Next Age Institute welcomes Professor Chwee Teck LIM of National University of Singapore to speak at the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science (MEMS) of the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis on March 24, 2016.
His presentation topic is Microfluidic Technologies for Disease Diagnosis, Personalized Medicine to Wearable Device Applications.
Professor Lim is a Provost’s Chair Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore. His research interests are interdisciplinary and include the development of microfluidic technologies and 2D materials for biomedical applications. Prof Lim has authored more than 290 peer-reviewed papers, 26 book chapters and delivered more than 280 invited talks.
Professor Lim is an elected Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and elected Member of the World Council of Biomechanics. He currently sits on the editorial boards of more than 12 international journals. Prof Lim has co-founded one incubator and four startups which are commercializing technologies developed in his lab. Prof Lim and his team have garnered more than 50 research awards and honors including the Asian Scientist 100 in 2016, Vladimir K. Zworykin Award in 2015, University’s Outstanding Researcher Award and Outstanding Innovator Award in 2014, the 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.