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During the Meet-the-STEM Changemaker sessions, delegates can look forward to many edifying and enlightening sessions with scientists, technopreneurs, medical professionals and government officers who utilise technology and big data to make decisions to discover more about their lives and their passion for science. Participants will also glean valuable insights via discussions with a Millennium Technology Prize Winner, Eminent Scientist Professor Stuart Parkin who will share his research experience and views on issues centered around the theme of the forum! Are you ready?

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Mr. Frederick Chew

Chief Executive Officer at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research and Chief of the Public Sector Science & Technology Policy & Plans Office, Prime Minister’s Office

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Professor Stuart Parkin

Director of the Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, Halle (Saale), Germany. Millennium Technology Prize (2014) – Spintronics

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Dr. Rena Dharmawan

Clinical Innovation & Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Duke-NUS Medical School

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Professor Chua Chee Kai

Head of Pillar for Engineering Product Development and Cheng Tsang Man Chair Professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

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A/P Benjamin Tee

Associate Professor, Leader of the Sensor.AI Systems Labs at the National University of Singapore (NUS)

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Professor Joseph Sung

Distinguished University Professor; Dean of Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

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A/P Huang Shaoying

Associate Professor, Biomedical-Electromagnetics Group at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

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Mr. Wilson Tang Kwan Ki

Principal Manager at the Ministry of Manpower

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Dr. Shao Huilin

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS)

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A/P Sierin Lim

Associate Professor, Bioengineered and Applied Nanomaterials (BeANs) Lab, Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

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Dr. Sidney Yee

CEO of DxD Hub

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Professor Lee Pooi See

Dean, Graduate College, School of Materials Science & Engineering at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

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Dr. Yang Le

Group Leader, PROFESS Group (PRinted Organic Flexible Electronics & SenSors), A*STAR

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Professor Marcelo Ang

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS)

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Mr. Jack Ng

CEO & Founder of Sky Greens Pte Ltd

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Dr. Liew Kian Heng

Founder, LiEW ENZYMiCS

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Mr. Sean Tan

CEO of Insect Feed Technologies

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Dr. Phua Ghee Chee

Head and Senior Consultant at the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

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A/P Tan Aik Ling

Deputy Head (Teaching and Curriculum Matters), Natural Sciences and Science Education at the National Institute of Education (NIE)

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Dr. S. Ravindran

Master Teacher of Physics at the Academy of Singapore Teachers (AST)

