Principal Investigators

BAE Sung Woo-01

BAE Sung Woo
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology;  Rapid detection sensor for pathogen; Ecotoxicology; Microplastics; Resource recovery.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 2884
Email: ceebsw@nus.edu.sg

BAY Boon Huat-01

BAY Boon Huat
Professor
Department of Anatomy
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Drug design based on tumor biology and molecular-targeted cancer therapy; nanotoxicology and emerging pollutants.

Contact Information:
Telephone: (65) 6516 6139
Email: antbaybh@nus.edu.sg

CHEN J. Paul

CHEN J. Paul
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Environment
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Physicochemical treatment of water and wastewater; mathematical modeling of chemical; environmental processes 

Contact Information:
Email: paulchen@nus.edu.sg

GENG Guoqing

GENG Guoqing
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Circulating waste/low-grade materials for sustainable construction; CO2 mineralization in the built environment; durability of infrastructures

Contact Information:
Email: ceegg@nus.edu.sg

GIN Yew-Hoong Karina-01

GIN Yew-Hoong Karina
Associate Professor
Deputy Head (Research)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Rapid detection of pathogens and microorganisms, eutrophication, water quality monitoring and modeling of reservoir/catchment systems; development of analytical techniques for the detection of trace organic contaminants; study of fate processes of trace organics and pathogens in natural waters; sewage surveillance of infectious diseases and chemical markers.

Contact Information:
Telephone: (65) 6516 8104
Email: ceeginyh@nus.edu.sg

He Jianzhong-01

HE Jianzhong
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest
:
Biotransformation and fate of hazardous compounds, biodegradation of contaminants in engineered systems, bioremediation of soil, sediments, and groundwater, anammox process for nutrient removal in wastewater, biomass to bioenergy and value-added biochemical, environmental genetics and novel metabolism of microbes, environmental application of genomics.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 3385
Email: ceehj@nus.edu.sg

HU Jiangyong-01

HU Jiangyong
Professor
Group Coordinator (Environmental Engineering, Hydraulics and Hydrology, and Climate Change)
Director of the Centre for Water Research
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Water innovative treatment technology, emerging contaminants detection and removal, water disinfection and biofilm control, organic compounds characterization and treatability, water quality and health effect, and energy efficient treatment process.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 4540
Email: ceehujy@nus.edu.sg

HUANG Zhiwei-01

HUANG Zhiwei
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Biomedical optical spectroscopy (raman, fluorescence and diffuse reflectance) and imaging in biomedicine; advanced fiber-optic endoscopic imaging; coherent raman scattering microscopy imaging; label-free super-resolution microscopy imaging; multimodal nonlinear optical microscopy imaging; nonlinear fluorescence lifetime imaging.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 8856
Email: biehzw@nus.edu.sg

JIA Lile

JIA Lile
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Science
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Interdisciplinary research by combining behavioural science insights and cutting-edge technology that aims at changing people’s recycling and environmental behaviours

Contact Information:
Email: psyjl@nus.edu.sg

Manjunatha KINI-01

Manjunatha KINI
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Protein chemistry; structure-function relationships; protein-protein interaction and protein design and engineering.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6779 2486
Email: dbskinim@nus.edu.sg

KOAY Teong Beng

KOAY Teong Beng
Senior Engineer
Tropical Marine Science Institute
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
AUV and autonomous assets for environmental sensing, cooperative algorithms and self-sustainable for autonomous assets, alternative energy for marine systems, biosonar studies such as dolphin/whale studies and acoustic bandwidth compression.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 5615
Email: tbkoay@nus.edu.sg

Prakash KUMAR-01

Prakash KUMAR
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore 

Research Interest:
Physiological and molecular aspects of the regulation of vegetative development of plants, in particular rice crop, arabidopsis and the mangrove tree Avicennia officinalis.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 2859
Email: dbskumar@nus.edu.sg

LAM Siew Hong-01

LAM Siew Hong
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Transcriptome, molecular and functional characterization of adaptive response in organs and tissues of fish under specific environmental stressors; toxicogenomics, molecular toxicology and toxicity screening applications using the zebrafish model and other organisms; characterization of selected channels and transporters of ions and small molecules as potential components of biomimetic membranes used in desalination and water purification.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 7379
Email: dbslsh@nus.edu.sg

LEE Hian Kee-01

LEE Hian Kee
Emeritus Professor
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

Research Interests
Development and application of miniaturized, solvent-minimized sample preparation procedures in combination with chromatography.

Contact Information:
Email: chmleehk@nus.edu.sg

Olivier Patrick LEFEBVRE-01

Olivier Patrick LEFEBVRE
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Industrial wastewater treatment; environmental electrochemistry; advanced oxidations processes; technology transfer; water reuse.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 2151
E-mail: ceelop@nus.edu.sg

Tedrick

LEW Tedrick Thomas Salim
Assistant Professor (Presidential Young Professor)
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Plant Nanotechnology; Gene and Biomolecule Delivery; Biosensing; Programmable Nanomaterials

Contact Information:
Email: tedrick@nus.edu.sg

Sam Li

LI Fong Yau, Sam
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Environmental analysis and sensing, environmental remediation and catalysis, waste to energy, microbial fuel cells, metabolomics and glycomics, capillary electrophoresis, bioimaging, nanomaterials and functional materials, chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 2681
Email: chmlifys@nus.edu.sg

LI Jun-01

LI Jun
Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Design and synthesis of biodegradable polymers and hydrogels; self-assembly and nano-structures of macromolecular systems; biomaterials for drug/gene delivery and tissue engineering; polymers and hydrogels for agricultural and environmental applications.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 7273
Email: jun-li@nus.edu.sg

Lin Qingsong-01

LIN Qingsong
Principal Research Fellow
Department of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Proteomics and mass spectrometry, cancer biomarker discovery and cancer biology, chemical proteomics and drug target identification, mechanisms of water desalination in mangrove plants and euryhaline fish, aquaporin biomimetic membrane for water desalination and reuse

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 7769
Email: dbslinqs@nus.edu.sg

Massimo LUPASCU-01

Massimo LUPASCU
Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Soil biogeochemistry; GHG fluxes; tropical peat swamp; land-use change; permafrost; climate change.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 65 660 13003
Email: geolm@nus.edu.sg

Kuldeep S. MEEL-01

Kuldeep S. MEEL
NUS Presidential Young Professor
Assistant Professor
School of Computing
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Intersection of formal methods and artificial intelligence.

