The second batch of Grand Challenge Scholars from NUS has completed the program and will be graduating this year!
The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) aims to prepare students to be the generation taht solves the grand challenges facing society in this century. It is a program endorsed by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in the United States and is open to NUS students through the Innovation & Design Programme(iDP)..
15 March 2018
Mr Ong Eng Teck, head of the Space Orogramme Office at the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), was invited to give a talk entitled "Comparative Study of Different Classes of Electro-Optical Satellites" on 18 January 2018. The audience of about 50 students and staff included undergraduate students from the iDP, postgraduate students and faculty staff from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, research staff from the Satellite Technology Research Centre at NUS, as well as visitors from DSTA, ST Engineering, Centre for Quantum Technology at NUS, Thales, and the Satellite Research Centre at NTU.
18 January 2018
In collaboration with Bossard, a leading industry player, the iDP organized a seminar on 10 January 2018 to provide awareness and appreciation of various fastener technologies in the industry among staff and students in the Faculty.
10 January 2018
As part of the Faculty Safety & Health Promotional Campaign 2017, a facility and safety awareness tour of the Engineering Fabrication Workshop (E4-02-06) was organized by the iDP on 29 September 2017.
17 October 2017
Team Bumblebee was invited to showcase their autonomous underwater vehicle at the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH) 2017 at Marina Bay Sands in September 2017.
12 October 2017
NUS FSAE race car R17 ranked 14th out of 125 teams at the annual Formula FSAE competition held in Michigan from 10-13 May 2017.
1 June 2017
Team Bumblebee's autonomous surface vessel wins 4th prize at Maritime RobotX Challenge 2016, Hawaii.
20 December 2016
Five iDP students were awarded for their contributions during the annual Engineering Color Awards 2016. Congratulations to all the winners!
28 September 2016
NUS iDP students designed a solar powered quadcopter to win the Merit Award (joint 4th position) at the Energy Innovation Challenge 2016.
15 August 2016
A prototyping boot camp was organized for iDCP students from 25 to 29 July 2016. A total of 14 students who attended the event learned about the use of Autodesk Inventor and were exposed to basic iterative design concepts.
1 August 2016
The Delta - designed and built by iDP students is the world's lightest electric paraglider trike. It is especially built for the National Geographic Channel’s new series “Machine Impossible”.
29 July 2016
It’s not every day that royalty takes a fancy to your school project, but that’s what happened to the lucky members of NUS’ Team Frogworks when they showcased the new and improved Snowstorm at the Founders Forum in London, from 15-16 June.
17 June 2016
R-16 race car was Asia's best entry and ranked 12th worldwide at the recent FSAE challenge in Michigan, US. ‘R16’, the current race car model, represents a key blend of technology and features with the NUS FSAE’s signature car design.
16 May 2016
Project Showcase 2016 was held at the foyer of the Engineering Auditorium and featurred more than 20 exciting projects completed by students over the course of AY2015/2016.
12 May 2016
Three iDP group projects received the High Achievement Award at the 30th Innovation and Research Awards 2016 organized by the Faculty of Engineering. In addition, 5 iDP group projects and 1 individual project received the Merit award.
10 May 2016
Team Hydrone from the iDP won the runner-up position at the Intel Invent 50 Competition. The competition was held in conjunction with Singapore’s 50th year of independence and the 50th anniversary of Intel’s Moore’s Law.
23 December 2015
The iDP team won the first prize at the 2015 Singapore Space Challenge, Satellite Systems Category. The team developed a remote sensing satellite to measure sea surface temperature and chlorophyll concentration.
20 December 2015