UTAR MH alumni Mr. Cheng Chia Loo was the Winner of Paul Fletcher Award 2016. This IET Award is given in memory of Paul Thomas Fletcher, who wished to encourage the participation of younger people in engineering institutions and to reward their success in doing so. The Institution of Incorporated Engineers (now IET) created the Paul Fletcher Award, subsequently supported by a bequest from his widow. The Award is made annually to an IET volunteer for outstanding achievement in contributing to the activities of the IET. Nominations are welcomed for IET volunteers from around the world.
Mr Cheng Chia Loon BEng(Hons) MIET is an Assistant Manager in Product Development at Abrasive Engineering Pte Ltd. He believes a successful leader is obliged to grow others by nurturing more leaders. Mr Cheng Chia Loon is a member of the IET Singapore Local Network and Chairman of the IET Singapore Young Professionals Section (YPS). He recruited many young professionals and equipped them with necessary leadership skills. in less than four years, the YPS Singapore has expanded from four committee members to nearly 20, including several sub-groups. To motivate more young professionals to join the IET, he exemplifies his experiences and roles in the IET that energize his engineering career. He has also actively participated and hosted important events in several countries, and he strives to provide more people such opportunities on the Paul Fletcher Award.
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