NTU Singapore has achieved its best performance in the US News & World Report’s global university rankings this year, climbing 5 spots to 38th place internationally, and having 8 subjects ranked among the global top 10 and first in Singapore.
To boost the competitiveness of Singapore's flourishing manufacturing sector, a new industry-led training programme office will plan ways to ensure the workforce has emerging skills and knowledge. The Advanced Manufacturing Training Academy (AMTA) supported by A*STAR and NTU, will be located at the Jurong Innovation District (JID) manufacturing hub.
A group of six researchers at NTU has invented new hardware that will significantly reduce costs for electronics used in satellites and improve protection for them in space. Known as the Latchup Detection and Protection (LDAP) chip, it was launched by Zero-Error Systems (ZES), a Singapore start-up that was incubated at NTU.
The system has AI-enabled sensor nodes to process and respond to 'pain' arising from pressure exerted by a physical force. The system also allows the robot to detect and repair its own damage when minorly 'injured', without the need for human intervention.
Scientists from NTU Singapore have modelled the cradle-to-grave environmental impact of using different types of shopping bags and report that in cities like Singapore, single-use plastic bags (made from high-density polyethylene plastic) have a lower environmental footprint than single-use paper and multi-use cotton bags.
Magorium – a Singaporean start-up seeking to disrupt the construction industry with an innovative plastic waste recycling solution – emerged as the champion of ideasinc 2020, the nationwide start-up challenge helmed by NTUitive, the innovation and enterprise company of NTU.
NTU held a panel discussion on the role of AI in a post-pandemic world during the Deep Learning Week, which is organised annually by the Machine Learning and Data Analytics Lab at the NTU School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE).
Diamond could conduct electricity like metals when it is deformed to strains at the nanoscale, according to predictions from a study by an international team of scientists from NTU Singapore, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, and the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia.
Cancer cells are killed in lab experiments and tumour growth reduced in mice, using a new approach that turns a nanoparticle into a 'Trojan horse' that causes cancer cells to self-destruct.
NTU Singapore has made it into the QS Global Master of Business Administration (MBA) Rankings top 30 list this year.
NTU Singapore has partnered with vertical payments specialist Flywire to offer a fully integrated, digital payment platform for international students.
From up to six pills a day to just one. Singapore researchers from NTU have developed a new pill designed to deliver medication over 24 hours to patients of Parkinson's disease. This could mean fewer limb spasms, often experienced when the levodopa drug, or L-dopa, wears off.
NTU and ST Engineering have launched Singapore's first barrier-free Smart Car Park. The new system has started operating at three car parks on the University's main campus. It will be progressively rolled out to all 59 car parks on NTU's campuses including Novena and one-north, and will cover more than 4,000 parking lots when completed by the end of 2021.
Scientists from NTU and A*STAR have developed an integrated monitoring system that can be easily attached to any face mask in order to monitor the wearer for health indicators associated with Covid-19. Sensors pick up skin temperature, blood oxygen saturation, blood pressure and heart rate – all of which are parameters associated with coronaviruses.
Scientists led by NTU Singapore have developed a novel method of using fruit peel waste to extract and reuse precious metals from spent lithium-ion batteries in order to create new batteries.
NTU has disbursed $1.5m in financial aid to needy students impacted by COVID-19. To date, over 1,000 students have benefitted from the financial aid, out of which 400 are beneficiaries of the NTU Priorities Fund launched in April.
NTU Singapore scientists have invented a new type of surgical glue that can help join blood vessels and close wounds faster and may also serve as a platform to deliver pain relief drugs.
SP Group (SP) is putting S$30 million towards working together with the NTU on research and education initiatives, which will – among other things – look at improving the resilience of Singapore’s electricity network as well as the reliability and efficiency of supply to consumers.
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system that recognises hand gestures by combining skin-like electronics with computer vision.
To enable data transmission speeds that surpass the 5th Generation (5G) standards for telecommunications, scientists from NTU Singapore and Osaka University in Japan have built a new chip using a concept called photonic topological insulators.
The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine White Coat ceremony for the Class of 2025 was held on Tuesday, 11 August.
Professor Joseph Sung will join NTU Singapore as the new Dean of its Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), with a concurrent appointment as NTU’s Senior Vice President (Health and Life Sciences), taking responsibility for the integration of university-wide activities in health, medicine, and life sciences.
