A group photo following the visit with Elton Fong (right) and Pi Rui (4th from right) Explore Engineering – PSA International 10th October 2016 The towering quay cranes and hulking ships that appear the size of skyscrapers are just about visible in the distance from the National University of Singapore. Yet few students have […]
A People-Centric & Can-Do! Leadership Style Leadership Lessons from Mr Lim Soon Hock, Founder & Managing Director, PLAN-B ICAG Pte Ltd and Chairman, Halogen Foundation Singapore @ the Saturday Sharing Session on 17 September 2016 Organised By Institute for Engineering Leadership Leadership Mr Lim explained that his leadership style is a collaborative one. In this […]
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InnoVenture 2016 is here! 1st bootcamp taking place on 20 Aug 2016! What is InnoVenture? InnoVenture is a competition for budding technopreneurs, to come together, form teams and challenge themselves to create innovative solutions that solve real world problems. The competition is a way to experience what it takes to ideate, work with industry, lead […]
Co-editors (from left) Mr Thampuran, Prof Hang and Prof Low with The Singapore Research Story A book which chronicles the course of Singapore’s research from its independence in 1965 was launched on 15 April. Titled The Singapore Research Story, it is co-edited and co-authored by Professor Hang Chang Chieh, Executive Director of NUS Institute for Engineering […]
(Above ) PUB chairman Tan Gee Paw, former permanent secretary for finance Joe Pillay and Changi Airport Group chairman Liew Mun Leong are some examples of engineer-leaders – those who are strategic systems thinkers and value creators, able to channel talent to seize opportunities and create value with impact.
Managing Complex Situations in Emerging Economies and More Challenging Markets 9th Lecture of the IEL Distinguished Speaker Series Speaker: Ms Olivia Lum, Executive Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer, Hyflux Ltd By Ellora Chua, Student Reporter On Staying Competitive In an age of rapid transformation, it is imperative for businesses to be competent in […]
Closing the LOOP on InnoVenture 2015 Demo Day Article by Ellora Chua, Student Reporter The rainy afternoon of March 10th did little to abate the perseverance (as well as anxiety) of participants soldiering on to cross the finish line. This was it. The journey that started nearly seven months ago has culminated to this […]
Create your own value! That was the key message shared by guest speakers Mr Peter Ho, Co-founder and CEO of Hope Tecknik, and Mr Bernard Siew, Vice President, Process & System Innovation, Changi Airport Group at the MT2001 Saturday Sharing Session held on 2 April 2016. MT2001, the Experiencing Engineering Leadership module, is a collaboration […]
“The question we must all ask ourselves is that “Can I do more?” It is easy to sit on our laurels, and harder but more meaningful to continually stretch into the future. I’ve seen and helped kick-start the beginning of Singapore’s evolution in research and am working with the next generation who see the bigger […]
From left to right: Wei Xinyue, Wang Yanan, Wu Shangrong and Xu Zihao By Ellora Chua, Student Reporter Let the bootcamps begin! The early morning of September 5 did not hamper the excitement of participants as they slowly, but surely, strode into the Engineering Auditorium for their first bootcamp of InnoVenture 2015. Carrying their […]
KuranoMed is a medical training startup providing integrated technology-assisted medical training systems. Founded in 2013, the startup is currently in bridge financing phase as well as looking to expand its team. KuranoMed intends to create a base in SEA headquartered in Singapore and expand into most emerging markets in the next few years. For more […]
IT has been three years since the Institute for Engineering Leadership (IEL) was established by the NUS Faculty of Engineering and continues to evolve. IEL charts its success in how it has affected the lives of its students and the emergence of new engineer-leaders. A word from some of our budding Engineer-Leaders: Li Liang: Research […]
“We started out with just one patent. TechLaunch was the catalyst that turned it into a business.” Recent spin-off Kiranum Labs specializes in the development of visible light communication, or “Li-Fi”, systems. Imagine taking an LED bulb, the kind you’d use to light up a room, and using it to transmit data at 10x the […]