2.2-B2-13
Phone: (+65) 6790 4337/6837
Email: EDYTang@ntu.edu.sg
Website: http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/eee/eee6/cv/edytang.htm

Tang Dingyuan received his B.Sc in Physics from Wuhan University, China in 1983, M.Sc in Laser Physics from the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Science in 1986 and Ph.D in Physics from Hannover University, Germany in 1993. From 1993-1994, he worked as a Scientific Employee at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig, Germany. From 1994 to 1997, he was a University Postdoctoral Research Fellow and from 1997 to 1999 he was an Australian Research Council (ARC) Postdoctorial Research Fellow at the University of Queensland, Australia. From 1999-2000 he was a Research Fellow in the Optical Fiber Technology Center (OFTC), University Sydney, Australia. He is currently an Associate Professor in the School of EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Tang Dingyuan's research interests and expertise are in the broad areas of diode-pumped solid-state laser technology (laser materials, laser physics and engineering), ultrashort pulse lasers and optical solitons, laser dynamics and nonlinear optics. He has published more than 200 papers in the international peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and Australian Optical Society (AOS).

 


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LIU Ming
Principal Investigator/Senior Research Scientist
Office: RTP/BX-08
Phone: (+65) 6514 1049
Email: liuming@ntu.edu.sg

Liu Ming obtained her Bachelor and Doctoral Degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in 2008 and 2012 respectively. During her PhD study, she was under the supervison of Professor Hu Xiao and developed high temperature resistant polymer foam, the technology was later transferred to the collaborator. She then joined TL@NTU in 2012 as a research scientist.

Her research interest includes polymer composites, high temperature resistant polymer and light weight high performance polymeric systems.

 


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JOSHI Sunil
Co-Principal Investigator
Office: N3.1-B2c-03
Phone: (+65) 6790 5954
Email: MSCJoshi@ntu.edu.sg

Dr. Sunil C. Joshi received his Ph.D. from Monash University, Australia for his work on composites manufacturing processes. Currently he is an Academic staff in Aerospace Engineering division of the School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. He has more than 75 journal, conference, and book chapter publications to his credit to date. He is an area editor for an Elsevier journal and has been a reviewer for more than 15 international journals. He is also a part of micro-satellite program in NTU serving as the thermal controls sub-system team leader. His current research interests include fabric reinforced (plain and textile) composites, nano-engineered laminated and aerogel sandwich composites, numerical simulation and optimization of composites manufacturing processes, smart and 3D composites, analysis and testing of thermal controls for micro-satellites, and thermo-mechanical analysis of coated and composite structures.

 


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DU Zehui
Senior Research Scientist
Office: RTP/BX-08
Phone: (+65) 6514 1049
Email: duzehui@ntu.edu.sg

Zehui obtained her Masters on Materials Physics and Chemistry from Xi´an University of Technology (China) in 2003 and her Ph.D from NTU in 2009. During 2003-2004, she worked as a researcher in MITAC precision technology company (Shunde, Guang Dong, PRC.) and in Hong Kong Polytechnic University on sol-gel thin film deposition. She is now a Full-time Research Staff in TL@NTU.

Her research areas include developing electro-optic thin films by sol-gel processing and the applications in integrated optics.

 


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ZHANG Liying
Principal Investigator/Research Scientist
Office: RTP/BX-08
Phone: (+65) 6592 7791
Email: LY.Zhang@ntu.edu.sg

Zhang Liying obtained his B.Eng in Polymer Materials and Engineering from Shanghai University (SHU), China in 2004. He then joined TL@NTU and worked as a Project Officer under Prof Lu Xuehong for the Project “Electrochromic Device” from 2005 to 2007.

After that, he worked on the Project “Functionally Graded Porous Materials for Advanced Applications” under Prof Ma Jan in 2008.

He is now a Research Scientist at TL@NTU. His research interests include Mechanical Properties of Composites, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding Effectiveness (SE) of Composites, and Negative Permittivity of Composite Materials.

 


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LI Jianzhang
Research Scientist
Office: RTP/BX-08
Phone: (+65) 6790 5907
Email: JZLi@ntu.edu.sg

Li Jianzhang received his Ph.D from Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2007. In 2012 he joined TL@NTU as a Research Scientist.

His research interests include ceramic matrix composites, composite principle and theory, microstructural evolving and failure mechanisms of materials in complex environments.

 


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LEONG Fei Ni
Research Assistant
Office: S1-B3A-01
Phone: (+65) 6790 6127
Email: fnleong@ntu.edu.sg

Leong Fei Ni received her Bachelor degree in Material Science and Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2015. In January 2016, she joined TL@NTU as a Research Assistant.

 

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Liang Yen Nan
Research Scientist
Office: RTP/BX-08
Phone: (+65) 6592 7793
Email: ynliang@ntu.edu.sg

Liang Yen Nan obtained both his B.Eng of Materials Engineering and Ph.D from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in year 2007 and 2013 respectively. Within those years, He mainly worked on solution-phase polymer templated synthesis of functional nano-materials, including oxide and chalcogenide materials.

After two years of working in industries of silicon solar cell and oxide thin film conductor, he joined TL@NTU in year 2015 as a Research Scientist.

