Demise of Prof KOH Lip Lin


Prof Koh Lip Lin


Former Dean of Science and ex MP of Singapore, Prof Koh Lip Lin passed away on 12 February 2015 aged 79.

Prof Koh received his BSc degree from Nanyang University and PhD degree from Boston University. He had taught at the Department of Chemistry, Nanyang University (from 1964 to 1979) and National University of Singapore (from 1980 to 1996). He was the first Dean of Science at the National University of Singapore and had previously served as the Head of Department of Chemistry and Dean of Science at Nanyang University, before the merger of Nanyang University and University of Singapore. He served as an MP from 1979 to 1996 - first two terms in Nee Soon and another two in Nee Soon South. He was awarded the Outstanding Science Alumni Awards in 2005 for his selfless contributions and service to the University and community.

Prof Koh will be deeply missed by all.