Saving Mother Earth: Green Technology for Gaia

Saving Mother Earth: Green Technology for Gaia

13 September 2019

01:00PM - 01:45PM

45mins

INFUSE Theatre, Connexis South, Level 14


Film buffs may recall the science fiction thriller The Day After Tomorrow where a sudden onset of ice threatens to wipe out the entire human race.  A not-too-distant prophesy given the Earth’s vulnerability to climatic change, greenhouse emissions and rising sea levels.Join Dr Loh Xian Jun as he shares his newly invented materials for green technology. 

Get a glimpse of exciting cutting-edge applications like carbon capture and new biodegradables and how these can be integrated in the new circular economy. 

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Speaker

Dr Loh Xian Jun

Dr Loh Xian Jun

Senior Scientist, Head of Department
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), A*STAR

Director (Graduate Affairs)
Science and Engineering Research Council, A*STAR

Dr Xian Jun Loh completed his education at the National University of Singapore. A pioneer in biodegradable thermogels, he developed these materials for various applications spanning industries as diverse as biomedical, engineering, cosmetics and food. He is a Fellow in Fitzwiliam College in the University of Cambridge and the Royal Society of Chemistry.