Dr Kuan Yee Han
Dr. Kuan Yee Han received his B.Eng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, from the National University of Singapore. During his undergraduate days, he was active in the NUS Students’ Union, where he was elected President. He spent one year working as part of the NUS Overseas College Program in Silicon Valley in a medical device start-up, Voyage Medical, Inc. which focused on cardiovascular engineering. That shaped his interest in pursuing medtech engineering. His Ph.D. research focused on understanding blood-flow hemodynamics and properties through mechanical heart valves. He has been with Tembusu College since the pilot program as a Graduate Fellow while completing his Ph.D. Upon graduation, he held a joint appointment at Singapore-Stanford Biodesign Program (A*STAR) as a research and development scientist for over a year, where his project focused on designing a medical device for end-stage renal disease patients. Currently, Yee Han is a full-time Lecturer at Tembusu College; where he is both the Director of Student Affairs and the Residential Fellow of Gaja House. He brings together complementary pedagogies of experiential learning and authentic learning in his role as an educator. His teaching interests lie in the topics on negotiation and ageing. He also co-facilitates negotiation workshops and co-trains student coaches in promoting out of classroom learning. Yee Han is also a certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® facilitator where he conducts customized workshops with student organisations.