About the Speakers:
Dr Gao Yuan, Senior Scientist, IME-A*STAR
Dr Gao Yuan received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from National University of Singapore in 2008. Since 2007, he has been with the Institute of Microelectronics (IME), A*STAR. He is currently a senior scientist and principal investigator in IC Design Department, where he is leading the next generation intelligent sensor interface circuit development. His primary research areas include energy efficient analog and mixed-signal IC design techniques for sensor interfaces in the emerging areas such as flexible wearable devices, brain machine interface, MEMS sensors and energy harvesting. He has authored or co-authored 3 book chapters, more than 90 peer-reviewed international journals and conference papers, and has 12 US patents granted or filed.
Dr Liu Yuxin, Research Scientist, IMRE, A*STAR
Dr Liu Yuxin is a research scientist in IMRE, A*STAR. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering from Stanford University in 2019. He was working on soft electronics and implantable neural interface in Professor Zhenan Bao’s research group. His research interest includes tissue-mimicking brain-machine interface and translation research on precision electronic medicine.
Dr Philip Wong, CEO & Chief Medical Officer, WEB Biotechnology Pte Ltd
Dr Philip Wong is a Clinical Cardiologist who is in private practice at Raffles Medical Hospital and Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. Prior to that, Dr Wong had spent 25 years at the National Heart Center Singapore as an Interventional Cardiologist with research interest in Medical Devices and Digital Health. He is the founder of WEB Biotechnology Pte Ltd, which manufactures the Spyder ECG System, a wireless remote monitoring platform that has a wide globally connected installed base in Asia and Europe. Dr Wong is a strong believer that Post C-19 practice of medicine will be increasingly dependent on non-contact health platforms that improve accessibility to medical service, increase connectivity of vital signs and data to physicians, and in turn allow responsive interventions by health care providers.