Graduate college awards (GCA)
AY2019-2020

The Graduate College Awards aim to recognise and reward outstanding graduating PhD and
Master students for academic, collaborative and entrepreneurial achievements during their
studies in NTU. They also recognise outstanding mentoring efforts of graduate students’
supervisors

Research Excellence Award

Presented to graduate students who attained significant research achievements during
their studies at NTU. The award recognises original, creative and widely disseminated
student research with significant impacts on the field or society.

Winner

Deepa Vele Meedu

Mele Veedu Deepa

School: ASE
Advisor: Asst Wei Shengji

Runner-up

Panda Biranchi

Panda Biranchi Narayan

School: MAE
Advisor: Prof Tan Ming Jen

Runner-up

Phan Quang Gia Chuong

Phan Quang Gia Chuong

School: SPMS
Advisor: A/P Ling Xing Yi

Special Mention

Tay Yi

Tay Yi

School: SCSE
Advisor: Assoc Prof Hui Siu Cheung

Special Mention

Liu Jun

Liu Jun

School: EEE
Advisor: Prof Alex C.Kot

Graduate Mentoring Award

Presented to supervisors who have shown excellence and innovation in mentoring
graduate students. The award recognises supervisors who have demonstrated an
unusual commitment to nurture and motivate graduate students, and the ability to
foster their intellectual, creative, scholarly and professional growth

Winner

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Prof Chang Xin Simba

School: NBS

Special Mention

Prof Alex Kot

Prof Alex Kot

School: EEE

Interdisciplinary Research Award

Presented to graduate students who have engaged in outstanding inter-disciplinary or
trans-disciplinary projects. The award recognises individual or collaborative research
that integrate concepts or practices from multiple disciplines to solve problems whose
solutions are beyond the scope of a single discipline

Winner

Yong Yik Ling

Yong Yik Ling

School: NIE
Advisor: Dr Angus Whitehead

Runner-up

Chew Wei Ze Alvin

Chew Wei Ze Alvin

School: CEE
Advisor: A/P Law Wing-Keung, Adrian

Special Mention

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Grace Teo Jie Ying

School: SoH (Master)
Advisor: Asst Prof Justin Clark

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Award

Presented to graduate students who have shown commendable entrepreneurial
attitude. The award recognises graduate students who have demonstrated leadership,
initiative, passion and resilience to generate intellectual property and/or translate
research ideas from academia to industry, driving innovation and commercialization

Winner

Gan Weiliang

Gan Weiliang

School: SPMS
Advisor: Prof Lew Wen Siang

Runner-up

Aswin Haridas

Aswin Haridas

School: MAE
Advisor: A/P Murukeshan Vadakke Matham

Special Mention

Nguyen Pham Nhat Thien Minh

Nguyen Pham Nhat Thien Minh

School: EEE
Advisor: Prof Xie Lihua

Special Mention

Jon Gresham

Jonathan Paul Gresham

School: SoH (Master)
Advisor: A/P Boey Kim Cheng