Search and Distinguished Appointments Committees

  • Member, Search Committee for Head, Department of Mathematics, NUS, 1999

  • Member, NUS Business School Dean Search Committee, 1999-2000

  • Chair, NUS Business School Dean Search Committee, 2003-4

  • Chair, Search Committee for Dean, School of Design and Environment, NUS, 2006

  • Chair, Search Committee for Director, University Scholars Programme, NUS, 2006-07

  • Chair, Search Committee for Dean, Faculty of Science, NUS, 2007

  • Chair, Search Committee for Dean, School of Computing, NUS, 2007

  • Chair, Search Committee for Director, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, NUS, 2007

  • Chair, Search Committee for Dean, NUS Business School, 2007

  • Chair, Search Committee for Dan, Faculty of Engineering, NUS, 2008

  • Chair, Search Committee for Director, University Scholars Programme, NUS, 2008-09

  • Chair, Recruitment/Search Committee, Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS, 2008 – continuing

  • Chair, Search Committee for Dean, Faculty of Law, NUS, 2009

  • Chair, Search Committee for Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, NUS, 2009

  • Chair, Search Committee for Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS, 2009

  • Member, Search Committee, Masters for Residential Colleges Khaya and Angsana, NUS UTown, May 2010-2012

  • Chair, Search Committee for Dean, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, 2010

  • Member and Chair, Search Committee for Dean, School of Computing, NUS, 2012

  • Member, University Distinguished Appointments Committee (UCDA), NUS, 2008-2015

  • Chair, Search Committee for Head, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, NUS, 2016

  • Member, Search Committee for Director of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Research Institute, NUS, 2017-2018

  • Co-Chair, Search Committee for Dean of Science, NUS, 2019

  • Chair, Search Committee for Head, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, NUS, 2020

Steering/Advisory/Management Committees/Boards

  • Member, Bioinformatics Centre Advisory Board, NUS, 2000-2002

  • Management Board, Temasek Laboratories, National University of Singapore, 2001-2005

  • Management Board, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, National University of Singapore, 2001-2005

  • Member, Steering Committee, and Chairman, Curriculum Subcommittee, NUS High School for Mathematics and Science, 2002-2003

  • Chair, Management Board, NUS NanoScience and NanoTechnology Initiative (NUSNNI), 2004-2012

  • Chair, Steering Committee, The National Science Challenge, 2004/5 and 2005/6

  • Vice-Chair, Steering Committee, 37th International Physics Olympiad 2006

  • Member, National High Performance Computing Centre Executive Planning Committee, February 2010-2013

  • Member, Board of Directors, Asian Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Association (ANNA), 2010-

  • Member, Management Board, NUS Research Institute (Suzhou), 2011-2018

  • Chair, Management Board, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, National University of Singapore, September 2015-December 2020

  • Chair, Management Board, NUS NanoScience and NanoTechnology Initiative (NUSNNI), July 2016-June 2019

  • Member, Steering Committee, National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC), Singapore, 2016-

  • Member, Advisory Committee, MajuLab Scientific Committee, 2018-2023

Government Committees and Boards

  • Deputy Chairman, Committee on Science and Technology, Singapore Youth Awards, Singapore Youth Council, 1999-2002

  • Member, Committee on Life Sciences Education in Schools, Ministry of Education, 2000

  • Member, Bi-National Steering Group to Oversee the Collaboration Projects initiated under the US-Singapore MOU on Education, 2002

  • Member, Singapore Science Centre Board, 2005-2007

  • Deputy Chair, Science & Technology Selection Board, Singapore Youth Award, National Youth Council, Singapore, December 2011-September 2012

  • Deputy Chair, Science & Technology Selection Board, Singapore Youth Award, National Youth Council, Singapore, January 2013-September 2015

Prize/Award Selection Committees

  • Reviewers’ Panel, Singapore National Academy of Sciences Young Scientist Award, 1997

