1905, 2022

Asian Scientist: Deep Learning for Underwater Robots

Asian Scientist published an article on deep learning for underwater robots. This research was led by Assistant Prof Pablo Valdivia y Alvarado. Original Link: https://www.asianscientist.com/2022/05/in-the-lab/deep-learning-for-underwater-robots/ Researchers in Singapore are training soft robots to effectively move through water using deep machine learning. Source: Singapore University of Technology and Design; Illustration: Shelly Liew An eagle’s majestic glide through the air, a dragonfly’s controlled hover over a pond, a […]
3004, 2022

Lianhe Zaobao: 新航和新科大联办升级再造挑战赛 客舱座椅变宠物玩具 飞机安全带改成双肩包

Lianhe Zaobao did a feature on the SUTD X SIA Upcycling Challenge 2021/2022 – Giving New Life to Parts from Retired Aircraft that jointly organized by SUTD and SIA. The winners were announced on Friday, April 29 2022. Original Link: https://www.zaobao.com.sg/news/singapore/story20220430-1267842 *Read the News reported by Straits Times HERE. 南洋女中六名女生利用客舱座椅和安全带升级再造成双肩包,获得中学组首奖。(陈来福摄) 学子们发挥创意,将飞机客舱内拆卸下的部件废物利用,制作出背包、宠物用品、收纳架等生活用品。 这项由新加坡航空公司和新加坡科技设计大学共同组织的升级再造挑战赛(SUTD-SIA Upcycling Challenge),是新航升级再造计划的一部分,旨在提升本地公众通过设计来回收利用旧物的意识。 昨天举行的决赛中,中学及大专组共12支队伍现场展示了作品成品并阐释了设计理念。 利用客舱座椅、安全带等物件制作而成的犬类用品获得大学组首奖。三名设计者中,连国海(21岁,大一)和吴政锐(22岁,大一)两人家中都有宠物犬,因此想到可以将座椅面料升级改造为咀嚼玩具、背包、宠物床等用品。 获得中学组首奖的作品是南洋女中六名女生设计的双肩包。彭慧仁(15岁,中四)说:“这项活动让我们学会废物利用,将飞机上常看到的材料升级再造,做出有用的物品。” 王惠莉(14岁,中三)说,将设计概念变成实物经历很多道工序,制作过程考验团队的分工合作。团队非常感谢学校环保协会负责老师一直以来的支持。 获奖作品可能会被赛事合作伙伴纳入考量,日后上架售卖。
2904, 2022

Straits Times: Materials from retired A380 aircraft upcycled and given new lease of life

Straits Times reported the SUTD X SIA Upcycling Challenge 2021/2022 – Giving New Life to Parts from Retired Aircraft that jointly organized by SUTD and SIA. The winners were announced on Friday, April 29 2022. Original Link: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/materials-from-retired-a380-aircraft-upcycled-and-given-new-lease-of-life The team from Nanyang Girls’ High School won the top prize in the pre-tertiary category with their Leathair Bag. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO SINGAPORE – Premium leather […]
1304, 2022

Lianhe Zaobao:Customised 3D food printed meals on demand 

Lianhe Zaobao did a feature on 3D food printing and interviewed EPD HOP Prof Chua Chee Kai, an expert in this area. The article also included quotes from EPD research assistant, Victoria Tan. Original Link: https://www.zaobao.com.sg/lifestyle/feature/story20220413-1262211 Translation Printing the food that you want to eat like printing a document, may seem like a fantasy, but current 3D printing technology is setting off a […]
0704, 2022

Phys.org: Research team unlocks new method to 3D-print complex, functional components for soft robotics

Phys.org published a research by SUTD researchers on a new method to 3D-print complex, functional components for soft robotics. The article included a quote from principal investigator Assistant Professor Pablo Valdivia y Alvarado. Original link: https://phys.org/news/2022-04-team-method-3d-print-complex-functional.html Use of yield stress hydrogels to 3D-print functional soft components for soft robotics with a high degree of complexity. A team of researchers from the Singapore University of […]
1903, 2022

Lianhe Zaobao: SUTD 3D printing competition to make creative yam dishes

Lianhe Zaobao featured SUTD’s first 3D food printing competition, where students from junior colleges and polytechnics worked with At-Sunrise Global Chef Academy students to 3D print dishes made from yam. Original Link: https://www.zaobao.com.sg/news/singapore/story20220319-1253748  (translation)  By placing yam paste into a 3D printer and using it as “food ink”, various shapes like Singapore island, phoenixes, doves, English alphabets, etc., can be 3D-printed into exquisite yam […]
1103, 2022

Congratulation to Dr Calais for being awarded 2021 MTC IRG & YIRG Grant!

Congratulation to Research Fellow, Dr Theo Victor Calais has been awarded the 2021 MTC IRG & YIRG Grant! The project titled “Freeform Liquid 4D-Printing” will start on 1 April 2022. Freeform Liquid 4D Printing 4D-printing refers to the 3D-printing of structures that can change shape when exposed to an environmental stimulus. However, only a few 3D-printing techniques are currently compatible with 4D-printing, with […]
2012, 2021

Bioengineer.org:SUTD researchers developed DIY 3D-printed peristaltic pump kits for microfluidics

Bioengineer.org reported that researchers have developed a DIY 3D-printed peristaltic pump kit for microfluidics. The article included quotes from principal investigator, Associate Prof Michinao Hashimoto, and lead author, SUTD-NUS PhD student Terry Ching. See Original Link: https://bioengineer.org/sutd-researchers-developed-diy-3d-printed-peristaltic-pump-kits-for-microfluidics/ The development of microfluidic systems for lab-on-a-chip (LoC) and organs-on-a-chip (OoC) applications require precise fluid flow control. Typically, on-chip flows are controlled by integrating a microfluidic […]
1912, 2021

Straits Times: Up-to-the-minute prototyping

Straits Times wrote an article on the latest in prototyping and 3D printing, and mentioned two new standards announced by the Singapore Standards Council and Enterprise Singapore to ensure that 3D printed goods were produced with consistent quality and are safe. SUTD DManD was one of the co-developers of these standards. Original Link: https://www.straitstimes.com/life/up-to-the-minute-prototyping-u This was the year 3D printing proliferated in almost […]
1612, 2021

Morning News: Simple method to upcycle okara using 3D printing

Morning News reported that researchers from SUTD have developed a method to perform direct ink writing 3D printing of okara, a soybean byproduct, without using food thickeners. This research was led by Associate Prof Michinao Hashimoto and included a quote from PhD student Lee Cheng Pau. Original link: https://morns.ca/2021/12/16/simple-method-to-upcycle-okara-using-3d-printing/  DIW 3D-printed models of okara. Freeze-dried 3D-printed okara snacks with various infill levels and sizes. […]