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2017 November 24 15:03

PSA Singapore and NUS sign MOU to develop Human Capital to support the growth of the port industry

To cultivate a new generation of Engineering and Infocomm Technology professionals for Singapore’s Next Generation Port in Tuas,  PSA Corporation Limited (PSA) and  the  National  University of Singapore (NUS ) have today signed a  Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to  develop Human Capital to support the growth of the port industry.

The new  Tuas  port will leverage automation technologies and  intelligent interconnected  systems to enhance terminal productivity and opt imise processes. To build up the  competencies required, PSA will jointly develop curriculum and programmes with  the  NUS  School of Computing  and  NUS  Faculty of Engineering,  where students will have  opportunities to  advance their knowledge in  a wide range of areas, including  data analytics,  cyber security,  automation and intelligent systems.

Problem statements and case studies  provided by PSA will help  NUS  students better understand how new technologies and  intelligent systems are applied to mo dern port operations and equipment. PSA will  also provide and strengthen  its support for  NUS ’ Global Engineering Programme,  Innovation and Design - Centric Programme, and  Co - Operative Education Programme. 

PSA Singapore Terminals handled 30.59 million TEUs of containers in 2016.

About  National University of Singapore (NUS)

A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is  Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education and research,  with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.  NUS has 17 faculties and schools across three campuses. Its transformative education  includes a broad - based curriculum underscored by multidisciplinary courses and cross - faculty enrichment. Over 38,000 students from 100 countries enrich the community with  their diverse social and cultural perspectives.