Our People

Vice President of ResearchProf Luke Ong​
Vice President (Research)
Distinguished University Professor
Professor of Computer Science, School of Computer Science & Engineering
Email: vpr@ntu.edu.sg

Prof Guan Yong Liang
Associate Vice President (Infrastructure and Programmes)
Co-Director, Continental-NTU Corporate Lab
Cluster Director, Future Mobility Solutions at ERI@N
Professor of Communication Engineering, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
E-mail: AssocVP-IP@ntu.edu.sg

Prof Shirley Ho
Associate Vice President (Humanities, Social Sciences & Research Communication)
Cluster Director of the Smart & Sustainable Building Programme at ERI@N
Co-Director of the Science, Environmental, & Health Communication Research Lab at WKWSCI
President's Chair Professor in Communication Studies, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information
Email:  AssocVP-HSSRC@ntu.edu.sg

Prof Peter Preiser
Associate Vice President (Biomedical and Life Sciences)
Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Email:  AssocVP-BLS@ntu.edu.sg

A/Prof Ho Moon-Ho Ringo
Research Director (Humanities, Social Sciences, & Research Communication)
Deputy Director, Ageing Research Institute for Society and Education (ARISE)
Associate Chair (Faculty), School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Email: homh@ntu.edu.sg

Prof Lim Kah Leong
Research Director (Biomedical & Life Sciences)
Professor & Vice Dean (Research), Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Email: kahleong.lim@ntu.edu.sg

Prof Xu Rong
Research Director (Engineering & Physical Sciences)
Professor, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Email: rxu@ntu.edu.sg

Dr Ramam Akkipeddi
Director, President's Office
Dr Lu Chenning 
Senior Assistant Director, President's Office

Email: cnlu@ntu.edu.sg

Dr Adele Lim Tzu Lin
Business Operations Management, Manager, President's Office

Email: adele.lim@ntu.edu.sg

Ms Poh Hwee Min Jasmine
Assistant Manager, President’s Office
(PA to Prof Luke Ong)

Email: jasminepohhm@ntu.edu.sg

Ms Eileen Ong Hwee Yen
Senior Assistant Manager & PA, President's Office
(PA to Prof Peter Preiser, Prof Guan Yong Liang, Prof Shirley Ho)
Ms Jeslin Chang Geok Kheng
Assistant Manager, President's Office
(PA to Prof Lim Kah Leong, Prof Xu Rong)

Prof FUNG Tat Ching
Director, Research Support Office
Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 6592 7579
Email: Dir-RSO@ntu.edu.sg

Dr Anna CHAN
Senior Assistant Director

Phone: 6592 2533

Main portfolios

  • MOE AcRF Tier 3
  • MOE Stem and I&E (SIE) Promotion Programme Grant Call
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant
  • Internal and external Reports
  • NTU Research Entities
  • SVPR Council Meeting Co-Secretariat 

Ms Valerie LOH
Senior Assistant Director

Phone: 6790 6396

Main portfolios

  • NRF's Competitive Research Program
  • NRF's Translational R&D for Application to Smart Nation (TRANS) Grant Call
  • NRF's CREATE Thematic Grant Call
  • NRF's Intra-CREATE Seed Collaboration Grant Call
  • NRF's Intra-CREATE Thematic Grant Call
  • NRF’s Medium Sized Centre (MSC) Grant Call
  • NRF’s Mid Sized Grant (MSG) Call
  • NRF/IMDA’s Strategic Capability Research Centres In Privacy Preserving Technologies 
  • NRF’s-MOST Joint Flagship Project Grant Call (Water and Environment)
  • ASTAR’s Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP)

Dr ONG Tan Ching
Senior Assistant Director

Phone: 6790 5637

Main portfolios

  • National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Research Grants
  • National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Talent Development Grants
  • Ministry of Health (MOH) Research Grants
  • National Healthcare Innovation Centre (NHIC) Grants
  • Local Biomedical Grants - Singapore Cancer Society, National Kidney Foundation etc
  • International Biomedical Grants - National Institutes of Health (NIH) & eRA Commons administrator, Alzheimer's Association, World Cancer Research etc
  • RSO point of contact for NTU Research Data Policy and Research Data Management (RDM) matters
  • RSO Research Information SystEm administrator
  • External research database access facilitator (dbGaP, NIMH etc)

