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Yong Zhi Yong Derrick (Dr)
Scientist II
6590 3107
Precision Measurements

Derrick Yong received his B.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2011 and 2016 respectively. He was awarded the Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR) Graduate Scholarship in 2011, and was attached as a postgraduate student to the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), A*STAR. Since 2015, he has joined the Optics Team in SIMTech, A*STAR, as a Scientist.

Research Interest:Optical spectroscopy; Cell monitoring; Biological autofluorescence and Raman scattering; Machine learning methods for biological data

Ph.D., Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Apr 2016
B.Eng., Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Jul 2011

  1. Y.Y. Wu, D. Yong and M. Win Naing, "Automated cell expansion: trends and outlook of critical technologies," Cell & Gene Therapy Insights, vol. 4, pp.843-863, 2018.

  2. D. Yong and D. Ding, "Lasing with cell-endogenous fluorophores: parameters and conditions," Scientific Reports, vol. 7, p. 13569, 2017.

  3. T. M. H. Ha, D. Yong, E. M. Y. Lee, P. Kumar, Y. K. Lee, and W. Zhou, "Activation and inactivation of Bacillus pumilus spores by kiloelectron volt X-ray irradiation," PLOS ONE, vol. 12, pp. e0177571, 2017.

  4. D. Yong, E. Lee, X. Yu, and C. C. Chan, "Fluorospectroscopy of dye-loaded liposomes in photonic crystal fibers," Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of, vol. 22, pp. 4901006, 2016.

  5. E. Lee, D. Yong, X. Yu, H. Li, and C. C. Chan, "In-fiber photo-immobilization of a bioactive surface," Journal of Biomedical Optics, vol. 19, pp. 120502, 2014.

  6. D. Yong, E. Lee, X. Yu, and C. C. Chan, "In-fiber fluorospectroscopy based on a spectral decomposition method," Optics Express, vol. 22, pp. 23640-23651, 2014.

  7. D. Yong, E. Lee. X. Yu, C. C. Chan, “Two-phase photobleaching dequenching in dye-loaded liposomes,” Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of, vol. 20, pp. 213-220, 2014.

  8. D. Yong, W. L. Ng, X. Yu, C. C. Chan, “A compact opto-fluidic platform for chemical sensing with photonic crystal fibers,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 191, pp. 22-26, 2013.

  9. Y. Zhang, D. Yong, X. Yu, L. Xia, D. Liu, and Y. Zhang, "Amplification of surface-enhanced Raman scattering in photonic crystal fiber using offset launch method," Plasmonics, vol. 8, pp. 209-215, 2012.

  10. D. Yong, X. Yu, G. Ren, H. Zhang, Y. Zhang, C. C. Chan, H. Wei, and W. Tong, "Photonic bandgap fiber for infiltration-free refractive-index sensing," Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of, vol. 18, pp. 1560-1565, 2012.

Awards:Best Student Award, SIMTech, 2013
A*STAR Graduate Scholarship, 2011