Dr. Tek Ming Ng’s academic career started in 1998 when he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the National University of Singapore as a Research Engineer.
In 2000, he took the position of a Teaching Assistant in ECE while he pursued his Master of Engineering and PhD of Engineering in ECE. It was the tutoring opportunity given to him that made him discovered his passion in teaching. In recognition for his dedication and commitment to the education of engineering students, the faculty conferred him the Honors List Best Tutor (BEng) award in 2003.
He joined Republic Polytechnic of Singapore (RP) as a lecturer in the School of Infocomm in 2005. In 2007, he enjoyed the distinction of being the sole recipient of RP’s Outstanding Mentor Award. He was also a recipient of RP’s Teaching Excellence Award (2019), Excellent Service Award-Star (2016), Most Innovative Project Award (2016), and Excellent Service Award-Gold (2013). His contribution and dedication to mentoring and nurturing students had also led him to receive RP’s 100 Most Appreciated Mentors Award every year, from 2011 to 2019.
He owes it to RP for making him a better educator today. The 15 years spent in RP has given him a very insightful and rewarding experience in education. He would like to bring that experience to AUPP to contribute to the education of Cambodia.