Ms Daphne SU
Assistant Director

Phone: 6790 6716

Main portfolios

  • Preparation and compilation of research award data
  • Cashflow projections required by funding agencies
  • Audit certifications on required research projects
  • Internal and external reports
  • Research Account Creation 
  • RSO department budget
  • Research budget
  • SUG / Internal funding
Ms YEE Lee Choo
Assistant Director

Phone: 6592 1684

Main portfolios

  • A*STAR grants
    • AME Programmatic Grants
    • A*STAR - AMED Joint Call
    • A*STAR - P&G Collaboration Projects
    • BMRC - Therapeutics Development Review (TDR) Grant Call
    • Industry Alignment Fund - Industry Collaboration Projects (IAF-ICP)
    • Industry Alignment Fund – Pre-positioning Programme (IAF-PP)
    • National Robotics Programme
    • Singapore-Germany Academic-Industry (2+2) International Collaboration
    • Singapore-South Korea Academic-Industry (2+2) International Collaboration
    • Other Bilateral Grants
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Grants
  • Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) Grants
  • Temasek Foundation Innovates (Singapore Millennium Foundation Grant)
  • GSK-Singapore Partnership for Green and Sustainable Manufacturing (GSM) Trust Fund Awards
  • NRF Virtual Singapore
Mr LOW Ming Hui

Phone: 6513 8647
Email: Minghui.Low@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • AI Singapore Grants
    - 100 Experiments Programme
    - AI Governance Research Grant Call 
    - AI in Education/Health Grand Challenge
    - AI Open Theme Challenge
    - KickStarter Grant
    - Research Programme Grant Call
  • ASPIRE League Partnership Seed Fund
  • AXA Research Fund (Grant)
  • A*STAR Industry Alignment Fund - Industry Collaboration Projects (IAF-ICP) (2nd I/C)
  • A*STAR-NTU-SUTD AI Partnership Grant
  • A*STAR - P&G Collaboration Projects
  • DARPA Grant Call
  • EDB's Singapore Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) Grant
  • Energy Markey Authority Grants (EMA) 
  • IMDA Grants 
  • Imperial-NTU Collaboration Fund
  • MINDEF Defence Innovative Research Programme (DIRP)
  • Ministry of Communication and Information (MCI) Research Grants
  • National Heritage Board Heritage Research Grant (NHB HRG) 
  • National Parks Board (NParks)- Research Collaboration Opportunity (RCO)
  • PUB grants: Competitive Research Programme (Water), Incentive for Research and Innovation Scheme (IRIS) 
  • SAMSUNG Global Research Outreach
  • SATU Joint Research Scheme (JRS)
  • Singapore Sports Institute (SSI) Grants
  • Skin Innovation Grant (2020 Grant Call onwards)
  • Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) Grants
  • Tote Board-Enabling Lives Initiative (TB-ELI) Grant 
  • Workforce Development Applied Research Fund (WDARF)
  • International Grants
  • Emerging Research Grants by other Research Institutes/Institutes of Higher Learning/Singapore Government/Public Agencies

Dr GAN Pei Pei

Phone: 6514 8357

Main portfolios

  • MOE AcRF Tier 1 Generic Grant Call
  • MOE AcRF Tier 1 Seed Funding Grant
  • MOE AcRF Tier 1 Thematic Call
  • MOE AcRF Tier 1 Research Integrity Call
  • NTU Research Council (NTURC)
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • Joint Franco - Singaporean (Merlion) Programme
Ms FOO Jia Fang
Senior Assistant Manager

