Published on 18 Aug 2021

First Singaporean engineer being elected as the Academician, of the Academia Scientiarium et Artium Europaea

Dr Ng is elected as Ordinary member  - in class VI – Technical and Environmental Sciences, of the Academia Scientiarium et Artium Europaea for his work in sustainable wind energy and in the field of infrared physics & technology.

The Academy’s mission is to stimulate cross-disciplinary collaboration between reputable scientists of all disciplines, leading artists and practitioners of governance. Their purpose is to analyze important societal challenges and to help solving complex issues for the wellbeing of Europeans’ future. The Academy brings together over 2000 eminent scholars and practitioners, among them 34 Nobel Prize winners, from across Europe. They are divided into 8 classes: Humanities; Medicine; Arts; Natural Sciences; Social Sciences, Law and Economics; Technical and Environmental Sciences; World Religions; Corporate and Public Governance. The Protectors of the Academy are several Heads of State. Its list of Honorary Senators comprises many distinguished leaders, such as former Prime Ministers or Ministers from various countries, former Presidents of the Commission of the European Union, and others.

Dr. Ng is the first Singaporean Engineer being elected as the Academician, of the Academia Scientiarium et Artium Europaea. He is also the Fellow of:

  • The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (FASME, USA);
  • Institute of Engineering and Technology (FIET, United Kingdom);
  • International Engineering and Technology Institute (FIETI, Hong Kong),
  • Distinguished Fellow for Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, (DFIDSAI, China).

Dr Ng hopes such recognition could inspire many of our younger colleagues to achieve even more in the sciences and engineering field.