Opening Ceremony Keynote
Mr. Frederick Chew
Mr. Frederick Chew is the Chief Executive Officer of A*STAR, Singapore’s lead public sector agency spearheading research and innovation to impact Singapore, Singaporeans and Science.
Helming the science and technology agency of over 5,300 research staff, Mr. Chew drives the implementation of A*STAR’s strategies and programmes, as well as the building of long-term science and technology (S&T) capabilities for Singapore.
As Chief S&T PPO, Mr. Chew and his office work to strengthen Ops-Tech capabilities across the public sector, optimise public sector S&T structures, processes and systems, as well as promote development of the public sector S&T workforce.
Mr. Chew was previously the Deputy Secretary (Technology) at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF). Mr. Chew also held various key positions in MINDEF and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), including Director of Joint Operations, Commander of Maritime Security Task Force/Maritime Security Command and Head of Naval Plans.
Mr. Chew graduated with a Masters of Engineering (First Class Honours) from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He holds a Master of Science in Management from Stanford University. Mr. Chew is an SAF Overseas Scholar. He is also a recipient of the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship and Fulbright Award.
Professor Stuart Parkin
Professor Stuart Parkin is a Director of the Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, Halle, Germany, and an Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg. His research interests include spintronic materials and devices for advanced sensor, memory, and logic applications, oxide thin-film heterostructures, topological metals, exotic superconductors, and cognitive devices. Professor Parkin’s discoveries in spintronics enabled a more than 10000-fold increase in the storage capacity of magnetic disk drives. For his work that thereby enabled the “big data” world of today, Professor Parkin was awarded the Millennium Technology Award from the Technology Academy Finland in 2014 and, most recently the King Faisal Prize for Science 2021 for his research into three distinct classes of spintronic memories. Professor Parkin is a Fellow/ Member of: Royal Society (London), Royal Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, German National Academy of Science - Leopoldina, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Indian Academy of Sciences, and TWAS - academy of sciences for the developing world and has received numerous awards from around the world.
Meet-the-STEM Changemaker Sessions
Dr. Rena Dharmawan
Dr Rena Dharmawan believes that with the right innovation, one can improve the lives of millions at a time. She is currently a Consultant Surgeon in the Department of Head & Neck Surgery in the National Cancer Centre Singapore and Singapore General Hospital. She is also Assistant Professor in Clinical Innovation and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Duke-NUS Medical School.
In 2014, she was one of four nationally-selected fellows in the Singapore-Stanford Biodesign Programme. After the fellowship, Rena co-founded 3 Singapore-based healthcare startups: Privi Medical, Jaga-Me and CATALYST. She is also Principal Investigator of numerous previous and ongoing medtech projects and grants, including SwabBot, a patient-controlled robot to perform nasopharyngeal swabs for the diagnoses of COVID-19.
Prior to medicine, Rena graduated summa cum laude with a BSc in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and then joined the inaugural batch and completed her medical degree at Duke-NUS Medical School (Singapore) in 2011. She is also currently a candidate in INSEAD’s Global Executive MBA programme.
Professor Chua Chee Kai
Professor Chua Chee Kai is the Head of Pillar for Engineering Product Development (EPD) and Cheng Tsang Man Chair Professor at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). His research area is in 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping or Additive Manufacturing. He is the foremost expert in Singapore in this area and was awarded the prestigious International Freeform and Additive Manufacturing Excellence (FAME) Award in 2018. Professor Chua is also the most published and most cited scientist in “Rapid Prototyping / Additive Manufacturing” (3D Printing) according to the Web of Science. He has published in more than 500 international journals, conference papers, books, book chapters and patents.
Professor Chua has also obtained more than S$60 M grants, including as PI, S$42 M for the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing, S$9.9 M for the Nanyang Additive Manufacturing Centre and S$5.5 M for the Institute for Sports Research. He is currently the Editorial board member of the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Rapid Prototyping Journal and Journal of Materials Processing Technology and Editor-in-Chief of Virtual and Physical Prototyping, as well as Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Bioprinting.
He was previously from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) where he was a Full Professor and previous Chair of the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He was also the Executive Director of the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing from 2014 to 2019.
Professor Chua is an active contributor to the additive manufacturing (AM) field for over 31 years. He began his journey into AM in 1990. Now, his ongoing research is concerned mainly with powder bed fusion processes such as selective laser sintering and selective laser melting, bioprinting, electronics printing, 4D printing and food printing. He has made a number of major contributions in these areas. Specifically, his re-design and re-modelling of additive manufacturing processes for the fabrication of innovative products and devices such as tissue engineering scaffolds are highly regarded by the scientific community.
A/P Benjamin Tee