Contact Information:
Email: meel@comp.nus.edu.sg

NG How Yong-01

NG How Yong
Adjunct Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Membrane separation processes, membrane bioreactor, anaerobic and aerobic technology for wastewater treatment, microbial fuel cell.

Contact Information:
Email: ceenghy@nus.edu.sg

ONG Choon Nam-01

ONG Choon Nam
Professor
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
National University of Singapore
Adjunct Professor,
Singapore Institute of Technology

Research Interest:
Nexus of space, water and Energy for urban farming, Climate change on sustainable agriculture, Public Health nutrition.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 4982
E-mail: ephocn@nus.edu.sg

ONG Ghim Ping Raymond-01

ONG Ghim Ping Raymond
Associate Professor
Associate Head (Research)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Sustainable pavement materials and engineering; Multimodal transport infrastructures (planning, design, operations and management) including car-lite towns, electrification and autonomous transport.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 2279
E-mail: ceeongr@nus.edu.sg

ONG Say Leong-01

ONG Say Leong
Emeritus Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Water quality enhancement; water reclamation and reuse; membrane technology for water and wastewater treatment; biotreatment processes; sustainable urban water resources management; modelling of water quality enhancement systems.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 2890
Email: ceeongsl@nus.edu.sg

OUYANG Jianyong-01

OUYANG Jianyong
Associate Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Energy materials and devices; nanometer materials and devices; organic electronic materials and devices.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 1472
Email: mseoj@nus.edu.sg

Seeram RAMAKRISHNA-01

Seeram RAMAKRISHNA
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Materials science; nanotechnology; biomaterials; sustainable materials; circular economy.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 9010 7766
Email: mpesr@nus.edu.sg

Sanjay SWARUP-01

Sanjay SWARUP
Associate Professor
Acting Director, NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI)
Director, Graduate Program & Deputy Research Director, Engineering Systems,
SCELSE Department of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Biological role of small biomolecules, metabolic networks, catabolic pathway in bacteria, novel family of bioactive compounds, soil microbes.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 7933
Email: dbsss@nus.edu.sg

TAY Kah Ping, Andy-01

TAY Kah Ping, Andy
Presidential Young Professor (Assistant Professor)
Department of Biomedical Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Nanomaterials, food security, genetic engineering

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6601 4947
Email: bietkpa@nus.edu.sg

TAYLOR, David Mark-01

TAYLOR, David Mark
Professor
Department of Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore

Research Interests:
Human dimensions of environmental changes in the tropics.

Contact information:
Tel: (65) 6516 3851
Email: geodmt@nus.edu.sg

Tong Yen Wah

TONG Yen Wah
Associate Professor
E2S2 Programme Co-Director
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Waste management, anaerobic digestion, microalgae, food, biomimetic materials and devices.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 8467
Email: chetyw@nus.edu.sg

WANG Chi-Hwa-01

WANG Chi-Hwa
Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Solid/liquid separation, drug delivery systems, flows and dynamics of granular materials.

Research Project:
Understanding and enhancing the integrated gasification - chemical looping combustion process for treating biowaste and mitigating carbon emissions.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 5079
Email: chewch@nus.edu.sg 

WONG NYUK HIEN

WONG Nyuk Hien
Professor
Department of the Built Environment
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Urban heat island and the mitigation measures; outdoor thermal comfort and indoor thermal comfort for naturally ventilated spaces; thermal performance of façade for non air conditioned buildings; thermal performance of urban greenery including green roofs and vertical green walls; climate change and the impact on built environment. 

Contact Information:
Tel: (65)
6516 3423
Email: 
bdgwnh@nus.edu.sg

YU Liya-01

YU Liya
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Urban air quality, aerosol sciences, physicochemical properties of airborne pollutants, transported peat-forest burning smoke.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 6474
Email: liya.yu@nus.edu.sg

ZHANG Sui

ZHANG Sui
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Membrane science and technology, from fundamentals of membrane transport through emerging materials and structures, to membrane development and applications

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 3781
Email: chezhangsui@nus.edu.sg

Kang-ZHOU-01

ZHOU Kang
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Metabolic engineering; Engineering microbes to utilize non-conventional substrates; Converting renewable substrates into food ingredients; Biosynthesis of bio-pesticides and other chemicals for urban farming; Developing new computational and molecular biology tools for metabolic engineering

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 3835
Email: chezkg@nus.edu.sg

ZHOU Weibiao-01

ZHOU Weibiao
Professor
Head of Department
Department of Food Science & Technology
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

Research Interest:
Food Engineering: process modeling; process optimisation; advanced process control;
Food Processing: baking processes; dairy processes; drying processes; high pressure processing; ultrasonic processing; LED technology in food processing and indoor farming; nano technology in food packaging; Functional Foods: effect of food processing on functional components such as antioxidants, isoflavones and probiotics; innovative processing technologies for next-generation functional foods, oral processing and in vitro digestion.

Contact Information:
Tel: (65) 6516 3501
Email: weibiao@nus.edu.sg