Achievements

Achievements

Research Achievements

Research Achievements

September - December 2017


12 December 2017

NUS Mechanical Engineering Researcher wins the IET’s distinctive Innovation Award 2017

FOR his research on energy and sustainability, Associate Professor Chua Kian Jon Ernest, from NUS Mechanical Engineering, was awarded the “Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Award 2017”.
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6 December 2017

A new approach to recycle industrial wastewater

Researchers from NUS Engineering, led by Asst Prof Olivier Lefebvre, have come up with a novel approach to treat industrial wastewater using electricity as a reagent for purification.
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22 November 2017

Lush Prize Young Researcher Asia Award for Dr Kenry

Dr Kenry, a Research Fellow from NUS Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, is one of this year’s Lush Prize Young Researcher Asia Award recipients.
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22 November 2017

NUS Engineering researchers on the Innovators Under 35 Asia 2018 list

TWO researchers from NUS Engineering are among the ten outstanding innovators from the region in MIT Technology Review’s “Innovators Under 35” Asia 2018 list.
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15 November 2017

Six NUS Engineering professors are 2017’s Highly Cited Researchers

SIX Faculty members have been named among the world’s most highly cited researchers in the latest 2017 Highly Cited Researchers report published by Clarivate Analytics.
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7 November 2017

Prof Philip Liu receives the inaugural ‘Hamaguchi Award’

PROFESSOR Philip Liu Li-Fan, Vice President for Research and Technology, as well as a distinguished professor from NUS Civil & Environmental Engineering, was recently presented the inaugural ‘Hamaguchi Award’.
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3 November 2017

Turning waste into energy

After five years of research, Professor Wang Chi-Hwa and his team from NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering found a way to turn animal waste into synthesis gas (syngas), a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide to produce electricity, and biochar to treat water.
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3 November 2017

Robust barrier protection against chemical solvents and fires

Assistant Professor Chen Po-Yen from NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and his team developed a new technology that can be used to make smart protective clothing material.
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31 October 2017

CWR team bags First Prize for its research on Algae Fuel

The CWR team, led by Prof Ng How Yong and Prof Ong Say Leong, clinched First Prize at the Third “GCL Cup” of the International College Green Energy Technology Innovation.
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27 October 2017

NUS Mechanical Engineering Researcher wins IChemE Energy Award 2017

IN recognition of his research effort and contribution to Energy and Sustainability, Associate Professor Chua Kian Jon Ernest, from NUS Mechanical Engineering, was conferred the ‘IChemE Energy Award 2017’ on 19 October 2017.
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4 October 2017

Prof Lim Chwee Teck conferred the NUSS Professorship

PROFESSOR Lim Chwee Teck from NUS Biomedical Engineering is the first full-time professor to be conferred the NUS Society (NUSS) Professorship.
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29 September 2017

Double wins for NUS UAV Team

The NUS UAV Team won both outdoor and indoor categories at the 2017 International Micro Air Vehicles (IMAV) Competition held in Toulouse, France.
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6 September 2017

Winner of the ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awards

ASSISTANT Professor Yan Ning, from the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, won the ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awards.
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May - August 2017


14 August 2017

NUS Engineering researcher among the winners of the 2016 Applied Energy Awards

One paper published by an NUS Engineering research team has been listed as “Top 25 most highly cited Research and Review papers” in Applied Energy Journal.
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27 July 2017

NUS researchers win the Best Paper Award at the World Engineers Summit on Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy

ASSOCIATE Professor Chua Kian Jon Ernest and his team, comprising Professor Chou Siaw Kiang and Dr Md Raisul Islam from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, were conferred the Best Paper Award.
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17 July 2017

Engineered for success

Assoc Prof Ho wants to bring about greater recognition for women in engineering ASSOCIATE Professor Ho Ghim Wei from NUS Electrical and Computer Engineering knows she chose a career in a male-dominated field, but it has never held her back.
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4 July 2017

NUS Engineering researchers win two top awards at the 9th International Conference on Gas Hydrates

ASSOCIATE Professor Praveen Linga, from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was conferred the 2017 Donald W. Davidson Award
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19 June 2017

IStructE Best Research Paper Prize 2017 for Prof Richard Liew and his PhD students

PROFESSOR Richard Liew, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and his PhD students won the Best Research Paper Award 2017
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5 June 2017

Assoc Prof Praveen Linga wins the 2017 Energies Young Investigator Award

ASSOCIATE Professor Praveen Linga, from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is conferred the inaugural Energies Young Investigator Award.
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25 May 2017

CLiKX for quick, effective treatment of glue ear

A team led by Professor Tan Kok Kiong from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, together with Dr Lynne Lim, an Adjunct Associate Professor with the Department of Otolaryngology at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Senior Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Consultant at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, has developed CLiKX – a palm-size device for the treatment of Otitis Media with Effusion (OME), or ‘glue ear’, which is the leading cause of hearing loss among children worldwide.
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10 May 2017

Assistant Professor Yan Ning wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award 2017

Assistant Professor Yan Ning, from the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, is conferred the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division (ESED) Early Career Award 2017.
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January - April 2017

20 March 2017

Novel nanofibre solution turns ordinary non-woven mesh into air filters that block PM2.5 particles

ASSISTANT Professor Tan Swee Ching and his Ph.D. student Sai Kishore Ravi, from the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, have developed an innovative nanofibre solution that creates thin, see-through air filters that can remove up to 90 per cent of PM2.5 particles, and achieve high air flow of 2.5 times better than conventional air filters.
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1 February 2017

NUS engineers develop low-cost, flexible terahertz radiation source for fast and non-invasive screening

Led by Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo and Dr Wu Yang from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute, the research team has successfully developed a high performance and low-power driven terahertz (THz) wave emitter that could be mass-produced at low cost.
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27 January 2017

Singapore researchers push frontiers of flexible electronics

NUS Engineering has established a S$50 million research initiative to develop the next generation of flexible electronics.
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