About A*Star Research

A*STAR Research is A*STAR’s official research website and magazine. Launched in 2009, the website showcases A*STAR’s innovations, discoveries, and research capabilities through concise and engaging articles, published online regularly. The articles are also collated into a bimonthly magazine that is available as a PDF on our website and as hardcopies distributed to visitors and partners.

Editor-in-chief

Andy Hor

Advisory Board

Alfred Huan

Barry Halliwell

Huck Hui Ng

John O’Reilly

Keith Carpenter

Keng Hui Lim

Patrick Cozzone

Sze Wee Tan

Editorial Board

Cheston Tan

Jeroen Schmitt

Jing Hua Teng

Jingmei Li

Kong Peng Lam

Leah Vardy

Malini Olivo

Sharon Nai

Shawn Hoon

Weiping Han

Yao Zhu

Yee Hwee Lim

Yew Soon Ong

Yinping Yang

Yun Zong

Early Career Advisory Board

Caroline Wee

Fernando Basura

Liang Kaicheng

Sarah Luo

Lum Yanwei

Managing Editor

Kevin Chong

Advisory Board

Alfred Huan

Barry Halliwell

Huck Hui Ng

John O’Reilly

Keith Carpenter

Keng Hui Lim

Patrick Cozzone

Sze Wee Tan

Early Career Advisory Board

Caroline Wee

Fernando Basura

Liang Kaicheng

Sarah Luo

Lum Yanwei

About the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) is Singapore’s lead public sector agency that spearheads economic oriented research to advance scientific discovery and develop innovative technology. Through open innovation, we collaborate with our partners in both the public and private sectors to benefit society.

As a Science and Technology Organisation, A*STAR bridges the gap between academia and industry. Our research creates economic growth and jobs for Singapore, and enhances lives by contributing to societal benefits such as improving outcomes in healthcare, urban living, and sustainability.

We play a key role in nurturing and developing a diversity of talent and leaders in our Agency and research entities, the wider research community and industry. A*STAR’s R&D activities span biomedical sciences and physical sciences and engineering, with research entities primarily located in Biopolis and Fusionopolis. For ongoing news, visit www.a-star.edu.sg.

Biopolis at A*STAR, the biomedical hub of Asia.
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Fusionopolis at A*STAR, a science and engineering research powerhouse.
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