Published on 14 Dec 2021

2021 President’s Science and Technology Awards (PSTA) – Young Scientist Award

Photo of awardee, SCSE Asst Prof Zhang Hanwang.

Congratulations to Asst Prof Zhang Hanwang for earning the Young Scientist Award at the 2021 President’s Science and Technology Awards (PSTA).

Asst Prof Zhang has been conferred the Young Scientist Award for his "pioneering and fundamental contributions" in the area of applied causality in #ArtificialIntelligence.

The 2021 President’s Science and Technology Awards (PSTA) celebrated winners across the fields of healthcare and human early life research, infectious diseases, advanced materials, and cancer diagnostics.

The PSTA is the highest honour conferred upon research scientists and engineers in Singapore whose work has resulted in significant scientific, technological or economic benefits for the country.  

The winners, who were selected by a distinguished panel of representatives from industry, academia, and research, received their awards from President Halimah Yacob during a ceremony at the Istana on 10 December 2021.

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