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.
Professor Lee Eng Hin from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has been made a Fellow of International Orthopaedic Research by the International Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies (ICORS), the first and only elected fellow from Singapore. This honorary status recognises excellent professional standing and high achievements and accomplishments in the field of orthopaedic research.
Assistant Professor Vincent Pang Junxiong from the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS has been awarded the SAF NSmen of the Year Award 2019 by the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).
The award was presented to National Servicemen (NSmen) who had demonstrated excellent performance and consistently set exemplary standards in training, discipline and attitude towards National Service.
Asst Prof Pang, who is Regimental Sergeant Major of the 474th Battalion, Singapore Armoured Regimen, received the award on SAF Day from Singapore’s Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen.
Assistant Professor Thomas Yeo from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NUS Engineering is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Early Career Investigator Award. He is the first person from Asia to receive this annual award, which is presented to one scientist each year for significant contributions to the field of human brain mapping.
Assistant Professor Loh Huanqian from NUS Physics and the Centre for Quantum Technologies at NUS, and Assistant Professor Benjamin Tee from NUS Materials Science and Engineering were among 21 young scientists worldwide inducted into the World Economic Forum (WEF) Young Scientists Class of 2019.
The Young Scientists community was formed in 2009 to gather rising-star scientists and engage them in the work of the WEF. The community comprises outstanding scientists under the age of 40 from multiple academic disciplines and geographies, who are committed to integrating scientific knowledge into society for the public good.
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.
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.