He toured the A-Lab, an automated lab designed to accelerate the development of useful new materials guided by artificial intelligence. Gerd Ceder (right), Faculty Senior Scientist, Materials Sciences Division (MSD) provided a tour of the A-Lab. 

Heng is also the Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and the Chairman of Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF), which sets direction for the country’s research, innovation, and enterprise strategies.