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Mr. ONG Kian Soo

Principal Specialist I


Nanofabrication (NFB) Department

+65 6319 4734

2 Fusionopolis Way, Innovis, #08-03,
Singapore 138634

Research Details

  • Nanoimprinting and roll-to-roll processes.
  • Microfluidic channel devices.
  • Nano TCO fabrication for nano/micro electronic devices.
  • PLED and SMOLED for flexible and rigid passive matrix dispalys.
  • Top, bottom emission, transparent and Sunlight readable OLED.
  • Nanoimprinting and roll-to-roll processes
  • Nano TCO films fabrication (solution, thermal evaporation and high vac deposition)
  • AFM and SEM
  • LCD and OLED Device fabrication
  • Microfluidic channel fabrication
  • Nano/micro structures for biomembrane related.
  • Nano TCO fabrications
  • water splitting

2016 – Current           Principal Specialist I, IMRE

2013 – 2016                Senior Specialist III, IMRE

2011 – 2013                Scientist I, IMRE

2006 – 2011                Senior Research Engineer, IMRE

2001 – 2005                Research Associate, IMRE

1999 – 2001                Senior Principal Engineer, Infineon

1997 – 1999                R&D Manager, Vikay

  • MSc in polymer and polymer composite science and engineering, University of Sheffield, 1995

2013 – Present     MPRIS, The Plastics and Rubber Institute of Singapore

1995 – 2013          FPRIS, The Plastics and Rubber Institute of Singapore

2011 – Present     ACS member

    Octagonal Wetting Interface Evolution of Evaporating SalineDroplets on a Micropyramid Patterned Surface, Xin Zhong, Junheng Ren, Mingfeng Lin, Karen Siew Ling Chong, Kian-Soo Ong, and Fei Duan, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 28055−28063.

Octagon to Square Wetting Area Transition of WaterEthanol Droplets on a Micropyramid Substrate by Increasing Ethanol Concentration, Huicheng Feng, Karen Siew-Ling Chong, Kian-Soo Ong, and Fei Duan, Langmuir 2017, 33, 1147−1154.


Periodic microstructures for improved lens-to-waveguide coupling efficiency in microlens array planar solar concentrators. Ravi S. Hegde,a, Hong Son Chu, Kiansoo Ong, Lakshmi Kanta Bera, and Ching Eng Png, Journal of Photonics for Energy, Vol. 5, 2015, 052099, 1-10.

Carboxylate-rich hydrid ligands in Mn(ii) complexes as percursors for water oxidtion reactions. C. R. Raymond Gan, Zhaolin Liu, Shi-Qiang Bai,b Kian Soo Ong, Zhaolin Liu and T. S. Andy Hor. Dalton trans, 2014, 43, 1821.

Trapping of Vesicles on Patterned Surfaces by Physiorption for Potential Biosensing Applications. LK Bear, Kian Soo Ong, Zheng Zheng Wong, Zhikang fu, Madhavan nallani, Sean O'shean, 34 Annual International conferenece of the IEEE EMBS San Diego, California, USA, 28 August-1 September, 2012

Surface-Modified Nanotube Anodes for High Performance Organic Light Emitting Diode, ACS Nano, Eric C-W. Ou, Liangbing Hu, Gan Ching Ruey Raymond, Ong Kian Soo, Jisheng Pan, Zhang Zheng, Youngbae Park, David Hecht, Glen Irvin, Paul Drzaic, and George Gruner

Flexible polymer light emitting devices using polymer-reinforced ultra-thin glass, Thin Solid film 447 (2005) 32-37. Kian Soo Ong*, Jianqiao Hu, Roshan Shrestha, Furong Zhu, Soo Jin Chua.

Flexible top emitting electroluminescent devices on polyethylene terephthalate substrates, APL 86 153508 (2005), Yanqing Li, Li-Wei Tan, Xiao-Tao Hao,Kian Soo, and Furong Zhu 

Toward noel flexible display-Top emitting OLEDs on Al-laminated PET substrates, Proceedings of the IEEE 93 (2005) 1440-1446, furong Zhu, Xiaot-Tao Hao, Ong Kian Soo, Yanqing Li and Li-Wei Tan

Effect of surface electronic properties of ITO on luminance efficiency of Oled. Furong Zhu, Hu Jian Qiao, Liew Yong Fei, Kian Soo, Hao Xiaotao. ICMAT'2003, Dec 8-12, Singapore

Hyper-Branched Blue Light-Emitting Alternating Copolymers of Tetrabromoarylmethane/silane and 9,9-Dihexylfluorene-2,7-diboronic Acid, Macromolecules (Accepted May '04) Xue-Ming Liu, Chaobin He, Xiao-Tao Hao, Li-Wei Tan, Yangqing Li and K. S. Ong

Ultrathin glass for flexible OLED application, The Solid Flims 471 (2002) 47-50,  Mark Dai Joong Auch, Ong Kian Soo, Guenther Ewald, Chua Soo-Jin.

  • Reinforcement of glass substrates in flexible device, US patent 09/968,165; P2002,0469 TW N.
  • Flexibe Electroluminescent Devices ETPL ref. IMR/P//1629/PCT. Filed on Dec 30, 2003
  • Multi-color PLED/OLED using two metal electrodes devices ETPL ref. IMR/P//1630/PCT., filed on January 28, 2004.
  • Composite optical destructive electrode for high contrast electroluminescent devices ETPL ref. IMRE/P//1784/PCT, filed on May 26, 2004

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