Staff Profile of Dr Xu Noel


Name:                          Xu Qingxing, Noel
Designation:​Senior ​Lecturer
Address: ​
School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology
Blk 83, #04-00, Singapore 599489​
Tel:     ​(65) 6460 8960
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​•​​PhD (Chem Engr, UIUC, USA and NUS, Singapore)
•​BEng (Chem Engr, NUS, Singapore)

I like to motivate students to develop their own learning interests and critical thinking. In classroom, I like to enhance learning by making connections between current field of study and other disciplines or applications. Beyond academic curriculum, I love to nurture and inspire young minds in scientific research.

Professional Expertise

​Drug and gene delivery, polymeric microspheres, nanoparticles, antimicrobial polymers, surface modification

Awards & Achievements

​•​Honorary President’s Graduate Fellowship (2011) by National University of Singapore
​•​​A*STAR Research Scholarship (2008) by Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
•​President’s Honour Roll (2008) by University Scholars Programme (USP), National University of Singapore  
•​​USP Senior Honour Roll (2008) by University Scholars Programme (USP), National University of Singapore
Publications, Patents, Projects, Consultancy
•​​National Medical Research Council (NMRC) research grant on “Synergistic Cancer Treatment using Chitosan-p53 Nanoparticles and Doxorubicin Loaded Double-Walled Microspheres” in 2013.
•​Antimicrobial guanidinium and thiouronium functionalized polymers. United States Patent 2015.

Facile carbohydrate-mimetic modifications of poly(ethylene imine) carriers for gene delivery applications. Polymer Chemistry 2016; 7: 5862-5872. 



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