UTAR students selected to participate in GYSS 2024

UTAR is pleased to announce that four students were selected to participate in the Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) 2024 from 8 to 12 January 2024 at the Stephen Riady Centre, National University of Singapore.

The four students, Yap Kiao Huio from the Faculty of Science, and three students from the Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science who are Yau Zhi Yong, Liew Son Qian and Tan Jing Jie. The students will join the Young Scientists Presentations segment to present a 15-min live presentation of their work to a live audience. They will also participate in a poster presentation session to showcase their research.

UTAR wishes them all the best in their participation at the Global Young Scientists Summit 2024.

At the summit, participants will be given opportunity to enjoy a 1-day site visit to a pre-selected research institution in Singapore, and participate in a 1-hour group session with a pre-selected speaker. There will also be plenary lectures and panel discussions

The current list of speakers for GYSS 2024 is as follows:

Prof Aaron Ciechanover (Nobel Prize Chemistry 2004)

Prof Adi Shamir (Turing Award 2002)

Prof Ben Feringa (Nobel Prize Chemistry 2016)

Prof Brian Kobilka (Nobel Prize Chemistry 2012)

Prof Duncan Haldane  (Nobel Prize Physics 2016)

Prof Hugo Duminil-Copin (Fields Medal 2022)

Prof Klaus von Klitzing (Nobel Prize Physics (1985)

Prof Leslie Valiant (Turing Award 2010)

Prof Martin Green (Millennium Technology Prize 2022)

Prof Randy Schekman (Nobel Prize Physiology/Medicine 2013)

Prof Takaaki Kajita (Nobel Prize Physics 2015)

Sir Konstantin Novoselov (Nobel Prize Physics 2010)

Sir Richard Roberts (Nobel Prize Physiology/Medicine 1993)

Sir Shankar Balasubramanian (Millennium Technology Prize 2020)

Sir Tim Hunt (Nobel Prize Physiology/Medicine 2001)

Prof Dame Sue Black (Guest Speaker; Royal Christmas Lectures 2022)

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