Prof Dean Ho elected 2021 AAAS Fellow
Professor Dean Ho, Provost’s Chair Professor at NUS Biomedical Engineering and NUS Pharmacology, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He is the only Singapore-based honouree among 564 scientists, engineers, and innovators from around the world elected to the 2021 class of AAAS Fellows.
Prof Ho, who is Head of NUS Biomedical Engineering, and also Director of the N.1 Institute for Health (N.1) and the Institute for Digital Medicine (WisDM), is honoured for his distinguished contributions to the fields of artificial intelligence, digital medicine and nanomedicine, particularly for drug development and combination therapy design.
Elected annually by the AAAS Council, AAAS Fellows are a distinguished cadre of scientists, engineers and innovators who have been recognised for their achievements across disciplines, from research, teaching, and technology, to administration in academia, industry and government, to excellence in communicating and interpreting science to the public. The lifetime honour is one of the most prestigious among academic researchers worldwide.