NUS Engineering clinches four IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards

Asst Prof Benjamin Tee (left) and the ACES team

Four projects by researchers from the NUS Faculty of Engineering were recognised with the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2020 at the National Engineers Day organised by the Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) on 21 November 2020. The annual awards recognise outstanding contributions of local engineers to advancing engineering and enhancing the quality of life of Singaporeans.

The winning projects from NUS Engineering:

  • Neuro-Inspired Electronic Skin Nervous System for Intelligent Autonomous Robotics By Assistant Professor Benjamin Tee and the Asynchronous Coded Electronic Skin (ACES) team
  • Small-scale Wireless Bioelectronics for Remote-controlled Phototherapy By Professor Zhang Yong from the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Assistant Professor John Ho from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Asst Prof John Ho and Prof Zhang Yong (right)


  • Recycling Various Wastes into High-Valued Engineering Aerogel Materials By Associate Professor Duong Hai Minh and team from the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Assoc Prof Duong Hai Minh (centre) and the aerogel team

  • Wearable, Patient-Adaptive Freezing of Gait Detection System with Biofeedback Cueing for Parkinson’s Disease Patients By Dr Val Mikos, supervised by Associate Professor Arthur Tay and Associate Professor Heng Chun-Huat from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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