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Full-Time Faculty

Name and Information Research Interests
 
BATES, Roderick W.
Associate Professor
Research Integrity Officer
Ph.D. (Imperial College London)

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Phone: (65) 6316 8907
Email: roderick@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-04-08
  • Synthesis of natural and unnatural products
  • Synthetic methodology, particularly using transition metals
  • Structure based drug design and discovery
 
BONANNI, Alessandra
Senior Lecturer
Assistant Chair (Students)
Ph.D. (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

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Phone: (65) 6316 8757
Email: a.bonanni@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-04-19
  • Biosensor technologies
  • DNA analysis
  • Food analysis
 
CHEN, Gang
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (University of Rochester)

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Phone: (65) 6592 2549
Email: rnachen@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-22
  • Neurodegenerative diseases and pre-mRNA splicing
  • HIV-1 ribosomal frameshifting
  • Viral RNA recognition by RIG-I
  • Nano-manipulation using optical tweezers
 
CHI, Robin Yonggui
Professor (NRF Investigator)
Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

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Phone: (65) 6592 7769
Email: robinchi@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-06-19
  • Organic chemistry and synthesis
  • Electrochemistry
  • Polymer materials
  • Physical organic chemistry
 
CHIBA, Shunsuke
Professor
Ph.D. (University of Tokyo)

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Phone: (65) 6513 8013
Email: shunsuke@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-07
  • Organic chemistry and synthesis, with focus on general and practical molecular transformations
 
ENGLAND, Jason
Nanyang Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Imperial College London)

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Phone: (65) 6592 2553
Email: jengland@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-04-03
  • Inorganic chemistry and organometallics
  • Bioinspired activation of small molecules and inert X-H bonds
 
GARCÍA, Felipe
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (University of Cambridge)

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Phone: (65) 6592 1550
Email: FGarcia@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-19
  • Inorganic chemistry and organometallics
 
GOTO, Atsushi
Associate Professor
Provost's Chair in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry
Assistant Chair (Graduate Studies and Research)
Deputy Head (Graduate Studies and Research)
Ph.D. (Kyoto University)

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Phone: (65) 6316 8900
Email: agoto@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-05
  • Polymer chemistry and polymer materials
 
ITO, Shingo
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (University of Tokyo)

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Phone: (65) 6592 7581
Email: sgito@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-17
  • Organic Synthesis, Polymer Synthesis, Structural Organic Chemistry
 
KINJO, Rei
Associate Professor
Assistant Chair (Safety)
Ph.D. (University of Tsukuba)

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Phone: (65) 6592 2625
Email: RKinjo@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-06-22
  • Novel main group compounds
  • Applications in catalysis, e.g. CO2 functionalization, hydroboration, transfer hydrogenation
 
LEE, Ken
Senior Lecturer
Ph.D. (National University of Singapore)

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Phone: (65) 6513 2178
Email: ken.lee@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC 04-02
  • Translating chemical technologies into practice: Synthesis, Sensing and Sustainability
 
LEE, Soo Ying
Professor
Director, Institute of Advanced Studies

Fellow, Academy of Sciences Malaysia

Fellow, Singapore National Academy of Science
Ph.D. (University of Chicago)

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Phone: (65) 6513 8466
Email: sooying@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-04-01
  • Physical chemistry and chemical physics
 
LEONG, Weng Kee
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Simon Fraser University)

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Phone: (65) 6592 7577
Email: CHMLWK@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-06-07
  • Organometallics: new compounds, structures and reactivity patterns
  • Application of organometallic compounds
  • Nanomaterials and heterogeneous catalysis
 
LEUNG, Pak Hing
Professor
Ph.D. (Australian National University)

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Phone: (65) 6513 8471
Email: pakhing@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-06-01
  • Inorganic chemistry and organometallics
 
LI, Tianhu
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (State University of New York at Stony Brook)

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Phone: (65) 6513 7364
Email: thli@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-04-21
  • Biological chemistry and chemical biology
  • Supercoiled DNA structures
  • Human topoisomerases inhibitors
  • Nutritional and food chemistry
 
LING, Xing Yi
Associate Professor
Head of Division
Ph.D. (University of Twente)

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Phone: (65) 6513 2740
Email: XYLing@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-04-05
  • Materials chemistry
  • Nanomaterials
 
LIU, Xuewei
Professor
Ph.D. (University of Southern California)

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Phone: (65) 6316 8901
Email: xuewei@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-02
  • Carbohydrate chemistry
  • Glycopeptide and glycoprotein synthesis
  • Glycobiology
  • Antimicrobials
  • Glycal-oriented synthesis of natural products
  • Functional materials
 
LOH, Teck Peng
Distinguished University Professor
Ph.D. (Harvard University)

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Phone: (65) 6513 8475
Email: teckpeng@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-20
  • Organic chemistry and synthesis
  • Green chemistry
  • Asymmetric synthesis
  • Synthesis of architecturally complex organic molecules
 
LOH, Zhi Heng
Associate Professor
Assistant Chair (Academic)
Deputy Head (Academic)
Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)

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Phone: (65) 6592 1655
Email: zhiheng@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-01-19A
  • Physical chemistry
  • Coherent electron and nuclear dynamics in molecules
  • Attosecond spectroscopy
 