His research interests are on polymer chemistry and physics, semiconducting nano-materials, green technologies, as well as advanced patterning technologies for printed electronics.

 


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TSANG Siu Hon Tony
Research Scientist
Office: S1-B3A-1
Phone: (+65) 6790 5454
Email: SHTSANG@ntu.edu.sg

Tsang Siu Hon, Tony received his Bachelor Degree and PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in 2006 and 2011, respectively. His PhD works involved the enhancement of ZnO random laser performances and the development of plasma assisted physical vapour deposition system.

From 2011-2012, he joined CNRS International NTU THALES Research Alliance (CINTRA) as a Research Fellow to continue his interest in system development for carbon based nanomaterials applications.

He joined TL@NTU as a Research Scientist in early 2013 and his current work is on material studies of carbon based nanoclusters materials and 2D materials.

 


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BI Shu Guang
Research Scientist
Office: RTP/BX-08
Phone: (+65) 6592 7793
Email: SGbi@ntu.edu.sg

Bi Shuguang received her PhD in Polymer Chemistry & Physics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (2009-2013). Her PhD study focused on Polymer / Liquid crystals functional composites materials.
Then she worked in School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering of Nanyang Technological University as a Research Fellow since March 2014.
Her research interests include functional polymer materials, polymer composites, supra-molecular gels and high magnetic chemical physics. 
 

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CHEN Bensong
Research Scientist
Office: S1-B3a-01
Phone: (+65) 8539 7818
Email: bschen@ntu.edu.sg

CHEN Bensong received his B. Eng degree in Materials Science and Engineering from China University of Geoscience, and Ph.D degree in Materials Physics and Chemistry from Chinese Academy of Sciences, in 2004 and 2010 respectively. In August 2015, he joined TL@NTU as a Research Scientist. His research interests mainly focus on the fabrication of large-scale nanocomposites materials and its applications in thermal rectification, etc.

 


 

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ZHANG Fan
Research Associate
Office: RTP-BX-08
Phone: (+65) 6592 7793
Email: zhangf@ntu.edu.sg

Zhang Fan obtained her bachelor degree in Material Science and Engineering in College of Material Science and Engineering, Central South University (CSU) in 2011. After that, she obtained her master degree in Inorganic Chemistry in Research Center of Nano Science and Technology, Shanghai University (SHU) in 2014. She joined TL@NTU as a Research Associate in Oct 2014.
Her research interests include functional coatings such as antifouling coating, flame resistance coating. Now she is working on a project of geopolymer.
 

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TAY Yu Shan
Research Assistant
Office: RTP-BX-08
Phone: (+65) 6790 5907
Email: ystay@ntu.edu.sg

 

Tay Yu Shan received her Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore in 2014.

She joined TL@NTU in 2014 as a Research Assistant and is currently pursuing her PhD degree in MSE in NTU on a part-time basis.
Her current research work is on new organic precursors for carbon materials. 

 


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Andrian Kanta
Research Assistant
Office: RTP-BX-08
Phone: (+65) 6790 5907
Email: kandrian@ntu.edu.sg

 
Andrian Kanta was conferred his Degree in Materials Science & Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in the year 2013. In 2014, he joined TL@NTU as a Research Assistant focusing on ceramic matrix composites processing and testing.
His current research interests include ceramic matrix composites, defense materials technology and processing of polymeric fire-retardant materials.
  

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TAY Yingjie, Roland
Research Assistant
Office: S1-B3a-01
Phone: (+65) 6790 6127
Email: rolandtay@ntu.edu.sg

Roland obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from NTU in 2009. He worked as a Process Integration Engineer in GLOBALFOUNDRIES upon graduation and joined TL@NTU in August 2012 to pursue his doctoral degree. His area of research focuses on Carbon and Thermal Interface Materials. 

 


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Ye PengCheng
Research Assistant
Office: RTP BX/08
Phone: (+65) 6592 7793
Email: pengcheng@ntu.edu.sg

Ye Pengcheng obtained his Bachelor degree in Materials Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in 2015. He did his final year project at TL@NTU on shape memory ceramics. After graduation with 1st class honors, he joined TL@NTU as a research assistant to continue the project.

His current research interests include shape memory ceramics and sol-gel synthesis.

 


 

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ZENG Xiaomei
Research Assistant
Office: RTP BX/08
Phone: (+65) 6790 5907
Email: XMZeng@ntu.edu.sg

Xiaomei received her BEng in Materials Science and Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in July 2011. From August 2011 to July 2013, she was a Project Ffficer and part time PhD student in school of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University.

She worked with polymer systems for colorimetric sensing applications from 2011 to July 2013. In August 2013, she joined TL@NTU as a Research Assistant. Her current research interests focus on shape memory ceramic fabrication and study their mechanical properties.

 


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CHEAH Jun Wei Jason
Research Scientist
Office: RTP BX/08
Phone: (+65) 6790 5907
Email: JCheah@ntu.edu.sg

Jason obtained his BEng (Hons) in School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2006. He is currently pursuing his PhD degree in MSE at NTU.

His research interests include sol-gel thin film deposition and electrical characterization of carbon nanotube field effect transistor.