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NUS Professors received ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award

Congratulation to Professor Lim Chwee Teck and his team for receiving the ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award at the 34th annual CAFEO (Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisation) in Puerto Princesa, Philippines from 21 to 23 Nov 2016.

The award crowns "an engineering achievement that demonstrates outstanding engineering skills which has made a significant contribution to the engineering progress and the quality of life in Asean", and recognizes their role in the development of an Engineering Innovation for the Healthcare Sector to Singapore.

Dr Raye Yeow awarded the Distinguished Graduate for the Command and Staff (NS) Course

Congratulation to Dr Raye Yeow who received the award from Defence Minister, Dr Ng Eng Hen, at the Istana on 27th October 2016! The months-long course requires NS officers to undergo a self-learning phase followed by an intensive 6-weeks residential phase.

Professor Lim Chwee Teck has been elected Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE)

This honor is in recognition of his distinguished contributions to and leadership in the field of medical and biological engineering at the international level. Prof Lim is also the first Singaporean to be elected to this fellowship.

BME Safety Day 2016

The BME Safety Committee organized their 3rd annual Safety Day last Thursday. This year's event saw an increase in the number of registrants (>200 staff and students). We had two guest speakers: Mr Leong Chee Meng from OSHE (Office of Safety, Health and Environment) who delivered a talk on the importance of reporting workplace accidents and also surprised some in the audience with footage of accidents; Ms Karen Ang from HPB (Health Promotion Board) who shed light on the names in nutrition labels and engaged the audience with an elastic band workout.

Winners of the Engineering Medical Innovation Global Competition (EMedIC) 2016

In the recent EMedIC Global Competition 2016 held on 18-20 Aug 2016, three NUS Biomedical Engineering Teams stood out amongst other finalists to win the Silver and Bronze awards. Teams from all over the world, including the United States of America, China, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore etc, gathered at the Chinese University of Hong Kong for this competition.

IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards on National Engineers Day (NED) 2016

Professor Lim Chwee Teck and his PhD students – Mr Yeo Joo Chuan and Mr Kenry - have won the award for their project titled ‘Highly Flexible and Wearable Sensors for Real-Time Healthcare Monitoring Applications' during the National Engineers Day (NED) on 23 July 2016. They also participated in TECH PLANTER Singapore 2016, a technology seed accelerator programme, held on the same day and received the JT award amidst competition with over a hundred teams.

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