Dr Chng graduated with honours from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, majoring in Chemistry, and completed two minor programmes in Biological Sciences and Forensic Science. After working for a year at the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), she was awarded the A*STAR Graduate Scholarship and embarked on her graduate studies at the University of Oxford, where she obtained her DPhil in Organic Chemistry.
Currently, Dr Chng is a scientist at SIMTech with the Surface Technology Group, Functional Coating Team, where she is actively involved in several in-house, collaborative and industry projects related to research and development of new surface functions and coatings on various materials for a wide range of applications, including microfluidics and anti-bacterial surfaces. Her other research interests include nano-particles synthesis with surface modifications, surface-interface chemistry, surface grafting, and functional coating formulation.
BSc (Hons, National University of Singapore), DPhil (Organic Chemistry, University of Oxford)