Professor Ricky Ang Lay Kee
Head, Science and Mathematics, Interim Head of Pillar, Engineering Product Development

Ricky Ang received his Bachelor of Science (1994) from the National Tsinghua University (Hsinchu, Taiwan); and Master of Science (1996) and PhD (1999), both from the Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan. He was the Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Postdoctoral Fellow in the Applied Physics Division (1999 – 2001). Before joining the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) in November 2011, he was a tenured Associate Professor in the Division of Microelectronics, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. He was the SUTD’s Director of Graduate Studies (2015 – 2017) and PhD Programme Director (2012 – 2014). He is currently the Ng Teng Fong Chair Professor for the SUTD-Zhejiang University (ZJU) Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Alliance (IDEA). He is a leading expert in field of electron emission theory, space charge limited current, interface carrier transport and excitation. On these topics, he has published about 100 journal papers and has secured about S$10M from various funding agencies in Singapore and USA.