Meet the Innovators Under 35

Benjamin Tee, Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR)

A synthetic sense of touch could help both people and machines.

Benjamin Tee, Singapore-Stanford Global Biodesign Innovation Fellow, Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR)

Benjamin Tee is a Singapore-Stanford Global Biodesign Innovation Fellow at Stanford University, where he focuses on inventing and commercializing medical technologies. His recent work has focused on flexible and stretchable electronics for sensing applications, seeking to mimic key capabilities of human skin on an electronic platform. He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan in 2003, a master's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford in 2006, and a PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford in 2013. He recently co-founded Privi Medical, a seed-funded company exploring innovations in gastrointestinal medical technology.

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Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.