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 both locally and internationally.

RSO Staff Directory

Dr Anna CHAN
Senior Assistant Director

Ms Valerie LOH
Senior Assistant Director
Dr ONG Tan Ching
Assistant Director
Ms Daphne SU
Assistant Director
Dr NG Foong Loo, Yvonne
Manager

Mr LOW Ming Hui
Manager

Ms TAN Meng Lu
Senior Assistant Manager
Ms FOO Jia Fang
Assistant Manager

Dr GAN Pei Pei
Assistant Manager

Dr Isabelle ZHANG
Assistant Manager

Ms LIM Poon Khai
Assistant Manager

Ms ONG Hui Chen
Assistant Manager

Ms CHAN Kei Nin
Senior Executive

Ms FANG Liyu
Senior Executive
Ms SOW Ching Yin, Crystal 
Executive, D/RSO PA

 

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 / Skin Innovation Grant
    - Ad Hoc International Grants (HBMS SIS, MOE STEM and I&E, Alzheimer's Association, GCRF, TWCF, SVCF)   
          
  • Internal and external Reports
  • NTU Research Entities
            
  • Co- Secretariat
    - VPR Council Meeting                  


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Ms Valerie LOH
Senior Assistant Director

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

 

 

Main portfolios

  • NRF's Competitive Research Program
  • NRF's National Cybersecurity Research and Development (NCR) Programme
  • NRF's Tel Aviv University-Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Centre (TAU-ICRC)
  • NRF's National Cybersecurity R&D NTU-BGU Collaboration Grant
  • NRF's Translational R&D for Application to Smart Nation (TRANS) Grant Call
  • NRF's Intra-CREATE Collaborative Funding Initiative
  • NRF's Intra-CREATE Seed Collaboration Grant Call
  • NRF's Intra-CREATE Thematic Grant Call
  • NRF-National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Joint Grant Call
  • NRF-FNR Grant Call
  • NRF's Governance in Artificial Intelligence and Data Use Grant Call
  • NRF/IMDA's Strategic Capability Research Centres In Privacy Preserving Technologies
  • NRF/NUS's Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP)
  • NRF/NUS's Singapore Cybersecurity Consortium (SGCSC) Seed Grant Call
  • MOE's Research Centre of Excellence Grant Call


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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
  • National Healthcare Innovation Centre (NHIC) Grants
  • NMRC Biomedical Research Space Exercise
  • Local Biomedical Grants (Singapore Cancer Society, National Kidney Foundation, etc)
  • International Biomedical Grants (National Institutes of Health (NIH) including dbGaP data, Alzheimer's Association, World Cancer Research etc)
  • RSO point of contact for NTU Research Data Policy and Research Data Management (RDM)


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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
  • Internal and external reports
  • Research Account Creation 
  • RSO department budget
  • Research budget
  • SUG / Internal funding


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Dr NG Foong Loo, Yvonne
Manager

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

Main portfolios

  • A*STAR grants
    - AME Programmatic Grants
    - AME IRG/YIRG
    - A*STAR - AMED Joint Call
    - A*STAR - P&G Collaboration Projects
    - BMRC - Therapeutics Development Review (TDR) Grant Call
    - Industry Alignment Fund - Industry Collaboration Projects (IAF-ICP)
    Industry Alignment Fund - Pre-positioning Programme (IAF-PP)
    - National Robotics Programme
    - Singapore-Germany Academic-Industry (2+2) International Collaboration
    - Singapore-South Korea Academic-Industry (2+2) International Collaboration
    - Other Bilateral Grants
  • Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) Grants
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Grants
  • Temasek Foundation Innovates (Singapore Millennium Foundation Grant)
  • GSK-Singapore Partnership for Green and Sustainable Manufacturing (GSM) Trust Fund Awards
  • NRF Virtual Singapore
  • MOE's Research Centre of Excellence Grant Call (2nd I/C)


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Mr LOW Ming Hui
Manager

Phone: 6513 8647
Email: Minghui.Low@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • AI Singapore Grants
    Research Programme Grant Call
    KickStarter Grant
    AI in Health Grand Challenge
    100 Experiments Programme
  • ASPIRE League Partnership Seed Fund
  • AXA Research Fund (Grant)
  • A*STAR Industry Alignment Fund - Industry Collaboration Projects (IAF-ICP) (2nd I/C)
  • DARPA Grant Call
  • EDB's Singapore Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) Grant
  • IMDA Grants - Green Data Centre Programme
  • MOE Social Science Research Thematic Grant Call (SSRTG)
  • MINDEF Defence Innovative Research Programme (DIRP)
  • SAMSUNG Global Research Outreach
  • SATU Joint Research Scheme (JRS)
  • Singapore Sports Institute (SSI) Grants
  • Workforce Development Applied Research Fund (WDARF)
  • Other International Grants (DoD Grant, ONR Grant, NOL Fellowship Programme)


