Yoon is the founding member, director and mentor for the Penang Science Cluster (PSC). Prior to starting PSC, he played a major role in several award-winning high-tech start-up companies in Penang after his time in HP and Agilent Technologies. Under his mentorship, the annual Penang International Science Fair and MakerFest have become iconic events in Penang’s calendar.
Peng Ee has 30 years of experience from his time in multinational companies like National Semiconductor, Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies and Avago Technologies holding various positions in various functions. As the CEO of Penang Science Cluster, Peng Ee spearheads PSC’s mission of sparking interest, and cultivating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in students in Penang and Malaysia.
Coming to us after vast experiences in Hewlett-Packard, Varitronix and Frencken Group of Companies, Yeang with his background in Mechanical Engineering joined Penang Science Cluster as our Chief Program Officer. He is also an avid lover of plants and all things green.
Previously a Teach for Malaysia fellow in a rural school, Aimy now runs the operations of the Penang Science Cluster. She believes that you can learn something from all experiences, positive or negative. She enjoys playing role-playing and turn-based strategy games.
Rebecca heads the life sciences programs in PSC. She was not only a recipient of the prestigious Yang Di-Pertuan Agong scholarship to read PhD in Biotechnology in University of Malaya but also a Preferred Consultant at the Malaysian Institute of Debate and Public Speaking. Her passion is in teaching life sciences and promoting effective communication skills. She believes that PSC provides a good home for her to realise her passion.
It is difficult to imagine Penang Science Cluster without Wati, our Finance and Programme Executive. She is responsible for all our financial enquiries and processes, as well as school invitations to our programmes. Wati loves whipping up some food and sharing them with her family and friends.
He is the resident solutions architect who is mostly responsible for anything to do with Linux. He joined the PSC after a successful record of deploying projects. He also runs the company Georgetown Technology Solutions, which is run along anti-capitalist principles. Ju Ping is completely at ease writing about himself in the 3rd person because if Siti Nurhaliza can do it, so can Ju Ping.
Also came to us from Teach for Malaysia, James currently manages our Coding for All program. Anything to do with schools, we will go to him. As a former teacher in a rural school, it is his belief that education offers a solution to most, if not all problems in the world.
Adrian started his career as an application engineer in National Instruments. Prior to Penang Science Cluster, he volunteered to mentor high school students in programming and electronics. Today, this holder of Masters of Electronics develops educational programs and exhibits, and supports the makers community by nurturing confidence in young makers through different programs. To him, education is one’s primary weapon that we can use to change the world.
Natashya came to us from Sarawak, having previously interned with us. She joined us to organise the Penang International Science Fair 2017 as well as to manage events for the Penang Science Cluster. Always willing to pick up new things, Natashya believes in living life to the fullest and loving what you do. We are still patiently waiting to be served with her Sarawak laksa and homemade tuak.
Also from Sarawak, an Information Management diploma holder from UiTM Samarahan, Roger came to Penang in hopes of finding exciting experiences. He is passionate in the art of tinkering and all things mechanical, which led him to Penang Science Cluster. He enthusiastically explores every opportunity available.
Amirah is an Applied Physics degree holder from Universiti Sains Malaysia. She loves to travel and explore new things in foreign soil. In addition to being passionate in helping people learn a new things, Amirah believes that education is not only for the mind but should also involve the heart as well.
Hailing from Perak, Mun joined us after graduating from Universiti Sains Malaysia. He is currently our man for Code-on-Wheels. Armed with laptops and a car, he goes into schools, no matter near or far to extend the reach of coding. To Mun, we should all live beautifully, dream passionately and love completely.
A Universiti Sains Malaysia graduate, Shah holds the Lego Robotics programme in the Penang Science Cluster and our go-to person for emceeing (he survived being an impromptu emcee for a large public event). He says callisthenics workout is his second life and believes that persistence is the critical ingredient towards success.
Mei Xuan joined our team as an intern first before joining us full-time after graduating from Universiti Malaya with a degree in Biotechnology. She hopes for a more equal society and believes that through education, she would be able to affect a positive change towards better world.
Edward is an Electronic and Electrical Engineering diploma holder from Tunku Abdul Rahman University College. He joins us to manage the operations in PSC@Krystal as well to provide assistance in electronics and Arduino enquiries. He believes life is akin to riding a bicycle. To maintain your balance, you have to keep cycling.
Winson started his journey with PSC as a mentor for AgriTech when he was doing his Master’s degree in Universiti Sains Malaysia. Now he is part of our team leading Tech-on-Wheels and as part of the Life Sciences team. He is a strong advocate for giving back to the society with his expertise because knowledge needs to be accompanied by purpose.
The team gave her the nickname – Energizer Bunny, for good reasons. Wen Yun read Biotechnology in Universiti Malaya and volunteered for us in between her semesters. You will catch her singing, dancing and hugging more than occasionally at random. We haven’t found the button to control that. Yet.
STEM is incomplete without Math. Elisa joined us after spending some time teaching Math to school students. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Mathematical Sciences. Her calm demeanour and her willingness to listen makes her immensely popular with students and teachers alike.