Mr. Yeo Zhen Qiang

Graduate Fellow Tembusu College National University of Singapore

Having graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering (Minor in Life Sciences), Zhen Qiang is currently pursing his Master’s degree in Management of Technology. His interests lies in the areas of Science, Technology, Environment, and Education.

During his undergraduate years, Zhen Qiang was involved with various interest groups in Tembusu such as Bolt & Pace (Running), T-OWLs (Night Cycling), and Tembusu Mentors. During his term as a Graduate Fellow, he hopes to share his experience as an NUS undergraduate with fellow residents and assist them in easing into the hectic yet fulfilling university life.

Beyond NUS, Zhen Qiang is also regular participant of competitive races around Singapore including the Sundown Marathon, Army Half-Marathon, and Singapore Marathon. Sports that are of interest to Zhen Qiang are running, swimming, cycling, and weight training.

As an avid traveller, Zhen Qiang has travelled over many cities around Europe while on his full-year exchange to London, and is looking forward to visit even more places around the world in the near future. Feel free to drop by his room and he will be more than willing to share his exchange experiences and tips with you.

The Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans) is a large evergreen tree in the family Gentianaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia. Its trunk is dark brown, with deeply fissured bark, looking somewhat like a bittergourd. It grows in an irregular shape from 10 to 25m high. Its leaves are light green and oval in shape. Its yellowish flowers have a distinct fragrance and the fruits of the tree are bitter tasting red berries, which are eaten by birds and fruit bats.