- Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher (Cross-Field Category) 2018
- Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) Academy Prize in Science and Engineering Sciences 2018
- U.S. National Academy of Inventors Fellow 2017
- Abdeali Tayebali Lifetime Achievement Award 2017
- Singapore National Academy of Sciences Fellow 2016
- The Cooper Union Gano Dunn Award 2016
- IAS-COMSTECH Ibrahim Memorial Award 2015
- American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Fellow 2015
- Mustafa Prize Top Scientific Achievement Award 2015
- American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow 2015
Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Research (Cross-Field Category) 2018
Prof. Jackie Ying was named a Highly Cited Researcher for 2018 in the Cross-Field Category. This accolade placed her among an exclusive group of researchers whose exceptional work has profoundly influenced their peers. Compiled annually by Clarivate Analytics, the Highly Cited Researchers list recognizes an elite group of scientists who produce multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for their field and year in Web of Science. In 2018, Clarivate introduced the new Cross-Field category to reflect the interdisciplinary nature of research at the leading edge and identify the people who have made important contributions to several disciplines during the last decade.
Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) Academy Prize in Science and Engineering Sciences 2018
Professor Jackie Y. Ying was the only female recipient of the TÜBA Academy Prize in 2018 and the first woman to receive the TÜBA Academy Prize in Science and Engineering Sciences. This award recognized her pioneering work in the synthesis of advanced nanostructured materials for biomedical, catalytic, energy and advanced materials applications. The TÜBA Academy Prizes have been presented annually since 2015 in three categories to eminent scientists who demonstrate original, leading and groundbreaking work in their fields. The three award categories are Science and Engineering Sciences, Health and Life Sciences, as well as Social and Human Sciences.
U.S. National Academy of Inventors Fellow 2017
Prof Jackie Y. Ying was named a Fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in 2017. This is the highest professional accolade bestowed to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and welfare of society. She was the first researcher based in Singapore to receive this recognition.
Abdeali Tayebali Lifetime Achievement Award 2017
Prof Jackie Y. Ying, Executive Director of the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, was honoured with the 2017 Abdeali Tayebali Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to society through research and for nurturing future generations of Singapore researchers. She is the first female winner of the award since it was launched in 2012 by the Abdeali Tayebali Family Trust. The award seeks to recognize individuals who inspire others through their courage, spirit of adventure, inter-cultural tolerance, compassion and dedication to serving the community.
Singapore National Academy of Sciences Fellow 2016
The prestigious Singapore National Academy of Sciences (SNAS) Fellowship was conferred on Prof Jackie Y. Ying for her administrative leadership and research excellence in the areas of nanomedicine, synthetic biosystems, biodevices and diagnostics, and green chemistry and energy. Prof Ying is one of the first two female fellows of SNAS since the fellowships were inaugurated in 2011.
The Cooper Union Gano Dunn Award 2016
Prof Jackie Y. Ying was honored with The Cooper Union’s Gano Dunn Award 2016 and included in the Alumni Hall of Fame for her professional achievements in engineering. She graduated with B.E. summa cum laude in Chemical Engineering from The Cooper Union in 1987. The award is named after Gano Dunn, who was a Trustee and President of The Cooper Union.
IAS-COMSTECH Ibrahim Memorial Award 2015
Prof Jackie Y. Ying has received the IAS-COMSTECH Ibrahim Memorial Award from the Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS) for her outstanding contributions to the field of nanostructured materials and systems. Presented on October 8, 2017 by IAS and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH), the award seeks to promote scientific research in the field of medicine and medical sciences in countries that belong to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.
American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Fellow 2015
Prof Jackie Y. Ying has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). AIMBE Fellows are elites in the fields of medical and biological engineering. Prof Ying was nominated by her peers for her outstanding contributions to research and development of nanomaterials and nanosystems for biomedical application.
Mustafa Prize Top Scientific Achievement Award 2015
Prof Jackie Y. Ying won the inaugural Mustafa Prize Top Scientific Achievement Award for her great scientific and technological contributions and achievements to the synthesis of well-designed advanced nanostructured materials and systems, nanostructured biomaterials and miniaturized biosystems for various interesting applications. The Mustafa Prize is granted to research that has improved human life and made tangible and cutting-edge innovations on the boundaries of science or has presented new scientific methodology.
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow 2015
Prof Jackie. Y. Ying was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2015. She was nominated by her peers for her distinguished contributions to the fields of nanotechnology and bioengineering, particularly for the design and synthesis of nanomaterials and nanodevices for biomedical and catalytic applications. Fellows are recognized for their meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.