WORLD FUTURE FOUNDATION PHD PRIZE COMPLETE LIST OF 2014 WINNERS

Jul 12 2014

WORLD FUTURE FOUNDATION PHD PRIZE COMPLETE LIST OF 2014 WINNERS

In a bumper crop year, 2014’s prizewinners were recognized for their innovative research on a wide range of topics that include membrane distillation, giant clam conservation in Singapore, and sustainable energy received the WFF PhD Prize in Environmental and Sustainability Research. This year’s prizewinning theses also included the first ever paper to be recognized for social sustainability and also the first thesis to win for public policy analysis. Below is the complete list of 2014 winners followed by the title for their award-winning theses.

From National University of Singapore (in alphabetical order):

Dr Li Xue, Faculty of Engineering, “Thin-Film Composite Membranes for Osmotic Processes and Applications”
Dr Ishani Mukherjee, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, “Prioritising Sustainability: Coalitions, Learning and Change Surrounding Biodiesel Policy Instruments in Indonesia”
Dr Neo Mei Lin, Faculty of Science, “Giant Clams (subfamily Tridacninae) in Singapore: Past, Present and Future”
Dr Wang Peng, Faculty of Engineering, “Hollow Fibre Membrane Design for Membrane Distillation (MD) and MD Based Hybrid Processes”
Dr Yeo Su-Jan, School of Design and Environment, “Encounters with the Everyday (Night)life of a Global City: Urban Informality and Social Sustainability in Three Quotidian Neighbourhoods of Singapore”

From Nanyang Technological University (in alphabetical order):

Dr He Ziming, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, “Novel Titanium Dioxide Nanocomposites and Nanostructures for High Performance Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”
Dr Teh Pei Fen, School of Materials Science and Engineering (ERI@N), “Synthesis and Electrochemical Performance of Transition Metal Oxide Anodes in Lithium ion Batteries”
Dr Wang Xiaoyan, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “Anodic TiO2 Nanotube Arrays with High Surface Area for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”
Dr Wei Fengxia, School of Materials Science and Engineering (ERI@N), “Incommensurate Structure of Melilite-type Electrolyte: Synthesis, Crystal Chemistry and Ion Conduction”
Dr Li Dehui, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, “Optical and Optoelectronic Properties of One-dimensional CdS Nanostructures”

In a bumper crop year, 2014’s prizewinners were recognized for their innovative research on a wide range of topics that include membrane distillation, giant clam conservation in Singapore, and sustainable energy received the WFF PhD Prize in Environmental and Sustainability Research. This year’s prizewinning theses also included the first ever paper to be recognized for social sustainability and also the first thesis to win for public policy analysis. Below is the complete list of 2014 winners followed by the title for their award-winning theses.

From National University of Singapore (in alphabetical order):

Dr Li Xue, Faculty of Engineering, “Thin-Film Composite Membranes for Osmotic Processes and Applications”
Dr Ishani Mukherjee, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, “Prioritising Sustainability: Coalitions, Learning and Change Surrounding Biodiesel Policy Instruments in Indonesia”
Dr Neo Mei Lin, Faculty of Science, “Giant Clams (subfamily Tridacninae) in Singapore: Past, Present and Future”
Dr Wang Peng, Faculty of Engineering, “Hollow Fibre Membrane Design for Membrane Distillation (MD) and MD Based Hybrid Processes”
Dr Yeo Su-Jan, School of Design and Environment, “Encounters with the Everyday (Night)life of a Global City: Urban Informality and Social Sustainability in Three Quotidian Neighbourhoods of Singapore”

From Nanyang Technological University (in alphabetical order):

Dr He Ziming, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, “Novel Titanium Dioxide Nanocomposites and Nanostructures for High Performance Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”
Dr Teh Pei Fen, School of Materials Science and Engineering (ERI@N), “Synthesis and Electrochemical Performance of Transition Metal Oxide Anodes in Lithium ion Batteries”
Dr Wang Xiaoyan, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “Anodic TiO2 Nanotube Arrays with High Surface Area for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”
Dr Wei Fengxia, School of Materials Science and Engineering (ERI@N), “Incommensurate Structure of Melilite-type Electrolyte: Synthesis, Crystal Chemistry and Ion Conduction”
Dr Li Dehui, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, “Optical and Optoelectronic Properties of One-dimensional CdS Nanostructures”