PI MOE T2 2014-2017
Quantum model of space charge limited charge injection into novel materials
PI SUTD-MIT IDC 2012-2015
Modeling and design of thermal energy harvesting devices
PI SUTD and IDC SUG 2011-2014
Design of devices operating at space charge limited condition
    Sponsor: MINDEF
    Title: Systems Technology for Autonomous Reconnaissance & Surveillance (STARS)
    Expiration Date: 31/07/2017
  2. SUTD Startup Research Grant
    Principal Investigator
    Sponsor: SUTD
    Title: Mechanotactic cell signaling and aggregation
    Expiration Date: 31/05/2014
  3. International Design Center
    Principal Investigator
    Sponsor: IDC (Design Computation)
    Title: Real-time distributed control and design in complex systems using collective intelligence
    Expiration Date: 31/08/2015
  4. International Design Center
    Principal Investigator
    Sponsor: IDC (Experimental Design)
    Title: Design of a microfluidic device and method for measurement of the directed cell motility of white blood cells
    Expiration Date: 31/05/2015
  5. I3 Centre
    Principal Investigator
    Sponsor: JTC
    Title: Dynamic Crowd Management (to be confirmed)
PI A*Star-DST Joint Grant (Singapore-India) 3 years, expiry 30th Nov 2018 Chemical Phenotyping of Malaria Box molecules in Plasmodium falciparum and Toxoplasma gondii: Identifying and validating the targets of invasion and egress blockers for novel therapeutic design
PI MoE Tier 1 2years, expiry 3rd Jan 2018 Invasion and Adhesion as novel antimalarial scenarios and targeting thereof
PI SUTD-ZJU Collaboration Grant 3 years, expiry 2nd Feb 2017 Designing Transgenic Fungi as Bio-pesticides to Combat Mosquito-Borne Human Infections
Joint PI MIT-SUTD International Design Centre 1 year, expiry 15th Sep 2016 Design of Reconfigurable robotic systems for mosquito surveillance/targeting to control infectious diseases
    • Principal Investigator, RoboMods: Design Principles for Self-reconfigurable Modular Robots, SUTD-MIT International Design Centre Grant, 2012-2015.
    • Co-Investigator, Accurate Hemodynamic Data Assimilation with MRA/CBV Imaging, SUTD-ZJU Research Collaboration Grant, 2012-2015.
    • Collaborator, Automated Delivery System for Handling Laboratory Sample Logistics in Hospital, Ministry of Education Translational and Innovation Fund, 2012-14.
    • Collaborator, Customized Wireless Bed-Exit Alarm System towards Reducing Fall Incidences & Use of Physical Restraints among Geriatric Patients, TOTE Board Social Innovation Research Fund, 2011-13.
PI MINDEF DIRP Apr 2016 – Mar 2019 Nature Inspired Single Rotor Aerial Crafts
PI PUB/EWI/NRF Nov 2016 – May 2018 A Smart Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Based Imaging System for Inspection of Deep Hazardous Tunnels
PI IDC Feb 2013 – Dec 2016 Real-time Non-Invasive Magnetic Field-Based Localization of Nasogastric Tube
PI CGH-SUTD Healthtech Innovation Fund Aug 2014 – Dec 2016 Design and Development of an in-situ Early Blood Leakage Detection Device
PI MINDEF/ SUTD Temasek Lab Dec 2013 – Nov 2017 Base Development for Systems Technology for Autonomous Reconnaissance & Surveillance (STARS)
PI Gilmour Space Technologies Nov 2014 – Dec 2016 Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) with Autonomous Rapid Exfiltration (rescue) Abilities
PI NRF 2013 – 2018 S$ 3.518M Methods for Verifying Quatum Computation
PI MOE Tier 2 2014-2017 Theoretical Foundations of Technological Network Modeling for Innovation
PI SUTD-MIT International Design Centre 2014 GPS for Innovation
PI SUTD-MIT International Design Centre 2015-2016 Patent technology network analysis for innovative concept generation in rolling robot design
Co-PI SUTD-MIT International Design Centre 2015-2016 Design of Collaborative Research Ecosystems – SUTD as a Living Lab
Co-PI (2013~2015), PI (2015~2016) SUTD-MIT International Design Center Research Grant 2013~2016 Successful Balance of Innovation and Risk in New Ventures and Mature Companies
PI NRF-Center for DmanD 2016-2019 Nanoinjection molding& 3D patterning
PI Industry 2015-2018 Functional Surfaces via nano imprinting
Co-PI NRF-CRP March 2014- Feb 2018 Constructing molecular signaling interfaces between living cells and synthetic materials
Co-PI NRF-CRP 2014-2018 Controlling cell-cell signaling using synthetic biomimetic interfaces
Co-PI 2013-2017 Dry adhesive for climbing robots
PI Industry 2015-2016 Thermally conductive textile
PI CGH-SUTD-HTIF 2014-2016 Evaluating the effectiveness of textured films in resisting microbial colonization in a clinical setting
PI SUTD-IDC 2014-2015 The state of non-chemical approaches for material innovation
PI Temasek Labs @ SUTD August 1, 2016 – July 31, 2017 Design of Algorithms for Real-Time Health Management and Lifecycle Prediction of Critical Defense Systems
PI SUTD January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2018 Kinetic Monte Carlo Perspective to Understanding the Role of Defects in Unconventional Nanodevices
PI IDC November 1, 2015 – April 30, 2017 Predictive Modeling and Adaptive Feedback for Improved Quality Control of 3D Printed Products
PI SUTD-ZJU Collaboration Center April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2019 Enhancing Quality Control for Scale-Up of Self-Assembled Nano-Manufacturing: Statistical-Physical Optimization Approach
  • 2013 – Present
    Principal Investigator. Personalized and Continuous Rehabilitation via Serious Gaming.
