Assoc Prof Koh Ming Joo wins the Novartis Early Career Award in Chemistry

NUS Associate Professor Koh Ming Joo from the Department of Chemistry from NUS Faculty of Science was conferred the Novartis Early Career Award in Chemistry. Assoc Prof Koh is the first Singaporean scientist to receive this prestigious award. Given annually to outstanding early career scientists who have made a significant contribution to chemistry, the award winner is identified from a strong pool of talents in the global research community and will receive an unrestricted research grant as part of the Award.

“This Award from Novartis is a strong recognition of our past research work in sustainable catalysis and chemical synthesis. It also demonstrates that Singaporeans and Singapore-based research can make a positive impact on the global arena,” said Assoc Prof Koh.

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