Scientists at NTU have developed a synthetic peptide that can make multidrug-resistant bacteria sensitive to antibiotics again when used together with traditional antibiotics, offering hope for the prospect of a combination treatment strategy to tackle certain antibiotic-tolerant infections.
Scientists from Singapore's NTU and A*STAR have developed a device that allows for medication to be applied in a less painful and intrusive way. Pressure is applied using magnets, which then form micropores under the skin, that enhance drug delivery and permeability.
A team of scientists led by NTU have discovered the parameters that determine the efficiency of a class of low-cost catalysts called spinel oxides – a discovery that breaks a bottleneck in the extraction of hydrogen from water through electrolysis, the process of splitting water with electricity.
To help the maritime industry reduce carbon emissions, tech firms can receive a boost during this COVID-19 recession from a new multi-million maritime technology scale-up initiative led by NTU's EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy.
Professor Subra Suresh, President of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore (NTU Singapore), has been unanimously selected by the Board of Governors of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) to receive its highest honour, the 2020 ASME Medal.
Clinician-scientists from NTU's Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine have found a way to speed up existing gold-standard COVID-19 tests, yielding results in 36 minutes.
NTU Singapore announced that it will introduce a new common core curriculum that places stronger emphasis on interdisciplinary skills, for all undergraduates.
To deliver cleaner, more sustainable energy, Surbana Jurong and NTU are developing an integrated urban power generation system that can harvest, store and use cold energy from the regasification of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), called “Cryo-Polygen”.
A team led by NTU analysed over 20 million tweets globally and found that the fear people felt at the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak has given way to anger and joy.
A team of researchers at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has created a perovskite solar mini module that has recorded the highest power conversion efficiency of any perovskite-based device larger than 10 cm2.
NTU has been ranked first in the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking of young universities for the seventh consecutive year. NTU also ranked second in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.
NTU has rolled out a new virtual assistant powered by Google Cloud to help some 6,000 incoming freshmen transition to university life on the NTU Smart Campus. Named Project Lyon 2.0, the virtual assistant chatbot complements the virtual Freshmen Orientation held online.
Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and clinicians at KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) have developed a urine test that within 30 minutes, can gauge pregnancy outcomes for women presenting with signs of threatened miscarriage.
Scientists from NTU have developed a sustainable way to extract antimicrobial compounds from seeds that can be used as a fabric finishing in reusable masks.Prof William Chen and his team used a grinding process called ball-milling and clean water to extract the antimicrobial compounds from the discarded husks of seeds as a solution.
Scientists at NTU Singapore and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health have found that people who hold negative opinions of genetically-modified (GM) food are likely to feel the same about nano-enabled food - food with nano-additives to enhance flavour, nutrition or prolong shelf life. This "spillover effect" observed from GM food to nano-enabled food could possibly extend to other novel food technologies as well.
As businesses gear up to face a world post COVID-19, NTUitive has started on a new and exciting webinar series to help businesses cope. The programme for startups and SMEs will be conducted online during the month of June 2020.
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), and an international research team have predicted that by 2050, mangroves will not be able to survive rising sea-levels if global carbon emissions are not reduced.
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Facebook, are collaborating to launch a pilot programme to develop local talent in the data centre sector in Singapore, a major data investment hub in the region.
A promising molecular pair has offered hope that could lead to the development of a new treatment to slow down Parkinson's disease, a study by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Harvard University has found.
The National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID), the National University of Singapore Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and NTU Singapore's Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information have embarked on a partnership to jointly study how various social and behavioural factors in our population influences and is shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic.
NTU Singapore has announced that its undergraduates will now be able to sign up for selected massive open online courses (MOOCs) to earn academic credits for its degree programmes.
To support undergraduates seeking internships in an uncertain market amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is partnering human resources consultancy WiseNet Asia, and the Chongqing Yubei District People’s Government (YDPG) to offer internship opportunities in areas such as big data and artificial intelligence (AI).
A study led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) researchers has revealed how the physical presence of spouses who are co-parenting can alter each other’s brain activity.
Scientists at NTU Singapore have developed a green way to create chitin, by using two forms of food waste – prawn shells and discarded fruit – and fermenting them.
An international study led by NTU Singapore scientists found that the global mean sea-level rise could exceed 1 metre by 2100 and 5 metres by 2300 if global targets on emissions are not achieved.
