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
Winning the Outstanding NUS Innovator Award, another accolade for his
PROFESSOR Lim Chwee Teck, adds another feather to his cap when he won the NUS Outstanding Innovator Award at the InnovFest 2014 organised by NUS Enterprise. The award recognizes the innovativeness of the technology and its commercial and social impact.
Novel home-based rehab system with remote supervision for stroke patients
NUS Engineering team led by Assistant Professor Yen Shih Cheng and Associate Professor Arthur Tay (both with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering) have developed a novel tele-rehabilitation system that consists of live video conferencing, customised applications on tablets for both patients and therapists.
NUS students solve real-life industry problems
IT’S “D-Day” for some 160 NUS students at the NUS University Town taking part in InnoVenture Challenge’s Demo Day on 24 March. Seven teams showcased their solutions to real-life industry problems identified by Housing and Development Board, Nestle, JTC Corporation and National University Hospital.
BumbleBee tops in underwater challenge
BumbleBee Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (BBAUV) team bagged first prize at the recently concluded Singapore AUV Challenge.
DCP team’s rehabilitative solution won Singhealth Innovative Practice Award 2014
DESIGN-CENTRIC Programme (DCP)'s Engineering-in-Medicine team has won the GEM (Ground-breaking, Effective and Momentous) award at the 7th Singhealth Allied Health Innovative Practice Award 2014 on 28 February.
Yongnam gives $200,000 towards structural steel research and teaching at NUS Engineering
STRUCTURAL steel research and teaching at the NUS Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) has received a major boost from Yongnam Engineering and Construction Pte Ltd (Yongnam) – a gift of $200,000..
Connecting folks far apart but in the same sphere – a 'realistic' video-conferencing
IF you feel “eye contact” is missing when you are “Skyping”, take heart. Second-Year Design-Centric Programme (DCP) student, David Lee Tat Wai, may have the answer.
Designing a ‘flying fire truck’ for Singapore’s built-up environment
LOOKS like flying, and anything related to flying is in his blood. Third-year Mechanical Engineering and Design-Centric Programme (DCP) student Brian Teo Shohei who was a trainee pilot with the Airforce, has now embarked on his passion in another way -- designing and building a quad copter (a flying machine with four propellers) for humanitarian purposes.
Engaging people through Engineering... and acting
LIKE some of her predecessors from NUS -- Jeanette Aw (Theatre Studies) and Felicia Chin (NUS BIZ school) -- she can act and dance, having won a number of inter-school competitions. Ms Foong Yi Mei also holds a black belt in taekwondo to boot.
NUS Engineering fares well in QS World University Rankings 2014
THE NUS Faculty of Engineering continues to do well -- according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014. Top of the ladder is Chemical Engineering, standing on the 5th rung.
NUS Biomedical Engineering startup -- hottest in 2014
Clearbridge BioMedics has been billed by Singapore Business Review as the hottest startup to watch in 2014..
Education officials enthused with concept and achievements of Design-Centric Programme
Design-Centric Programme (DCP) receives much attention from education officials -- both locally and from Korea.
Design-Centric Programme, the way to go
It's showtime at the Engineering foyer as Design-Centric Programme (DCP) students show their creativity and innovation.
International Manufacturing Engineering expert from NUS appointed Editor-in-Chief of Springer’s International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Professor Andrew Nee has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of IJAMT after a month's search. The appointment signifies a shift of gravity in manufacturing engineering research from Europe and the US to Asia.
Novel portable robotic devices to help stroke patients regain their gait
TEAM led by Dr Yu Haoyong has come out with a robotic walker which can support and assist stroke patients as they go about their physical therapy.
Year-long immersion for Engineering students to come out with solutions addressing real world problems
STUDENTS from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering now have the opportunity to work in local and international companies for up to a year and complete their final year projects in the industry under the Industrial Attachment Enhanced Programme (IAEP).
NUS Biomedical Engineering team pioneers system that can diagnose even pre-cancerous tissues in real time during endoscopy
THE NUS Department of Biomedical Engineering has developed a world-first system that can diagnose in real time, even pre-cancerous tissues during endoscopic examination.
Chemical Engineering project awarded NRF POC grant
Membrane technology to cool and dehumidify indoor air, led by Professor Neal Chung, NUS Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, can potentially cut total energy consumption in a building by up to 23 per cent.
SMART-NUS car debuts at Singapore Science Centre
Singapore's first driverless car designed for the public road, launches at the Singapore Science Centre today -- a joint project by the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) and NUS Engineering..
Engineers take the bull by the horns at Engin Day
Once again, it's time for NUS Engineering to chill out. Find out what is happening at Engin Day organised by the NUS Engineering Club and the Faculty's Student Life Office.