Sierin Lim is an associate professor of bioengineering and the Assistant Chair (Research) at the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore. She earned her B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and did a postdoc at University of California Irvine Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science.

Her Bioengineered and Applied Nanomaterials Laboratory (BeANs Lab) at NTU focuses on the design and engineering of hybrid nano/microscale devices from biological parts by utilizing protein engineering as a tool for applications in medicine (therapeutics, diagnostics, and vaccine), energy, cosmetics, and food. She is the founding chair and advisor to the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore) Student Chapter and is one of the STEM ambassadors at Singapore Committee for UN Women. She is also serving on the editorial board of Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology and advisory board of In 2012 she received the Asia Pacific Research Networking Fellowship from the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE) and in 2013 the L’Oréal-UNESCO Singapore for Women in Science National Fellowship.