Koon Gee NEOH

Professor Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

(65) 6516 2176

E5 02-34


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  • ScD (Chem. Eng.) MIT, 1980
  • BSc (Chem. Eng.) MIT, 1976

Awards and Honours

  • Editorial Advisory Board, Langmuir
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Bioactive Surface Functionalisation, J. Applied Pulymer Science (2014)
  • National Science Award (1996)
  • Staff Achievement Award, NUS (1997)
  • Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award, NUS (1993-1995)

Research Interests

  • Anti-fouling and Anti-Infective Surfaces
  • Bioactive Surfaces and Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine
  • Nanoparticles for Cell Labeling, Targeting and Therapy

Selected Publications

[1] Wang, L., Neoh, K.G, Shuter, B., Kang, E.T., Wang, S.C., "Superparamagnetic Hyperbranched Polyglycerol-grafted Fe3O4 Nanoparticles as a Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agent: An In-vitro assessment". Advanced Functional Materials 19 (2009) 2615.

[2] Wang, L., Neoh, K.G, Kang, E.T., Shuter, B., “Multifunctional Polyglycerol-grafted Fe3O4@SiO2 Nanoparticles for Targeting Ovarian Cancer Cells”, Biomaterials 32 (2011) 2166.

[3] Neoh, K.G., Hu X.F., Zheng, D., Kang, E.T., “Balancing Osteoblast Functions and Bacterial Adhesion on Functionalized Titanium Surfaces”, Biomaterials 33 (2012) 2813.

[4] Neoh, K.G., Shi, Z.L Kang, E.T., "Anti-adhesive and Antibacterial Polymer Brushes". In Biomaterials Associated Infection - Immunological Aspects and Antimicrobial Strategies, Ed. F. Moriarty, S.A.J. Zaat, H.J. Busscher, 405-434. New York: Springer, 2013.

[5] Li, M., Neoh, K.G., Kang, E.T., Lau, T., Chiong, E., “Surface Modification of Silicone with Covalently Immobilized and Crosslinked Agarose for Potential Application in the Inhibition of Infection and Omental Wrapping”, Advanced Functional Materials DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201302242.