Jackie Ying
Jackie Ying

Jackie Y Ying received her PhD from Princeton University and was Prof of Chemical Engineering at MIT before becoming the Executive Director of the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), Singapore. Her interdisciplinary research is focused on nanostructured materials and systems for catalytic and biomedical applications. She has authored over 310 articles and has over 120 patents issued or pending. In 2017, she was awarded the Abdeali Taybali Lifetime Achievement Award by Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob and also was named a Fellow of the United States National Academy of Inventors (NAI) (the first time a Singapore-based scientist has earned this accolade).

Source of Influence: Science & Technology

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