The A*STAR’s National Metrology Centre (NMC) is the national measurement institute of Singapore, dedicated to advancing measurement science for an innovative and competitive economy
NMC establishes, develops, maintains and disseminates the national measurement standards traceable to the International System of Units, providing key support to a wide spectrum of industry.
Achieving the nation’s highest level of physical measurement through close collaboration with leading national and international organisation.
With a multidisciplinary team of experienced scientists and engineers and state-of-the-art facilities, NMC provides dedicated services to industry partners to meet their specific needs.
NMC believes in working in close collaboration with industry partners, to create values for them and fuel growth for the industry.
NMC Scientist Bags T-Up Excellence Award
NMC’s scientist, Dr. Meng Yusong, was conferred the T-Up Excellence Award for his exceptional R&D contributions to Psiber Data Pte Ltd, a technology and product development company providing test and measurement solutions for the Communications Infrastructure market.
Dr. Meng was seconded to Psiber Data Pte Ltd as part of the A*STAR GET-Up programme where reseachers are seconded to the industry, to help develop new innovative processes or products, so as to support the SMEs use R&D to grow their business.
During his secondment, Dr. Meng worked on traceable accuracy measurement for Psiber’s handheld network analyzer, WireXpert. With the mathematical models he developed, Dr. Meng helped Psiber Data obtained the U.S. Electronics Testing Laboratory (ETL) certification and contributed to the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and ISO standards. This enabled Psiber Data to produce the first instrument in the world capable of certifying 40 Gbps Ethernet copper cabling systems.
After the conclusion of the T-up project, Psiber Data saw an increase in its technical staff from 7 to 13 to support its R&D activities. The company also reported a doubling of sales revenue from S$2.5 million to S$5 million.
Yusong receiving the award from Minister S. Iswaran, Minister in Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Home Affairs and Trade and Industry, at A*STAR SME Day
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