Dr Teng Yin Ting

Dr Teng Yin Ting is a Lecturer in Republic Polytechnic, Singapore, with more than 10 years of research experience in chemical additives, nanomaterials, battery materials and energy harvesting materials.

As a principal investigator and co-principal investigator, Dr Teng Yin Ting has supported companies in carrying out multiple R&D and industry projects and is actively involved in prototype development. When co-creating solutions with the industry, she has been focusing on projects relating to materials development, particularly in the area of sustainability.

She has been working with companies to expand their capabilities, and developing new material technologies for the market, especially in the area of sustainability for the past 5 years. Her latest work was on development of agrivoltaics technology, integrating agriculture and energy harvesting, focusing on yield, and quality improvement of the vegetables grown with no impairment in nutrition.

She is currently listed as a tech expert by Innovation Partner for Impact (IPI) Singapore. IPI Singapore is a subsidiary under Enterprise Singapore, setup by the Singapore Ministry of Trade & Industry in April 2011, is responsible for promoting tech-driven open innovation among businesses. 

She was a speaker at Bex Asia International Built Environment Week (IBEW) 2020, in the session “Leveraging R&D and Technologies for the Built Environment by Republic Polytechnic”. The International Built Environment Week (IBEW) 2020 was organised by the Building and Construction Authority (Singapore) and Reed Exhibitions and supported by 12 Trade Associations Chambers. 

She served as a facilitator for the national women’s development conversation in Singapore in 2021, and was also a volunteer in non-profit organisations interested in women’s development.

She has a joint PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, and Technical University of Munich.

Areas of expertise: nanomaterials, lithium-ion batteries, urban agriculture, agrivoltaics, applied materials development, women in STEM



Main institution
School of Applied Science