LU, Yunpeng
Lecturer
Ph.D. (National University of Singapore)

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Phone: (65) 6513 2747
Email: YPLu@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-06-23
  • Physical chemistry and chemical physics
  • Quantum wavepacket calculations in chemical reaction dynamics
  • CO2 family van der Waals clusters
  • Ab initio calculations in chemistry
 
PHAN, Anh Tuan
Professor (associate from PAP)
Ph.D. (École Polytechnique)

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Phone: (65) 6514 1915
Email: phantuan@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-PAP-05-04
  • Analytical and bio-analytical chemistry
  • Biological chemistry and chemical biology
 
PULLARKAT, Sumod A.
Senior Lecturer
Ph.D. (National University of Singapore)

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Phone: (65) 6316 8906
Email: sumod@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-06-02
  • Synthesis and Applications of Chiral Organophosphorous Compounds
  • Catalytic Applications of Metallacycles
  • Biological Applications of Organometallic Compounds
 
QIAO, Yuan
Assistant Professor (NRF Investigator)
Ph.D. (Harvard University)

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Phone: (65) 6904 4477
Email: yuan.qiao@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-04-22
  • Chemical Biology, Chemoenzymatic synthesis, Microbiota-host interaction
 
SO, Cheuk Wai
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

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Phone: (65) 6513 2730
Email: cwSo@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-06-17
  • Main-group and transition metal organometallic chemistry
  • Nanomaterials and materials chemistry
 
SOO, Han Sen
Nanyang Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)

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Phone: (65) 6592 3182
Email: hansen@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-03
  • Design and synthesis of earth-abundant complexes to reduce CO2 and protons
  • Development of complexes to oxidise recalcitrant pollutants and valorise biomass
  • Novel nanomaterials
  • Spectroscopic characterisation using static and time-resolved techniques
 
STUPARU, Mihaiela
Nanyang Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (ETH Zürich)

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Phone: (65) 6592 7765
Email: mstuparu@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-01
  • Organic chemistry and synthesis
  • Nanomaterials and material chemistry
  • Corannulene-based polymers
 
TAN, Choon Hong
Professor
Chair, SPMS
Director, CN Yang Scholars Programme
Ph.D. (University of Cambridge)

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Phone: (65) 6316 8761
Email: choonhong@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-04-18
  • Organic chemistry and synthesis
  • practical asymmetric synthesis
  • Green and environmentally friendly chemistry
  • Biological chemistry
 
TAN, Howe Siang
Associate Professor
Associate Dean (Communications), College of Science
Ph.D. (Princeton University)

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Phone: (65) 6316 2987
Email: howesiang@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-03-06
  • Multidimensional optical spectroscopy
  • Ultrafast energy transfer pathways in photosynthetic light harvesting complexes
 
WEBSTER, Richard D.
Associate Professor
Deputy Director, Environmental Chemistry and Materials Centre
Ph.D. (La Trobe University)

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Phone: (65) 6316 8793
Email: webster@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-04-06
  • Molecular electrochemistry
  • Environmental chemsitry
 
XING, Bengang
Professor
Ph.D. (Nanjing University)

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Phone: (65) 6316 8758
Email: bengang@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-04-20
  • Chemical biology
  • Bio-fluorescent imaging
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Nanomedicine
 
YAMANE, Motoki
Lecturer
Ph.D. (University of Tokyo)

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Phone: (65) 6513 7367
Email: yamane@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-03-03
  • Synthetic organic chemistry
  • Activation of small molecules and transition metal-catalyzed reactions
 
YEOW, Edwin Kok Lee
Associate Professor
Associate Dean (Research), College of Science
Ph.D. (University of Melbourne)

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Phone: (65) 6316 8759
Email: edwinyeow@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-03-04
  • Materials chemistry and polymer physics
  • Nanotechnology and light-induced devices
  • Biological chemistry
 
YOSHIKAI, Naohiko
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (University of Tokyo)

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Phone: (65) 6592 7768
Email: nyoshikai@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-18
  • Catalytic C–H bond functionalization
  • Transition metal catalysis of main group organometallics
  • Novel synthesis of heterocycles and conjugated systems
 
ZHANG, Zhengyang
Lecturer
Ph.D. (Nanyang Technological University)

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Phone: (65) 6513 6059
Email: zhang.zy@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-03-02
  • Super-resolution imaging, Single molecule spectroscopy, Nanoscale catalysis
 
ZHAO, Yanli
Professor
Assistant Chair (Faculty)
Ph.D. (Nankai University)

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Phone: (65) 6316 8792
Email: zhaoyanli@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-06-18
  • Biocompatible systems for diagnostics and therapeutics
  • Porous materials for energy storage and conversion
  • Integrated materials for heterogeneous catalysis


Visiting Faculty

Name and Information Research Interests
 
HAYASHI, Tamio
Visiting Professor
Ph.D. (Kyoto University)

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Phone: (65) 6513 8014
Email: hayashi@ntu.edu.sg
Office: SPMS-CBC-05-06
  • Synthetic organic chemistry
  • Organometallic chemistry and catalysis