This year's NSTA winners are:
National Science and Technology Medal (NSTM) 2006
Dr Sydney Brenner
Distinguished Professor, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA &
Chairman of Biomedical Research Council, A*STAR
"For his distinguished and strategic contributions to the development of Singapore's scientific capability and culture, particularly in the biomedical sciences sector"
National Science Award (NSA) 2006
Dr Ruan Yijun (Leader)
Dr Wei Chia Lin
Dr Patrick Ng
Dr Sung Wing Kin
Genome Institute of Singapore
"For their innovative work in developing the Paired End diTag sequencing technology for comprehensive characterisation of the human genome and transcriptome"
Professor Oh Choo Hiap (Leader)
Professor Berthold-Georg Englert
Assistant Professor Dagomir Kaszlikowski
Department of Physics, National University of Singapore and
Associate Professor Kwek Leong Chuan
National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
"For their outstanding contributions to theoretical research on quantum coherence and its applications in quantum information science"
National Technology Award (NTA) 2006
Dr Bi Chao (Leader)
Dr Jiang Quan
Dr Lin Song
Data Storage Institute
"For their outstanding contributions to advanced micro motor technologies used in hard disk drives and miniaturized mechatronic systems"
Young Scientist Award (YSA) 2006
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
National University of Singapore
"For his research on nanoelectronics and semiconductor devices"