Prof Low Teck Seng

Senior Vice President (Sustainability & Resilience)

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Professor Low Teck Seng is Senior Vice President (Sustainability & Resilience) at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Formerly the Chief Executive Officer of the National Research Foundation (2012 – 2022), Prof Low has played a defining role in charting Singapore’s R&D roadmap, promoting, managing and coordinating R&D efforts across the nation and driving the development and implementation of three national Research, Innovation and Enterprise plans.

Prof Low was previously the Managing Director of A*STAR (2010 – 2012), the founding Principal of Republic Polytechnic (2002 – 2008), as well as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at NUS (1998 – 2000).

In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the strategic development of Singapore through the promotion and management of R&D, Prof Low was awarded the National Science and Technology Medal in 2004. In 2007, he was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Gold) by the President of Singapore for his outstanding contributions to the development of technical education and the management of science and technology for the nation. In 2016, he was conferred the Order of the Legion of Honour with the grade of Knight (Chevalier) by the French Government.

Prof Low is a Fellow of the Singapore Academy of Engineers, Fellow of the IEEE, and an International Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers, UK.