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PEB Day of Dedication 2020

The Professional Engineers Board (PEB) Day of Dedication (DOD) 2020 was held on 17 Dec 2020 in a virtual ceremony for the first time due to the Covid situation. The Day of Dedication is held to recognise newly PEs, SPEs and ACPEs as well as the contribution of PEs to Singapore built environment and the community.

Re-Engineering for the New Normal

President PEB, Er. Ho Siong Hin in his address, said that PEs will need to adapt to the new normal and re-engineer the way they do their business and carry out their daily work. For example, the use of technology to communicate and transact businesses as well as working from home will be more prevalent.

The Guest-of-Honour, Mr Tan Kiat How, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office and for National Development, delivered the opening address in line with the theme “Re-Engineer for a New Normal – Enhancing Productivity, Resilience, and Digitalisation”. In his speech, MOS Tan Kiat How highlighted the important role that engineers could play in enabling the built environment sector to emerge stronger from the COVID-19 pandemic – through driving the adoption of technologies such as Design for Manufacturing & Assembly (DfMA) and Integrated Digital Delivery (IDD), as well as enhancing pandemic resilience and sustainability standards in the built environment.

PEB Distinguished Engineer Award 2020
This year’s Distinguished Professional Engineer Award was presented to Er. Lee Chuan Seng, Emeritus Chairman of BECA Asia and Chairman of the National Environment Agency. The award was conferred to Er. Lee in recognition of his contributions to the engineering profession and public service, most notably in championing sustainability initiatives to promote green buildings and also championing BIM and Integrated Digital Delivery.

PEB Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Singapore Institute of Technology
PEB signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) at a ceremony. Under the MOU, SIT will offer Continuing Education and Training (CET) courses and bridging courses geared towards helping prospective Professional Engineers (PEs) and Specialist PEs gain the necessary knowledge to prepare for registration. The MOU was signed by PEB President, Er. Ho Siong Hin and SIT President, Er. Professor Tan Thiam Soon and witnessed by the MOS Tan.

Congratulations to our New PEs, SPEs, ACPEs and Gold Medal Recipients
Er. Ho and the board members congratulate the 81 new PEs registered in the branches of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Chemical Engineering; 9 Specialist PEs registered in the branches of Lift and Escalator Engineering, Crane Engineering, Pressure Vessel Engineering, and Geotechnical Engineering; and 11 ASEAN Chartered PEs (ACPEs) were introduced at the ceremony

In addition, 12 graduates from the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University Singapore undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programmes were recognised for their outstanding results and were presented with Gold Medal Awards.

We would like to thank all who attended the ceremony and we look forward to seeing you at next year’s Day of Dedication. Please click here for the video link of the virtual event.