About RSO

About Research Support Office

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has in recent years grown rapidly in research funding, and now has some of the best laboratories and research centres in the world. NTU faculty has a host of opportunities for research funding in a vibrant multidisciplinary environment. To support and cultivate a culture of excellence in participating in competitive research grant calls and research grant management, the NTU Research Support Office (RSO) was set up with the purpose of facilitating and coordinating the numerous research programmes, initiatives and activities that are available locally and internationally.

RSO Staff Directory

Ms Serene LI Huifang
Secretary to Director, Research Support Office and Bibliometrics Analysis

Dr YU Ligen
Manager (Bibliometrics Analysis)

Dr Anna CHAN
Senior Assistant Director

Dr AU YONG Jie Ying
Assistant Manager

Ms Valerie LOH
Senior Assistant Director

Dr GAN Pei Pei
Assistant Manager

Ms Yennie KADARUSMAN
Assistant Director

Dr Isabelle ZHANG
Assistant Manager

Dr ONG Tan Ching
Assistant Director

Ms FOO Jia Fang
Senior Executive

Ms Daphne SU
Assistant Director

Ms LIM Yuan
Senior Executive

Dr Ng Foong Loo, Yvonne
Manager

Ms ONG Hui Chen
Senior Executive

Dr YAO Wei
Manager

 

Ms Serene LI Huifang
Secretary to Director, Research Support Office and Bibliometrics Analysis

Phone: 6592 2507
Email: serene.li@ntu.edu.sg

  • Secretary to Director, Research Support Office and Bibliometrics Analysis
  • Leave Clerk
  • Departmental Admin Support – Local Transport Claims, Purchasing
  • D-RSO's role base email account


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Dr Anna CHAN
Senior Assistant Director

Phone: 6592 2533
Email: HChan@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • Grants
    - MOE AcRF Tier 3
    - A*STAR-NTU-NHG joint Skin Research Grant
    - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant
               
  • Internal and external Reports
                  
  • Secretariat
    - Research Core Group                  

  • Fellowship/ Awards
    - The President’s Science & Technology Awards
    - NRF Investigatorship
    - L'Oreal Fellowship


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Ms Valerie LOH
Senior Assistant Director

Phone: 6790 6396
Email: ValerieL@ntu.edu.sg

 

 

Main portfolios

  • NRF Competitive Research Program
  • NRF National Cybersecurity Research and Development (NCR) Programme
  • NRF's Tel Aviv University-Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Centre (TAU-ICRC)
  • Collaboration Grant
  • NRF Translational R&D for Application to Smart Nation (TRANS)
  • NRF Medium-Sized Centre (MSC)
  • NRF Industry-IHL Partnership (IIP) Grant
  • NRF - Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) Joint Grant Call
  • NRF-Israel Science Foundation Joint Grant Call
  • NRF Nuclear Policy Research ProgrammeNRF Marine Science Research & Development Programme
  • OSTIn Space Research Program
  • Energy Innovation Research Programme (EDB)
  • Energy Innovation Research Programme (EMA)
  • Energy Innovation Research Programme (BCA)


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Ms Yennie KADARUSMAN
Assistant Director

Phone: 6316 8807
Email: YKadarusman@ntu.edu.sg

 

Main portfolios

  • NRF Fellowship Scheme
  • Research Report
  • Nanyang Assistant Professorship Scheme
  • Visits and Events
  • Internal and external reports
  • Research Drivers
  • Lee Kuan Yew Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Some international grants (e.g. Samsung Global Research Outreach (GRO) Programme, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Welfare Foundation Research Grant, POC for few databases such as Grants.gov, PADOR, NSF's Fastlance system, NASA NSPIRES, etc.)
  • Secretariat, Nanyang Awards for Research Excellence


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Dr ONG Tan Ching
Assistant Director

Phone: 6790 5637
Email: TCOng@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Research and Talent Development Grants
  • Ministry of Health (MOH) Research Grants
  • NMRC Biomedical Research Space Exercise
  • Singapore Cancer Society (SCS)
  • Professional Skills for Research Leaders course coordinator
  • RSO point of contact for NTU Research Data Policy


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Ms Daphne SU
Assistant Director

Phone: 6790 6716
Email: Daphne.Su@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • Preparation and compilation of research award data
  • Cashflow projections required by funding agencies
  • Audit certifications on required research projects
  • RSO department budget
  • Research budget


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Dr Ng Foong Loo, Yvonne
Manager

Phone: 6592 1684
Email: YvonneNg@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • MOE AcRF Tier 2
  • NTU Research Council (NTURC)
  • Temasek Foundation Innovates (Singapore Millennium Foundation Grant)
  • GSK-Singapore Partnership for Green and Sustainable Manufacturing (GSM) Trust Fund Awards
  • MNDRF Sustainable Urban Living (SUL)


