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.