    Funded by Project GREaT, Singapore University of Technology & Design.
  • 2011 – Present
    Principal Investigator. Injury Prevention and Ambient Health Monitoring Strategies Using Pervasive Wearable Interfaces.
    Funded by Singapore University of Technology & Design, EPD SRG 2011 009.
  • 2011 – Present
    Principal Investigator. Designing Multisensory, Intelligent Interfaces for People with Sensory Impairment
    Funded by International Design Centre (IDC), Singapore University of Technology & Design.
  • 1 Nov 2012 to 31 Oct 2015 – SUTD Startup Research Grant.
  • 1 Jan 2013 to 31 Dec 2015 – SUTD-MIT International Design Center (IDC) funding for the “Designer Chalcogenides” research project.
  • SUTD Start-Up Grant. “Geometric Design of Linkage Mechanism.” (PI)
  • SUTD-ZJU Research Collaboration Grant. “Self-Stablizing Electric Personal Mobility Device for First and Last Mile Transportation.” (PI)
  • Temasek Laboratories @ SUTD. “Systems Technology for Autonomous Reconnaissance and Surveillance.” (Co-PI)
  • A*STAR-SERC Grant.  “Adaptation of a Task-Oriented Agile Workcell.” (Co-PI)
  • SUTD-MIT International Design Centre Research Grant. “Energy Efficient Compliant Actuator Design.” (Co-PI)
Co-PI MOE Tier 1 12/15/15 – 12/14/17 Invasion and Adhesion as Novel Antimalarial Scenarios and Targeting Thereof
PI MOE Tier 2 07/01/15 – 06/30/18 Dual-Modal Optical-based In Vivo Imaging Using Rare-Earth Doped Nanoprobes
Co-PI National Research Foundation 04/01/15 – 03/31/18 Singapore Centre for Frontiers in Digital Design and Manufacturing
PI SUTD-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Research Centre 09/01/14 – 08/31/17 CO2 Membranes for High Performance Low Carbon Footprint Building Materials
PI ASTAR Public Sector Fund 01/13/14 – 01/12/17 Systems-Level Design and Fabrication of Thermally-Stable Low Loss Nanostructured Photonic Composite Waveguide Amplifiers
Overseas Collaborating Investigator National Institutes of Health, USA, R01 04/01/14 – 03/31/19 Rare Earth Nanoprobes for Optical Imaging and Disease Tracking
Co-PI SUTD-IDC 06/01/12 – 05/31/15 Infrared three-dimensional imaging for cardiac procedures
Collaborator SUTD-ZJU 08/01/12 – 07/31/15 Design, modelling, and fabrication of nanostructured materials and sensing devices for healthcare monitoring
PI SUTD Startup Research Grant 12/01/11 – 11/30/14 Engineering Inorganic-Organic Interfaces for Biomedical Applications and Energy Efficient Functional Devices
  • ZJU-SUTD 2012 Grant, Development of Biosensors, 2012-2015
  • MOE Tier 2 Grant, Theory and Application of BiFeO3, 2012-2015
  • 1 Sept 14 – 31 Aug 17
    Co-PI for “Liveable Places: A Building Environment Modelling Approach for Dynamic Place Making” MND SUL
  • 4 Mar 14 – 3 Mar 17
    PI for “IRPS – Indoor Relative Positioning System” Temasek Lab
  • 15 Aug 14 – 14 Feb 16
    PI for “Remote Bio-Sensing for Continuous Physiological Parameters Monitoring System” SUTD-CHG
  • 18 Oct 13 – 17 Oct 16
    Co-PI for “CYPRO – Cyber Physical System Protection” iTrust
  • 1 Oct 13 – 30 Sept 16
    Co-PI for “Understanding the Changing Needs of Singapore’s Older Population” LKY CIC
  • 1 Nov 13 – 31 Dec 13
    PI for “Mobile Apps for Blood Sugar Monitoring” Changi Hospital Group
  • 1 Apr 13 – 31 Mar 16
    Co-PI for “Demand Focused Smart Energy Management in End User Environments for Sustainable Cities” NRF EIRP
  • 1 Apr 13 – 31 Mar 16
    Co-PI for “Next Generation Multiplayer Mobile Cloud Gaming: Technologies and System Designs” MDA MAGIC
  • 15 Jul 11 – 14 July 15
    PI for “Green Communications with Cognitive Radio” SUTD-ZJU
  • 1 Apr 11 – 31 Dec 13
    PI for “Network Coding in Cognitive Network” IDC
  • 1 Nov 11 – 31 Oct 14
    PI for “Cooperative Intelligent Network with Dynamic Topology” DrTech DIRP
  • 1 Oct 10 – 31 Sept 13
    PI for “Advanced Information Communications” SUTD Start-up Grant
  • 1 Oct 12 – 31 Mar 13
    PI for “Network Performance Study of Wide-Area Wireless Sensor Network” IDA
 PI  SUTD -ZJU  2015-2018  A Novel Radiofrequency (RF) System for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) with Enhanced Safety and Improved Image Quality Using Advanced RF Technology
PI  SMART  2014-2017 Portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system for human brain/extremities using electrical property as a new contrast mechanism
PI  SUTD Startup 2014-2017 Antennas and microwave/RF medical devices for body-centric wireless communications
PI  IDC  2015-2016  Skin Cancer Device with Business System
  1. Novel Approach to Robot Control, MOE AcRF Tier 2, PI, (2017-2020).
  2. Design and Development of an Active Knee Exoskeleton, MOE AcRF Tier 1 and Changi General Hospital, PI, (2015-2017).
  3. Energy Efficient Compliant Actuator Designs, SUTD-MIT International Design Center, PI (2014-2017).