Leadership & Organisation

Professor Subra Suresh

Distinguished University Professor



An eminent American scientist, engineer and entrepreneur, Prof Subra Suresh became President of NTU Singapore and also its inaugural Distinguished University Professor, in January 2018. He had previously served as Director of the US National Science Foundation, President of Carnegie Mellon University and Dean of the School of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prof Suresh is elected to all three US national academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, for his research in materials science and engineering, mechanics and biomedicine. Read more


Professor Ling San

Deputy President and Provost 

Professor Ling San


Prof Ling San is a mathematician and was Dean of the College of Science at NTU, before becoming Provost in January 2018. A passionate educator and a distinguished scholar, Prof Ling has been recognised for his contributions to science and education and is a Past President of the South East Asian Mathematical Society. Prof Ling’s research focuses on applications of algebra, number theory, coding theory and cryptography. Read more