Phone: 6592 3757

Main portfolios

  • Ministry of Education Grants (MOE) – specifically:
    • Social Sciences Research Thematic Grant (MOE SSRTG)
    • Tertiary Education Research Fund (MOE TRF)
    • Science of Learning (MOE SoL)
  • Ministry of National Development Grants (MND)
    • Cities of Tomorrow (CoT) 
    • Land and Liveability National Innovation Challenge (L2 NIC)
    • MND Research Funding Complex Systems Studies Pilot Funding Initiative (MND CSS)
  • Building & Construction Authority Grants (BCA)
    • Green Building Innovation Cluster (GBIC)
  • Economic Development Board Grants (EDB)
    • Solar CRP (SCRP)
    • Space Technology Development Programme (STDP)
  • Land Transport Authority Grants (LTA)
    • Urban Mobility Grand Challenge (UMGC)
  • Ministry of Social and Family Development Grants (MSF)
  • National Environment Agency Grants (NEA)
    • Urban Solutions and Sustainability Integration Fund (USS-IF)
    • Closing the Waste Loop (CTWL)
    • National Sea Level Programme (NSLP)
    • Waste-to-Energy CRP (WTE CRP)
    • Waste-to-Energy Test-bedding and Demonstration Funding Initiative (WTE TD FI)
    • Selected Innovation Calls
  • NIE Office of Education Research - Education Research Funding Programme (NIE OER ERFP)
  • Singapore Food Agency Grants (SFA)
    • Agriculture Productivity Fund (APF)
    • Singapore Food Story (SFS)
  • Selected Research Grants by Other Singapore Government/Public Agencies (e.g. JTC)
  • Minister for National Development's R&D Award - Call for Nominations
DR KONG Chiou Mee, Zoey
Senior Assistant Manager

Phone: 6908 3381

Main portfolios

  • NRF’s Competitive Research Programme
  • NRF's Science of Learning Grant
  • NRF - UK's Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Joint Grant Call in Marine Plastics
  • NRF - National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Joint Grant Call
  • NRF - Israel Science Foundation (ISF) Joint Grant Call


  • NRF’s Medium Sized Centre (MSC) Grant Call
  • NRF’s Mid-Sized Grant Call (MSG) Call
  • NRF's Intra-CREATE Seed Collaboration Grant Call 
  • NRF's Intra-CREATE Thematic Grant Call
  • NRF's CREATE Thematic Grant Call

Ms LIM Wan'E
Senior Assistant Manager

Phone: 6514 1503
Email: wane.lim@ntu.edu.sg   

Main portfolios

  • MOE AcRF Tier 2
  • NTU Research Council (NTURC)
  • Collating MOE grants reporting
  • Science of Learning

Ms ONG Hui Chen
Assistant Manager

Phone: 6592 1509

Main portfolios

  • Research Account Openings (RCA)
  • Research Grant Awards Data
  • NMRC Cashflow Projections
  • Internal and external reports
  • RSO Department Claims Verifier
  • RISE – Adding of sponsors, organizations and funding schemes

Ms CHAN Kei Nin
Assistant Manager

Phone: 6904 7145

Main portfolios

  • National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Young Individual or New Investigator Grants
  • NIC Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards
  • National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) Catalyst Grants
  • HealthTEC Seed Grants
  • Singapore Cancer Society's Cancer Research Grants
  • Integrated Grant Management System (IGMS) – Managing of IGMS access under NTU CorpPass and related queries
  • Research Information SystEm (RISE) – Fulfilment of RISE role access requests
  • Managing of RISE Resources and IGMS Resources@NTU in ServiceNow


  • National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Research and Talent Development Grants
  • Ministry of Health (MOH) Research Grants
  • National Healthcare Innovation Centre (NHIC) Grants 
  • NMRC Biomedical Research Space Exercise 
  • Other Local Biomedical Grants (National Kidney Foundation, etc.)
Ms Jasmine LEE Yiqin

Assistant Manager

Phone: 6514 8358

Main portfolios

  • NRF’s NRF-ANR bilateral grant
  • NRF/NUS’s Data Science Consortium Grant
  • MBIE-SDSC Grant Call
  • NRF/TLL's Synthetic Biology Programme (SBP)
  • NRF's Nuclear Policy Research Programme
  • NRF’s-MOST Joint Flagship Project Grant Call (Water and Environment)
  • NRF/NUS’s SINERGY Seed Grant
  • A*STAR’s Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP) 


  • NRF's Translational R&D for Application to Smart Nation (TRANS) Grant Call 
    NRF/IMDA’s Strategic Capability Research Centres In Privacy Preserving Technologies 
Ms FANG Liyu
Assistant Manager

Phone: 6513 8108

Main portfolios

  • Ministry of Education (MOE) Academic Research Fund (AcRF) Tier 2
  • NTURC Subcommittee
  • Collating MOE grants reporting


