MBI Researcher, Prof Lim Chwee Teck awarded ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award

img_9314Prof Lim Chwee Teck was recently honored with the ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award. The award was created to confer recognition to outstanding engineers achievements within ASEAN countries. The award is given to an organization or persons responsible for an outstanding engineering project in the ASEAN region. Learn more.

The citation reads “On their role in the development of an Engineering Innovation for the Healthcare Sector to Singapore.” “In recognition of an outstanding engineering project which has made significant contribution to the country’s development.”

Professor Lim is a Provost’s Chair Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, a Principal Investigator at the Mechanobiology Institute as well as a Faculty Fellow of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research & Technology. He is founding member of the Department of Biomedical Engineering , the university’s Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative as well as the university’s Centre for Advanced 2D Materials. Prof Lim’s research interest are interdisciplinary and they include the mechanobiology of human diseases such as malaria and cancer, development of microfluidic technologies for disease detection, diagnosis and therapy and 2D materials for biomedical applications. Learn more about his research.