A/P Benjamin C.K. Tee is an Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering Department at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and a recipient of the National Research Foundation Fellowship. He obtained his PhD at Stanford University, and was a Singapore-Stanford Biodesign Global Innovation Postdoctoral Fellow in 2014. He has developed, patented and commercialised several award-winning electronic skin sensor technologies. He is Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) TR35 Innovator (Global) in 2015 and is listed as the World Economic Forum’s Young Scientist of the year in 2019. He was featured by CNN International as one of their Tomorrow’s Hero series and by Channel News Asia International in the ASEAN’s Next Generation Leaders documentary series. He leads his research group: Sensors.AI in developing technologies at the cutting edge of materials science, mechanics, electronics and biology, with a focus on sensitive electronic skins that has tremendous potential to advance global healthcare technologies in an increasingly Artificial Intelligence (AI) era. He can be found on www.benjamintee.com.
Professor Joseph Sung
Professor Sung received his medical degree (MBBS) from The University of Hong Kong, and conferred PhD in biomedical sciences by the University of Calgary and MD by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He holds fellowships from the Royal Colleges of Physicians of Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, and Australia, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, the Hong Kong College of Physicians, the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong (ASHK). He is an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering of the People's Republic of China and Academician of the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences.
He served as the Vice-Chancellor and President of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2010 – 2017) and the Chair of Worldwide Universities Network (2016 - 2017).
Professor Sung is currently Distinguished University Professor, Senior Vice President (Health & Life Sciences) and Dean at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He is also Emeritus Professor of Medicine at CUHK.
He has published over 1000 full scientific articles in leading medical and scientific journals. He was listed as a “Highly Cited Researcher”, released by the Clarivate Analytics, for the years 2018 to 2021. He has edited and authored around 30 books, as well as many chapters in major textbooks including the Oxford Textbook of Medicine (5th Ed.), Sleisenger & Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease (7th &8th Ed) and Yamada’s Textbook of Gastroenterology (4th Ed).
A/P Huang Shaoying
A/P Huang Shaoying is an Associate Professor in the Engineering Product Development pillar, at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). She is an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery in the National University of Singapore (NUS). She received her B. Eng., M. Eng., and Ph.D. degree from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in 2003, 2006, and 2011, respectively. Her research interests include low-field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), non-linear MRI image reconstructions, Radiofrequency (RF) aspects of MRI, MR electrical property tomography, RF and microwave non-invasive sensing, wireless power transfer, and wideband RF and microwave components. She owns 8 patents and 6 technology disclosures. She has authored and co-authored more than 50 papers in referred journals, 1 book chapter, and more than 150 international conference papers, 80% of which are on the topic of portable MRI.
Mr. Wilson Tang Kwan Ki
Mr. Wilson Tang is currently a Principal Manager at the Ministry of Manpower, where he helps in the development of new technology products to improve the job search process. He started his career in the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office to create new policy frameworks that can harness technology for the public good.
Mr. Tang graduated from Tufts University with a degree in International Relations and Economics, and from Columbia University with a Master degree in Public Administration.
Dr. Shao Huilin
Dr. Shao Huilin is the Presidential Young Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Principal Investigator at the Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech), National University of Singapore (NUS). Dr. Shao received her BA from Cornell University, with a double major in Biological Sciences and in Physics. She completed her dual PhD (Biophysics) at Harvard University and PhD (Medical Engineering) from Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST). Her research focuses on developing integrated nanotechnology platforms for molecular analyses of novel biomarkers. She has pioneered multiple technologies to advance molecular diagnostics. Her work has been published in top journals such as Nature Biotechnology, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Medicine, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Nature Communications and highlighted in major reviews and popular news media. In recognition of her achievement, Dr. Shao has received multiple awards, including the James Mills Pierce Award, A*STAR Independent Fellowship, NUS Early Career Research Award, the L’Oreal For Women in Science National Fellowship, Springer-Nature MINE Young Scientist Award, and the Singapore Presidential Young Scientist Award.
A/P Sierin Lim
A/P Sierin Lim is an Associate Professor of Bioengineering at the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU). Her research group focuses on the design and engineering of hybrid nano/microscale devices from biological parts for applications in health and the environment. Specifically, her Bioengineered and Applied Nanomaterials Lab (BeANs Lab) uses protein cages as the building blocks and a platform for the formulation and delivery of active molecules to the skin. Her lab also explores the utility of protein cages to enhance contrast in imaging atherosclerotic plaques. In her Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering Lab (MCBe Lab), she leads a program in engineering PETase to up-cycle plastic waste to oil, cellulose, and cannabinoids using cyanobacteria, cellulose bacteria, and yeast.
She is currently serving as the Associate Dean of Global Partnerships at the NTU Graduate College. She earned her B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). She founded the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore) Student Chapter in 2009, Women@NTU in 2018, and Society of Women Engineers Singapore in 2021 of which she is the Vice President (Academic). In 2013 she received the L'Oréal-UNESCO Singapore for Women in Science National Fellowship and in 2020 the Inaugural Singapore 100 Women in Tech List. She’s a STEM Ambassador for Girls2Pioneers section of the United Women Singapore.
