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Mr Quek Gim Pew

Senior R&D Consultant, Ministry of Defence

Mr Quek Gim Pew is the Senior R&D Consultant of the Singapore Ministry of Defence (MINDEF).
 
He is also Chairman of the Governing Board of the Center for Quantum Technologies and Deputy Chairman of the Office for Space Technology and Industry. He is a board member of A*STAR, SMRT Trains Ltd, Technology Center for Offshore and Marine, Singapore, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Institute of Technology and NUS High School.
 
He is also a member of the Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE) Scientific Advisory Board, National Supercomputing Center (NSCC) Steering Committee, and member of the Management Board of the Center for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP), Tropical Marine Science Institute (TMSI) and Singapore Nuclear Research and Safety Initiative (SNRSI).
 
He is a Fellow of the Academy of Engineering, Singapore, and an Adjunct Professor in the NUS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
 
In his career, he has held various appointments in the defence and technology community including Director of R&D at the Ministry of Defence and the Deputy Chief Executive (Technology) of the Defence Science and Technology Agency Board. He was the Chief Executive Officer of DSO from 2004 to 2016 and the Chief Defence Scientist of MINDEF from 2016 to 2021.
 
Mr Quek was presented the Defence Technology Prize (Individual) in 1992. He was also conferred the Public Administration Medal (Gold) in 2007 and the NUS Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award in 2014.