Hanry YU

National Cancer Centre Singapore

Dr. Hanry Yu is a cell biologist (Duke, USA and EMBL, Germany) turned multidisciplinary. He ventured into biomedical optics, biomaterials and tissue engineering, and mechanobiology. Dr. Yu championed 3 interdisciplinary PhD programs in Singapore; and advises various government and industry entities. He filed over 40 invention disclosures and licensed 6 patents. Dr. Yu founded multiple interdisciplinary graduate programs. He published extensively in the interfaces and trained many students and researchers for successful academic and industry career. He co-founded 3 companies; two of them are in the top 10 hottest startup list in Singapore. Dr. Yu is a tenured full professor at the National University of Singapore; IBN, A*STAR; visiting professor at MIT (2008-2014) and Southern Medical University. He is a handling editor of Biomaterials.