Dr Edison Ang Huixiang

Dr. Edison Huixiang Ang is a Singaporean Scientist who born in 28 July 1987. He has a background in materials science and engineering along with a diverse skill set. He completed his undergraduate studies, earning B.S. degrees, at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore in 2012. Later, in 2017, Dr. Ang received his Ph.D. from the same university. He gained additional experience as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National University of Singapore from 2016 to 2017 and later served as a Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University from 2017 to 2019. In mid-2018, he also took on a Visiting Scholar role at the Technical University of Munich in Germany. Currently, Dr. Edison H. Ang serves as an Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Education/Nanyang Technological University. His expertise encompasses various areas, including 2D Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Energy Storage and Conversion, Sensor Technology, Membrane Technology, Additive Manufacturing, Catalysis, Waste-to-Wealth, Surface Coating and Film, Circular Economy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, and Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

Personal Website: https://www.edisonangsg.com/


Research achievements:

As a young researcher, Dr Edison Ang has authored over 120 research papers, with an H-index of 38 and citations over 5500 (based on Google Scholar).

Dr. Ang is renowned for his expertise in the realm of 2D materials and has garnered recognition through numerous awards, including the 2024 Emerging Investigator (Materials Horizons), 2023 Emerging Investigator (Chemical Communications), 2023 Early-Career Researchers of PNAS, 2023 PIERS Young Scientists Award, 2023 The Rising Stars of Wiley (Advanced Science), 2022 AIChE SLS Young Faculty Award, 2022 NIE/NTU Excellence in Research, 2023 Emerging Investigators of the Royal Society of Chemistry (Nanoscale), 2022 SNIC-Prof Lee Soo Ying Early Career Research Award, 2022 Young Chemists of Wiley (Chemistry-A European Journal), 2022 Emerging Investigators of the Royal Society of Chemistry (Journal of Materials Chemistry A), 2022 Sabic Young Professional Award, 2022 Young Scientist Medal Award by International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM), 2021 Vebleo Fellow Award, and 2021 Outstanding ASIAN Science Diplomat Award.

Editorial Roles:

His active engagement in the academic sphere is evidenced by his participation in various memberships and editorial responsibilities. He serves as a Youth Editorial Board Member of Carbon Energy, Youth Editorial Board Member of Carbon Neutrality, Youth Editorial Board Member of Frontiers in Energy, Early-Career Advisory Board of Materials Horizons, Young Editorial Board Member for the Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal of Energy Chemistry, and Journal of Collagen and Leather. Additionally, he holds the Associate Editor role for Scientific Reports, Frontiers in Chemistry, Frontiers in Electronic Materials, and Frontiers in Environmental Chemistry. Dr. Ang also contributes as a Review Editorial Board Member for Frontiers in Chemical Engineering.

Professional memberships:

Dr. Ang actively participates as a member in various professional organizations, including International Society of Electrochemistry, International Association for Carbon Capture, The Electrochemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry. Furthermore, he maintains affiliations with institutes of higher learning, including the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing, Singapore Battery Consortium, and Singapore Membrane Consortium. His diverse experiences and extensive affiliations underscore his steadfast dedication to advancing research and knowledge within the materials science and engineering field.

Dr Edison H. Ang
Assistant Professor
Natural Sciences and Science Education