Prof Lim Chwee Teck clinches Asia’s Most Influential Scientist Award
Professor Lim Chwee Teck, inaugural NUSS Professor at NUS Biomedical Engineering, has been named the winner of the Asia’s Most Influential Scientist Award by the business magazine Fortune Times for his achievements in the field of smart wearable medical devices and his outstanding contributions to the field of human diseases.
A prolific researcher and inventor, Prof Lim has been recognised for his distinguished academic achievements, independence of thought, originality, significance of discovery, and the overall impact of his research. The award also recognised his position as a good role model, inspiring people with his courage for innovation, exploring the truth of science and constantly forging ahead.
Prof Lim is currently the Director of the Institute for Health Innovation and Technology at NUS as well as Founding Director of the Singapore Health Technologies Consortium, which is supported by the National Research Foundation, Singapore.