Dr. Benjamin C.K. Tee is appointed Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering Department at the National University of Singapore. He leads the Sensors.AI Labs to develop technologies at the cutting edge of materials science, mechanics, electronics, and biology, with a focus on sensitive skin-like electronic materials that have tremendous potential to advance robotics and healthcare technologies in an increasingly Artificial Intelligence (AI) era.
He was awarded the National Research Foundation Fellowship in 2017. He obtained his Ph.D. at Stanford University and was a Singapore-Stanford Biodesign Global Innovation Postdoctoral Fellow in 2014. He is an MIT TR35 Innovator (Global) in 2015 and was listed as World Economic Forum’s Young Scientist of the year in 2019. He was featured by CNN International as one of their Tomorrow’s Hero series, by Channel News Asia International in the ASEAN’s Next Generation Leaders documentary, and by BBC World Service Radio and National Geographic TV. He has co-founded two MedTech companies and is excited to tackle challenging needs in prosthetics, robotics, and AI. He can be found on www.benjamintee.com