Dad's stint in Air Force and success with engineering firm spurs son to excel in diploma course
17 May 2016
Stomp, 11 May 2016 - Article featured SP’s Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering graduate and Institutional Medallist Lee Boon Yao. He was inspired by his father who has worked with the air force and now owns an engineering firm. Article mentioned that his father is also a SP graduate. Boon Yao experienced first-hand working on aircraft components during his internship with Taikoo Aircraft Engineering Company in Xiamen, China. As an A*STAR Science Award recipient, Boon Yao did his second internship at the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technologies where he conducted engineering research alongside engineers and scientist. He plans to continue his aeronautical engineering studies with a local university after his national service. Upon getting his degree, he hopes to work for an established engineering firm and eventually join his father’s company and expand it overseas.