Category Archives: Research

Highly cited researchers in NUS Engineering
14 faculty members have been named in the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers report published by Clarivate Analytics. They are among the 30 researchers from NUS who are in the 2018...
From plastic waste to ultralight PET aerogel with wide-ranging applications
A team of NUS Engineering researchers found a way to turn plastic bottle waste into ultralight PET aerogels that are suitable for various applications, including heat insulation and carbon dioxide...
Newly launched SgEC to address future energy challenges
The launch of SgEC took place at the Singapore International Energy Week 2018  (SIEW). From left: Prof Subodh Mhaisalkar, NTU Associate Vice President for Strategy & Partnerships, Mr Vijay Swarup,...
New advanced materials corporate lab to boost electronics sector
The S$70 million Applied Materials-NUS Advanced Materials Corporate Lab was launched on 25 October 2018. From left: Mr Brian Tan, Vice President & Regional President (SEA), Applied Materials; Dr Prabu...
C4NGP inks MOUs to develop Singapore’s next-generation digital maritime ecosystem
The Centre of Excellence in Modelling and Simulation for Next Generation Ports (C4NGP) – a collaboration between NUS and the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) – inked MOUs with seven industry...
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...