Nelson Chew

Undergraduate Student, Cornell University


Nelson Chew is an undergraduate student at Cornell University, pursuing a triple major in economics, statistical science, and operations research.

Born and raised in Singapore, Chew enlisted in the Singapore Armed forces when he was 18 and served for two years. He then moved to the United States to pursue a college education.

Chew loves traveling and hopes to visit Africa and Antarctica, and complete the hike to Everest South Base Camp.

Featured Work

Photo of Singapore postcard by Michael Schneider and photo of Staten Island Ferry postcard by Adam79 ( (CC)

MAY 21, 2014 Article

The Little Red Dot and the Land of the Free: Singapore and the United States

What defines your country? How do you perceive someone from a totally different background? Who would have guessed that an exchange between a Singaporean and ...