Professor May Oo Lwin

Chair, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, NTU Singapore

May O. Lwin, President’s Chair Professor of Communication Studies at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication (WKWSCI), College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences is the Chair of WKWSCI and also serves as the Director of NTU University Scholars Programme.

Professor Lwin’s expertise lies in strategic and health communication. Her work in digitally mediated health communication systems to improve public health has been piloted in various communities, schools and hospitals. On the infectious disease research front, her research portfolio has covered diseases like Zika, Dengue, Influenza and COVID-19. She is also an expert on food and nutrition communication and behaviours. A Fellow of the International Communication Association (ICA), she has received many awards such as the Fulbright ASEAN Scholar Award, Ogilvy Foundation International Award for Academic Leadership and the Outstanding Applied Researcher Award from the ICA.

Professor Lwin serves on Women@NTU Advisory Board.