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Research Seminar of Prof Freddy Boey-Deputy President and Provost of Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Research Seminar of Prof Freddy Boey-Deputy President and Provost of Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

 

Lecture Time: 10:00 on 26th Sept., 2016

Lecture Room: C502 of National Science Park

Lecture Title: Educating Tomorrow's Global Graduates, Today

 

Prof Freddy Boey

Deputy President and Provost
Nanyang Technological University

Biography
Prof Freddy Boey is Deputy President and Provost of Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

A pioneer in the use of functional biomaterials for medical devices, Prof Boey has developed 110 patents and founded several companies to commercialize his cardiovascular, ocular and surgical implants. His customizable hernia mesh is the first such surgical mesh approved for sale by the US FDA and his most recent company, Peregrine, has created a nanobased drug delivery system to treat Glaucoma which has been successfully deployed in human trials.

Prof Boey holds key appointments on the boards of the Health Science Authority Singapore, Defense Science Organisation National Laboratories as well as several nationally-funded research centres, including the National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory (NCL) and the Government Technology Agency Planning Committee.

He has received several prestigious awards, including the Imperial College London Fellowship Award and the 2013 Singapore President's Science and Technology Medal.

 

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