Awards and Honours bestowed upon SAEng Fellows in 2017

Our heartiest congratulations to the following Fellows who had been bestowed with various prestigious honours and awards by the respective professional institutions and organisations.

Chua Chong Keng

  • Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award conferred by the National University of Singapore for his significant contributions to the development of the land transport and Rapid Transit Systems in Singapore.
  • Alumni Achievement Award conferred by the Nanyang Technological University for his outstanding career and key contributions in urban land transport infrastructure development and management in Singapore.

Er Meng Hwa

  • Doctor of Engineering (honoris causa) conferred by the University of Newcastle, Australia in recognition of his illustrious list of achievements and his contributions to his field.

Lim Chwee Teck

  • Inaugural NUSS Professorship conferred by the NUS Society in recognition of his outstanding scholarship and international leadership in the area of Biomedical Engineering.

Lee Jim Yang

  • The Public Administration Medal (Bronze) conferred by the Government of Singapore for his excellent stewardship of the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and his achievements as an internationally recognised highly cited researcher.
  • Highly Cited Researcher 2017 by Clarivate Analytics for ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in Clarivate’s Web of Science database.

Tan Thiam Soon

  • The Public Administration Medal (Gold) conferred by the Government of Singapore for his contributions in overseeing the establishment of Singapore Institute of Technology as a new Autonomous University pioneering applied learning pathways for students and working adults.

Wang Chien Ming

  • Special Mention Award conferred at the Minister for National Development’s R&D Awards for innovation in developing a modular floating wetlands system with unique interlocking solution, and creating freshwater-tolerant mangroves along the Waterway@Punggol to optimise space and improve liveability using urban greenery.