Outstanding young chemist
Mr Fung Fun Man, Assistant Director (Education) at NUS Institute for Application of Learning Science and Educational Technology and Instructor at NUS Department of Chemistry, is among a diverse group of 118 outstanding younger chemists from around the world honoured by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) for embodying the mission and core values of the organisation. The honour was in celebration of IUPAC 100th anniversary and the International Year of the Periodic Table.
The sole Singaporean in the group, Mr Fung is recognised for his contributions to education technology research and innovation. In particular, he is acknowledged for his outstanding effort in increasing the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry, as well as improving chemistry and science education for students.