Professor Chen Wei Ning, William

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Michael Fam Chair Professor in Food Science and Technology

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Director, NTU Food Science and Technology Programme

Nanyang Technological University
Singapore 637459


Tel: (65) 6316 2870
Fax: (65) 6794 7553
Email: WNChen@ntu.edu.sg

 

Academics Qualifications:

 

Year

1989


1985

Degree

D.Sc.

B.Sc. (Hons)

Subject

Science 

Science

Institution

Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)

Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)

 

 

 

Professional Experiences:

 

Year

Position

Organization

2019 to date

Michael Fam Chair Professor in Food Science and Technology

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

2011 to date

Tenured Full Professor

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 

2007 - 2011

Tenured Associate Professor

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 

2002 - 2007

Associate Professor

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering,                   School of Biological Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

1996 - 2002

Principal Investigator

/ Senior Scientist

Department of Clinical Research

Singapore General Hospital

 

1990 - 1996

Research Associate/
Research Fellow

Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology
National University of Singapore

 

 

 


Live Interview in Singapore Tonight programme on Channel NewsAsia, on NTU Food Science and Technology Programme (2016)

 


Awards and Professional Recognitions:

 

  • Michael Fam Chair Professor in Food Science and Technology, NTU, 2019-
  • Advisory Committee, Singapore Food Agency, 2019-
  • Advisory Board, Ferrero SpA, 2019
  • Academic Editor, PLoS ONE (USA), 2012-
  • Academic Editor, EC Nutrition (UK), 2017-
  • Academic Editor, AIMS Bioengineering (USA), 2016-
  • Fellow, US Food System Leadership Institute, USA, 2015-
  • Director, University Food Science & Technology Programmes, NTU, 2013-
  • Member, Management Board of International Joint Research Institute, Sino-Singapore Knowledge City, 2016-
  • Director, N4Technology Pte. Ltd. (Consulting Company), 2015-
  • Director, Graduate Education Office, Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute, NTU, 2013-
  • Judge, DutchCham Winsemius Awards 2016 for Sustainability & Innovation, 2016
  • Member of Expert Panel, National Research Foundation, Singapore, 2013-
  • Member, Singapore Food Standard Committee, 2015-
  • Member of WG4, Inter-ministerial Committee on Food Security, 2014-
  • External Examiner, UniSIM, Singapore, 2012-
  • Member of Advisory Panel, and Organizing Committee, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Asia Congress, by Oxford Global, 2014-
  • Keynote Speaker at Shimadzu's Food Quality and Safety Summit 2018, Singapore (Oct 29, 2018)
  • Keynote Speaker at Food Safety & Technology APAC Summit, Kuala Lumpur (Nov 13, 2018)
  • Keynote Speaker on Food Sustainability at China Brew China Beverages Trade Fair, Shanghai (Oct 25, 2018)
  • Invited Keynote Speaker at Hewlett Packard event, on Food Sustainability (Jun, 2018)
  • Keynote Speaker at Circular Economy Mapping Session, Singapore (Feb, 2018)
  • Moderator of Panel Discussion on Circular Economy Organised by London School of Economics Alumni Association Singapore (Feb, 2018)
  • Panelist at Roundtable Discussion on Plastic Pollution Management with Government, Industry and NGO Leaders, Singapore (Jan, 2018)
  • Invited Speaker (on Singapore Food Sustainability) at APEC Workshop, Tianjin, China, 2017
  • Invited Panelist in European Union Delegation Seminat on Zero Food Waste, Singapore, 2017
  • Invited Participant to UN-FAO Meeting on Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Food Systems, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2017
  • Invited Plenary Speaker (on Microbial Engineering for Food Sustainability), The 27th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference, 2016
  • Invited Keynote Speaker (on Biofuels Production through Microbial Engineering), 2nd International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics), Aberdeen, UK, 2015
  • Invited Keynote Speaker (on Biofuels Production through Microbial Engineering), 2nd International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics), Aberdeen, UK, 2015
  • Invited Keynote Lecture (on –omics Technology for Biomedical and Environmental Applications), International Congress on Analytical Proteomics, Brazil, 2013
  • Member of Scientific Committee, International Congress on Analytical Proteomics, Brazil, 2013
  • Keynote Session Chair (Speakers include Prof. Mark van Loosdrecht, winner of the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012; and Prof. Ng Wun Jern, Executive Director of NEWRI), and Invited Speaker (on –omics Technology for Watewater Treatment) at the 4th GlobalTech on Challenges and Solutions for Sustainable Water Management in Urban Centres, Singapore, 2012
  • Invited Plenary Speaker (on New Approach for Identification of Prognostic Biomarkers for HBV and Associated HCC) at Mahidol International Conference on Infections and Cancers, Bangkok, Thailand, 2012
  • Invited Keynote Speaker (on Viral Proteomics) at International Conference & Exhibition on Virology, Baltimore, USA, 2011
  • Invited Plenary Speaker (on Cell-based Proteomics Platform for Biomedical Applications) at International Congress on Analytical Proteomics, Ourense, Spain, 2011
  • Distinguished Speaker (Biomarkers for Presymptomatic Detection of Bacterial Infection) at USEUCOM & USAFRICOM S&T Conference, Stuttgart, Germany, 2011
  • Invited Plenary Speaker (on Perspectives for New Generation and Technologies for Biofuels) at Bioenergy Asia Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 2011
  • Invited Institute Seminar Speaker (on Viral Proteomic on HBV and Associated HCC: insights on mechanisms of disease onset and biomarker discovery) at University of Hamburg, Germany, 2011
  • Invited Guest to Key Laboratory of Systems Bioengineering, College of Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, China, 2010
  • Honoured at NTU convocation for his “inspirational mentorship” to Ms. Lee Kar Kei, recipient of Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal Award as well as Koh Boon Hwee Scholar’s Award, 2010
  • Invited Speaker at Symposium on Present Status of Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer Research, by Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2010