Scientific DirectorInstitute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE)
Xiaodong Chen is the Scientific Director at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR. He is also the President’s Chair Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, Professor of Chemistry and Medicine at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU). Chen also serves as the Director of the Innovative Centre for Flexible Devices (iFLEX) at NTU, the Director of Max Planck – NTU Joint Lab for Artificial Senses and the Deputy Director of the Singapore Hybrid-Integrated Next-Generation μ-Electronics (SHINE) Centre. His research interests include mechano-materials science, senses digitalisation, flexible electronics technology and cyber-human interfaces. Chen is the Editor-in-Chief of ACS Nano and an editorial advisory board member for more than 15 international journals. He has also received prestigious accolades for his exceptional scientific contributions, including the Singapore President’s Science Award and the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award.
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