Prof Khin Yong LAM

Senior Vice President (Research), Nanyang Technological University

Professor Lam Khin Yong guided NTU’s university-wide research and its implementation as Vice President (Research), a position he held since May 2014. He was previously NTU’s Acting Provost (March – December 2017), Chief of Staff (2011 – 2017), Acting CEO of NTU Innovation (2012 – 2013), Associate Provost for Graduate Education & Special Projects (2008 – 2011), and Dean/Chair of the School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (2006 – 2008). He stepped down from the role of Vice President (Research) to take up the newly created position of Vice President (Industry) on 1 January 2023.

Professor Lam obtained his BSc with First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London and his Master’s and PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Past Members

Past Members

Research Interest

- Computational mechanics
- Development of refined meshless (element-free) techniques
- Smart materials modelling for active control
- Computational nanoscience/BioMEMS/Hydrogels
- Multiscale simulations
- Computational methods in engineering

Key Publications