World Engineers Summit (WES) and National Engineers Day (2015), Energy Innovation Challenge (2015)

2015 was the inaugural year for the National Engineers Day’s Energy Innovation Challenge (EIC) coordinated and executed by the Institute of Engineers Singapore and Singapore Science Center supported by National Research Foundation. I had signed up for the event as mentor to be paired up with students to assist and guide them towards innovative ways … Continue reading World Engineers Summit (WES) and National Engineers Day (2015), Energy Innovation Challenge (2015)

Energy and sustainability in Singapore

Singapore in recent years have increased spending on the construction of underground and aboveground rail network, new hospitals, schools, office buildings and other key infrastructure. The additional infrastructures supported by building services have directly contributed to the increase in energy consumption. The advent and influx of electronic and digital devices have continuously increased the energy … Continue reading Energy and sustainability in Singapore

Sustainable design depends on ground level staff and users

The importance on sustainability have become a hot topic of concern in recent times.The focus on the overall reduction of carbon footprint and emission of greenhouse gases have become so significant that there are conferences fully dedicated to discuss these issues. Governments and major corporations around the globe are introducing measures and means to reduce … Continue reading Sustainable design depends on ground level staff and users

Knowledge base and the sharing of educational information for free.

While I was going through some nice slides made to train those under me, I realized that it would be of benefit to share them with my readers. One of the initiatives that we should embark on is free education for those who wish to learn but unable to, due to the unavailability of resources. … Continue reading Knowledge base and the sharing of educational information for free.

Transport infrastructure in Indonesia

Indonesia as a country is expanding at an accelerated manner with foreign investment. Japanese investments are pouring in, and the area Karawang where I work in has a large expatriate Japanese population. Japan is also well known for her infrastructure and efficiency. Transport infrastructure being one of the important factors of productivity is a key … Continue reading Transport infrastructure in Indonesia