Personal Particulars

  • Email: yi_zhang@ntu.edu.sg

  • Tel: +65-67905590

  • Address: Nanyang Technological University, N3.2-02-52

Education

  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (Siebel Scholar, Hodson Fellow, Phi Beta Kappa), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, March 2013, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  • B.Eng in Bioengineering (1st Class Honor, Minor Degree in Computing), Nanyang Technological University, Aug 2007, Singapore

Employment History

  • 2016 – present, Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • 2015 – 1016, Research Scientist, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), Agency of Science Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

  • 2013 – 2015, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), Agency of Science Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

Honors

  • Outstanding Young Alumni Award, Nanyang Technological University, 2018

  • Innovation Award, the 8th IMCO conference, IOO International Society, 2018

  • Young Scientist Award, Microengineering and Nanosystem Submit, 2018

  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, China Scholarship Council, China, 2013

  • Siebel Scholarship, Siebel Scholars Foundation, USA, 2012

  • Best Conference Paper Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Nanomedicine Conference, 2012

  • Art of Science Award, Society of Laboratory Automation and Screening, 2012 and 2013

  • Art in Science Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Micro Total Analysis System (μTAS) Conference, 2011 and 2012

  • Best Conference Paper Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Nano and Molecule System Conference, 2011

  • Hodson Fellowship, Hodson Foundation, USA, 2010−2011

  • Scholar-in-Training Award, American Association of Cancer Research, USA, 2010

  • Borderless Award, A*STAR, Singapore, 2008

  • Promising Young Researcher Award, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), Singapore, 2006