Scientists, clinicians, communications researchers and engineers from across NTU’s schools and institutes are combining their expertise to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic on many fronts.
With its fresh and bold design, engaging content, and the creative use of augmented reality (AR) in its bimonthly magazine for students, NTU has earned approval from new and old readers alike, and now the evaluators at the prestigious International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Gold Quill Awards this year.
NTU has announced the second part of its COVID-19 Relief Package aimed at supporting final-year undergraduates as they enter a tight job market amid the pandemic.
NTU Singapore has unveiled its COVID-19 Relief Package comprising three new coordinated measures to assist students facing hardship due to the pandemic.
Primary care health workers now have a guide for conducting remote consultation of suspected COVID-19 patients, developed by a team of researchers from Singapore and the UK.
Researchers from NTU Singapore have developed a semi-autonomous robot that can disinfect large surfaces quickly. Named eXtreme Disinfection roBOT (XDBOT), it can be wirelessly controlled via a laptop or tablet, removing the need for cleaners to be in contact with surfaces, thereby reducing the risk of picking up the virus from potentially contaminated areas.
Scientists at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have created a paper-like material derived from pollen that bends and curls in response to changing levels of environmental humidity.
Scientists at NTU Singapore have developed the prototype of a handheld medical imaging device that can produce images down to resolutions of 1 to 2 micrometres. This is detailed enough to spot the first signs of tumours in specific cells and is about 100 times higher resolution than what X-Ray, computed tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machines can provide.
Scientists from NTU have transformed pollen, known as the diamond of the plant kingdom for its toughness, into a soft, flexible material that could serve as a 'building block' for a new category of eco-friendly materials.
Scientists at NTU Singapore, MIT and Brown University have developed new approaches that significantly improve the accuracy of an important material testing technique by harnessing the power of machine learning.
Fifth-year students at the NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine have started on SimConsult - a simulated clinical training - after postings to hospitals were suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Fresh graduates from the Class of 2019 at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) continue to be sought after by employers, with graduates from business and computing courses again being in highest demand.
The NTU Open House and NTU Career Fair, two of the biggest annual events in the calendar at NTU Singapore, will be presented virtually this year, in response to the evolving Covid-19 situation and advice to avoid crowds and holding large-scale events.
Scientists and engineers from NTU Singapore and the University of Leeds in the U.K. have created the first electrically driven topological laser, which has the ability to route light particles around corners and to cope with defects in the manufacture of the device.
Professor Su Guaning, President Emeritus of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), has been elected to the United States' National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
The rejuvenated Yunnan Garden, a sprawling open space of greenery, waterscapes and heritage landmarks, will officially open at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) on 13 February 2020. The 9-hectare heritage precinct – bigger than 12 soccer fields – preserves the Garden’s legacy while enriching it as an educational and recreation hub, making it a go-to place not just for the NTU community, but also for the residents who live in the wider Jurong neighbourhood.
Cryptographic experts at NTU Singapore and INRIA in Paris, have demonstrated a critical security flaw in a commonly used security algorithm, known as SHA-1, which would allow attackers to fake specific files and the information within them, and pass them off as authentic.
Manufacturing companies will get more help in adopting digital technology with the HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Corporate Lab officially opened at NTU. The facility, created through a collaboration between NTU and global technology giant HP, showcases digital manufacturing technologies that can make manufacturing and supply chain operations more efficient, cost-effective and sustainable.
A study of families in Singapore with terminally ill children found that parents tend to defer discussing their psychological pain with their spouses to protect them from emotional distress. The study, conducted by psychologists at NTU through interviews, revealed the parents’ preference to support each other in pragmatic and solution-oriented ways such as discussing treatment options, arranging care plans and sharing caregiving responsibilities.
Okara, a by-product of soya production, has recently been found by researchers in a study on mice to impact blood glucose levels if it is consumed in fermented form. The paper by Senior Lecturer Dr Ken Lee and his team from the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at NTU was published late last year.
An international research team jointly led by NTU Singapore, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and Germany's Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) has for the first time observed the ultrafast formation and then breakdown of the water ion that is created when water is exposed to ionising radiation.
NTU Singapore, the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC), and the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) have launched a joint laboratory that will develop advanced eye imaging technologies and drug delivery systems.
Prof Subra Suresh, a Distinguished University Professor and President of NTU Singapore, was honoured by his alma mater, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, which launched the Prof Subra Suresh Institute Lecture Series.
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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