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Dr. TENG Choon Peng

Senior Specialist I/ Deputy Lab Mgr, Polymer Composite


Polymer Composite (PMC) Department


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

Research Details


Bioapplications and bioimaging

Drug delivery systems

Cell and bacteria studies

Confocal imaging

Development of Innovative Coloured Silk Technology as a Sustainable Platform for Production of Value-added Cosmetics

Development of near-infrared absorbing gold nanocrosses as targeted photothermal tools for highly effective physical ablation of multi-drug resistant bacteria and bacterial biofilm

2009 to current – Specialist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (Singapore)

Ph.D (Biomedical Engineering), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2017

B.Eng (Hons) National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2009



  1. Liu M.; Teng C. P.*; Win K. Y.; Chen Y.; Zhang X.; Yang D.P.; Li Z.; Ye E. Y. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2018, 1800216.

  2. Jiang, S.; Teng, C. P. Fabrication of silver nanowires-loaded polydimethylsiloxane film with antimicrobial activities and cell compatibility. Mater. Sci. Eng. C Mater. Biol. Appl. 2017, 70, 1011–1017.

  3. Tee, S.Y.; Teng, C. P.; Ye, E. Y. Metal nanostructures for non-enzymatic glucose sensing. Mater. Sci. Eng. C Mater. Biol. Appl. 2017, 70, 1018–1030.

  4. Gao, H.; Teng, C. P*.; Huang, D; Xu W.; Zheng, C.; Chen, Y; Liu, M; Yang, D.-P.; Lin M.; Li, Z.; Ye, E. Microwave assisted synthesis of luminescent carbonaceous nanoparticles from silk fibroin for bioimaging. Mater. Sci. Eng. C Mater. Biol. Appl. 2017, 80, 616-623.

  5. Zheng, C.; Teng, C. P.*; Yang, D.-P.; Lin, M.; Win, K. Y.; Li, Z.; Ye, E. Fabrication of luminescent TiO2:Eu3 + and ZrO2:Tb3 + encapsulated PLGA microparticles for bioimaging application with enhanced biocompatibility. Mater. Sci. Eng. C Mater. Biol. Appl. 2017, 92, 1117-1123.

  6. Teng, C. P.; Zhou, T.; Ye, E.; Liu, S.; Koh, L. D.; Low, M.; Loh, X. J.; Win, K. Y.; Zhang, L; Han, M.-Y. Effective targeted Photothermal ablation of multidrug resistant bacteria and their biofilms with NIR-absorbing gold nanocrosses. Adv. Healthcare Mater. 2016, 5, 2122–2130.

  7. Teng C. P.; Zhou T.; Ye E.; Liu S.; Koh L. D.; Low M.; Loh X.J.; Win K. Y.; Zhang L.; Han M. Y. Effective targeted photothermal ablation of multidrug resistant bacteria and their biofilms with NIR-absorbing gold nanocrosses. Adv. Healthcare Mater. 2016, 5, 2122–2130.

  8. Jiang S.; Teng C. P.; Puah W. C.; Wasser M.; Win K. Y.; Han M. Y. Oral administration and selective uptake of polymeric nanoparticles in Drosophila larvae as an in vivo model. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2015, 1,  1077–1084. 

  9. Dou Q. Q.; Teng C.P.; Ye E. Y.; Loh X. J. Effective near-infrared photodynamic therapy assisted by upconversion nanoparticles conjugated with photosensitizers. Int. J. Nanomedicine 2015, 10, 419–432.

  10. Khin Y. W.; Teng C. P.; Ye E. Y.; Low M.; Han M. Y. Evaluation of polymeric nanoparticle formulations by effective imaging and quantitation of cellular uptake for controlled delivery of doxorubicin, Small 2015, 11, 1197-204.

  11. Teng CP, Mya KY, Khin YW, Yeo CC, Low M, He CB, Han MY. Star-shaped POSS-PCL-PU as biomaterials for tissue engineering application, NPG Asia Mater. 2014, 6, e142.

* 1st co-author

Intrinsically Toughest Silkworm Silk, 2017, SG Patent Application

Colorants-incorporated silk for value-added cosmetics, 2016, SG Patent Application

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