Published on: 24-Oct-2017
October 2017 (Monday)
Ng has received the biennial
Singapore Energy Award (SEA) – Innovation Category.
Singapore Energy Award is recognition for outstanding organisations/individuals
who have made specific and sustained contributions to drive technological and
business innovations in Singapore’s energy sector. Along with Prof Ng, Mr Tang
Kin Fei, Former Group President and CEO of Sembcorp Industries was also awarded
the SEA – Contributions to the Energy Sector category.
biennial SEA was presented by Ms
Sim Ann, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth
& Ministry of Trade and Industry at the Singapore International Energy Week
recognised by this Award is “an incredible honour and a validation of my
research career after all these years", said Professor Ng.
"Nonetheless, my work has never felt like a job as I have always been
passionate about energy and the environment, and relish every opportunity to
contribute to the development of Singapore’s energy sector. With the growing
focus on sustainable energy, waste-to-energy and its related technologies will
only increase in importance. I am excited by the many upcoming developments in
the sector, and am proud to be playing my part in moulding Singapore’s future
Chief Executive Ng Wai Choong said: “Both Mr Tang and Professor
Ng have contributed significantly in making our energy sector more vibrant and
dynamic in their own different ways. They are excellent role models and an
inspiration to many of us in the energy sector. I hope that nominations for the
Singapore Energy Award will continue to grow, as we have seen in this round, to
recognise deserving contributors who have made a difference to the sector.”
next SEA will be held in 2019.
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