Our People

The Institute seeks to offer a vibrant intellectual home to visiting fellows, postdoctoral fellows and PhD students. Led by the Institute Director,  Professor  Vanessa  Evers, with guidance from a panel of eminent international advisors and support from a dedicated professional team, it creates opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative research involving academic, government, and industry leaders. It also works closely with all NTU’s Schools and Colleges to jointly host various activities such as academic conferences and workshops, public lectures, dialogues with government and industry partners, summer/winter schools for international scholars and graduate students, and short courses.

 

NISTH Team

NISTHPeople

Vanessa EVERS
Director, NISTH
Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE)

Postdoctoral Research Fellows
Iuna TSYRULNEVA
PARK Haesoo (Jun 2019-Jun 2020)
Natasha Susan KOSHY (Sep 2019-Jul 2020)
Rabindra Ayyan RATAN (Sep 2019-Jun 2020)

Hallam STEVENS
Associate Director, NISTH
Associate Professor and Associate Chair (Research),
School of Humanities (SoH)

Research Associates
Alim YAKUB
Michael Swan LAUEFER (External)

Hedren SUM
Lead, Partnerships and Grants

FYP Students (Supervising)
SEAH Wei Hong
LOW Chong Hao Hector

YEE Shiran
Manager for Administration

Intern
ONG Yong Siang (Jan-Jun 2021)

Maitri BOBBA
Senior Assistant Manger
(Marketing and Communication)

 

 

NISTH INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

NISTH International Advisory Board (IAB) is a selected group of prominent academics, industry leaders and policymakers who ​act as informed advisors on issues of importance to the Institute as it continues to expand its international scope and efforts. By fusing the wisdom and commitment of its members, the IAB helps NISTH enhance its standing as an international interdisciplinary institute of excellence in research, thought leadership and public education. Below are the founding members of the IAB elected in 2019.

NISTH IAB Members
Mr Peter HO
Chair, IAB

Senior Advisor, Centre for Strategic Futures, Singapore
Former Head, Singapore Civil Service

Mr Enrico LETTA

Dean, Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA), 
SciencesPo
Former Prime Minister of Italy

Mr Esko Tapani AHO
Former Prime Minister of Finland
Prof. Helga NOWOTNY
Professor emerita of Science and Technology Studies, ETH Zurich
Former president of the European Research Council
Ms CHANG Hwee Nee
Chief Executive Officer, 
National Heritage Board, Singapore
Mr Murat SONMEZ
Managing Director,
Head of Center for the 4th Industrial Revolution &
Global Network,
World Economic Forum LLC
Prof. Nicholas B. DIRKS
Former Chancellor,
University of California, Berkeley
Prof. YANG Wei
Former President,
National Natural Science Foundation of China
Former President, Zhejiang University, China
Prof. Sheila JASANOFF

Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies,
Harvard University