Science and Engineer Importance to Singapore

Singapore has boosted its water supply through water-recycling and also increased its land area by reclaiming land, all feats accomplished by engineers. And engineering will continue to be important for Singapore's future, as the country works towards becoming a smart nation and overcoming its lack of resources
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
(50th anniversary celebration of the IES)

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award

Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award
Institution of Engineers (IES) Singapore
2013
Co-recipient

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The Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards are to recognize the outstanding achievements of the engineers. The awards are given to an organization or persons responsible for an outstanding engineering project in Singapore.
The basis of the awards is engineering achievements that demonstrate outstanding engineering skills which have made a significant contribution to the engineering progress and the quality of life in Singapore.
The criteria for the award are: Contribution to the well being of people and communities; resourcefulness in planning and in the solution of design problems, pioneering in use of materials and methods; innovations in planning, design and construction; unusual aspects and aesthetic values.

Source: https://www.ies.org.sg/pageview.php?page_id=113

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The Institution of Engineers, Singapore was formally established on July 1966 as the national society of engineers in Singapore. IES is the premier engineering Institution in Singapore and is often called upon by the Government to provide feedback on professional engineering matters.
IES is well represented among the faculty members of the major engineering institutions of higher learning in Singapore. Through close collaboration with the local universities and polytechnics, IES organizes courses, seminars and talks for engineers and IES members to advance the continuous development of engineers.
The Institution maintains close links with professional organizations of engineers regionally and throughout the world. These include organisations in Australia, China, Japan, United Kingdom and the United States. The Institution also represents Singapore in the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO) and the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) in promoting goodwill and fellowship among all engineers in the region and internationally.
Through its Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB), IES obtained full signatory status in the Washington Accord (WA) in June 2006. The entry grants IES the authority to represent Singapore, the first country within the ASEAN region which has obtained full signatory status in the WA, to vet education systems under the WA mutual recognition framework.

Source: https://www.ies.org.sg/pageview.php?page_id=4

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