NUS and NTU to set up Singapore Energy Centre in 2019

Memorandum of Understanding signed with ExxonMobil for its participation as the centre’s first founding member.

National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and will be launching the new Singapore Energy Centre in early 2019 to explore innovative ideas and develop talent to meet future energy needs in Asia Pacific.

The centre aims to address the big challenges of today and in the future of how the world consumes and produces energy by fostering interdisciplinary interactions among local universities, institutes, and industry. It will focus on researching next-generation technologies such as new forms of energy production; energy efficiency, conversion and storage; climate change mitigation and adaptation; and energy and water access. The centre’s horizon for research outcomes is long term and is aimed towards new discoveries and significant improvements in technologies.

With the participation of NTU and NUS professors, students, and researchers, the centre will serve as a platform to encourage and foster long-term research partnerships among Singapore academic institutions and industry.

Credits:
http://news.nus.edu.sg/press-releases/singapore-energy-centre
http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/energy-commodities/ntu-nus-to-unveil-singapore-energy-centre-in-2019-exxonmobil-to-be-first-founding

November 4th, 2017|