Dr Su Yi obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Singapore in 2003. He began his R&D career at the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), A*STAR in 2000, and is currently a Principal Scientist at the Fluid Dynamics Department. He is the founding leader of the Geometrical Modelling Group at IHPC and was instrumental in growing and mentoring scientists and engineers to a form an industrially-relevant and agile outfit that is able to deliver mission-critical solutions to real-world technological challenges.
Dr Su Yi has also played a key role in driving the Computationally-driven Biomedical Research Programme at IHPC, where he leads the development of technologies in Computer-aided Cardiac Diagnosis, Image Analysis in Digital Pathology and Virtual Surgical Simulation. He has won multiple competitive research grants from various grant bodies, such as the A*STAR, National Medical Research Council (NMRC), SingHealth Foundation and National Research Foundation (NRF). Based on the novelty and commercial relevance of his work, he grew a portfolio of patents and has been awarded Second Prize in the International 2014 PhysioNet/Computing in Cardiology Challenge and the “Best Innovation in Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Applications” in the National Instruments ASEAN Graphical System Design Achievement Awards 2011.