Forbes 30 Under 30 scientist

Dr Andy Tay Kah Ping, Senior Tutor from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering, has made it to Forbes 30 Under 30 list under the Science category. He is recognised for his research in modulating pain with magnetic hydrogels, which can be used to treat pain without the use of drugs or other invasive therapies.

Dr Tay’s interest in the biomechanical forces that impact cells in the body has given him insight into treating chronic pain. His work has been highlighted by Science Translational Medicine and featured by Voice of America, among other accolades.