- Surface and interface science
- Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM)
- Atomic force microscopy (AFM)
- Synchrotron radiation studies of the molecule-substrate interface
- Graphene and novel 2D materials.Education:
BA Hons (Physics), MA, University of Cambridge, UK (1984, 1988)
DPhil, University of Oxford, UK (1990)
Post-graduate certificate in education (PGCE), University of London Institute of Education, UK (1985)
Andrew is the Class of ’62 Professor of Physics at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He was previously Vice President, University and Global Relations (Apr 2014-Dec 2019), and Dean, Faculty of Science (Apr 2007 – Mar 2014). He is also Adjunct Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE).
Andrew is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics Singapore (IPS), Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS), Institute of Physics, UK (FInstP), and Academician, Asia-Pacific Academy of Materials (APAM). He was a Rhodes Scholar (1987) and Commonwealth Fellow (1997) at the University of Oxford, UK. He is an Associate Editor, ACS Nano (from 2011), and on the several editorial boards including Surface & Interface Analysis, Surface Review and Letters, Applied Surface Science Advances (APSA).