Professor Jin-Chong Tan

Professor Jin-Chong Tan has a BEng in Mechanical Engineering (Malaysia, 1999) and an MEng in Materials Engineering (Singapore, 2001). In 2005, he obtained a PhD in Materials Science from Cambridge University, where he studied lightweight composite materials constructed from stainless steel fibres.

He moved to Oxford University in September 2012 to take up a University Lectureship (Associate Professorship) in Mechanical Engineering, together with a Tutorial Fellowship in Engineering Science at Balliol College. In July 2018, he became a full professor and was conferred the title of Professor of Engineering Science (Nanoscale Engineering).