Published on: 14-Nov-2017
Prof Ng Wun Jern has been awarded the President’s Technology Award (PTA) 2017 in recognition for his outstanding work in environmental engineering and in particular, the development of transient-state cyclic Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) technology – a space-efficient, transient-state cyclic bio-system, and realisation of the contiguous value chain from research to industry full-scale deployment for wastewater management and resource recovery.
President’s Science and Technology Award (PSTA), is the highest honours conferred upon research scientists and engineers in Singapore whose work have resulted in significant scientific, technological or economic benefits for the country. The PSTA comprises the President’s Science and Technology Medal (PSTM), President’s Science Award (PSA), and President’s Technology Award (PTA).
Prof Ng received his award from President Halimah Yacob at the Istana on 13 November 2017.
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