NUS Engineering works with Medicine to come out with novel artificial heart valve
IN future, patients with serious heart valve disorder may not need open heart surgery – thanks to a novel prosthetic heart valve developed by an NUS team led by Associate Professor Leo Hwa Liang and Dr Jimmy Hon.
Gearing up Singapore for new challenges in research and innovation
Prof Hang Chang Chieh discusses Singapore's strategies for the next lapse of its journey in research and innovation.
Oxbridge students doing a year stint at NUS Engineering talk about their experience
How different is the NUS Engineering experience? Find out what three students from Oxbridge say.
Biomedical Engineering team develops liquid-based wearable sensors
WHOEVER says robots can’t feel may have another think coming. An NUS Engineering team led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck, Department of Biomedical Engineering, has developed a wearable liquid-based microfluidic tactile sensor. A world’s first, it is extremely suitable for helping robots to feel – for example, by adding touch to robotic fingers.
NUS drones braved gusty winds and rain to emerge 1st runner up at international competition
FOUR months of hard work had paid off well for the nine-member NUS UAV team, VLion. They emerged 2nd in the recent International Micro Air Vehicle (IMAV) Competition held in Germany. The first prize went to a German team.
ESP fast tracker in direct PhD programme to continue his passion in photonics
NUS ENGINEERING graduate Chen Lianwei, a recipient of the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award, was offered opportunties to continue his PhD in top US universities. But he chose to stay on in NUS. He tells us why.
Nobel Laureate and former US Energy Secretary urges more research on renewable energy to sustain the world
NOBEL Laureate Steven Chu brought with him a compelling message on sustaining the earth for the future generation when he visited NUS. The former US Secretary of Energy (2009 to 2013) who is a professor of physics at Stanford University, spoke to a packed hall, advocating more research into renewable energy to form a low-carbon economy.
Neal Chung accorded 2015 President’s Technology Award for setting Singapore at the forefront of membranes research for clean water and energy
PROFESSOR Neal Chung, faculty with the NUS Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, was accorded the 2015 President’s Technology Award yesterday (16 Sept) at the Istana, in recognition of his outstanding research work on membranes, particularly in the field of water.
Asia's rising scientist: Dr Vincent Tan
IF he had not become a scientist, he would probably have been a high-school teacher, Assistant Professor Vincent Tan told the Asian Scientist Magazine. This faculty member with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (and the Faculty of Science’s Department of Mathematics), was featured by the magazine in a monthly series called “Asia’s Rising Scientists”.
Five NUS Engineering researchers are in Thomson Reuters' 2015 list of world leading scientific minds
Professor Lee Jim Yang, Associate Professor Liu Bin, Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, Associate Professor Yan Shuicheng. and Assistant Professor Zhang Rui are highly cited researchers -- Thomson Reuters, 2015.