2006 IPS Medallists
1) The IPS President’s Award by the IPS Council
Professor Phua Kok Khoo, the founding Director of the Institute of Advanced Studies, NTU, is awarded The IPS President's Medal for outstanding contributions to physics research & education in Singapore. He has also put Singapore on the world map of Scientific Publishing through establishing the international company, World Scientific Co. Ptd. Ltd.
2) IPS Premier Award (Physics Research)
Assoc. Professor Kwek Leong Chuan of NIE is awarded The World Scientific Medal and Prize for outstanding research in Quantum Information and Computing, and the prime mover in setting up the 1 st Quantum Information lab. in NUS Physics Department.
3) IPS Nanotechnology Award (Nanotechnology Physics Research)
Assist. Professor Sow Chorng Haur is awarded The Omicron Medal and Prize for excellent research in Nanotechnology, in particular Hybrid Carbon Nanotube material that allows ultrafast nonlinear optical switching done in the NUS Physics Department.
4) IPS Physics Education Awards
The Outstanding Physics Teacher, J. College
The Outstanding Physics Teacher, Sec. School
5) IPS Public Awareness of Physics Award
Assoc. Professorial Fellow Chia Teck Chee is awarded The Cadi Scientific Medal and Prize for being an outstanding science educator by providing inspiration to numerous batches of physics trainee teachers at the National Institute of Education, NIE. Many of his students have gone on to inspire numerous physics students in schools, junior colleges, polytechnics and the public.