Deputy Head of Department
Dr. Lim Yee Fun received a B. Sc. in Physics from California Institute of Technology, USA, in 2003, which he pursued on a PSC Overseas Merit Scholarship. He was then awarded the A*STAR National Science Scholarship in 2006 to pursue a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Cornell University, which he completed in 2011.He joined the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), Singapore, as a Scientist in 2011. At IMRE, he had both led and participated in various research projects, including sol-gel deposition of metal oxides, photocatalytic water splitting, coatings for radiative cooling, and accelerated materials discovery based on machine learning and AI. He has also taken on a management role as Deputy Head of the Electronic Materials department. Till date, he has authored/co-authored more than 40 international peer-reviewed journal publications with a total of more than 2300 citations (h-index of 25 according to Google Scholar), and he has filed 3 patents.