Liu Bin

Institution
National University of Singapore

Country
Singapore

Field
Materials Sciences

Liu was awarded the 2021 Centenary Prize for the innovative design and synthesis of organic molecules and nanomaterials in biomedicine, as well as for excellence in communication.

(Photo: Royal Society of Chemistry)

AWARDS
  • 2021 Centenary Prize

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