A team of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) researchers has designed a 'smart' device to harvest daylight and relay it to underground spaces, reducing the need to draw on traditional energy sources for lighting.


Researchers at NTU have developed antibacterial bandages from durian husks, without the smell. They said the process is cost-effective and eco-friendly. It also helps to tackle the thorny issue of food waste.

​An international team of scientists from NTU Singapore, Brown University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that could one day be used in a system to assess vascular diseases.

For most people, birthdays are a time for receiving gifts. For Indonesian businessman and philanthropist Dato’ Sri Prof Dr Tahir, however, a birthday is the time to present a gift. He is making a gift of S$1 million to Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) to commemorate his 69th birthday in support of student bursaries at the University.

NTU Singapore and the European Union Delegation to Singapore today launched the Studio Residencies in the EU for Southeast Asian Artists (SEA AiR), a new programme that aims to create a peer-to-peer cultural and artistic exchange between Southeast Asia and Europe, with Singapore as its hub.

When it comes to the use of driverless vehicles, an individual’s support for their adoption hinges on how safe they are, rather than their economic impact or privacy concerns stemming from the data they might collect, an NTU Singapore study of 1,006 Singaporeans has found.

A team of scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed a device that can deliver electrical signals to and from plants, opening the door to new technologies that make use of plants.

A study by a research team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and China’s first digital-only bank WeBank has found that security, service quality and system quality are the most important factors for customers who use mobile banking.

Scientists from NTU Singapore have created a compound that could help to reduce the body’s immune response overactivation without impairing its entire reaction, including when fighting COVID-19.

A study conducted by a team of researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found that Singaporeans, who scored high levels of empathy, would choose to prioritise the environment over the convenience and comfort of both themselves and their families or co-workers.

NTU and the Education Services Union are jointly investing $500,000 in a new training fund to upskill and equip the university’s employees with digital skills and competencies to meet the demands of Industry 4.0.

Two female NTU professors are starting a new programme for women to persuade more to pursue STEM - short for science, technology, engineering and mathematics - education and work. The Promotion of Women in Engineering, Research, and Science (Powers) programme was launched by President Halimah Yacob at the biennial Women in Engineering, Science and Technology symposium.

NTU has 8 subjects ranked in the global top 10, and 25 in the global top 50, making it the University's best performance in the QS subject rankings.

To celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2020, NTU Singapore held in-person ceremonies for these graduates, whose convocation had to be postponed last year due to the pandemic.

​An international team of scientists, led by NTU, has developed a system that can generate random numbers over a hundred times faster than current technologies, paving the way towards faster, cheaper, and more secure data encryption in today's digitally connected world.

NTU's Class of 2020 graduates continue to be in demand and are drawing higher starting salaries, despite the pandemic-hit economic situation.

Whizz Mobility, an NTU student start-up, has developed their own fleet of self-driving outdoor delivery robots, which have been delivering food orders on the NTU campus since June last year.

NTU is expanding undergraduates' options for interdisciplinary study with 13 new degree offerings to prepare them for an increasingly interconnected, unpredictable and complex world.

Iceman and NTU Singapore have launched a new ice product with added benefit for gut health

Mr Koh Boon Hwee, Chairman of NTU's Board of Trustees, will be stepping down on 31 March 2021 after an illustrious 28 years. He will be succeeded by Ms Goh Swee Chen from 1 April 2021.

A team of researchers led by NTU Singapore has developed a new material, that when electricity is applied to it, can flex and bend forty times more than its competitors, opening the way to better micro machines.

Researchers at NTU Singapore, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) have collaborated on a new way to create “food inks” using fresh and frozen vegetables. The new food inks preserve the nutrition and flavour of fresh and frozen vegetables better than existing methods and may lead to increased consumption by patients with swallowing disorders, helping to improve their physical and mental health.

A team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed a portable device that produces high-resolution 3D images of human skin within 10 minutes.

As part of Singapore Art Week, NTU Singapore held a multi-sensory art installation that evokes memories of being in a tranquil forest. Called A Familiar Forest, the installation by NTU Singapore alumna and environmental artist Zen Teh is an attempt to bring to attention our relationship with Singapore’s ultra-urbanised environment and the remaining pockets of greenery that still exist in Singapore.

When it comes to drones, the Singapore public is not as keen for them to be used to provide services around their living spaces, finds a study by researchers at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore). However, they are more accepting of drones being used in areas like recreational spots or industrial areas.

A study was commissioned by the Centre for Information Integrity and the Internet, a newly launched research centre at NTU Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, to look at public sentiments during COVID-19.

NTU Singapore has unveiled its NTU 2025 strategic plan which details the University’s education, research and innovation ambitions and goals for the next five years and offers a roadmap to achieve them.



A sensor network powered by an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm developed by scientists from NTU Singapore can accurately detect, in real-time, gas leaks and unwanted water seepage into gas pipeline networks.

Scientists at NTU Singapore have developed insulin nanoparticles that may one day become the basis for an oral medicine, and an alternative to insulin injections for diabetic patients.

Nine graduate students from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU, Singapore) have started an initiative to carry out a free health monitoring exercise for 1,000 people.

While most NTU exchange students pick up local languages such as Chinese and Malay, a growing number from Western countries have over the past few years opted for European languages.

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