Enhancement Programme

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ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMS (EPs)
FOR ME DEPARTMENT STUDENTS
MATRICULATION BATCH 2002/2003 ONWARDS
updated for AY 2005/2006
DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
Highlights
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EP activities are aimed at broadening the engineering
student’s education but are not compulsory.
The EP activities are assigned MCs that may be used
as Unrestricted Elective MCs.
The MCs of each program may be used only once for
that program.
Each student is assigned a Faculty Member as Mentor
to guide him/her.
Department coordinators for EP activities may also be
consulted.
Main EP Activities
EG1601 Semester Industrial Attachment (12 MCs),
EG1602, EG1602(T) Vacation Internship Programs
(both 6 MCs)
Prof A Tay,
Prof Lu Li
(OSIAP)
More details
EG1603A,B & C Technopreneurship & Incubation
Prof S Kumar
Programs (up to 12 MCs)
More details
EG1604 Innovation Program
(2 MCs)
Dr Subra
More details Velusamy
EG1605 Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Prof XP Li
Program (up to 4 MCs)
More details
More details at various websites
EG1601 Semester Industrial Attachment
Program (Local or Overseas) – SIAP or OIAP
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Students must have completed Stage 2.
Minimum Duration is 6 months (24 weeks)
12 MCs are awarded
Semester 6 is the best period to undertake the SIAP
or OSIAP for most ME students
Program is coordinated by Dean’s Office but selfinitiated attachments are welcome.
Faculty members assigned as Liaison Officers
Website:
http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/undergrad/epmc/iap.html
EG1602 Vacation Internship Program
(Local or Overseas)
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Students must have completed Stage 2.
Undertaken in any student vacation (after Stage 2).
Minimum duration: EG1602 - 6 MCs for 12 weeks
Program is coordinated by Dean’s Office but selfinitiated attachments are welcome.
Mentors will act as Liaison Officers
Website:
http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/undergrad/epmc/vip.html
EG1602(T) Vacation Internship Program
(Technopreneurial Internship)
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Variation of EG1602 VIP to complement TIP modules.
Students must have completed Stage 2 and the
prerequisite EG1603 TIP (Workshops & Seminars).
Undertaken in any student vacation (after Stage 2).
Duration is 12 weeks.
6 MCs are awarded.
Supervisor will be Department’s TIP Coordinator.
Back to Main EP Activities
Technopreneurship & Incubation Program
(TIP) – up to 12 MCs
Activity
ENG Stus
MCs
EG1603A: TIP [Instructional
Workshops and Seminars]
150
2
EG1603B: TIP [Business Plan]
150
2
EG1603C: TIP [Business Incubation]
50
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Website:
http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/undergrad/epmc/tp.html
Back to Main EP Activities
EG1604 Innovation Program
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Semester-long innovative activity for 20 Engineering
(ENG) students per semester.
Engagement on a hands-on basis to create an
outcome that has a practical significance.
Under guidance of a group of mentors.
Duration of 13 weeks for 2 MCs.
Website:
http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/undergrad/epmc/ip.html
Back to Main EP Activities
EG1605 Undergraduate Research
Opportunities Program (UROP)
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For Stage 1-3 students only
Involving 65 working hrs (2 semesters) for 2 MCs.
Providing the opportunity to acquire skills for the
intellectual process of inquiry and presentation.
Enhancing their knowledge of the latest technology.
Allowing students and faculty members to interact
so as to foster closer ties.
Website:
http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/urop/
Back to Main EP Activities
More Details at Websites
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Faculty Website for Enhancement Program:
http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/undergrad/ep/ep-menu.html
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Faculty FAQ’s:
http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/undergrad/epmc/iap-faq.html
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Department FAQ’s:
http://serve.me.nus.edu.sg/sas/FAQs-EPs.htm
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Mentors & other Student Information:
http://www.me.nus.edu.sg/students

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