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, we would love to hear from you.

22 October 2017

Mathematics Prof Toh Kim Chuan receives international award

Professor Toh Kim Chuan, Provost’s Chair Professor, Department of Mathematics, has been conferred the Farkas Prize for his fundamental contributions to the theory, practice and application of convex optimisation, especially semidefinite programming and conic programming.

Professor Toh Kim Chuan, Provost’s Chair Professor, Department of Mathematics, has been conferred the Farkas Prize for his fundamental contributions to the theory, practice and application of convex optimisation, especially semidefinite programming and conic programming.

Prof Toh’s research focuses on Algorithms and Applications of Convex and Semidefinite Programming, as well as Iterative Methods for Large Linear Systems of Equations. He is active in the field of optimisation and sits on the editorial board of several mathematical journals.

The Farkas Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society is awarded annually at the INFORMS Fall National Meeting to researchers for outstanding contributions to the field of optimisation, over the course of his/her career.

19 October 2017

NUS Mechanical Engineering Researcher wins IChemE Energy Award 2017

In recognition of his research effort and contribution to Energy and Sustainability, Associate Professor Chua Kian Jon Ernest, from NUS Mechanical Engineering, was conferred the ‘IChemE Energy Award 2017’ on 19 October 2017.

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10 October 2017

NUS Team LEADS bags gold at team excellence assessment

Team NUS clinched gold at the Singapore Productivity Association’s Team Excellence Assessment on 10 October 2017. The award, which recognises excellence in Team Excellence activities, is the highest accolade accorded to individuals and teams in the Team Excellence Initiative. It highlights the importance of team excellence in business excellence.

Team NUS clinched gold at the Singapore Productivity Association’s Team Excellence Assessment on 10 October 2017. The award, which recognises excellence in Team Excellence activities, is the highest accolade accorded to individuals and teams in the Team Excellence Initiative. It highlights the importance of team excellence in business excellence.

Team NUS comprised Sasitharan Sivasangaran, Azlan Aris and Grace Chan from NUS Student Affairs, and Dorothea Lee from NUS Financial Services. The Team LEADS (Leadership, Engagement and Developing Students) project focused on improving the student life experience of student leaders at NUS. The joint efforts and teamwork by the cross-functional project team bore testament to what the two offices could achieve together to make a positive difference for the student community.

03 October 2017

Prof Tulika Mitra wins IISc Outstanding Woman Researcher Award

Professor Tulika Mitra was presented with the Prof. S. K. Chatterjee Outstanding Woman Researcher award by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.

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29 September 2017

Prof Andrew Wee takes on A*STAR role

NUS Vice President (University and Global Relations) Professor Andrew Wee has been appointed Deputy Managing Director, Research by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) with effect from 1 October.

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26 September 2017

Associate Prof Terence Sim wins FG2017 Test of Time Award

Associate Professor Terence Sim from NUS Computing won the Test of Time Award at the 12th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2017).

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