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Nine NUS professors conferred prestigious SNAS Fellowships

25 November 2011

Prof Klaus Mullen (left), Director, Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany, with one of the award recipients Prof Tan Eng Chye

Eleven distinguished scientists and mathematicians were conferred the Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS) Fellowships on 24 November 2011. Nine of the 11 recipients were from NUS. They are:

• Prof Louis Chen Hsiao Yun
  Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
  Director, Institute for Mathematical Sciences

• Prof Chong Chi Tat
  Professor of Mathematics
  Head, Department of Mathematics

• Prof Chou Loke Ming
  Professor of Biological Sciences

• Prof Andy Hor Tzi Sum
  Professor of Chemistry
  Executive Director, Institute of Materials Research & Engineering

• Prof Tan Eng Chye
  Professor of Mathematics
  Deputy President (Academic Affairs) and Provost of NUS

• Prof Bernard Tan Tiong Gie
  Professor of Physics

• Prof Leo Tan Wee Hin
  Professor of Biological Sciences
  Director of Special Projects, Faculty of Science

• Prof Shen Zuowei
  Professor of Mathematics

• Prof Andrew Wee Thye Shen
  Professor of Physics
  Dean, Faculty of Science

The SNAS Fellowships have been instituted to recognise outstanding individuals in Singapore who have distinguished themselves in the field of science. The 11 new fellows were selected through a rigorous evaluation process involving reports from nominators, screening by a selection committee, and review by the SNAS Council.

The SNAS is an umbrella organisation for premier scientific societies in Singapore such as the Institute of Physics Singapore, Singapore Mathematical Society and Science Teachers Association of Singapore.