NUS UAV team tops at International Micro Air Vehicle Challenge 2014
OVERCOMING powerful winds and strong teams, NUS AeroLion returned triumphant from the International Micro Air Vehicle Challenge (IMAV) at The Netherlands.
NUS Bumblebee is world's 5th in RoboSub Challenge held in San Diego
Grace Chia in San Diego files this story on the team's heroic endeavours. The team was the only team which was able to complete the entire course in the Singapore leg earlier this year.
Novel method to isolate stem cells and their functions
PhD student Jacky Lee was awarded the Chua Toh Hua Memorial Gold Medal for his outstanding researches in Life Sciences. He is the first Engineering PhD student to be awarded this Medal since its introduction in 1998.
Oblique fin technology gets big BCA grant for small aircon system
HIS “oblique fin” technology for heat dispersion will now be taken to higher levels in the industry. Assistant Professor Lee Poh Seng, NUS Mechanical Engineering Department, recently received the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) grant to integrate the technology into a small capacity air-conditioning system.
NUS Engineering urges freshmen to step out of comfort zone
ENGINEERING freshmen 2014 were thoroughly entertained in a welcome bash thrown for them at the University Cultural Centre by the Office of Student Life in collaboration with Engin Club.
NUS Engineering teams win IES Prestigious Engineering Award
TEAM led by Professor Chen Zhi Ning working with DSO National Laboratories and Institute for Infocomm Research, received the Award (Applied Research and Development). Another team led by Associate Professor Anjam Khursheed and Dr Ernest Chua Kian Jon received the Award (Young Creators).
AEESEAP and ICADRE share ideas on enhancing Engineering education
SOME 50 engineering educators meet at AEESEAP and ICADRE to share and exchange ideas on Engineering education..
Commencement 2014: NUS Engineering graduates ready for the world
Six Engineering ceremonies saw the graduation of some 2,500 Engineering students. Commencement speakers urged fresh graduates to stay in the Engineering industry..
DSP 2014: Designing solutions for people with disabilities: An Engineering Perspective
SOME 80 participants with many from overseas (China, India, South Korea, Germany, Britain, Thailand, Japan and other countries from the region) attended the annual Design Summer Programme (DSP 2014) organised by the Engineering Design & Innovation Centre’s Design-Centric Programme (DCP).
DIY streak got Zhen Ning ‘accelerating’ in FSAE project
ENGINEERING SCIENCE and Design-Centric Programme (DCP) student Ng Zhen Ning once designed and built an entire home sound system – with a few pointers from his engineer dad. It is still working today.
USP-DCP converted motorbike roughs it out from Germany to Switzerland and came in 3rd at the WAVE challenge
THEY took part in the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE), the biggest electric vehicle rally worldwide -- and came in 3rd with a Honda motorbike which they had converted into an electric vehicle.
Five Engineering researchers in the list of world’s top scientific minds
FIVE Engineering researchers are among the world’s leading scientific minds, according to the Highly Cited Researchers 2014 report published by Thomson Reuters, as part of The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014 report.
Novel early detection method to safeguard Singapore’s water security wins IWA Award
Team comprising Assoc Prof Ng How Yong, Prof Ong Say Leong and two Engineering postgraduate students, have won the Honour Award for Applied Research at the IWA (International Water Association) 2014 Asia Pacific Regional Project Innovation (PIA) Awards during the Singapore Intenrational Water Week.
Prof Andrew Nee conferred lifetime honor by the US Society of Manufacturing Engineers
PROFESSOR Andrew Nee, NUS Department of Mechanical Engineering was awarded the US Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Gold Medal on 9 June at the International Awards Gala held in Detroit, USA. Apart from Japan, Prof Nee is the first in Asia to have been thus honoured.
A hand in building and developing Singapore
Mr Kwa Chin Soon, Class of 2010, recipient of the 2014 Lee Kwan Yew Scholarship, is off to MIT to pursue his passion in Civil Engineering. Currently with the Building & Construction Authority of Singapore, he hopes to return after his Master's in Geotechnology to help Singapore develop underground space.
New Graduate Certificate in Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs Programme
NUS Biomedical Engineering Department in collaboration with the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society has launched a joint Gradaute Certificate in Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs (MDRA) Programme.
NUS engineers invent cost-effective filtration system
THEIR filtration system can remove particles measuring less than 2.5 microns in diameter (PM2.5) -- as well as remove the smell associated with haze.
Clearbridge BioMedics, a world top start-up
CLEARBRIDGE BioMedics was selected from 2,800 companies from 27 countries to be selected into the top 50 at the prestigious TiE Awards in Silicon Valley.
ECE teams sweep top prizes at iNEMO Design Contest
ELECTRICAL & Computer Engineering team's smart vest, a boon for cyclist, has won top prize at the iNEMO Design Contest organised by ST Microelectronics. Two other ECE teams were 1st and 2nd runners up.
SIMTech-NUS Joint Labs to help gear up value-added manufacturing in S'pore
TWO Joint Labs in Natural Fibre Composites and Large Format Machining, a collaboration between A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) and NUS Faculty of Engineering, were launched today.
NUS FSAE technology in acceleration ranks 2nd in the world
ACCELERATE they did – all the way to runner-up position. The FSAE 2014 car was world runner-up for the Acceleration event at the 2014 Formula SAE challenge at Michigan International Speedway. They were ranked 44th last year.
NUS Engineering teams win top prizes at ST Electronics' Tech-Factor Challenge
NUS Engineering teams clinched a Platinum Award at the Tech-Factor Challenge as well as three other top prizes -- the Best Innovation Award, Best Systems Engineering Award and the Best Presenting Team Award.
Two Engineering dons to be conferred University Awards
The Facutty of Engineering congratulates Professor Cheong Hin Fatt and Professor Lim Chwee Teck. Prof Cheong will be conferred the honoarary title of Emeritus Professor. Prof Lim will receive the Outstanding Researcher Award.
NUS FSAE car 2014 ready for another stiff competition at Michigan
IT’S got to be better every year. The new NUS FSAE car launched at the NUS Faculty of Engineering on 22 April is more reliable – and stronger!
ESP student emerged top in energy conservation competition
Mr Gwee Chia Hong, a 2nd year Engineering Science Programme (ESP) student, won top prize in a contest under the Responsible Energy Advocates Programme (REAP) -- an initiative by YTL PowerSeraya and supported by National Environment Agency and the South West CDC.
The world today according to Prof Andrew Nee -- and the Nth Sense
LIKE his brother, the well-known sci-fi author Ni Kuang (of the Wisely series ), Professor Andrew Nee is not beyond telling us a good story -- albeit based on reality or rather, Augmented Reality (AR). He recently delivered the lecture, The Next Reality + the Nth Sense, to a full house at the NUS Engineering Auditorium