Andrew Yeow clinches prestigious IEM Gold Medal 

In a remarkable display of academic excellence and dedication, Andrew Yeow, a distinguished graduate from SEGi University’s Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (FoEBEIT), was awarded the prestigious IEM Gold Medal Award 2023 at the 64th IEM Annual Dinner & Award Night held at the One World Hotel. The award, presented by Ir. Prof. Dr Norlida Buniyamin, President of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), marks a significant milestone for both Andrew and SEGi University in engineering education. 

Andrew Yeow’s achievement resonates with his outstanding academic journey as a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (First Class Honours) graduate. His recognition as the best final-year engineering student nominated by the FoEBEIT underscores his commitment to excellence and passion for engineering innovation. The IEM Gold Medal Award, conferred to distinguished students nominated by local institutions of higher learning, solidifies his place among the brightest young minds in the field. 

Throughout his academic tenure at SEGi University, Andrew actively engaged in cutting-edge research initiatives under the guidance of Dr Chan Mieow Kee, Deputy Dean of Research and esteemed faculty member of the Department of Chemical Engineering at FOEBEIT. Andrew’s role as a research assistant within the Centre for Bioprocess Engineering, led by Dr Chan, has led to groundbreaking work in wastewater treatment and biomass valorisation. His contributions to developing environmentally-friendly technologies for the chemical and process industries have positioned him as an emerging leader. 

Andrew attributes his remarkable growth and accomplishments to the unwavering support of the dedicated faculty and staff members of the Department of Chemical Engineering. He expresses deep gratitude towards SEGi University for fostering a nurturing educational environment that has allowed him to refine his skills and broaden his horizons. 

The recognition bestowed upon Andrew Yeow is a testament to his achievements. It highlights SEGi University’s commitment to producing exceptional graduates at the forefront of innovation and academic excellence. As the FoEBEIT academic team and SEGi University extend their heartfelt congratulations to Andrew, his journey inspires aspiring engineers and underscores the university’s dedication to shaping the future of engineering education. 

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