About Me



Dr. Keith Choon Chiang FOO
Senior scientist 
Engineering Mechanics Department
Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), A*STAR
1 Fusionopolis Way, Singapore
foocc[at]ihpc.a-star.edu.sg


Dr. Keith Foo is a senior scientist in the Engineering Mechanics Department at A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC). He has 10 years of post-PhD research experience in mechanics of materials and structures, with expertise in theoretical modeling, engineering simulation, and scientific computing. He also served as the manager for the Soft Matter group at IHPC, and has led various projects on soft materials. 

Currently Keith has co-authored 24 publications in journals such as Science, on topics ranging from composites to soft materials and soft machines. His citation counts exceed 1500 (Google Scholar). Prior to his current position, he was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University. He holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from NTU, where he was also the top graduate for his B.Eng. (Mech.) degree.