  • Member, National Science Awards Selection Committee, 1999

  • Member, Singapore Youth Award Advisory Committee, 1999-2001

  • Member, University Outstanding Educator Award Committee, NUS, 2000

  • Member, National Science Award Selection Committee, 2001

  • Member, Judging Panel, National Science Talent Search (NSTS) Award, 2001

  • Member, Judging Panel, Young Scientist Award, Singapore National Academy of Science, 2004

  • Member, National Science Awards Selection Committee, 2004

  • Member, University Selection Committee, NUS Outstanding Researcher Awards (ORA) and NUS Young Researcher Awards (YRA) 2004

  • Member, National Technology Awards Selection Committee, 2005

  • Member, University Selection Committee, NUS Outstanding Researcher Awards (ORA) and NUS Young Researcher Awards (YRA) 2006

  • Member, Expert Panel, NUS Young Investigator Awards, 2006–16

  • Member, 2006 Achievement in Asia Award Selection Panel, Overseas Chinese Physics Association

  • Chair, Selection Committee for NUS-Overseas Graduate Scholarship & NUS-Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007/2008

  • Chair, University Teaching Excellence Committee, 2007

  • Member, Selection Committee for the NUS Quality Service Awards 2007 and NUS Service Class 2007

  • Member, 2008 Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship Selection Committee

  • Member, University Selection Committee, NUS Outstanding and Young Researcher Awards 2008

  • Member, 2007-2008 Achievement in Asia Award Selection Panel, Overseas Chinese Physics Association

  • Member, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DTMS) Expert Panel, Defence Science Organization, Singapore, 2008

  • Member, University Selection Committee, NUS Outstanding Researcher Award and Young Researcher Award 2009

  • Member, University Selection Committee, NUS Outstanding Educator Award 2009

  • Member, 2008-2009 Achievement in Asia Award Selection Panel, Overseas Chinese Physics Association

  • Chair, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Term Professorship in Economics and Finance Selection Committee, 2009-

  • Member, University Selection Committee, NUS Outstanding and Young Researcher Awards, Outstanding Partner in Research Awards 2010

  • Member, 2009-2010 Achievement in Asia Award Selection Panel, Overseas Chinese Physics Association

  • Member, University Selection Committee, NUS Outstanding and Young Researcher Awards, Outstanding Partner in Research Awards 2011

  • Member, 2010-2011 Achievement in Asia Award Selection Panel, Overseas Chinese Physics Association

  • Member, University Selection Committee, NUS Outstanding and Young Researcher Awards, Outstanding and Young Partner in Research Awards 2012

  • Member, 2011-2012 Achievement in Asia Award Selection Panel, Overseas Chinese Physics Association

  • Member, Selection Committee, NUS Lee Kuan Yew Distinguished Visitors Programme, 2013-2015, 2018

  • Member, NUS Faculty of Science Selection Review Committee for Chaired Professors, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 202

  • Member, Expert Panel, NUS Early Career Awards 2017, 2018, 2019

  • Member, Selection Panel for the Young Scientist Award, Singapore National Academy of Sciences, 2019, 2020

A*STAR Panels/Committees

  • A*STAR SERC Review Panel for the Strategic Research Programs Funding Scheme, 2001-2003

  • A*STAR Science and Engineering Research Council 2010 Foresight Committee, 2004-2005

  • Chair, A*STAR Technology Scan Panel on Exploiting Nanotechnologies, 2004-5

  • Member, Executive Committee, A*STAR SERC Nanofabrication and Characterization Facility, March 2006-February 2007

  • Member, Thematic Strategic Research Programme Panel, SERC, A*STAR, Oct 2006-Sept 2008

  • Member, A*STAR Graduate Academy Executive Committee, 2009-

  • Member, Committee for the National High Performance Computing Centre, 2010

  • Member, Steering Committee, National Supercomputing Center (NSC), October 2011-2013

  • Co-Chair, A*STAR Complex Systems Task Force, 2010-2011

  • Member, A*STAR Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) Audit Committee, April 2013-March 2015

  • Chair, NUS National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Committee, August 2014- December 2016.

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