Research Achievements

Research Achievements

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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September - December 2016

8 December 2016

NUS Engineering researcher in the regional MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 list

Assistant Professor John Ho, from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, is one of the ten honourees of the regional MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 competition for Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan.
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21 September 2016

Two scientists receive this year’s national science and technology awards for their outstanding contribution in research and innovation

Professor Liu Bin, with the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was conferred the President’s Technology Award 2016, while Dr Benjamin C. K. Tee, Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Department of Materials Science & Engineering and the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, was recognised with the Young Scientist Award (YSA) 2016.
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21 September 2016

A step forward in defeating 'Godzilla-like' cancer

Associate Professor Huang Zhiwei (Department of Biomedical Engineering) partnered with Dr Lim Chwee Ming at the National University Cancer Institute, to fine-tune the Raman spectroscopy technique for detecting nose cancer.
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16 September 2016

Analysing single cancer cells for personalised care

Measuring 7.5cm by 2.5cm, a microfluidic chip developed by researchers from NUS Engineering and Clearbridge mFluidics, a start-up specialising in a single cell research, allows cancer cells to be captured for single cell analysis.
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May - August 2016

30 August 2016

Quantum Technology to Enhance Resolution of Microscopes and Telescopes

NUS Engineering researchers have discovered new optical techniques that can measure the separation between two light sources more precisely than ever before, potentially improving the resolution of microscopes and telescopes by orders of magnitude.
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29 July 2016

NUS Engineering Researcher receives WSSET Innovation Awards 2016

NUS Engineering researcher was conferred the WSSET (World Society for Sustainable Energy Technology) Innovation Awards under the theme on Energy Efficiency.
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14 July 2016

Elected as Academician of Academia Sinica

PROFESSOR Liu Li Fan, Philip has been elected as Academician of Academia Sinica by the 32nd Convocation of Academicians in Taipei, Taiwan.
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8 June 2016

Solidified natural gas storage

NUS Engineering researchers have developed Solidified Natural Gas (SNG) technology to overcome challenges in storing natural gas.
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7 June 2016

2016 TechConnect Innovation Award for recyclable cellulose aerogels

NUS Engineering researchers have created the world’s first green cellulose aerogels made of paper waste.
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6 June 2016

Energy Storage Innovations

NUS Engineering researchers have received funding from the Energy Market Authority (EMA) to develop cost-effective energy storage innovations that could be deployed in Singapore.
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30 May 2016

Undetectable Sensing

NUS Engineering researchers have developed the world first innovative camouflage shell that hides both thermal and electronic sensors simultaneously and effectively.
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27 May 2016

3D-print Customised Tablets

NUS Engineering researchers have found a way to use 3D printers to produce low-cost tablets that can be customised to a patient’s needs.
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5 May 2016

Flexible Magnetic Memory

NUS Engineering researchers have developed the world first flexible magnetic memory devices.
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January - April 2016

21 April 2016

Sembcorp and NUS launched Corporate Laboratory at NUS Engineering

SEMBCORP Industries (Sembcorp) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) established the Sembcorp-NUS Corporate Laboratory with an investment of S$60 million under the NRF Corporate Laboratory@University Scheme.
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29 July 2016

Two Engineering Researchers among Top 100 Asian Scientists

TWO NUS Engineering researchers are among Asia’s top 100 scientists who have made an impact in 2015 in a list published by the Asian Scientist Magazine in January 2016.
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25 January 2016

Accolades for two Engineering dons from prestigious American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Two professors have been inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
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