Great minds who further R&D in S’pore

Recognising achievements of young scientists

The President's Science and Technology Awards are the highest honours given to research scientists and engineers in Singapore for their contributions. Jose Hong highlights this year's winners, who were presented their prizes on Tuesday by President Halimah Yacob.

From left: Dr Anjan Soumyanarayanan, Dr Xue Shifeng and Dr Liu Zheng.
From left: Dr Anjan Soumyanarayanan, Dr Xue Shifeng and Dr Liu Zheng.

Three researchers received the Young Scientist Award, which recognises the accomplishments of those aged 35 and younger who are actively engaged in research and development in Singapore.

They must also have potential to become world-class researchers in their fields of expertise.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 27, 2018, with the headline 'Recognising achievements of young scientists'. Subscribe