Chwee Teck Lim
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Prof. Lim is the inaugural NUSS chair Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and also the Director of the Institute for Health Innovation and Technology (iHealthtech) at the National University of Singapore. He is also Founding Director of the Singapore Health Technologies Consortium. Prof. Lim’s research interests include human disease mechanobiology, microfluidic technologies for disease diagnosis and precision medicine and flexible wearable technologies.

Prof. Lim has authored over 400 peer-reviewed journal papers and delivered more than 390 plenary/keynote/invited talks. He is an elected Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE), Academy of Engineering, Singapore and the Singapore National Academy of Science. He is also an elected member of the World Council of Biomechanics. He currently sits on the editorial boards of more than 20 international journals. He has co-founded six startups which are commercializing technologies developed in his lab.

Prof. Lim and his team have garnered over 100 research awards and honors including Highly Cited Researcher in 2019, International Precision Medicine Conference Prize 2017, ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award and Asian Scientists 100 in 2016, Vladimir K. Zworykin Award in 2015, Credit Suisse Technopreneur of the Year Award, Wall Street Journal Asian Innovation Award (Gold) in 2012, President’s Technology Award in 2011 and the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award in 2010 among others.