Category Archives: Innovations

NUS Engineers’ novel water-absorbing gel puts air moisture to good use
A research team from NUS Materials Science and Engineering has invented a novel water-absorbing gel that harnesses humidity for various practical applications. From left to right: Asst Prof Tan Swee...
Novel Wireless light switch for targeted cancer therapy
Asst Prof John Ho and Prof Zhang Yong developed a novel technology to wirelessly deliver light into deep regions of the body to activate light-sensitive drugs. This potentially enables photodynamic...
CLiKX for quick, effective treatment of glue ear
CLiKX Team Standing from left: Research Associate Gan Chee Wee, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; Research Fellow Dr Liang Wenyu, NUS Engineering, and PhD student Ng Cailin, NUS Graduate...
iDCP Project Showcase 2017
Close to 40 undergraduates from the Innovation and Design-Centric Programme showcased some of their exciting projects over the course of the academic year on 9 May 2017.  This year’s Showcase...
Novel nanofibre solution turns ordinary non-woven mesh into air filters that block PM2.5 particles
From left: Asst Prof Tan Swee Ching and Ph.D. student Sai Kishore Ravi, from the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, have developed novel nanofibre solution that turns ordinary non-woven...
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. The researchers will develop hybrid electronics that are highly flexible and cost-effective to...
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...
Biomedical Engineering team clinches top prize at BES-SEC Design Award Competition
From left: Asst Prof Raye Yeow and Yap Hong Kai with their award winning EsoGloveX, a simple and cost-effective soft robotic glove to help stroke patients regain hand mobility. Absent:...
The power of sand
The NUS Engineering research team, comprising (standing from left) Adj Asst Prof Anand Sarma, Assoc Prof Vincent Tan and Asst Prof Darren Chian Siau Chen (seated), has found that sand...