Yi Yan Yang

Covering Executive Director

Institute of Bioengineering and Bioimaging (IBB)

Yi Yan Yang is an Institute Scientist at the Bioprocessing Technology Institute and an Adjunct Professor (Research) at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore. She has over 280 publications in peer-reviewed journals and 70 patents granted, with three patents licensed to two spinoff companies. Her work on antimicrobial polymers was named Scientific American’s ‘Top 10 World Changing Ideas’ in 2011. In January 2016, she was elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. In July 2021, she was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Engineering Singapore. In 2022, she was recognised as a highly cited researcher by Clarivate™.

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