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)

Sunday, February 3, 2019

In the news - RADM Frederick Chew appointed A*STAR CEO

Frederick Chew to become A*Star's CEO on April 1

The Straits Times - 02 Feb 2019

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced yesterday that Rear Admiral (RADM) Frederick Chew, 43, will be appointed chief executive officer of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) on April 1. He is currently Deputy Secretary (Technology) at the Ministry of Defence - a position he will continue to helm until the middle of the year. ...
https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/frederick-chew-to-become-astars-ceo-on-april-1


Military officer appointed A*Star's first CEO

The Business Times - 01 Feb 2019

REAR Admiral (RAdm) Frederick Chew Chih Chiang, 43, will be the first chief executive officer (CEO) in the history of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star), taking on the role with effect from Apr 1, 2019, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced on Friday.
He will also be appointed to the agency's board from the same date.
https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/military-officer-appointed-astars-first-ceo

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