Paul Teng

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Paul Teng

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Contributor Item Type Metadata

First Name

Paul

Surname or Business Name

Teng

Years Affiliated

2017

Affiliation

National Institute of Education International

Birthplace

Singapore

Occupation

Dean and Managing Director

Biographical Text

Prof Paul Teng is Dean and Managing Director, National Institute of Education International (NIEI), the education consultancy/outreach arm of NIE.  He assumed this position on 1 January 2018 after serving as NIE Principal Officer from 1 July 2014. Prof Teng served as NIE’s Dean, Office of Graduate Studies & Professional Learning from 1 November 2006 to 2014.  He was Head, Natural Sciences and Science Education (NSSE) Academic Group from 2004 to 2006.
Prof Teng has extensively researched food security generally, and specifically on the role of plant diseases in causing epidemics and crop losses in several continents, working cooperatively with a network of national programme scientists. The work has led to over 250 journal papers, eight books and numerous conference papers, and recognition by peer organisations. His pioneering work on using system analysis and computer modelling techniques to quantify and predict biological phenomena, and conduct risk assessments, is still having impact today in the USA and Asian rice growing countries. More recently, he has devoted his time to researching science communication and science entrepreneurship to meet the needs of new economies. He is a regular invited speaker on agricultural biotechnology, other disruptive technologies and their roles in transforming agriculture and rural economies.  

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“Paul Teng,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed December 5, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/578.