Staff Awards

Staff Awards

Welcome to the Staff Awards website, where we recognise and celebrate the achievements of our faculty and staff. If you wish to share any prizes or awards received, new appointments or memberships in prestigious boards or societies, and other notable achievements in the last six months, we would love to hear from you.

Mr Fung Fun Man (right) receiving the innovation award
18 June 2019

Innovation award in teaching and learning

Mr Fung Fun Man, Instructor at NUS Department of Chemistry and Assistant Director (Education) at NUS Institute for Application of Learning Science and Educational Technology, is the first and only person from an Asian university to be conferred the D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Mr Fung Fun Man, Instructor at NUS Department of Chemistry and Assistant Director (Education) at NUS Institute for Application of Learning Science and Educational Technology, has been conferred the D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Mr Fung is one of only five educators across the world, and the first and only person from an Asian university, to receive the accolade. The innovation award recognises individuals who promote the scholarship of teaching and learning by redefining the learning experience of students through innovative practices.

13 June 2019

EMBO elects first NUS-based Associate Member

Professor GV Shivashankar, Deputy Director of the Mechanobiology Institute at NUS, has been elected as an Associate Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO).

Prof Shivashankar, also an IFOM-NUS Chair Professor, is the first scientist from NUS and only the third Singapore-based scientist to be awarded the prestigious EMBO membership. This honour recognises his outstanding academic and research contributions to the emerging field of nuclear mechanogenomics.

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29 May 2019

Prof Liu Bin receives nano award

Professor Liu Bin, Head of NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been conferred the 2019 American Chemical Society Nano Lectureship Award for Asia/Pacific. A leader in the field of organic functional materials, Prof Liu was selected for this prestigious accolade from a highly competitive field of nominees. Her innovative research focuses on the design and synthesis of organic nanomaterials, and their applications in optoelectronic devices and biomedical research, including advances in solar cells, bioimaging and cancer therapy.

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29 April 2019

Quantum cryptographer Artur Ekert honoured

Quantum cryptography pioneer Professor Artur Ekert, Director of the Centre of Quantum Techologies at NUS, was awarded the Micius Quantum Prize 2019 for his invention of entanglement-based quantum key distribution, entanglement swapping and entanglement purification.

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Prof Haque (2nd from right) receiving the award
25 April 2019

Prof M Shamsul Haque wins Col Leadership Award

Professor M Shamsul Haque from the Department of Political Science at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Col Leadership Award by the Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA) of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). He received the award, which recognises significant contributions to SICA, at the 2019 ASPA Conference in Washington, DC in March 2019.

Professor M Shamsul Haque from the Department of Political Science at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Col Leadership Award by the Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA) of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). He received the award, which recognises significant contributions to SICA, at the 2019 ASPA Conference in Washington, DC in March 2019.

Prof Haque is the Deputy Editor of International Review of Administrative Sciences and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Asian Journal of Political Science. He has made immense intellectual contribution to the field of public administration, especially to comparative public administration, development administration and public governance. The prolific author has written several books and published many articles with leading publishers and premier journals in the field.

17 April 2019

Prof Kishore Mahbubani honoured by US academy

Professor Kishore Mahbubani, ambassador, Founding Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, and author, has been elected a member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1780, the Academy awards membership to individuals with compelling achievements in academia, business, government and public affairs, and engages them in advancing the public good.

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