Dr Ho Chaw Sing
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Design and Engineering, National University of Singapore
Chaw Sing is the CEO of NAMIC, a Singapore government platform he co-founded that focuses on translational research to develop and scale industrial adoption of digital additive manufacturing technologies.
Before joining the public sector, he spent 16 years in the private sector. He was Head of Innovation and Strategic Partnerships at HP Singapore, Printing and Personal Systems Group and the Global Head for Consumer Inkjet Supplies Business Operations, overseeing manufacturing supply chain operations and product innovation. He began his career in the semiconductor foundry industry with Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing (now part of GlobalFoundries), in various customer-facing technology and engineering operation leadership roles.
Chaw Sing is active in the deep-tech startup scene and global AM community. He co-chairs the ISO/TC 261 Additive Manufacturing Chair’s Advisory Group and Singapore Standards AM Technical Committee. He also serves as a Scientific and Technology Advisor at CREATE’s Singapore-Hebrew University Alliance for Science and Technology among others. A prolific inventor in his early career, Chaw Sing holds several U.S. and internationally issued patents. He earned his Ph.D. and Bachelor’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National University of Singapore, where he also lectures part-time as an Adjunct Professor at NUS College of Design and
Engineering. Chaw Sing is an ASTM International board member.