The Institution of Engineers, Singapore
The Institution of Engineers, Singapore was formally established in July 1966 as the national society of engineers in Singapore. IES is the premier engineering Institution in Singapore and is often called upon by the Government to provide feedback on professional engineering matters. With members hailing from all engineering disciplines and the private, public and academic sector, IES is well represented in the engineering domain.
Through close collaboration with the local universities, polytechnics and industry players, IES and its Academy organise courses, seminars and talks for engineers to advance the continuous development of engineers.
The Institution maintains close links with professional organisations of engineers regionally and throughout the world. IES also represents Singapore in the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO) and the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) in promoting goodwill and fellowship among all engineers in the region and internationally.
Through its Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB), IES obtained full signatory status in the Washington Accord (WA) in June 2006. The entry grants IES the authority to represent Singapore, the first country within the ASEAN region which has obtained full signatory status in the WA, to vet education systems under the WA mutual recognition framework.
To raise the technical competencies of engineers in Singapore and promote engineering to the community, IES has introduced the Chartered Engineer Programme, World Engineers Summit and National Engineers Day.
Co-organiser of SRTC
SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT Corp) is Singapore’s premier multi-modal land transport provider. Our core businesses are in rail operations, maintenance and engineering as well as in bus, taxi and automotive services. Complementing these are our integrated businesses in retail, media and marketing, as well as properties and retail management. We are committed to sustainable development and corporate social responsibility.
SMRT Trains Ltd. (SMRT Trains) is the pioneer Mass Rapid Transit operator in Singapore. Since 1987, we have provided safe and convenient transport services to millions of commuters, and have contributed to the vibrancy of our urban landscape. Today, we operate and maintain the North-South and East-West Lines, the Circle Line and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit system. Our lines cover over 148km of rail tracks across 106 stations. In 2019, our rail network will expand to include the Thomson-East Coast Line.
We are committed to enhancing our rail capability and growing our engineering expertise to deliver a world-class transport service that is safe, reliable and customer-centric.
Co-organiser of AEDS
Singapore University of Technology and Design
The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is Singapore’s fourth public university, and one of the first universities in the world to incorporate the art and science of design and technology into a multi-disciplinary curriculum. SUTD was established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and seeks to advance knowledge and nurture technically-grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. Also in collaboration with Zhejiang University and Singapore Management University, SUTD, a research-intensive university, is distinguished by its unique East and West academic programmes which incorporate elements of entrepreneurship, management and design thinking. Graduate opportunities include the SUTD Technology Entrepreneurship programme, the Master of Science in Security by Design, and various SUTD PhD programmes.
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