asias scientific trailblazers

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Urbasi Sinha

The counter-intuitive nature of quantum physics was what drew Associate Professor Urbasi Sinha to a career in science. Now, her research is paving the way for computers many times more powerful than the ones we have today.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Nguyen Thanh Liem

Nguyen Thanh Liem leads the Vinmec Research Institute of Stem Cell and Gene Technology in pioneering stem cell-based therapy for cerebral palsy and autism.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Malik Peiris

Inspired by French microbiologist Louis Pasteur, Professor Malik Peiris decided to specialize in virology, which led him to play a critical role in the identification and characterisation of the SARS coronavirus.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Dean Ho

The next frontier in precision medicine can be found at the interface of nanotechnology, biomedical science and artificial intelligence, says Professor Dean Ho.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Jenny Su

For Professor Jenny Su, president of Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University, universities have a social responsibility to respond to national and global crises.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: C. C. Chan

A pioneer in electric vehicle research, Professor C. C. Chan shares how a conducive ecosystem can be created for the future of mobility.

7 Must-Read Stories In November 2017

Outstanding scientists, ambitious biotech startups, modernized acupuncture and a video of CRISPR in action were the hottest topics of November 2017.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Amalendu Krishna

Although mathematics is perceived by many as a difficult subject, Professor Amalendu Krishna finds the precision of numbers to be extremely intriguing and intellectually stimulating.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Michael Lai Ming-Chiao

A pioneer in coronavirus research, Michael Lai Ming-Chiao shares how a detour in his academic journey brought him to the battlefront of the SARS outbreak.