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TECH EXPERTS

Strengthen in-house capabilites with our technical experts

Enterprises searching for the technical expertise to enhance or complement their in-house capabilities can widen their network and tap into a pool of experienced technical experts from different sectors and domains. Businesses can consult and engage experts to solve technical challenges that are encountered in various stages of their product development journey.   


 

Dr Masato Miyata

Senior Researcher

Life Sciences

Temasek Polytechnic

Dr Masato Miyata is currently Senior Researcher in Temasek Polytechnic, School of Applied Science. He has more than 20 years of hands-on experience in fish genomics and pathology, epigenetics, gene expression regulatory mechanisms, fish disease, immunology and vaccine development, ranging from basic research in academia to industrial R&D. He developed experiment platforms in Temasek Polytechnic to evaluate the efficacy of fish health products as such vaccines or agents with anti-pathogenic property. He also developed a new secondary antibody (monoclonal antibody) against fish IgM, a key component to check immunity in fish to improve the efficacy of diagnosis. Dr Miyata provides consultancy and expert services in the areas of fish health management as well as safety and efficacy testing of health products with fish or cultured cell platforms. Prior to joining Temasek Polytechnic, Dr Miyata was Project Leader at MSD Animal Health Innovation, where he worked on several fish vaccine projects, from development studies to regulatory dossier submission, vaccine production and product launch.
Ross Campbell

Director

Chemicals
Foods

CyberColloids Ltd

Ross Campbell is Director and Co-founder of CyberColloids Ltd. He has more than 40 years of experience in chemicals and food ingredients manufacturing. For the past decade, he has also been working on biotechnology processing and valorisation of waste streams. With his strong industry experiences, Ross is very much driven to ensure commercial success for his R&D and new product development projects. Since its founding in 2002, CyberColloids has become a well-recognised contract research to business development company specialising in polysaccharide and protein chemistry for food texture and nutrition; valorisation of different biomasses (fruit, vegetables, seaweed, etc.); aqueous extractions of bioactives using ceramic cross flow filtration; process scale up and pilot plant studies; and business strategy for new product launches.  Prior to co-founding CyberColloids, Ross has worked for a number of different companies in various roles, including Dow Corning, 3M and Courtaulds, all involving polymers for many industrial applications. He then joined Quest International's Food Ingredient Division (now part of Kerry Group), where he headed the Hydrocolloids Business Unit. Ross Campbell has a joint honours degree in Chemistry and Management Science from Stirling University.
Felicia Chin Yoke Lin

Project Manager

Electronics

Wizlogix Pte Ltd

Felicia Chin Yoke Lin has 13 years of experience in the Electronics and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design field. With IPC-CID and IPC-CIS-610 certifications, she has completed PCB design projects across various applications and industries. A Project Manager at Wizlogix Pte Ltd, Felicia oversees design assessments, consultancy, and project scheduling. Felicia's expertise in high-speed board design, high complexity boards and high layer-count boards using various CAD tools has enabled her to lead a team of 6 Design Engineers to complete numerous R&D projects. Her interest in PCB design spurred her to develop optimal design solutions to meet project specifications while achieving cost savings.
Dr Angie Trius

Business Director

Foods

CyberColloids Ltd

Dr Angie Trius has a demonstrated history of working in the food and beverages industry. With 25 years of experience in this industry, she is skilled in sensory evaluation, food and beverage products, consumer products, food science, and international business. Currently, Angie is Business Director of CyberColloids, a contract food and texture research centre with experts in hydrocolloids and polysaccharide chemistry offering contract R&D in food product development (stability and texture); texture and microscopic analysis; scaling up processes for food ingredients; clean label texture ingredients; and hydrocolloid application and product improvement. Angie previously worked with Quest International as Meat and Meals Technologist, and later moved into roles such as Application Manager Savoury, Hydrocolloids Regional Product Group Manager and Global Culinary Marketing Manager. As an industrially focused specialist, Angie can also develop marketing and application related materials for various food ingredients that aid in the positioning of the product, particularly in a B2B context. Angie is a doctor in Veterinary Medicine and obtained a Master's degree in Food Science and Technology at Iowa State University in 1994.
Prof Ng Wun Jern

