New Next Generation Logistics Centre to help Singapore stay ahead
NUS ENGINEERING will work closer with government agencies and the industry to help Singapore stay at the forefront of supply chain and logistics innovation. Towards this direction, the Faculty’s Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), has launched the Centre for Next Generation Logistics on 24 July.
Their cooling system for all weather conditions wins the IES Prestigious Engineering Award 2015
TEAM led by Professor Ng Kim Choon and Assistant Professor Ernest Chua Kian Jon has won the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award 2015. IES will also support their project for the ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award 2015 by the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO).
Internationally recognized for his contributions to robotics
ASSOCIATE Professor Marcelo H Ang Jr was presented the Capek Award at Innorobo 2015 (1-3 July) in Lyon (France), for his exceptional contributions to robotics.
Recognised for her work on interaction of nanomaterials with living cells
RESEARCH FELLOW Dr Magdiel Inggrid Setyawati (Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering) is among 10 postgraduate students recognised for their outstanding environmental and sustainability research. She received the World Future Foundation (WFF) PhD Prize in Environmental and Sustainability Research, an award of US $10,000.
NUS dehumidification solution to reduce energy consumption in air cooling wins Distinguished Award at Urban Sustainability R&D Congress
AN NUS ENGINEERING solution based on membrane technology to reduce air humidity has won the Distinguished Award at the Urban Sustainability R&D Congress (9 to 10 July). The project, Novel Nano-Woven Membrane Air Dehumidification to Enhance Building Energy Efficiency, led by Assistant Professor Ernest Chua, was showcased as part of the event’s exhibition.
Always come home to what makes you happiest...
FOR Samuel Lee (NUS Engineering, Class of 2010), this would be his wife, Kyrin Liong. Speaking at the Commencement ceremony for over 300 Mechanical Engineering students, Samuel, a senior mechanical engineer working with HOPE Technik (founded by NUS Engineering alumni), shared his experiences and advice with the audience -- which included his wife who is getting her PhD.
World experts at NUS for carbon dioxide research forum
THE 13th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization (ICCDU XIII) (5-9 July) got off on the right foot -- just as Singapore announced its intention to reduce carbon emissions by 36 per cent from 2005 levels, by 2030.
Singapore’s water polo captain graduates in Environmental Engineering
CAPTAIN of Singapore’s women water polo team, Ms Gina Koh, is now pursuing a new goal – finding a job that she is passionate about. At the same time, she also hopes to continue scoring goals for the sport.
‘Legacy’ from two DCP graduates to help seniors regain their balance
TWO pioneers from the Design-Centric Programme (DCP)’s hospital immersion programme (under the Engineering-in-Medicine track) have graduated in July.
Dr Yan Ning wins inaugural G2C2 Young Researcher Award for his work on green chemistry
HIS research has contributed greatly to keeping this world green. And for his efforts, Assistant Professor Yan Ning, NUS Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, was awarded the inaugural G2C2 Young Researcher Award.
NUS Engineering students team up with BIZ grad to provide portable water-filter systems for use in disasters
ARMED with a vision that “no man shall face prolonged thirst”, WateROAM formed in 2014 by a BIZ graduate and three students from the NUS Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has come up with “Fieldtrate Lite”, a water filter system weighing just about 300g.
NUS ECE team develops novel optical 'sieves' to counter forgery
NUS Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) team led by Assistant Professor Qiu Cheng-Wei has developed a novel method to prevent high-level counterfeits. Their findings were published in Nature Communications (5 May 2015).