Principal Investigator

John Ho

John S. Ho, Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Department of Biomedical Engineering (by courtesy),
Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology (SINAPSE)

Bio: John S. Ho joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore as an assistant professor in 2015. He received his PhD under the supervision of Ada S. Y. Poon at Stanford University where he was a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow. His PhD thesis focused on wireless power transfer to small-scale bioelectronic devices. His current research interests are centered on the development of novel wireless technologies and miniaturized electronic devices for integration in living systems.

Lab Members

Pui Mun Lee

Pui Mun Lee, Research Fellow

Bio: Pui Mun received her Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) from Nanyang Technological Univerversity (NTU) in 2012. She has completed her PhD under the supervision of Assoc Prof. Liu Erjia and co-supervision of Prof. Chen Zhong at NTU. Her PhD thesis focused on graphene based electrode design.

Pui Mun Lee

Viveka Kalidasan , Research Fellow

Bio: Viveka received her B.Tech (Biotechnology) degree from TamilNadu Agricultural University (May 2010)and M.Tech Medical Nanotechnology from SASTRA University (May 2012). She received her Doctorate degree from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore in 2016. Currently she is working as a Research Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore. She has a keen interest in developing novel biomaterials and wirelessly powered, implantable, micro-bioelectronics for cancer theranostics and other biomedical applications.

Dong Zhenya

Zhenya Dong, PhD Candidate

Bio: Zhenya is enthusiastic about wireless powering. He received his BEng from Chongqing University in July 2016. Starting in August 2016, he is pursuing the Ph.D. degree in the Wireless Bioelectronics Group in the ECE department at NUS.

Fengyuan Yang

Fengyuan Yang, PhD Candidate

Bio: Fengyuan is a PhD candidate in the ECE department at NUS. She completed her BEng at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.

Tian Xi

Tian Xi, PhD Candidate

Bio: Tian Xi received his B.S degree at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China, in 2016. He is pursuing the PhD degree in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NUS.

Li Zhipeng

Li Zhipeng, PhD Candidate

Bio: Li Zhipeng received his B.S degree of Applied Physics at Hefei University of Technology (HFUT) in June, 2017. He is now pursuing the PhD degree focusing on metasurface for biomedical sensing.

Sippanat Achavananthadith

Sippanat Achavananthadith

Bio: Sippanat Achavananthadith Graduated in B.Eng(Biomedical Engineering) from Mahidol University since July 2016. He is interested in neuroengineering and wireless system. Now he is a Ph.D. student which the topic is wireless neural recording.

Fang Yue

Fang Yue, Research Engineer

Bio: Fang Yue received her B.S degree at Chongqing University in June, 2013 and her M.S degree in Zhejiang University in March, 2017. She is now working as a research engineer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NUS. Her interests include wireless powering bioelectronics, superresolution optical imaging.

Sheam Kannan

Sheam Kannan, Undergraduate

Bio: Sheam Kannan is a fourth-year undergraduate in NUS. His interest lies in the biomedical industry as he would like to be part of an impact to make human lives better in the name of research and in particular cancer with the knowledge integrated from electrical background.

Lester Tan

Lester Tan, Undergraduate

Bio: Lester Tan is currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering in National University of Singapore. He is currently in his fourth year, and working on his final year project on electromagnetic engineering for wireless bioelectronic systems.


Sena Harayama, Undergraduate

Bio: Sena is a second year student pursuing an undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the Imperial College London. Very keen on observing the research environment, she learns about the steps leading to the publication of an academic paper and helps the making of small wireless devices.


Hans Hon Sang Chan, Undergraduate

Bio: Hans is an undergraduate student from Imperial College London, reading the Chemistry with Molecular Physics MSc Degree. He is working on a collection of chemical-sensing instrumentation projects in the U.K. with the Matoha Ultrascience Group, and is also a research intern under the Ho Group at NUS. His interests include electrochemistry, spectroscopy and electrical powering technology.

Past Members

Bryan Li

Bryan Li, Undergraduate

Bio: Bryan Li is a Chinese American who currently studies Electrical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Interested in electronic devices, Bryan wishes to find new and efficient ways to apply electrical engineering to our daily lives to better improve our quality of living.

Sheam Kannan

Eric Pollmann, Undergraduate

Bio: Eric graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and will pursue a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University starting Fall 2017. His interests include antenna engineering and RF systems design, and this summer he is working on wireless powering and data recording in bio-implants. Outside of the lab, he enjoys playing basketball, travelling, and eating food.

Devansh Agrawal

Devansh Agrawal, Intern

Bio: Devansh is currently pursuing Aerospace Engineering as an undergraduate degree at Imperial College. He interns at SINAPSE in his spare time, learning new things everyday by simulating, building and testing various microwave systems. He graduated from Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) in Singapore.

Tian Xi

Desen Weng

Bio: University of Sydney, Intern, Winter 2016 to Spring 2016, Winter 2017

Anthonly Romano, Drexel University, Intern, Fall 2015 to Winter 2016