Asian School of the Environment

Prof Kerry Sieh in the field with students.

NTU honours former EOS director Kerry Sieh with Emeritus Professorship

Our warmest congratulations to Professor Kerry Sieh, who has been awarded Professor Emeritus status! In a Professor Installation Ceremony that took place before the NTU President’s State of the University Address on 15 September, four retired NTU Professors, of which two are from the CoS, were conferred this honour. Professor Kerry Sieh retired after ten years as director of the Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) in January this year. Read more

David Wardle elected new member of Academia Europaea

David Wardle elected new member of Academia Europaea

ASE Professor David Wardle has been elected as a Foreign Member to the Academia Europaea in their 2020 round. Academia Europaea is a prestigious pan-European Academy with the purpose of “…advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship in the humanities, law, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences anywhere in the world for the public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages.” Read more

ASE graduate Foo Zhen Hui wins Esri Young Scholars Award 2020

ASE graduate Foo Zhen Hui wins Esri Young Scholars Award 2020

Our warmest congratulations to ASE graduate Foo Zhen Hui, winner of the Esri Young Scholars Award 2020! The award recognises exemplary work of geospatial science students, which is singled out from a nationwide competition and showcased during the Esri User Conference (Esri UC) held in San Diego. Foo Zhen Hui graduated from ASE in 2019 with a BSc in Environmental Earth Systems Science with a specialisation in Geoscience. Read more

Meet the 2020 CoS Valedictorians: Lee Ming Yang (ASE)

Meet the 2020 CoS Valedictorians: Lee Ming Yang (ASE)

The convocation ceremonies for this year have been postponed in light of the pandemic, but don’t let that dampen your spirits to celebrate this important milestone! In this series, Science@NTU took some time to know the 2020 CoS valedictorians. Next, we have Lee Ming Yang from the Asian School of the Environment. Read more

Human-tiger conflicts in Sumatra – using data modeling to tailor management response

Human-tiger conflicts in Sumatra – using data modeling to tailor management response

“The most important thing when working with human-tiger conflicts, as well as other conflicts involving humans and predatory animals attacks, is to work collaboratively and to prepare the local communities in how to deal with or mitigate conflict situations. This human-tiger conflict risk map will help prioritize areas and enable more effective use of the limited resources available”, says ASE PhD candidate Muhammad Irfansyah Lubis, lead author of a new paper published in the journal Animal Conservation.
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