Dr Lim Chwee Teck is currently a Professor at the Division of Bioengineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Singapore. He is also a PI at the Research Centre of Excellence in Mechanobiology as well as a Fellow of the Singapore-MIT Alliance. He is founding member of both the Division of Bioengineering as well the University’s Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative. He heads the Nano Biomechanics Lab which conducts research in cell and molecular biomechanics and mechanobiology with a focus on human diseases such as malaria and cancer. Dr Lim has authored or co-authored more than 360 scientific publications, 15 invited journal articles, 10 book chapters and delivered more than 120 plenary/keynote/invited talks. He is currently on the editorial boards of 8 international journals. He has also won several research awards and honours including the highly cited author award, Best Paper awards, Best Poster awards as well as Young Investigator Award in international conferences. His research was cited by the MIT Technology Review magazine as one of the top ten emerging technologies of 2006 that will "have a significant impact on business, medicine or culture".