Aug 2019     Issue 11
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Distinguished Alumnus Awarded US Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Dr. Wong Tak Sing, a distinguished alumnus from the MAE Department, has recently been named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by US Government. The PECASE Award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on outstanding scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers. The awards are conferred annually at the White House following recommendations from participating agencies.

He was also named as one of the world's top 35 innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review in 2014, for his achievement in 'inventing one of today's most intriguing and potentially useful new materials called SLIPS, for slippery liquid–infused porous surface.
 


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