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Dr Park So Yeon

Dr Park So Yeon


Research Fellow


Dr Park's passion lies in discovering clinical needs and limitations, utilising both medicine and engineering principles to innovate new practical solutions to improve treatment efficiency and effectiveness. Her research interests are in restoration, replacement and reconstruction of the oro-facial complex through discovering new biomaterials and adopting tissue engineering techniques. With the use of advanced characterisation and manufacturing techniques, she hopes to create new innovations which are cost-effective, restorative and beneficial to the population.​


  • PhD, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore 2023​
  • B.Eng (Hons), Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore 2018

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Research Fellow, National Dental Centre Singapore ​


Research Interests

  • Tissue Engineering​
  • Characterisation and manufacturing – prototyping systems
  • Oral & Maxillofacial reconstruction
  • In-vitro, In-vivo study, Clinical Trials for regenerative solutions
  • Biomaterials

Publications and Research Trials

  • Chng KZ, Ng YC, Namgung B, Tan JK, Park S, Tien SL, Leo HL, Kim S. Assessment of transient changes in oxygen diffusion of single red blood cells using a microfluidic analytical platform. Communications Biology. 2021 Mar 2;4(1):271.​
  • Chng KZ, Tan JK, Park S, Lim J, Chua DX, Le Q, Fang J, Ouyang J, Yap CH, Tien SL, Leo HL. Rapid one-step in situ synthesis of carbon nanoparticles with cellulosic paper for biosensing. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 2021 Jul 15;339:129849.
  • Namgung, B., Lee, T., Tan, J.K.S., Poh, D.K.H., Park, S., Chng, K.Z., Agrawal, R., Park, S.Y., Leo, H.L. and Kim, S., 2020. Vibration motor-integrated low-cost, miniaturized system for rapid quantification of red blood cell aggregation. Lab on a Chip, 20(21), pp.3930-3937.

Research Trials

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