PROFESSOR Ng How Yong, Professor Ong Say Leong and their team of researchers, from the Centre for Water Research (CWR) in NUS Civil & Environmental Engineering, clinched First Prize at the Third “GCL Cup” of the International College Green Energy Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition. The “GCL cup”, jointly organised by the Golden Concord Group Limited (GCL) and Shanghai Jiaotong University, is a reputable international competition in the field of green energy. Held in Suzhou, China (20-21 October 2017), the Third “GCL Cup” attracted more than 200 participants from over 40 universities worldwide.
Led by Dr Shi Xueqing and Dr Low Siok Ling, the NUS Engineering team’s submission titled “Algae Fuel” focused on an integrated technology system for wastewater treatment and biodiesel production. In addition, Dr Shi was invited to deliver a short presentation on the team’s submission before the competition award ceremony, and was interviewed by the Suzhou TV and Jiangsu Satellite TV.