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Dr YAO Wei
Manager

Phone: 6514 8356
Email: Yaowei@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

Grants

  • A*STAR grants
  • IAF-PP grants
    • Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) grants
    • Info-communications Media Development Authority(IMDA) grants
    • Building& Construction Authority (BCA) grants
    • NRF Science of Research, Innovation and Enterprise Programme (NRF SRIE)
    • Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
    • MND-Sino Singapore Joint Grant

                  
Award / Programme / Other initiatives 

  • Nanyang Research Award & Nanyang Research Award (Young Investigator)
  • East Asia & Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI)
  • Research Hub & Research Directory
  • RSO Service Feedback
  • Research Administration Scorecard (ReAdS)
  • RSO’s First Aider


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Dr YU Ligen
Manager (Bibliometrics Analysis)

Phone: 6592 3248
Email: mlgyu@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • Bibliometrics Analysis
  • 1° N Singapore German Joint Research Programme
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • Joint Franco - Singaporean (Merlion) Programme
  • APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE)


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Dr AU YONG Jie Ying
Assistant Manager

Phone: 6904 2196
Email: Jyauyong@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • NAP (supports Yennie)
  • NRF Fellowship (supports Yennie)
  • Research Driver (supports Yennie)
  • Singapore Sports Institute (SSI) grants
  • Workplace Safety and Health Institute (WSHI) grants
  • The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) grant
  • Land and Liveability National Innovation Challenge (L2 NIC) Grants
    - Ministry of National Development (MND)
    - Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)
  • MOE Tertiary Education Research (Trf) Fund
  • Aspire League Grant


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Dr GAN Pei Pei
Assistant Manager

Phone: 6514 8357
Email: Ganpeipei@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • Workforce Development Applied Research Fund (WDARF)
  • 1° N Singapore German Joint Research Programme
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • Joint Franco - Singaporean (Merlion) Programme
  • MOE AcRF Tier 1 Grant
  • MOE AcRF Tier 2 Grant (Supporting role)
  • NTU Research Council (NTURC)


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Dr Isabelle ZHANG
Assistant Manager

Phone: 6514 8358
Email: RFZhang@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • PUB grants: Competitive Research Programme (Water), Incentive for Research and Innovation Scheme (IRIS)
  • MINDEF grants: Defence Innovative Research Programme (DIRP), Temasek Research Fellowship (TRF), Nanyang-DSO Postdoctoral Fellowship (NDPD), MINDEF-NTU Joint Applied R&D Co-operation Programme (JPP)
  • National Medical Research Council (NMRC) grants: Open Fund Young Individual Research Grant (OF-YIRG), Clinician Scientist-New Investigator Grant (CS-IRG-NIG)
  • NRF grants: Competitive Research Programme (Health and Biomedical Sciences category), Science of Learning Grant
  • NEA grants
  • RSO’s safety representative


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Ms FOO Jia Fang
Senior Executive

Phone: 6592 3757
Email: JFFoo@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • Assisting:
    - NRF Competitive Research Program
    - NRF National Cybersecurity Research and Development (NCR) Programme
    - NRF’s Tel Aviv University-Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Centre (TAU-ICRC) Collaboration Grant*
    - NRF Translational R&D for Application to Smart Nation (TRANS)
    - NRF Medium-Sized Centre (MSC)
    - NRF Industry-IHL Partnership (IIP) Grant
    - NRF - Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) Joint Grant Call
    - NRF-Israel Science Foundation Joint Grant Call
    - NRF Nuclear Policy Research Programme
    - NRF Marine Science Research & Development Programme
    - OSTIn Space Research Program (EDB)
    - Energy Innovation Research Programme (EDB)
    - Energy Innovation Research Programme (EMA)
    - Energy Innovation Research Programme (BCA)

  • Managing NHB, JTC Innovation Fund and Tote Board grants
  • Department Admin for Work-Study Scheme
  • RSO’s First Aider

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Ms LIM Yuan
Senior Executive

Phone: 6904 7145
Email: limyuan@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • Assisting:
    - National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Research and Talent Development Grants
    - Ministry of Health (MOH) Research Grants
    - NMRC Biomedical Research Space Exercise
    - Singapore Cancer Society (SCS)
    - Cancer Science Institute (CSI) 
    - L'Oreal Fellowship
    - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant
    - Singapore Infectious Diseases Initiative (SIDI)


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Ms ONG Hui Chen
Senior Executive

Phone: 6592 1509
Email: HuiChen@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • Research Account Openings (RCA)
  • Research Grant Awards Data
  • NMRC Cashflow Projections
  • Grant Call Calendar
  • RSO Business Travel System Claim Administrator
  • RSO Integrated Claims System Verifier
  • Petty Cash


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