Yeong Wai Yee
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Active in 3D printing research since 2004, Associate Professor Wai Yee Yeong at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has created multiple frontiers in 3D printing, taking the leads in 3D Bioprinting, electronics printing and metal printing research. She has been awarded with research grant in the order of >$10 million. Her portfolio includes serving as Programme Director (Aerospace and Defence) at Singapore Centre for 3D Printing (SC3DP), Program Director (3D Printing) at NTU-HP Digital Manufacturing Lab and Co-director of NTU Institute for Health Technologies.
Her research and innovation leadership are well-recognized internationally, serving as Technical Chair for international conferences and Associate Editor for top tier journal – Virtual and Physical Prototyping. She is the winner for the 2019 Inaugural TCT-Women in 3D Printing Innovator Award for her overall achievement in 3D printing. She has also been named as a finalist for Lush Prize (Science Category) in 2018 for her work in bioprinting of tissue models to replace animal testing. In 2019, she was invited to be on the review panel for the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) advanced grant.
She has filed more than 8 patents and know-hows, creating new processes, new metal alloy and new printable hydrogel. At scholarly front, she has co-authored 2 textbooks, 7 book chapters, 150 technical papers with >4800 citation and H-index of 35. More information at www.yeongresearch.com