Spotlight features insights and snippets of an alum’s experience in GIS. Check out what they have to say about their time in GIS!

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Anirudh Subramanya Sriraam, Class of 2006

Current profession: Research Associate at Monash University University attended: Monash University (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Civil Engineering Profile I joined GIS for my secondary education in early 2000. Seeing as my first time outside my home country, away from friends...


Sharmel Jehangir Ali, Class of 1994

Current Profession: Head of Corporate Sustainability (Corporate Planning) at MISC Berhad University and course attended: Imperial College London; Environmental Technology (Business & Sustainability option) What’s your best memory of GIS? The camaraderie and relationship...


Zaid Haque, Class of 2007

Current profession: Senior Program Manager at Amazon.com University attended: Weill Medical College of Cornell University - Degree Premedical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - BSc Information Systems, Cornell University - MSc Connective Media What is your best memory of...


Nicole Chan, Class of 2013

Current profession: Supported Independent Living Worker for Independent Advocacy University attended: University of Alberta, Canada. Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. What was the best part of studying in GIS? I would say the best thing about GIS is the way the...


Sharon Tan, Class of 2008

Current Profession: Property management, freelance wedding photographer, calligrapher, calligraphy instructor and scrapbook artist. University and course attended: Bachelor of Accounting, HELP University What’s your best memory of GIS? There are just too many – but one...


Dr. Veena Pillai, Class of 1997

Medical and Research Coordinator, MSRI Director, Dhi Consulting & Training Medical Doctor and Public Health/Social Sciences Researcher in the fields of HIV/AIDS, Disaster Medicine and Refugee Health   What is your best memory of GIS? I loved Eistedfodd the most...


Thomas Choo, Class of 1998

 Current profession: Legal Director How did studying in GIS help you in your career? GIS has always had a multi-cultural mix of students, and interacting with students of different nationalities and cultures at such an early stage was particularly useful to me in developing...


Gwen Chin, Class of 2015

Major in Psychology, currently in University at Buffalo, Singapore. What is your best memory of GIS? My best memory while being at GIS is when I was in year 4, during Sports Day. I was not a very athletic kid growing up, so being able to win two golds and a silver (and...


Riddhi Mittal, Class of 2015

Current University in Switzerland Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel Management, Bachelors of Business Administration in Hotel Management   What is your best memory of GIS? To be able to recall one...


Pranetr Pattabhiraman, Class of 2016

Pranetr Pattabhiraman, Class of 2016 Reading Natural Sciences in University of Cambridge, UK. What does GIS offer to bring out the best in you? GIS gives me ample opportunities to acquire and polish my skills in various areas through different activities and programmes in...