Nano Singapore 2021 Intl. Virtual Conference

Speaker's Details

Prof. Ken-Tye Yong

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr. Yong is an Associate Professor and Provost’s Chair in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University. He’s the Director of the Bio Devices and Signal Analysis (VALENS). He obtained his PhD degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering from SUNY at Buffalo in 2006. Currently, his research group interests include engineering nanomaterials for biophotonic and nanomedicine applications, nanotoxicity andpharmacokinetics of nanoparticles, fabricating miniaturized devices for drugdelivery, developing nanosensors for biodetection, and creating devices for nanophotonics studies.

Research interests

  • Nanotechnology approaches for cancer detection and therapy
  • Multifunctional nanoparticles or quantum dots for biomedical and nanomedicine applications
  • Biocompatible MEMS devices for activated therapies
  • Pharmacokinetics and toxicity from nanoparticle-based delivery systems
  • Novel biomaterials with controlled properties for targeted delivery/gene therapy
  • Nanomaterials for solar and optoelectronic applications

Research projects

  • Development of NTU/ NXP- Intelligent Transport Systems Test-Bed
  • Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals for High-order Multiphoton Microscopy
  • Multimode optical fiber-based NPK (Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium) sensor using UV-VIS-NIR spectroscopy
  • Provost’s Chair in Electrical and Electronic Engineering