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Author Tan, Guan Heng.

Title 100 inspiring Rafflesians, 1823-2003 / Tan Guan Heng
Published New Jersey : World Scientific, [2008]
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Contents Abdul Jamil bin Haji Ahmad: Malaysia's Lieutenant-General -- Zaibedah Ahmad: first career woman ambassador -- V. Ambiavagar: a thoroughbred Rafflesian -- Johnny Ang: a disabled artist -- Ang Swee Chai: doctor defies death to save lives -- Edmund William Barker: the 'Cambridge blue' minister -- Cham Tao Soon: of rabbits and fish head curry -- Michael Chan Chew Koon: Lord Chan of Oxton -- Alan Chan Heng Loon: the best of both worlds -- Kit Chan: a star is born -- Betty Chen: like mother like daughter -- Bertie Cheng: Mr POSB -- Chia Boon Leong: twinkletoes -- Claire Chiang: a woman of many parts -- Choor Singh: from charpoy to the bench -- Chua Kim Yeow: Mr Accountant-General -- Lionel Cresson -- Ridzwan bin Haji Dzafir: pioneering industrialist -- Goh Chok Tong: second Prime Minister -- Goh Choo San: world famous dancer and choreographer -- Euleen Goh: on top of the banking world -- Han Fook Kwang: newspaper editor -- Albert Hong Hin Kay: of bricks and mortar -- Yusof Ishak: Singapore's First President -- S. Jayakumar: judicious Deputy Prime Minister -- Hijjas Kasturi: the architect in nation building -- Khoo Kay Chai: the student's principal -- Khoo Tee Chuan: from Bukom to Lumut -- Kiang Ai Kim: of chemistry and longevity -- Kirpa Ram Vij: Chief of Armed Forces -- Koh Chai Hong: the sky's the limit -- Stella Kon: international playwright -- Kwan Sai Kheong: the westernised oriental gentleman -- Kwek Siew Jin: Chief of the Navy -- Lee Kuan Yew: founding father -- Lee Siow Mong: the Chinese Mandarin -- Lee Suet Fern: of mergers and acquisitions -- Leong Cheng Chit: paper wizard -- Lim Boon Keng: rags to riches -- Lim Bo Seng: nationalist and patriot -- Carmee Lim: the chatek queen -- Lim Chin Beng: reach for the sky -- Lim Hng Kiang: a nuts and bolts Minister -- Lim Hsiu Mei: the girl who guides -- Lim Kim Choon: have wings, will fly -- Lim Kok Ann: of medicine and chess -- Lim Neo Chian: an extraordinary soldier -- Lim Pin: descending the ivory tower -- Lim Soo Hoon: first woman Permanent Secretary -- Lim Yew Hock: from clerk to Chief Minister -- Low Boon Chye: NCAR astrophysicist -- David Marshall: first Chief Minister -- Ernest Steven Monteiro: pioneer in preventive medicine -- Mohamed Javad Namazie: a Persian in Malacca Street -- Noel Evelyn Norris: veteran educator -- George Oehlers: Mr Speaker -- Mae Noleen Oehlers: a true blue Rafflesian -- Mohamed Taib bin Osman: pioneer of Pantai Valley -- Indra Padmanathan: World Bank specialist -- Pang Eng Fong: enigmatic academic and diplomat -- Phay Seng Whatt: guardian of the civil service -- Judith Prakash: the lady is a judge -- A.P. Rajah: an honourable man -- Quah Kim Song: deadly striker -- S. Rajaratnam: author of national pledge -- Zainul Abidin Rasheed: Mr Mayor -- T. Kanaga Sabapathy: international art historian -- V. Sadasivan: television personality -- Rosie Seow: pioneering stage actress -- Benjamin Henry Sheares: father of obstetrics and gynaecology -- Shi Ming Yi: the monk who came in from the cold -- Siow Lee Chin: world-renowned violinist -- Soh Ghee Soon: father of amateur football -- Robert Solomon: the Methodist Bishop -- Song Ong Siang: Queen's Scholar -- Su Guaning: a farewell to arms -- Leaena Tambyah: the play's the thing -- Tan Cheng Bock: taking the nation's pulse -- Tan Cheng Lock: father of the Malayan Chinese -- Tan Eng Liang: scholar and Olympian -- Tan Eng Yoon: fastest man wins -- Tan Hwee Hock: water polo gold medallist -- Tan Lian Ann: chess prodigy -- William Tan Kian Meng: impacting lives beyond the wheelchair -- Margaret Leng Tan: the toy piano -- Tan Swan Beng: PWD Director-General -- Willie Tann Boon Guan: poker king of Europe -- Abdullah Tarmugi: the Speaker speaks out -- Alice Tay Erh Soon: law professor and human rights champion -- Tee Tua Ba: top cop held at gunpoint -- Teng Pei Wah: first woman Olympian -- Teo Ah Hong: first woman pilot -- N. Varaprasad: National Library Chief -- Wee Kim Wee: the people's President -- Othman Wok: a witness to end of empire -- Francis Wong Tze Kan: the consummate journalist -- Jackie Yi-Ru Ying: pioneer in bioengineering and nanotechnology -- Emma Yong: Dim Sum Dolly -- Diana Young: high flying entrepreneur -- Yu Chun Yee : straddling two cultures
Summary This proceedings volume contains results presented at the Sixth International Workshop on Data Analysis in Astronomy - "Modeling and Simulation in Science" held on April 15-22, 2007, at the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Center for Scientific Culture, Erice, Italy. Recent progress and new trends in the field of simulation and modeling in three branches of science - astrophysics, biology, and climatology - are described in papers presented by outstanding scientists. The impact of new technologies on the design of novel data analysis systems and the interrelation among different fields are foremost in scientists' minds in the modern era. This book therefore focuses primarily on data analysis methodologies and techniques
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Subject Raffles Institution (Singapore) -- Alumni and alumnae -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1281937894
9789812778918 (paperback; alk. paper)
9789812778925 (electronic bk.)
9789812779465 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9812778918 (paperback; alk. paper)
9812778926 (electronic bk.)
9812779469 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
Other Titles One hundred inspiring Rafflesians, 1823-2003