Ms TAN Meng Lu
Senior Assistant Manager

Phone: 6514 1503
Email: tanml@ntu.edu.sg

Main portfolios

  • MOE AcRF Tier 2


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Ms FOO Jia Fang

Assistant Manager

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

Main portfolios

  • A*STAR-NTU-SUTD AI Partnership
  • Building & Construction Authority Grants (BCA)
  • EDB i)Solar CRP and ii)Space Research Programme (EDB SCRP & EDB OSTIn)
  • Energy Innovation Research Programme (EIRP-EMA & EIRP-EDB)
  • Energy Markey Authority Grants (EMA)
  • Human Frontier Science Programme Research Grant (HFSP)
  • Land and Liveability National Innovation Challenge Grants (L2 NIC)
  • Land Transport Authority Grants (LTA)
  • Ministry of Social and Family Development Grants (MSF)
  • MND Cities of Tomorrow Grants (MND CoT) 
  • MOE Tertiary Education Research Fund (MOE TRF)
  • National Environment Agency Grants (NEA)
  • NHB Heritage Research Grant (NHB HRG)
  • NIE Office of Education Research - Education Research Funding Programme (NIE OER ERFP)
  • Other Singapore Government/Public Agency Grants (SSI, ToteBoard, NParks)
  • Minister for National Development's R&D Award - Call for Nominations
  • Work-Study Scheme Administrator (WSS)

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Dr GAN Pei Pei
Assistant Manager

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

Main portfolios

  • 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 1 Seed Funding Grant
  • MOE AcRF Tier 1 Thematic Call
  • MOE AcRF Tier 1 Research Integrity Call
  • NTU Research Council (NTURC)
  • NTU-CNRS Excellence Science Research Program


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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)
  • NRF grants: Competitive Research Programme, Science of Learning Grant
  • MINDEF Defence Innovative Research Programme (DIRP)
  • NRF Technology Consortia Programme: Singapore National Biofilm Consortium, LUX Photonics Consortium
  • NRF-Israel Science Foundation Joint Grant Call
  • NRF's Marine Science Research & Development Programme
  • NRF's / TLL's Synthetic Biology Programme
  • Singapore Data Science Consortium (SDSC)
  • RSO’s safety representative


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Ms LIM Poon Khai
Assistant Manager

Phone: 6592 3165
Email: poonkhai.lim@ntu.edu.sg


Main portfolios

  • NRF/NUS's National Satellite of Excellence - Trustworthy Software Systems
  • NRF/SUTD's National Satellite of Excellence - Design Science and Technology for Secure Critical Infrastructure
  • NRF/SMU's National Satellite of Excellence - Mobile System Security and Cloud Security
  • NRF's Nuclear Policy Research Programme
  • NRF - Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) Joint Grant Call
  • NRF's Systematic Risk and Resilience Grant Call

  • Assisting:
    - NRF's National Cybersecurity Research and Development (NCR) Programme 
    - NRF’s Tel Aviv University-Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Centre (TAU-ICRC) Collaboration Grant 
    - NRF's National Cybersecurity R&D NTU-BGU Collaboration Grant 
    - NRF's Translational R&D for Application to Smart Nation (TRANS) Grant Call 
    - NRF's Intra-CREATE Collaborative Funding Initiative 
    - NRF's Intra-CREATE Seed Collaboration Grant Call 
    - NRF's Intra-CREATE Thematic Grant Call
    - NRF-National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Joint Grant Call 
    - NRF-FNR Grant Call 
    - NRF’s Biological Design Tools & Applications Grant 
    - NRF’s Governance in Artificial Intelligence and Data Use Grant Call 
    - NRF/IMDA’s Strategic Capability Research Centres In Privacy Preserving Technologies 
    - NRF/NUS’s Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP) 
    - NRF/NUS’s Singapore Cybersecurity Consortium (SGCSC) Seed Grant Call


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    Ms ONG Hui Chen
    Assistant Manager

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


    Main portfolios

    • Research Account Openings (RCA)
    • Research Grant Awards Data
    • NMRC Cashflow Projections
    • Internal and external reports
    • RSO Business Travel System Claim Administrator
    • RSO Integrated Claims System Verifier
    • RIMS coordinator for Proposal and Project Information Modules (supporting role)


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    Ms CHAN Kei Nin
    Senior Executive

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


    Main portfolios

    • Assisting: 
      - National Medical Research Council (NMRC)
      National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID) Grants
      National Healthcare Innovation Centre (NHIC) Grants 
      Research and Talent Development Grants 
      - Ministry of Health (MOH) Research Grants 
      - NMRC Biomedical Research Space Exercise 
      - Local Biomedical Grants (Singapore Cancer
      Society, National Kidney Foundation, etc.)

    • CorpPass and IGMS access coordinator


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    Ms FANG Liyu

    Senior Executive

    Phone: 6513 8108
    Email: liyu.fang@ntu.edu.sg


    Main portfolios

    • Assisting:
      MOE AcRF Tier 2

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    Ms SOW Ching Yin, Crystal 

    Executive, D/RSO PA

    Phone: 6513 8149
    Email: crystal.sow@ntu.edu.sg

    Main portfolios

    • Department Administration Support

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