NUS scientists honoured as influential young innovators in Asia Pacific

Young researchers from NUS have been identified as promising leaders in their fields by the prestigious MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Asia Pacific. First row (left to right) Dr Agata Blasiak, Asst Prof Koh Ming Joo and Asst Prof Jonathan Scarlett; Second row (left to right) Asst Prof Shin Sunmi and Asst Prof Tan Yu Jun.

Five NUS researchers, who have made great achievements in their respective fields, have been identified as among the most influential innovators in the 2021 MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Asia Pacific List. They are: Dr Agata Blasiak, Assistant Professor Koh Ming Joo, Assistant Professor Jonathan Scarlett, Assistant Professor Shin Sunmi and Assistant Professor Tan Yu Jun.

These honourees were selected by distinguished judges from around the world, based on criteria such as impact, ingenuity, daring, timeliness, entrepreneurial accomplishments and communication skills.

Each year, MIT Technology Review recognises brilliant talents for their advancements in diverse technical fields including biotechnology and medicine, computer and electronics hardware, software, internet, artificial intelligence, robotics, telecommunications, nanotechnology and materials, energy and transportation.

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