Sing Yang Chiam

Deputy Executive Director

Institute of Materials Research & Engineering

Sing Yang Chiam is the Deputy Executive Director of A*STAR’s Institute of Materials Research & Engineering (IMRE), assuming the role in December 2020. He remains the Division Director (Optics & Electronics) where he oversees the Electronic Materials and Advanced Optical Technologies Department, a group of approximately 90 scientist and engineers, and facilitates external interactions with agencies and industries to help chart R&D directions. Chiam is also Director of the Singapore Battery Consortium, where he drives the local battery ecosystems development for Singapore. He is also the Lead of Urban Green Technology Horizontal Tech Programme Office, where he helps to shape A*STAR’s R&D in contributing towards national sustainability initiatives.

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