About Us

- Our Mission -

To make a difference to impact society in the areas of education, research, and worldviews.

- Director -

Dr Samuel Gan is the founding Chief Editor of APD Trove student journal, the first specialized open access journal "Scientific Phone Apps and Mobile Devices", a pioneer in the area, Principal Investigator of the Antibody & Product Development Lab in A*STAR, Programme Manager in the A*STAR Artifcial Intelligence Initiative Office, and associate lecturer at the School of Psychology of James Cook University, Singapore, Cardiff Metropolitan University, and School of Science & Technology, Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS).

He had previously taught in King’s College London (KCL), Temasek Polytechnic (TP) and University of Wollongong-Singapore Institute of Management (SIM). APD lab currently performs research in multiple areas from antibody engineering, product development, virology, mobile device development, smartphone apps, psychology, and complexity sciences.

Samuel is trained in a wide variety of disciplines across biomedical sciences (TP-SGP, UCL-UK, KCL-UK, BBK-UK), translation & interpretation (TP-SGP), psychology (OU-UK), higher education (KCL-UK), theology (KCL-UK, CLBS-SGP, GBI-SGP, FEBC-SGP), business admin (OU-UK), complexity science (SFI-USA), and commercial law & tech transfer (TP-SGP).

He is an associate of King’s College, member of the Higher Education Academy UK, the British Psychological Society, Biochemical Society UK, and Allergy & Clinical Immunology Society, Singapore, New York Academy of Sciences, and was listed as one of fifty skilled talent alumni from technical tertiary education in the SG50 book “A Nation of Skilled Talents”. In 2018, Samuel was selected as one of the “world’s most promising” researchers in the Interstellar Initiative.

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