Academic Profile : No longer with NTU

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Assoc Prof Yong Ken Tye
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Dr. Yong is an Associate Professor and Provost’s Chair in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University. He obtained his PhD degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering from SUNY at Buffalo in 2006. Currently, his research group interests include engineeringnanomaterials for biophotonic and nanomedicine applications, nanotoxicity andpharmacokinetics of nanoparticles, fabricating miniaturized devices for drugdelivery, developing nanosensors for biodetection, and creating devices fornanophotonics studies.
- nanotechnology approaches for cancer detection and therapy
- multifunctional nanoparticles or quantum dots for biomedical and nanomedicine applications
- biocompatible MEMS devices for activated therapies
- pharmacokinetics and toxicity from nanoparticle-based delivery systems
- novel biomaterials with controlled properties for targeted delivery/gene therapy
- nanomaterials for solar and optoelectronic applications
  • Advanced Manufacturing of wearable microneedle skin patchplatforms with 3D printing for transdermal drug delivery
  • Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals For High-Order Multiphoton Microscopy
  • Saline Water Batteries For Bio-Implantable Devices In The Eye System
  • Synthetic Pigments With Spectral Selectivity
  • Two-Dimensional Nanomaterial-Based Metasurfaces For Enhanced Plasmonic Sensing (2DPS)