Dr Ho Chaw Sing
Dr Ho Chaw Sing is the co-founder Managing Director of NAMIC (National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster), a Singapore government platform initiative to catalyse innovation and scale industrial adoption of digital additive manufacturing technologies. Since its inception in 2015, NAMIC has raised millions in public-private funding to catalyse various AM initiatives across several industry sectors. Before joining the public sector, he spent several years with HP Singapore and Chartered Semiconductor, where he undertook various executive roles in technology and product development, as well as supply chain and business operations.
A technology-for-good advocate, Chaw Sing has participated in numerous forums, including at the World Bank Group, Development Research Centre China, and the World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He has been active in scouting and nurturing deep tech start-ups and is instrumental in growing the AM start-up ecosystem in Singapore. Chaw Sing co-chairs the Singapore Standards AM Technical Committee and is part of ASTM International AM Centre of Excellence (AM CoE) Steering Committee. An Adjunct Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS), he lectures Industry 4.0 topics in cyber-physical integration and digital manufacturing. A prolific inventor in his early career, he holds 49 US/international patents. Chaw Sing earned his doctorate (Ph.D) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and has a Bachelor’s (honours) degree in Electrical Engineering with a major in Microelectronics, both from NUS.