Jackie Ying

Executive director

Born in Taipei and raised in Singapore and New York, Ying bagged the inaugural Mustafa Prize “Top Scientific Achievement” award, in particular, for her work developing glucose-sensitive nanoparticles that deliver insulin to diabetic patients only when their blood glucose levels are high. Prior to her appointment at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, she was one of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s youngest professors when she was made a full professor at 35 in 2001.


Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology