What the Dean and Heads Say

Prof Chua Kee Chaing, Dean

“As with those who have gone before you, play a part in supporting and transforming the educational experience of your juniors, who are following your footsteps. It’s not the amount that matters, but your participation. Giving to help others is a privilege.”

Prof James Goh Cho Hong
Head of Department, Biomedical Engineering

Dear Bioengineering Graduates,
My heartiest congratulations! The hard work you had put in for the last four years have paid off. We, in the Department of Bioengineering are very proud of your achievement. We wish you well and every success in your next endeavor, be it in the industry, hospital, graduate school or medical studies. We hope that your time spent in the Department is fruitful and has prepared you for the future. As you cherish the education you have received, I urge to you to consider contributing as a BiE alumni to the Engineering Student Development Fund. It will go a long way to helping deserving students. Thank you and please keep in touch.

Prof Lee Jim Yang
Head of Department, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

My heartiest congratulations on your graduation. Your hard work has paid off and you have realised your dream. As you celebrate your achievements and prepare to embark on your career, I hope you will consider contributing to the Engineering Student Development Fund. You can make a difference to the lives of needy students in the Engineering Faculty. Your contribution, however small, will go a long way in helping them realise their dreams!

Prof Quek Ser Tong
Head of Department, Civil & Environmental Engineering

On behalf of all the staffs in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, I extend our heartiest congratulations to all of you on this very happy Commencement day. We sincerely hope that the time which you have spent in NUS had been a rewarding and meaningful experience - one which will bring back fond memories of the exciting times and the many opportunities for a wholesome campus life. Do take a moment or two to ponder over how you may contribute to enrich the students’ experience in your alma mater in the years to come. You may wish to contribute to some of the many activities organized by the Alumni Office or make a donation, however small, which along with others’, will go a long way in helping future generations of students realize their dreams. Once again, our warmest congratulations and best wishes to all of you in fulfilling your aspirations.

Prof John Thong
Head of Department, Electrical & Computer Engineering

My heartiest congratulations to the graduating EE and CPE classes of 2016! It is an exciting time to embark on your journey as an Engineer given the many important issues that concern Society today such as climate change, rapid urbanisation and the spread of infectious diseases which will require advanced engineering solutions. I am confident that the education and training that we at ECE have endeavoured to provide you has equipped you well to tackle some of these challenges. NUS is a global university that is well recognised throughout the world. As NUS alumni your successes in your professional careers will certainly contribute to further enhance the international standing of your alma mater. I hope you will always stay in touch with us and help us make ECE/NUS even better for many more generations of talented Engineers that we will nurture. Your support, in whatever form, will be most appreciated.

Prof Andrew Lim
Head of Department, Industrial & Systems Engineering

Dear ISE graduates,
Congratulations on attaining a major milestone in your life. This is a proud moment for your family members and the bigger ISE family as you join the rank of ISE alumni. Our alumni network provides an avenue for us to stay in touch and we will be pleased to hear from you; particularly your ideas, projects, adventures, trials and tribulations. As you enjoy the fruits of your successes, we would like you to consider making a small contribution to the Engineering Student Development Fund, whenever you are ready. Your donation can make a positive impact in a deserving student's academic pursuit.

Prof John Wang
Head of Department, Materials Science & Engineering

From all the staff in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, our heartiest congratulations to you all on successfully completing your bachelor’s degree, which is one of the most important milestones in life time. For the past four years, it has been a wonderful and rewarding experience to have all of you around - learning, interacting and practicing together. We are confident that the MSE program at NUS has prepared you well to tackle some of the most challenging issues that are currently faced by human beings, as advanced materials and technology are the corner stones of energy, environment, life sciences and sustainable development. While we wish you all the best for your next endeavors, you may also consider to donate to the Faculty as a new member of MSE alumni. Have a happy and exciting commencement day!

Prof Nhan Phan-Thien
Acting Head of Department, Mechanical Engineering

Congratulations on achieving one of the most important milestones in your lives! You will now commence on a new journey where you can contribute to society and make NUS proud! You will definitely face challenges that may shake your confidence. But please rest assured you are well prepared to overcome the challenges and use them as opportunities to achieve better things in life. Please remember that you will always be part of the ME-NUS family and we encourage you to always keep in touch. Please feel free just to say “hi”, to update us on your life, and perhaps join us again in some joint efforts to work on some initiatives and projects to make our world a better place for all of us. Please also consider contributing your efforts to our Engineering Student Development Fund, to help enrich the undergraduate experience of our students. No amount or effort is too small. Wishing you all the BEST!

Prof Hang Chang Chieh
Head of Division, Engineering & Technology Management

Dear ETM Graduates,
Congratulations on your successful completion of the programme. I am proud of your academic achievements. I am certain that your engineering skills are now being further developed and refined and you will contribute to the leadership / management activities associated with bringing high technology and innovation to the marketplace. While you climb the success ladder, I hope you will kindly consider helping other deserving engineering students by donating to the Faculty as ETM alumni. Once again, I wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

Prof Wang Chien Ming
Director, Engineering Science Programme

Dear ESP graduates,
Heartiest congratulations to you for successfully completing the Engineering Science Programme! While celebrating your graduation, and having enjoyed the wonderful ESP learning facilities and environment, we hope that you could help the Faculty back by donating to the Engineering Student Development Fund. This fund is set up to assist financially needy FoE undergraduates. Any amount that you give will help ease the burden of students who struggle to make ends meet while striving towards a globally respected degree in NUS. Thanking you in anticipation.