Achievements

Achievements

Research Achievements

Research Achievements

May - August 2018

7 June 2018

NUS Engineers’ novel water-absorbing gel puts air moisture to good use

THE water-absorbing gel developed by Asst Prof Tan Swee Ching and his team from NUS Materials Science & Engineering could prevent mouldy walls and make waiting at the bus stops during hot days more comfortable.
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15 May 2018

Recognition for NUS Engineering researcher at the 2018 University Awards

NUS honoured its best in education, research and service at the University Awards 2018 held on 14 May 2018.
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January - April 2018

31 January 2018

Novel Wireless light switch for targeted cancer therapy

PROFESSOR Zhang Yong and Assistant Professor John Ho, who are respectively from NUS Biomedical Engineering and NUS Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed a way to wirelessly deliver light into deep regions of the body to activate light-sensitive drugs for photodynamic therapy (PDT), a powerful light-induced cancer treatment.
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26 January 2018

STAR sets to promote space technology education, research and commercialisation

NUS Engineering and the DSO National Laboratories (DSO) jointly launched the Satellite Technology and Research Centre (STAR) on Thursday, 25 January 2018. The new state-of-the-art centre will develop cutting-edge capabilities in distributed satellite systems, with a focus on flying multiple small satellites in formation or a constellation.
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26 January 2018

Turning old clothes into multifunctional cotton aerogels

A team of researchers from NUS Mechanical Engineering have found new use for old clothes. Led by Assoc Prof Hai Minh Duong and Prof Nhan Phan-Thien, the research team has successfully turned disused cotton fabrics into highly compressible and ultralight weight cotton aerogels that are multifunctional.
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24 January 2018

Assoc Prof Linga’s two papers ranked among Top 25 most cited articles in energy journals

TWO papers by Associate Professor Praveen Linga, published in 2013 and 2016, have been listed as a “Top 25 most cited paper” in Energy and Applied Energy Journals as of 23 January 2018, respectively.
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10 January 2018

NUS Electrical & Computer Engineering Faculty elevated to IEEE Fellows

FROM 1 January 2018, Associate Professor Guo Yongxin and Associate Professor Mehul Motani from NUS Electrical & Computer Engineering were elevated to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellows, a distinction conferred upon select members who have displayed an outstanding record of accomplishments in their fields of interest.
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September - December 2017


12 December 2017

NUS Mechanical Engineering Researcher wins the IET’s distinctive Innovation Award 2017

FOR his research on energy and sustainability, Associate Professor Chua Kian Jon Ernest, from NUS Mechanical Engineering, was awarded the “Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Award 2017”.
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6 December 2017

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.
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22 November 2017

Lush Prize Young Researcher Asia Award for Dr Kenry

Dr Kenry, a Research Fellow from NUS Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, is one of this year’s Lush Prize Young Researcher Asia Award recipients.
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22 November 2017

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.
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15 November 2017

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.
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7 November 2017

Prof Philip Liu receives the inaugural ‘Hamaguchi Award’

PROFESSOR Philip Liu Li-Fan, Vice President for Research and Technology, as well as a distinguished professor from NUS Civil & Environmental Engineering, was recently presented the inaugural ‘Hamaguchi Award’.
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3 November 2017

Turning waste into energy

After five years of research, Professor Wang Chi-Hwa and his team from NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering found a way to turn animal waste into synthesis gas (syngas), a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide to produce electricity, and biochar to treat water.
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3 November 2017

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.
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31 October 2017

CWR team bags First Prize for its research on Algae Fuel

The CWR team, led by Prof Ng How Yong and Prof Ong Say Leong, clinched First Prize at the Third “GCL Cup” of the International College Green Energy Technology Innovation.
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27 October 2017

NUS Mechanical Engineering Researcher wins IChemE Energy Award 2017

IN recognition of his research effort and contribution to Energy and Sustainability, Associate Professor Chua Kian Jon Ernest, from NUS Mechanical Engineering, was conferred the ‘IChemE Energy Award 2017’ on 19 October 2017.
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4 October 2017

Prof Lim Chwee Teck conferred the NUSS Professorship

PROFESSOR Lim Chwee Teck from NUS Biomedical Engineering is the first full-time professor to be conferred the NUS Society (NUSS) Professorship.
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29 September 2017

Double wins for NUS UAV Team

The NUS UAV Team won both outdoor and indoor categories at the 2017 International Micro Air Vehicles (IMAV) Competition held in Toulouse, France.
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6 September 2017

Winner of the ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awards

ASSISTANT Professor Yan Ning, from the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, won the ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awards.
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