May 2018

Dr Say Hwa Tan has joined the editorial board for MethodsX. A multidisciplinary open access journal from Elsevier which will publish the small but important customizations researchers make to their experiments. (link)


May 2018

Our collaborative work is featured as the inside front cover page in Lab on Chip, Issue 9, 2018. (link)

Opto-acousto-fluidic microscopy for three-dimensional label-free detection of droplets and cells in microchannels, Lab Chip, 2018,18, 1292-1297.


May 2018

Dr Tan is invited to be the guest editor for the special issue in Sensors (Impact Factor: 2.677).

“2018 International Conference of Biomedical Information Perception & Microsystems” in Sensors – click here


April 2018

Dr Say Hwa Tan has joined the editorial board for Sensors.

April 2018

Dr Say Hwa Tan has been appointed as an associate editor of IET Micro & Nano Letters. (link)


Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

Awarded by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  

For outstanding scientific achievements and contribution.

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April 2017

Our work is featured as the front cover page in Analytical Chemistry. (link)

Negative Pressure Induced Droplet Generation in a Microfluidic Flow-Focusing Device.
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (8), pp 4387–4391
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b05053
Adrian J. T. Teo, King-Ho Holden Li, Nam-Trung Nguyen*, Wei Guo, Nadine Heere, Heng-Dong Xi, Chia-Wen Tsao, Weihua Li, and Say Hwa Tan*

January 2017

Our article “Active droplet generation in microfluidics” was one of the top 25 most downloaded articles published in Lab on a Chip journal in 2016. (link)

Active droplet generation in microfluidics
Lab Chip, 2016,16, 35-58 DOI: 10.1039/C5LC01012H
Zhuang Zhi Chong, Say Hwa Tan, Alfonso M. Gañán-Calvo, Shu Beng Tor, Ngiap Hiang Loh and Nam-Trung Nguyen

January 2017

Our work is featured as the front cover page in the journal of micromachines. (link)

Self-Aligned Interdigitated Transducers for Acoustofluidics.
Micromachines 2016, 7(12), 216; doi:10.3390/mi7120216
Zhichao Ma, Adrian J. T. Teo, Say Hwa Tan ,* Ye Ai ,* and Nam-Trung Nguyen*.

November 2016

A microfluidic platform for optimised detection of protein complexes.

Dr Tan has been awarded the prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) DECRA Fellowship. A total of only 200 awards are given each year to the most promising early career researchers

September 2016

“Insights and Advancements in Microfluidics“ in Micromachines. (link)

Dr Tan is invited to be the guest editor for the special issue of “Insights and Advancements in Microfluidics“ in Micromachines.

July 2016

Dr. Patrick Tan featured as Emerging Investigator in prestigious journal, Lab on a Chip. (link)

Only eighteen early career researchers, most of them are assistant professors at world-class universities, were selected and invited to contribute to this special issue of the journal.

July 2016

Dr Tan invited as guest speaker at National Central University – Taiwan. (link)

January 2016

Dr Tan invited to attend Global Young Scientists Summit 2016.

The Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) @one-north is an international gathering in Singapore of bright young researchers from all over the world. They meet together for a week to be inspired by internationally eminent science and technology leaders.

October 2015

Dr Tan invited as guest speaker at Peking University, China. (link)

September 2015

Dr Tan awarded Griffith Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2015.

The Griffith Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme was established to assist the University in achieving its objective of strengthening its research profile and capacity. The University awards only up to 8 Fellows each year.

December 2014

Dr Tan interviewed by Singapore TV Mediacorp, Channel 8 Focus Program 《星洲头家2》 for outstanding young scientist and contributions (link)

The program is in Chinese

May 2014

Dr Tan awarded the Tan Kah Kee Young Inventor’s Award for his invention on the Microfluidic Jukebox. (link)

May 2012

Mr Tan awarded the prestigious Tan Kah Kee Postgraduate award. (link)