Chris McMorran

Outstanding Educator Award 2017 Winner Dr Chris McMorran received his PhD in Geography from the University of Colorado-Boulder in 2008. He teaches in the Department of Japanese Studies. Chris’s key teaching belief is that it is important to create a learning environment that fosters self-discovery, effective communication, and synthesis of knowledge (p.5). To this end,…

Adrian Lee

Outstanding Educator Award 2017 Winner & ATEA Honour Roll 2016 Recipient Dr Adrian Lee is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Deputy Director of the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning (CDTL). He received his PhD in Chemistry from the University of Cambridge in 1997. Adrian’s teaching portfolio clearly articulates a…

Zhang Yang

ATEA Honour Roll 2016 Recipient Dr Zhang Yang is a senior lecturer in the Department of Economics. She obtained her PhD in Managerial Economics and Strategy from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, in 2011. Zhang Yang is passionate about economics and aims to instill that passion in her students to be able to…

Yeoh Guan Hin, Gilbert

ATEA Honour Roll 2016 Recipient Dr Gilbert Yeoh is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature. He received his PhD in English from Harvard. One of Gilbert’s core beliefs is that art works are complex and deserve an in-depth response from the person engaging with them. He therefore has the goal…

Ang Swee Hoon

ATEA Honour Roll 2016 Recipient Dr Ang Swee Hoon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing, NUS Business School, with a PhD in Marketing from the University of British Columbia. Swee Hoon publishes widely, with her work on metaphoric advertising and crisis marketing being highly cited. She also co-authors two textbooks in Marketing,…

Marleen Dieleman

ATEA Honour Roll 2016 Recipient Dr Marleen Dieleman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Strategy and Policy, NUS Business School. She has a PhD from Leiden University, Netherlands and has consulted widely on corporate strategy and governance in Asian family business groups. Marleen believes in a student-centred approach to teaching, with courses that…

Zhou Lifeng

ATEA Honour Roll 2016 Recipient Dr Zhou Lifeng is a senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, NUS School of Computing. He received his PhD in Computer Science from NUS in 2009. Zhou Lifeng is a very passionate educator. He believes in student-focused instruction and adopts an inquiry-based approach to his teaching practice. For…

Karl Erik Birgersson

ATEA Honour Roll 2016 Recipient Dr Erik Birgersson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, NUS Faculty of Engineering. He received his PhD in Fluid Mechanics from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in 2004. Erik Birgersson’s teaching strategies have consistently had a significant impact on students’ learning. His teaching and…

Chammika N B Udalagama

ATEA Honour Roll 2016 Recipient Dr Chammika Udalagama is a senior lecturer in the Department of Physics and the Special Programme in Science (SPS), in the Faculty of Science. He obtained his PhD in Physics from NUS in 2006. Chammika is a strong proponent of life-long learning. It is his belief that the teacher’s role…

Saif Khan

ATEA Honour Roll 2016 Recipient Dr Saif Khan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and teaches in the University Scholars Programme. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, in 2006. Saif Khan believes that his teaching revolves around three pillars – enabling…

Lee Kooi Cheng

ATEA Honour Roll 2016 Recipient Dr Lee Kooi Cheng teaches at the Centre for English Language Communication (CELC).  She is concurrently Master of King Edward VII Hall.  Prior to her recent appointment as Hall Master, she served as Vice Dean of Students and Director of Studies, Ridgeview Residential College (RVRC) respectively. There are three teaching…