LKC FES academic elected as Fellow of AETDEW

Congratulations to Ir Ts Wong Chee Fui from Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES), who has been elected as the Fellow of The Academy of Engineering and Technology for the Developing World (AETDEW). This prestigious recognition highlights his significant contributions to the advancement and application of engineering, science, and technology.

The title of AETDEW Fellow is bestowed upon individuals who are citizens of a Member State of the G77 and have made substantial contributions to the economic and societal advancements of their nation, the developing world, and beyond. As an AETDEW Fellow, Ir Ts Wong Chee Fui will carry the post-nominal title of F.AETDEW, a testament to his outstanding achievements and dedication.

AETDEW's mission is to mobilise the engineering, technological, and scientific community in the developing world to achieve the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. This is to be accomplished through South-South Cooperation, recognising the profound impact of the global digital economy and the Fourth Industrial Revolution on developing countries.

Ir Ts Wong Chee Fui's election to this esteemed fellowship underscores his exceptional work and commitment to fostering technological advancements and sustainable development. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to him on this well-deserved honour and look forward to his continued contributions to the engineering and scientific community.

Other AETDEW Fellows at UTAR include Council Member Ir Academician Emeritus Prof Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Chuah Hean Teik, President Ir Prof Dato’ Dr Ewe Hong Tat, Vice President for Internationalisation and Academic Development Ir Prof Dr Goi Bok Min, Vice President for R&D and Commercialisation Prof Ts Dr Faidz bin Abd Rahman, Institute of Management and Leadership Development Director and Belt and Road Strategic Research Centre Chairperson Prof Dr Cheng Ming Yu, Office of International Affairs (OIA) Director Assoc Prof Dr Lai Soon Onn, M. Kandiah Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (MK FMHS) Clinical Training Coordinator for Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Assoc Prof Dr Te Kian Keong and Faculty of Accountancy and Management academic Dr Fok Kuk Fai. Furthermore, Prof Goi, Prof Faidz, Dr Lai, Dr Te and Ir Ts Wong were elected during the Council Meeting, held on 21 May 2024.

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