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Professor GAN Chee Lip 
Executive Director ORTDS

Prof. Gan Chee Lip received his B.Eng (Electrical) from the National University of Singapore in 1999, and Ph.D in Advanced Materials for Micro- and Nano-Systems under the Singapore-MIT Alliance Program (SMA) in 2003. He had previously held the position of Assistant Chair of Alumni (2006-08) and Head of Materials Science Division (2010-12) in MSE. He is currently also a Renaissance Engineering Programme Fellow, and Faculty Associate at the Institute of Microelectronics, A*STAR since 2007. He was also a Visiting Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2008-10) and a SMA Fellow (2006-2010). His current research interests include the reliability study of advanced interconnect systems such as electromigration and low-k dielectrics failure mechanisms, process integration and reliability of 3D interconnects and through silicon vias, packaging materials and reliability for ruggedized electronics, and advanced failure analysis techniques.

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Phone: (+65) 6790 6821


Ariel TAN Teng Ee
Collaboration Manager

A biologist by training, Ariel has worked 5 years in a cancer reasearch lab and an additional 5 years in an automated high-throughput service lab. After which she ventured into collaboration management. Ariel is very passionate about science and is very curious about how things work. A strong believer in lifelong learning, she hopes to keep herself engaged by embedding in the engineering research environment. She is currently the Collaboration Manager of the ORTDS office and oversees most of its operations.

Phone: (+65) 6790 5908


Fiona LEE Zhi Rui

Fiona graduated with specialization in IT and have 3 years of secretarial experience in the insurance industry. Being an optimist and being a firm believer in ‘success through hard work and dedication’, she hopes to gain experience and exposure during her time in ORTDS; and eventually taking her career to next level. A crucial member of the team, she takes care of our Executive Director's schedule and also ensuring all administrative matters are well organized in the department.

Phone: (+65) 6592 7749