University Awards

Outstanding Educator Award

Teaching is both a science and an art,
    Imbued with lots of soul and heart.
More than knowledge we hope to impart;
    Character building another important part.   Assoc Prof HENG Cheng Suang
PhD (Stanford University)
MSc, BSc (NUS) 
Department of Information Systems & Analytics, School of Computing
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  • Chair (since 2020), Cluster Lead (2018 – 2020) and Fellow (since 2013) of the NUS Teaching Academy (NUSTA). Championed initiatives such as creating a dedicated NUSTA geNiUSchannel to showcase best teaching pedagogies and practices, and digital project portfolios to recognise students’ performance and potential beyond traditional assessment indicators. Engaged adjunct professors in drawing out their roles, experiences and strengths so as to achieve NUS Quality Assurance For University (QAFU) goals
  • Led the structuring and formalisation of the Department’s mentorship programme which seeks to aid faculty members in module design, content delivery, assessment approaches and the exploitation of new technologies
  • Integrates theory and practice in the design of modules with real life applications − by bridging the past and the present with timely examples, linking the fundamentals to critical thinking and creativity for digital solutions modules, and injecting awareness of social causes into projects to cultivate social responsibility
  • Leverages diverse instructional methodologies and pedagogies (such as animations and visualisations), multiple sources of content, as well as new materials and engaging class activities that overcome the challenges of online teaching
  • Member, NUS Computing’s Faculty Teaching Excellence Committee (2013 – 2019)
  • Published over 30 papers in internationally refereed journals and conferences including Management Information Systems (MIS) Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of MIS, Journal of the Association for Information Systems and Research Policy
  • Associate editor, editorial board of MIS Quarterly and editorial review board member of IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
  • Track Chair, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) (2021 – 2022) and Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) (2013 – 2015; 2020 – 2021)
  • Associate editor, ICIS (2011 – 2012; 2014 – 2019); European Conference on Information Systems (2016; 2020); and PACIS (2016 – 2017)
  • Long Service Medal, Singapore National Day Award (2021)
  • Annual Teaching Excellence Award (2010/11 – 2012/13; 2019/20) and Honour Roll (2013/14 – 2018/19), NUS
  • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2009/10 – 2011/12; 2018/19 – 2020/21) and Honour Roll (2012/13 – 2017/18; 2021/22), NUS Computing
  • Best Reviewer Award, China Summer Workshop on Information Management (2018)
  • Best Associate Editor Award, ICIS (2016)
 Honour Roll Recipients