YEOW Chen Hua, Raye



B.Eng (2nd Upper Class Honours), Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, 2006
PhD, Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, 2010
Postdoctoral Fellow, BioRobotics Lab, Harvard University, 2010-2012


Appointment Status


Assistant Professor




Department of Biomedical Engineering





Tel: + (65) 6601 3014
Fax: +(65) 6872 3069


Research Interests

Biomechanics, Sports, Surgical & Rehabilitation Robotics, Medical Device Design, Evolution

Awards and Honours

1) Gold Medal Award (Postgraduate Category). Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore) 4th Scientific Meeting 2007.
2) Silver Medal Award (Undergraduate Category). Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore) 4th Scientific Meeting 2007.
3) International Society of Biomechanics Congress Travel Award for XXI ISB Congress 2007 (Taipei)
4) Young Participant Support for 3rd Asian Pacific Conference on Biomechanics 2007 (Tokyo)
5) Young Investigator Award (3rd Prize). 13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering 2008.
6) NUS Research Scholarship 2006-2009
7) NUS Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship 2010-2012
8) Harvard SEAS ES227 Award for Creativity in Mechanical Design 2011. ‘A Wearable Cable-Driven Hand Continuous Passive Motion Device for Isolated Finger Joint Rehabilitation’


Selected Publications


1)C.H. Yeow, C.H. Cheong, K.S. Ng, P.V.S. Lee, J.C.H. Goh, 2008. Anterior cruciate ligament failure and cartilage damage during knee joint compression: a preliminary study based on the porcine model. American Journal of Sports Medicine 36: 934-42.

2) C.H. Yeow, S.T. Lau, P.V.S. Lee, J.C.H. Goh, 2009. Damage and degenerative changes in menisci-covered and exposed tibial osteochondral regions after simulated landing impact compression - a porcine study. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 27: 1100-8.

3) C.H. Yeow, P.V.S. Lee, J.C.H. Goh, 2010. Extent and distribution of tibial osteochondral disruption during simulated landing impact with axial tibial rotation restraint. Journal of Biomechanics 43:  2010-6.

4) C.H. Yeow, W.L. Gan, P.V. Lee, J.C. Goh, 2011. Effect of an anterior-sloped brace joint on anterior tibial translation and axial tibial rotation: a motion analysis study. Clinical Biomechanics 25: 1025-30.

5) C.H. Yeow, A.T. Baisch, R.D. Howe, C.J. Walsh, S.G. Talbot, 2012. Differential spring stiffness design for finger therapy exercise device: bio-inspired from stiff pathological finger joints. ASME Journal of Medical Devices 6: 017538-1