  • IGMS access coordinator
Ms Crystal SOW
Executive, D/RSO PA

Phone: 6513 8149

Main portfolios

  • Department Administration Support
  • Work-Study Scheme Administrator (WSS)
  • Staff Giving Ambassador (iGave)


  • A*STAR iGrant User Account (Activation/Deletion)

Prof Khor Khiam Aik
Director, Talent Recruitment & Career Support (TRACS) Office and Bibliometrics Analysis
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

Email: MKAKHOR@ntu.edu.sg

Mdm Yennie Kadarusman
Assistant Director

Email: YKadarusman@ntu.edu.sg

Main Portfolios

  • Nanyang Assistant Professorship
  • NRF Fellowship & Investigatorship
  • Social Science & Humanities Research Fellowship
  • Research Assistant Professorship
  • LKY Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Named Professorship

Dr Yao Wei
Assistant Director

Email: yaowei@ntu.edu.sg

Main Portfolios

  • NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Wallenberg-NTU Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Gopalakrishnan - NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Accelerating Creativity and Excellence Grant
  • Nanyang Research Award

Dr Yu Ligen

Email: MLGYu@ntu.edu.sg

Main Portfolios

  • Bibliometrics

Dr Au Yong Jie Ying
Senior Assistant Manager

Email: jyauyong@ntu.edu.sg

Main Portfolios

  • Research Performance Evaluation and Assessment (Research Drivers)

Dr Alana Mauluidy Soehartono
Assistant Manager

Email: asoehartono@ntu.edu.sg

Main Portfolios

  • Research Intelligence and Analytics

​Dr Willie Koh
Phone: 6904 7038
Email: williekoh@ntu.edu.sg

Mr Joel Seah
Manager, IRB
Phone: 6592 6956
Email: joel.seah@ntu.edu.sg

​Ms Samantha Vu
Senior Assistant Manager (SBER), IRB
Phone: 6592 2495
​Email: sgtvu@ntu.edu.sg

Dr Daniel Lin
Senior Assistant Manager (HBR/HTF) , IRB
Phone: 6904 2095
Email: daniel.lin@ntu.edu.sg

Ms Lai Chunying
Assistant Manager (Exempt category), IRB
Phone: 6904 1378
Email: chunying.lai@ntu.edu.sg

Mr Damien Lim
Senior Executive​, IRB
Phone: 6904 1293
Email: damien.lim@ntu.edu.sg

Ms Anna Marina Stanislaws
Senior ​Assistant Manager, NTU-IACUC
Phone: 6904 2093
Email: annamarina@ntu.edu.sg

Ms Tan Ying Shi
Senior Executive​, NTU-IACUC
Phone: 6904 1392​
Email: yingshi.tan@ntu.edu.sg

Dr Andy Liew
Senior Assistant Manager, Research Compliance & Research Data matters
Phone: ​6904 1827
Email: andy.liew@ntu.edu.sg
Email: rdm​​@ntu.edu.sg

Vice President (Industry)

Prof Lam Khin Yong​
Vice President (Industry)
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Email: VPIndustry@ntu.edu.sg

Prof Lam Kwok Yan
Associate Vice President (Strategy and Partnerships)
Director, Centre for Smart Platform Infrastructure Research on Integrative Technology (SPIRIT)

Professor of Computer Science, School of Computer Science & Engineering
Email: AssocVP-SP@ntu.edu.sg

Assoc Prof Jasmine Lam

Director, Global Alliance of Industry@NTU, President’s Office
Director, Centre of Excellence in Maritime Energy & Sustainable Development (MESD)
Associate Professor, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Email:  Dir-GAIN@ntu.edu.sg

Ms Wendy Chin
Senior Assistant Director (Strategy & Partnerships), President's Office

Email: wendychin@ntu.edu.sg

Dr Teh Lay Kuan

Assistant Director, President's Office
Email: teh.laykuan@ntu.edu.sg

Ms Sim Wanqing

Manager, President's Office
Email: wqsim@ntu.edu.sg

Ms Goh Jie Hui
Senior Assistant Manager, President's Office
(PA to Prof Lam Khin Yong)
Ms Josephine Chhan Siew Yin
Executive Officer, President's Office
(PA to Prof Lam Kwok Yan, Dr Ramam Akkipeddi)

Email: msychhan@ntu.edu.sg