Prof Chwee Teck Lim is a Provost’s Chair Professor from the National University of Singapore. He is a biomedical engineer and his research interests include the development of microfluidic biochips for human disease detection and diagnosis. Prof Lim has authored more than 270 journal papers (including 40 invited/review articles), 26 book chapters and delivered more than 260 invited talks. He is also on the editorial boards of 14 journals and co-founded four startups.
Prof Lim and his team have won more than 50 research awards and honors including the Vladimir K. Zworykin Award in 2015, 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, TechVenture Rising Star Innovator Award and President’s Technology Award in 2011 and the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award in 2010 among others.