As NTU matures into a reputable university, the role of visiting academics and scientists has changed from that of networking to one that aims for committed partnership in research and educational programs. The University recognises that the endowed professorship scheme is one avenue that could be exploited to achieve this endeavour.
As far as NTU College of Engineering (CoE) is concerned, there are 3 categories of Endowed Professorship:
Directly administered under NTU
Directly administered under CoE
Directly administered under School