Young Scientist Awards

YSA 2021

The Young Scientist Awards (YSA) recognises young researchers, aged 35 years and below, who are actively engaged in R&D in Singapore, and who have shown great potential to be world-class researchers in their fields of expertise. This award is administered by the Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS) and supported by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).

There are two categories of Awards, namely:

  1. Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and
  2. Physical, Information and Engineering Sciences.

Below are the YSA winners for 2021.

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Dr Sarah Luo

Principal Investigator, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS

Physical, Information & Engineering Sciences category

Dr Yvonne Gao

Presidential Young Professor, Department of Physics, National University of Singapore
Principal Investigator, Centre for Quantum Technologies

Dr Zhang Hanwang

Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering, NTU

YSA 2021 Ceremony Highlights

Three outstanding young individuals received the Young Scientist Award this year.