Dr. Sidney Yee
Dr. Sidney Yee is founding CEO of Diagnostics Development (DxD) Hub, a national platform hosted by Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). DxD Hub is a design, development and productization hub for diagnostics solutions, and it is able to rapidly translate R&D output from public and private sectors into deployable products in the market. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the DxD Hub helped to develop and deploy a number of COVID-19 diagnostics products within months. These products included conventional RT-PCR test Fortitude, serological test cPass, direct PCR test RESOLUTE, as well as data analytics software such as INSPECTA, and other medtech devices for diagnostics and lab workflow efficiency. Fortitude was the first diagnostic kit to be granted provisional authorisation by Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA) and is now deployed in more than 45 countries globally. cPass is the only COVID-19 neutralising antibody test approved by HSA, US-FDA and CE.
Dr. Yee is founding co-chair of the ASEAN Diagnostics Development (DxD) Initiative, which was endorsed by the ASEAN Committee of Science, Technology and Innovation in May 2018. Its mandate is to develop diagnostic products that address unmet clinical needs in ASEAN by ASEAN Member States.
In addition to her executive capacity at DxD Hub, Dr. Yee was actively involved in spinoff management at A*STAR, including leading the Incubation and Startup Management Division at A*ccelerate, as well as setting up A*StartCentral (A*SC), an open innovation platform by A*STAR, to incubate and accelerate the growth of deep-tech startups, and bolster the startup ecosystem.
Dr. Yee is also Adjunct Associate Professor at the Centre of Regulatory Excellence (CoRE) of Duke-NUS Medical School. The Centre of Regulatory Excellence (CoRE) is the first Asian Centre dedicated to addressing the capacity development and policy innovation needs of national health product and health systems regulators, the biomedical industry, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and biomedical researchers.
Prior to joining A*STAR, Dr. Yee co-founded and helped grow a number of startups in the biotech/medtech space. During her tenure at EDB Investments, Dr. Yee led several investments in early stage companies in genomics, drug development and medical devices. At NUS, she started NUS Enterprise Incubator, the startup ecosystem infrastructure of NUS Enterprise.
Professor Lee Pooi See
Professor Lee Pooi See is the Dean of Graduate College in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She is the President’s Chair Professor in Materials Science and Engineering. Her research focuses on nanomaterials for energy and electronics applications, flexible and stretchable devices, electrochemical inspired devices, and human-machine interface. She received her Ph.D. in 2002 from Materials Science in National University of Singapore.
Professor Lee won the Nanyang Research Excellence Award 2016 and Nanyang Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award 2018. She has developed high energy capacitors, energy saving electrochromic coatings, novel transparent conductors, flexible and stretchable devices. Currently, she is the Senior Editor of ACS Energy Letters. She is elected as the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow in 2020, the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.
Dr. Yang Le
Dr. Yang Le received a Bachelor of Science (1st Class Hon) in Chemistry from Imperial College London, and PhD (Optoelectronics, Physics) from the University of Cambridge, under the A*STAR National Science Scholarship. In Cambridge, she and her colleagues discovered a new emission mechanism in a class of new materials, leading to record-efficiency organic LEDs, which is useful for next-generation printable display technology. She is now working in the Institute of Materials Research & Engineering (IMRE, A*STAR) on luminescent materials, flexible electronics and smart biosensors, leading the “PROFESS” Group (Printed Organic Flexible Electronics & Sensors). Dr. Yang has been actively involved with the local materials research ecosystem, such as being an active executive committee member of the Materials Research Society-Singapore and chairing conferences and outreach events. Dr. Yang is also a recipient of the Career Development Award, the Central Research Fund, as well as being a Finalist in the Singapore L’OReal-UNESCO for Women in Science Fellowship 2018 and awarded the Singapore 100 Women in Tech Award 2021.
Professor Marcelo Ang
Professor Marcelo H. Ang, Jr. received his BSc and MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the De La Salle University in the Philippines and University of Hawaii, USA in 1981 and 1985, respectively, and his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester, New York in 1988 where he was an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. In 1989, he joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the National University of Singapore (NUS) where he is currently a Professor and Acting Director of the Advanced Robotics Center of NUS. His research interests span the areas of robotics, mechatronics, autonomous systems, and applications of intelligent systems. He teaches robotics; creativity and innovation; applied electronics and instrumentation; computing; design and related topics. In addition to academic and research activities, he is also actively involved in the Singapore Robotic Games as its founding chairman, and the World Robot Olympiad as a member of its Advisory Council. Some videos of his research can be found in: http://137.132.146.218/marcelo/videos/.
Mr. Jack Ng
Mr. Jack Ng has more than 30 years of experience in the construction and engineering industry, and he provides customised products and manufacturing solutions for his customers. Some examples of the products he developed include award-winning building facades, glass curtain walls, aluminum cladding systems, skylight canopies with structure and automated mechanical systems for the building sector. His innovative designs and cost-effective approach in solving various engineering challenges has enabled him to enjoy a strong reputation throughout the industry.

