Veteran engineer is first Singaporean to get Dutch knighthood
28 Jun 2022
Article featured SP Diploma in Civil Engineering alumnus Chia Way Seng, who became the first Singaporean to receive a Dutch knighthood in recognition of his work in raising awareness of the polder technique. A polder is a low-lying tract of reclaimed land that is protected from the sea by structures known as dikes. There are about 3,500 recipients of the Dutch knighthood globally.
[The Straits Times]