GS6 Speakers

Sumin Jeon

Sumin Jeon, Gender Summit 6 Asia-Pacific Speaker

Scientist, Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC), A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research), Singapore. 

Snapshot of women in science, engineering in Singapore (download presentation here pdf icon)
Parallel Session 1: Mainstreaming Gender into Asia-Pacific’s Research, Innovation and Development Goals for more effective and sustainable outcomes

Sumin Jeon is working as a scientist at the Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC) National Lab in Singapore. Her research interests are simulation modelling for optimal processing flow design, and design and operation for port container terminals and shipyard areas using simulation. Before she came to Singapore, she worked in Europe as a consultant on port design and simulation. As a woman in engineering, she is also a member of UN Women Singapore committee, involved in charitable activities and assisting regional support 

Summary of talk for Gender Summit 6 Asia-Pacific:

This presentation introduces the effort of women in science and engineering in Singapore institute and university to navigate in male dominated. by doing survey of recent trend women in science and engineering in Singapore such as IEEEWIE (IEEE woman in Engineering Singapore) and WIS (Woman in Science in Singapore), some challenges and opportunities facing woman in science, engineering should be discussed.