With a strong background in engineering-related works, Mr. Ng invented and patented Singapore’s first vertical soil-based rotating planting system using a water pulley system, and established Sky Greens Pte Ltd, building Singapore’s first commercially viable vertical farm. His current role as the CEO includes leading the management team, developing solutions and setting the company’s strategic direction. His invention has also been implemented in projects in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Canada, Portugal and Denmark.

At the Ministry of National Development (MND) Urban Sustainability R&D Congress in June 2011, Sky Greens together with the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) won the Minister for National Development’s R&D Award 2011 (Merit Award) for Vertical Farming, an innovative and green solution addressing national urban food sustainability challenges for Singapore.

In October 2014, Sky Urban Solutions Holding, the parent company of Sky Greens Pte Ltd, won the Top honors award, the Green Technology Award from the Singapore Business Federation in recognition of its vertical farming innovation that provides a sustainable green solution and positive impact to urban agriculture. In August 2015, the company became the first Singaporean entity that won the INDEX award – the world’s biggest and probably most important global design prize in Copenhagen, Denmark that recognizes the potential impact of winners in solving the world’s most challenging problems. Mr. Ng is also the first ethnic Chinese to receive this prestigious honor for being the inventor. The company also received the International Diamond Prize for Quality by the European Society for Quality Research in Vienna, Austria later in December 2015.
Dr. Liew Kian Heng
As a practicing professional civil engineer in addition to his professional services, Dr. Liew has also been interested and involved in various research and development. He has published papers on Green projects and they include underground de-watering for soil improvements for “newland”, the reduction of humanity’s water footprint, sustainable building construction for productivity, management and safety and the usage of the biogas plant as a renewable resource from poultry waste.

Dr. Liew also continues to embody lifelong learning as he serves as a lecturer and mentor to students from NUS/NTU/SIM and various Polytechnics through industry collaborations and attachments. He has mentored undergraduates to PhD students working on their final year projects and research thesis on frugal innovation and entrepreneurship.

He has patents and IP on dewatering for SWP ground improvement and BioPhotoReactor; P2P Link of floating infrastructure; FormFarm and HyGeoponics for vegetables growing and on Algae propagation under LiEW STRATEGiCS and LiEW ENZYMiCS.

His research collaboration and consultancy areas include agri-aquaculture farming as a Fellow with the Institution of Aquacuture Singapore; in poultry egg production, food fish farming, vertical farming with Sky Greens and Roof Top vegfarm with Yale-NUS.

Dr. Liew has been a long-serving and dedicated member of various educational boards and schools such as with the Institute of Engineering Leadership (NUS), as a governor with the MOE and as a director to the Hwa Chong family as an alumni.

As a civil engineer, Dr. Liew believes that Nature is the best mentor, particularly in sustainability issues and he is dedicated to helping Mother Earth cure all man-made sicknesses.
Mr. Sean Tan
Mr. Sean Tan is the founder of Insect Feed Technologies, an insect technology company that aims to reshape the global food system by breeding billions of insects to transform food waste into insect protein for animal feed and organic fertiliser for farming. Mr. Tan does this by leading the company in developing innovative insect rearing technologies and partnering with the industry and ecosystem stakeholders, whilst maximizing social impact.
Dr. Phua Ghee Chee
Dr. Phua has been in public service for the past 2 decades and he specializes in lung disease and intensive care (ICU). Dr. Phua currently serves as the Head of the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH).

Dr. Phua spent 6 years at Hwa Chong Institution from 1986 to 1991. He obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1997 and completed his postgraduate training at the Singapore General Hospital and Duke University Medical Centre in the USA.

Dr Phua’s key clinical interests are in Intensive Care Medicine, Advanced Lung Disease, Lung Transplantation and Pulmonary Hypertension. He also has a passion for Medical Education and contributes actively to the training of medical students. Dr Phua leads the SGH ICU Committee and serves on the National ICU Committee – with the current focus being the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Educators' Panel Sessions
A/P Tan Aik Ling
A/P Tan Aik-Ling is an Associate Professor and Deputy Head (Teaching & Curriculum Matters) at the Natural Sciences and Science Education (Academic Group), National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She is also a core team member with the Multi-centric Education, Research and Industry STEM Centre at NIE (meriSTEM@NIE). She obtained her doctoral degree from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2006. Prior to joining NIE, she was a Biology teacher and subject head in a high school. Her research focuses on science teaching and learning, science teacher professional development and STEM education. She has published 46 peer-reviewed journals, 24 book chapters and edited three books. Being a keen believer that her work needs to have an impact on professional practice, she shares her research work widely with local and international teachers. Her work has been cited more than 1211 times. She is an editorial board member of the Research in Science and Technological Education and Chinese Journal of Science Education.
Dr. S. Ravindran
Dr. S. Ravindran graduated from the National University of Singapore with a B.Sc. degree and obtained his Post-graduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education (NIE) in the following year. He completed his Masters in Education Technology from the University of Southern Queensland and his Doctor of Education from the University of Western Australia. He has served as a Physics and Mathematics Teacher, an Educational Technology Officer at the Educational Technology Division of the Ministry of Education (MOE) and a Head of Department for Science in a secondary school. He has also served as a Teaching Fellow in his secondment at the NIE. He is presently serving the teaching fraternity as a Master Teacher in Physics with the Academy of Singapore Teachers. His current aspirations are to be able to continue improving himself professionally and personally. He has come to believe in accepting all of life’s encounters, whether good or bad, with faith and patience as they are all experiences to learn and grow from; he sees his role as only to carry out his duties with the best of intentions and to the best of his abilities.
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