2212, 2018

SUTD Researchers Making New ‘Plastic’ from Plants and Prawn Shells (Straits Times, 22 Dec 2018)

Straits Times published an article about the research by EPD Assistant Prof Javier Fernandez and ASD Assistant Prof Stylianos Dritsas on the development of FLAM, a fully biodegradable and ecologically sustainable material made from cellulose and chitin.   SUTD researchers making new ‘plastic’ from plants and prawn shells Could prawn shells be the new plastic? Plastic is now everywhere and virtual indispensable in our […]
3108, 2018

Digitalizing Manufacturing, Research towards Industrializing Additive Manufacturing

Title| Digitalizing Manufacturing, Research towards Industrializing Additive Manufacturing Speaker| Iñigo Flores Ituarte, Assistant Professor in Manufacturing Engineering, Aalborg University in Denmark (Copenhagen Campus). Date| 31 August 2018 (Friday) Time| 1400 – 1500 Venue| Think Tank 8, Building 1, Level 4 (1. 410)   ABSTRACT The manufacture of products, both on-demand and near-demand, in low volumes and with high variety, is the new paradigm of the ongoing industrial transformation. Underpinning […]
808, 2018

Digital Design Build Studio

Title| Digital Design Build Studio Speaker| Gernot Riether, Director, School of Architecture & Associate Professor, College of Architecture and Design, New Jersey Institute of Technology. Date| 8 August 2018 (Wednesday) Time| 1230 – 1330 Venue| Think Tank 19, Building 2, Level 3 (2. 304)   ABSTRACT This talk will present a series of projects from the Digital Design Build Studio. The Studio explores the relation between computation, materiality, […]
108, 2018

Material : Inter-disciplinary Research and Design

Title| Material : Inter-disciplinary Research and Design Speaker| Sawako Kaijima, Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Date| 1 August 2018 (Wednesday) Time| 1400 – 1500 Venue| Think Tank 22, Building 2, Level 3 (2. 311)   ABSTRACT Interdisciplinary research has gained interest in recent years due to its creative potential to solve complex problems through the integration of diverse perspectives. Knowledge integration across […]
1807, 2018

Multiscale Design of Components and Materials and their Realization via Additive Manufacturing

Title| Multiscale Design of Components and Materials and their Realization via Additive Manufacturing Speaker| Martin L. Dunn, Dean and Professor of College of Engineering Time| 1400 – 1500 Venue| Think Tank 22, Building 2, Level 3 (2.311)   ABSTRACT In this talk I describe a multiscale digital design and manufacturing workflow that simultaneously determines the macroscopic topology and the spatially-variable microstructure of 3D composite components based on […]
2506, 2018

Digital Research Tools #2: Plotting with Python & Matplotlib

Mon June 25, 2018| Think Tank 8, 1.410 | 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Lead by David Mateo, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, EPD, SUTD. Brought to you by SUTD Postdoc Society & DManD Centre Research is becoming increasingly dependent on computer-based skills and tools, and researchers are expected to harness these tools in their work. This series will create a platform for the SUTD research community […]
1405, 2018

Enabling Next Generation Additive Manufacturing: The 3D Deposition of Functional Materials for the Additive Manufacturing of Smart Devices

Title| Enabling Next Generation Additive Manufacturing: The 3D Deposition of Functional Materials for the Additive Manufacturing of Smart Devices Speaker| Richard Hague, Professor of Innovative Manufacturing, Director, Centre for Additive Manufacturing (CfAM), Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham.   Date| 14 May 2018 (Monday) Time| 1530 – 1630 Venue| Think Tank 19, Building 2, Level 3 (2.304)   ABSTRACT The single material nature of additive manufacturing (AM) processes largely […]
305, 2018

Digital Research Tools #1: Linux & Bash Programming

Thu May 3, 2018| Think Tank 15, 1.510 | 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Taught by Narasimha Boddeti, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, DManD Centre, SUTD. David Mateo, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, EPD, SUTD. Brought to you by SUTD Postdoc Society & DManD Centre Research is becoming increasingly dependent on computer-based skills and tools, and researchers are expected to harness these tools in their work. This series will create a […]
2002, 2018

Snapping and Sliding Rods

Title| Snapping and Sliding Rods Speaker| Assistant Prof Francesco Dal Corso, University of Trento, Italy. Date| 20 February 2018 (Tuesday) Time| 1400 – 1500 Venue| Think Tank 11, Building 1, Level 5 (1.503)   ABSTRACT A summary of recent results obtained within the framework of structures subject to movable and configurational constraints is presented. A soft robot arm, loaded at one end with an hanging load, has the […]
3101, 2018

Phase-field Modeling and Computation of Fracture

Title| Phase-field Modeling and Computation of Fracture Speaker| Prof. Dr.-Ing. Laura De Lorenzis, Institute of Applied Mechanics, TU Braunschweig, Germany. Date| 31 January 2018 (Wednesday) Time| 1330 – 1430 Venue| Think Tank 21, Building 2, Level 3 (2.310)   ABSTRACT The talk discusses recent research results obtained in the group of the speaker in the framework of the phase-field approach to fracture. This framework is based on a […]