Professor

Environment
Waste Management & Recycling

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Prof Ng Wun Jern is currently a Professor at Nanyang Technology University (NTU) School of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Principal Lead for the Environmental Bio-innovations Group (EBiG). His research and professional interests are in the areas of water, wastewater and waste management, and soil remediation. He is familiar with research, translation and development, and project implementation issues. He has been deeply involved in collaborations with the industry, having channeled his research into some 250 case studies of which 130 led to the design and implementation of full-scale wastewater treatment facilities. In addition to technology licensing and having founded and exited two spin-off companies, he continues to provide technical advice to public listed companies, SMEs, start-ups, and government agencies in the chemicals, food and beverage, marine engineering, water, wastewater and waste domains. Prof Ng also provides support to private equity funds and accelerators to assess projects and start-up companies in terms of founding team capabilities, financial models, technologies, and markets. Prof Ng founded and led the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) for 10 years. Previously, he had also served as Dean, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore and at the College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. His research output may be found in some 600 publications - including journal papers and patents.
Dr Koh Niak Wu

CEO

Infocomm
Manufacturing

Cosmiqo International Pte Ltd

Dr Koh Niak Wu is the Founder and CEO of Cosmiqo International Pte Ltd, a company that is focused on building intelligent systems that optimises resource allocation for 4-wall operations. He specialises in supply chain analytics, strategy execution and operations management innovation. He is an Intellectual Transcendences 2019 recipient recognised by the Asian Productivity Organisation and China Productivity Centre. Dr Koh was formerly part of the Global Supply Chain and Logistics team at Dell contributing to strategy analytics. He was also in the Planning and Operations Management Group at SIMTech, A*STAR where he gained valuable insights into the evolution of industries. Additionally, Dr Koh is an Adjunct Faculty at the Singapore Management University (SMU) and Singapore University of Social Sciences where he shares his views and cross-industry experiences on supply chains and operations management. He is also an Expert with the Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) and has been sharing his views on the future economy across Asia and the Pacific. Dr Koh codes, believes in the power of operational analytics and how it shapes business decisions. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Robotics from the National University of Singapore and a Bachelor of Engineering (Double 1st) from King's College London.
Dr Dimitri Dimitriou

Managing Director

Healthcare
Personal Care

DyoDelta Biosciences Ltd

Dr Dimitri Dimitriou is currently CEO of ImmuPharma PLC, a biotech company listed on the London Stock Exchange and Euronext in Brussels, developing novel medicines in collaboration with the French National Research Institution. He is also Founder and Managing Director of DyoDelta Biosciences Ltd, a company that specialises in developing and commercialising natural products for health, and providing corporate advisory and business development services in pharma and biotech to support companies in product licensing, valuation, due diligence, new market launch, etc. Dimitri has over 30 years of experience in pharmaceuticals. Passionate about medical innovation, Dimitri is advisor to numerous companies since 2001. His diverse areas of expertise in both technical and business domains include European Commission Registered Scientific Expert; Drug discovery and development; LSE and Euronext regulations; Corporate strategy, board management and business development; Licensing transactions and M&A; Venture investments, corporate finance, capital raising and public listings; Corporate governance, public and investor relations.
Dr Li Xiaodong

Research Scientist

Materials
Energy

Advanced Materials Technology Centre (AMTC), Singapore Polytechnic

Dr Li Xiaodong has been a Research Scientist in Advanced Materials Technology Centre (AMTC), Singapore Polytechnic since 2011. He has more than 10 years of research experience in solar cells, PV module recycling and solid waste management. In AMTC, he leads a technical group that focuses on clean technology and materials recycling research projects. As a Principal Investigator, he supported local SMEs and MNCs in carrying out multiple R&D and industry projects, and actively involved in prototype development. Dr Li specialises in solid waste recycling (photovoltaic (PV) modules, Li-ion battery, e-waste and incineration bottom ash); building materials development from recycled materials (silica aerogel from incineration bottom ash as thermal and acoustic insulator, sand substitute from plastic waste); functional coatings development (thermal insulation, fireproofing and waterproofing paints); and pilot scale process development (PV module recycling plant, aerogel fabrication plant). Dr Li obtained his PhD in Materials Science and MSc in Materials Engineering from the East China Normal University in Shanghai, China.
Dr Lim Zheng Bang

Research Scientist

Chemicals
Manufacturing

Advanced Materials Technology Centre (AMTC), Singapore Polytechnic

Dr Lim Zheng Bang is currently Research Scientist and Technology Group Leader of Advanced Materials Technology Centre (AMTC) at Singapore Polytechnic (SP), focusing on built environment projects with SMEs and large local enterprises in the area of green chemistry, electronics, waste recycling, and construction materials. He has led project teams to garner more than 10 externally and internally granted R&D projects worth more than S$2M. He has developed, implemented and managed over 30 industry collaborative projects with MNCs as well as SMEs, involving the above-mentioned research interests. These projects have generated 5 IPs as well as more than 10 technical solutions adopted by industries.
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