Postdoctoral Fellowship, Michigan State University
PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
B.Eng, University of Technology, Malaysia
Tiong Aw is a public health microbiologist with diverse training background including environmental engineering, microbiology, virology and bioinformatics. His research interests lie at the intersection of molecular microbial ecology, water quality and human/environmental health. His current research program focuses on data-driven discovery and the integration of biological big data towards the study of microbiome in natural and engineered water systems and their impacts on our environment and health. His other areas of expertise include rapid detection of waterborne and foodborne pathogens by advanced molecular techniques, fate and transport of viruses in urban water catchments and microbial source tracking. He is keen to bring scientific discovery and translational research to the water industry. He teaches environmental health microbiology. Prior to joining the faculty at Tulane, he was a research associate at the Michigan State University. He received his PhD in environmental microbiology from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and his BEng in environmental engineering from University of Technology Malaysia.
View Dr. Aw's publications at his NCBI profile page.