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The 2018 Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Award laureate, Prof Rita Colwell delivered the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Lecture.
Following her lecture, Prof Rita Colwell had a Q&A session, moderated by Mr Ng Joo Hee, Chief Executive, PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency.
Mr Ng Joo Hee (left) with Prof Rita Colwell (right) after the Lee Kuan Yew Water Lecture.
Mr Ng Joo Hee delivered the Reading of Citation at the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Lecture.
Prof Rita Colwell during the Q&A session at the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Lecture
Prof Rita Colwell is a Distinguished University Professor from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health .
Prof Rita Colwell standing in front of the exhibition panels which celebrates her work.
Lee Kuan Yew Prize Award Presentation to World City Prize 2018 and Water Prize 2018 Laureates by Mdm Halimah Yacob (centre), President of the Republic of Singapore alongside representatives from Keppel Corporation and Temasek Foundation Innovates.
One of the performances at the Lee Kuan Yew Prize Award Ceremony & Banquet
Mr Ng Joo Hee, Chief Executive of PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency delivering the award citations for the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Award
The Lee Kuan Yew Prize Award Ceremony & Banquet 2018 was held at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore.
Prof Rita Colwell is awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2018 for her pioneering insights into microbial water quality surveillance, and her pivotal contributions in policies to better manage waterborne diseases and protect public health.
Prof Rita Colwell delivering a speech after receiving the 2018 Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Award.
The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2018 laureate received S$300,000, a certificate, and a gold medallion (above) which is sponsored by Temasek Foundation Innovates at the award ceremony.