Category Archives: Research

A sustainable approach to producing amino acids
Amino acids are essential to life and are produced through microbial cultivation processes such as fermentation, which are costly, time consuming and require extensive separation processes. A new research breakthrough...
Turning old clothes into multifunctional cotton aerogels
Prof Nhan (right) and Assoc Prof Duongdeveloped the multifunctional material A team of researchers from NUS Mechanical Engineering have found new use for old clothes. Led by Assoc Prof Hai...
STAR sets to promote space technology education, research and commercialisation
Prof Low (far left) sharing the process of developing the small satellite with (from right) CEO of DSO Mr Cheong Chee Hoo, Prof Ho and Prof Chua. NUS Engineering and...
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. This method...
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. They are: Assistant Professor Jiashi FengDepartment...
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. They were among the thirteen...
Turning waste into energy
Prof Wang (2nd from right) with team members (from left) Dr Yong Siming, Research Fellow, NUS Environmental Research Institute; Mr Ng Wei Cheng, Research Engineer, ChBE; and Shen Ye, PhD...
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. By integrating elastomer,...
NUS launches new Centre for 3D printing
NUS Centre for Additive Manufacturing (AM.NUS) To view the video, please click here. THE National University of Singapore (NUS) formally opened its own additive manufacturing centre on 21 July 2017. Mr...
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...