Benjamin Tee

Benjamin Tee

President's Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering Department, NUS

Dr. Benjamin C.K. Tee is President’s Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering Department at the National University of Singapore. He obtained his PhD at Stanford University and was selected as a Singapore-Stanford Biodesign Global Innovation Fellow 2014 where he applied a needs-driven approach to innovation in healthcare technologies.  He has developed and patented multiple award-winning materials and sensing technologies in electronic sensor skins. He is named one of the prestigious MIT TR35 Innovator (Global) in 2015, and is one of the 2017 National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellow. He currently leads a multi-disciplinary team to develop new materials and sensor devices technology. His current research interests are in the intersection of materials science, mechanics, electronics and biology, with a focus on sensitive electronic skins that has tremendous potential to advance global healthcare technologies in an increasingly aging population where Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics will begin to play important roles for increasing our healthspan. 



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