Prof. Desmond Loke


Desmond Loke is an Assistant Professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. He leads the Loke Bio-nanotechnology and Electronics-for-Large-scale Lab. His research involves the study of biologically-based materials for regenerative applied sciences and the design of electronics for large-scale technology. Loke received his BS from the National University of Singapore in 2008, and pursued his PhD at the NUS and University of Cambridge between 2008 and 2012. In 2013, he was awarded a research fellowship from the SUTD and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to set up his own laboratory. Desmond also attended the Harvard University in 2014. He has won many prestigious awards, including the Singapore TKK Young Inventors’ Award, Asia MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Award, World MIT TR Innovators Under 35 award, etc. His research has been highlighted in global news outlets such as Science Daily, Yahoo News, and the International Business Times. He has been first author on papers published in Advanced Materials, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, Science, and other journals.


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Singapore Nonvolatile Memory Group


Singapore-Cambridge Group


Cambridge Chemical Physics Group