Texas Instruments' Digital Signal Processing Solutions Challenge US$100000 Grand Prize (May 1996)
The project, "The High Performance Motion Picture Restoration System", has won the grand prize of US$100,000 in the Texas Instruments’ Digital Signal Processing Solutions Challenge held in US on 8 May 1996. The NTU team comprised supervisor, Dr Chong Man Nang and undergraduates Mr Showbhik Kalra and Mr Dilip Krishnan.
The project is done under the NTU-Cambridge Collaboration and it beats 230 teams from 26 countries to reach the finals, held in Atlanta.
Marquis Who’s Who in the World (Jan 1996)
Mr Ng Geok See has been awarded a subject of biographical record in Who’s Who in the World (13th Edition 1996) by the Marquis Who’s Who Publication Board.
Students Community Service Awards
A Year Two Computer Engineering student, Teo Chee Kong won this award organised by the Rotary Club of Singapore.
Chee Kong was commended for his outstanding service work at the Asian Women's Welfare Association Ang Mo Kio Community Home for Senior Citizens. His commitment for the less fortunate was reflected further in his gesture to donate his share of the award to the welfare organisation which he was working with. The award included a cheque of $1,500 for the welfare organisation and a cash award of $500 for Chee Kong.
Best Paper Award on Artificial Intelligence in Education at the East West International Conference on Computer Technologies in Education (Sept 1994)
The paper was awarded the best paper in one of three main streams of conference, Artifical Intelligence in Education. The two other main streams are Educational Hypermedia & Multimedia, and Computer-Aided Language Learning.
SIM, Wee Chee, Chee Kit LOOI, Hiok Chai QUEK, "A 2D Framework of Qualitative and Quantitative Models for an: Intelligent Training System", Proceedings of the EW-ED'94, Russia, 19-23 September 1994. Pt 2: 95-98