Issue 2 – June 2017

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NTU College of Engineering – 1st in Asia and 4th in the World

An upward jump of 10 places, this is the College's best performance in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject since its launch in 2013

 

Research
– Innovations and Breakthroughs

 

Aerogel Thin Foam Keeps Vehicles and Buildings Cooler and Quieter

Up to 2.6 times more heat insulation and 30 percent more sound-proofing than conventional materials

Research
– Innovations and Breakthroughs

 

Energy-saving Filters for Wastewater Treatments


A low-cost nanofilter that uses up to five times less energy to treat wastewater

Research
– Innovations and Breakthroughs

 

DNA-altering Technology Developed to Tackle Diseases


New protein can accurately alter DNA to develop personalised medicine used for treatments

Research
– Innovations and Breakthroughs

 

Improving Productivity with Robots


Robots can now perform building inspections and wash or paint a building facade faster and with lesser manpower

Research
– Innovations and Breakthroughs

 

New Flexible Concrete Doesn't Crack under Pressure


ConFlexPave comprises microfibres that allows it to withstand greater tensions and less prone to cracks​

Research
– Collaborations

 

NTU Singapore and Schaeffler Set Up Joint Lab to Develop Smart Mobility Devices

The first Schaeffler Hub for Advanced REsearch (SHARE) Lab outside Europe, focusing on personal urban mobility and transportation systems

Research
– New Centres

 

Innovative Centre for Flexible Devices (iFlex)


The future of flexible electronics is now

Research
– New Centres

 

Enabling Smart Nation Solutions at SPIRIT


Centre for Smart Platform Infrastructure Research on Integrative Technology (SPIRIT) designs future-proof platform and infrastructure for Smart Nation applications

Research
– New Centres

 

DSAIR at NTU – A World Leader in Data Science and Innovations


Data Science Research and Artificial Intelligence Research Centre@NTU (DSAIR) develops technologies in support of Singapore's move towards a Smart Nation

Research
Exchange Fellowship

 

Tan Chin Tuan Exchange Fellowship FY 2017


Promoting research collaborations

Research
– Major Grants

 

Major Grants



Congratulations to the following members for winning these major grants

People
– Faculty Achievements

 

Dean of NTU CoE Receives the Robert M. Janowiak Outstanding Leadership and Service Award

For sustained record of leadership and service to ECEDHA (primary) and electrical and computer engineering (secondary)

People
– Faculty Achievements

 

Professor Wang Rong and Professor Anthony G. Fane, First from Singapore to win the Alternative Water Resources Prize at the 7th Award of the PSIPW

A world-leading biennal award for contributions to the global issue of water scarcity

People
– Faculty Achievements

 

TR35 Regional Top 10 Finalist – Adjunct Assistant Professor Seh Zhi Wei




Top 10 young innovators under the age of 35

People
– Faculty Achievements

 

Congratulations to our Newly-elected IEEE Fellows





Five CoE faculty members honoured for their achievements

People
– Faculty Achievements

 

Eleven Faculty Members from NTU College of Engineering Honoured at the Nanyang Awards 2016

Honouring our dedicated, passionate faculty members in teaching

People
– New Hires

 

Newly Hired Faculty Members (January to June 2017)



A warm welcome to new faculty members who have joined/are joining us

People
– Student Achievements

 

Striking ‘Gold’ at the iGEM Competition 2016



SCBE students shines on world stage

People
– Student Achievements

 

Representing NTU at the Prestigious 16th AUN and 5th ASEAN+3 Young Speakers’ Contest

MSE student doing us proud

People
– Visitors

 

Visitors tNTU CoE (January to May 2017)



The College played host to the following visitors


Events

 

Realising Ambitions with NTU CoE



Reaching out to prospective students through a series of College-initiated events


Events

 

Engaging Prospective Students



Outreach talks and activities at various Junior Colleges (JCs)


Events

 

NTU EEE Showcases Top Engineering Projects at Inaugural Expo

A showcase of projects and inventions by EEE faculty members


Events

 

CoE Management Retreat



College leaders converge to discuss and formulate strategies in faculty, research and education matters


Events

 

Sharing Session on Faculty Recruitment

Exchanging ideas on faculty hiring


Events
 

 

CoE Networking Lunch for New Faculty

Welcoming new faculty members to the CoE family

 

 

 

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