Sierin Lim is an Associate Professor of Bioengineering at the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). She is currently serving as the Associate Dean (Global Partnerships) at the NTU Graduate College and the co-Deputy Executive Director of the NTU Institute for Health Technologies. Her Bioengineered and Applied Nanomaterials Laboratory (BeANs Lab) focuses on the design and engineering of hybrid nano/microscale devices from biological parts by utilizing protein engineering as a tool for applications in health, cosmetics, food, and the environment.
Sierin earned both her B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). She founded the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore) Student Chapter in 2009 and Women@NTU in 2018. In 2013 she received the L’Oréal-UNESCO Singapore for Women in Science National Fellowships and in 2020 the Inaugural Singapore 100 Women in Tech List. She’s a STEM Ambassador for Girls2Pioneers section of the United Women Singapore.