Sierin Lim | AIChE

Sierin Lim

Associate Professor
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore

Sierin Lim is an Associate Professor of Bioengineering and the Assistant Chair (Research) of the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, and Program Chair (Healthy Society) of the Interdisciplinary Graduate School at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore. She earned her B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and did a postdoc at University of California Irvine. Her Bioengineered and Applied Nanomaterials Laboratory (BeANs Lab) at NTU focuses on the design and engineering of hybrid nano/microscale devices from biological parts by utilizing protein engineering as a tool for applications in medicine, electronics, cosmetics, and food. She is the founding chair and advisor to the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore) Student Chapter and a STEM ambassador of Singapore Committee for UN Women. She is also serving on the editorial board of Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology and Engineering Biology, and on the advisory board of She is the recipient of the Asia Pacific Research Networking Fellowship from the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (s2012), the L’Oréal-UNESCO Singapore for Women in Science National Fellowship (2013), and the Tan Chin Tuan Fellowship for Exchange in Engineering (2016).