Jun Li serves as an Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also jointly working at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), A*STAR, Singapore. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in macromolecular science from Osaka University, Japan, in 1992 and 1995, respectively. From 1995 to 1998, he worked as a Special Postdoctoral Researcher at the RIKEN Institute, Japan. In 1998, he moved to Singapore to join IMRE and started to concurrently work for NUS and IMRE from 2002, heading two labs each in the two institutions. He was a Visiting Scientist at the Johns Hopkins University, USA, in 1998. He recently has been focusing on developing novel polymers with the ability to self-assemble into functional supramolecular structures as biomaterials for potential drug or gene delivery as well as tissue engineering applications. He has published more than 140 international journal papers indexed by SCI, which have received more than 7000 citations with an h-index of 43. He is also an author for a number of book chapters and holds a few patents.
Biography Updated on 19 April 2014