Dr. Nazanin Saeidi

Interim CTO, Co-Founder

- PhD in Chemical Engineering from NTU
- MIT35 20 Innovators in Asia Pacific

Nazanin Saeidi


A highly experienced researcher and project leader with an impressive academic background, Dr. Nazanin is an expert in mycelium-bound composite material development, health-related water microbiology, land-use analysis, synthetic biology and statistical analysis. She is also a recipient of the peer-reviewed “MIT Innovator Under 35” accolade by the MIT Technology Review Magazine naming the world’s top 35 innovators under 35 and concurrently serves as Co-principal investigator at the Singapore-ETH Centre.


An impressive background in academic research and development.

Chief Technical Officer & Co-Founder (March 2020 - Present)

Co-Principal Investigator (March 2021 - Present)
Singapore-ETH Centre

Lecturer & Researcher (April 2020 - Present)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Postdoctoral Fellow (Mar 2017 - Aug 2020)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Nov 2014 - Feb 2017)
National University of Singapore

Worked on "Emerging Microbial Contaminants of Concern in Tropical Urban Catchments"

Researcher & PhD Student (Aug 2008 - Oct 2014)
Nanyang Technological University