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Hardy Sze On Chan

Singapore National Institute of Chemistry


Prof Hardy Sze On Chan is the Co-Director of Singapore-MIT Alliance, a graduate education and research collaboration in science and engineering between the world renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and two of the finest universities in the Asia Pacific region: the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technology University (NTU). He is also a professor in the Chemistry Department of the NUS, a member of A*STAR Tech Scan Committee on Frontiers of Chemicals and Materials (2004); coordinator for A*STAR Thematic Strategic Research Programme (TSRP) in Polymer and Molecular Electronics and Devices (2003-2006); chairman of the Technical Committee on Rubber Products and other Polymers (1999-2001); and technical assessor for SAC-SINGLAS (2001-present). He is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Materials (UK); Fellow of the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry; Fellow of the Plastics and Rubber Institute (Singapore); and Chartered Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. He received the Standard Council Distinguished Award (2002) for contributions to the National Standardization programme and the National Day Long Service Award in 2010. Professor Chan has published over 170 papers in polymer and materials science and he has trained over 50 postgraduate students.

Research Interest

Materials Research and Engineering, Polymer Chemistry

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