802, 2019

Phys.org: Researchers Develop New Methods to Create Microfluidic Devices With Fluoropolymers

Phys.org featured the research on new methods to create microfluidic devices with fluoropolymers, led by Assistant Prof Michinao Hashimoto and two postdoctoral research fellows, Atsushi Takano, Pravien Parthiban. Original link: https://phys.org/news/2019-02-methods-microfluidic-devices-fluoropolymers.html Representative fluoropolymer microchannels that are filled with water containing aqueous dyes. Credit: SUTD     A wide range of applications are based on microfluidic devices made of silicone rubbers such as polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), including materials […]
802, 2019

Design News: D-Printed Holographic Prints Developed for Enhanced Security

Design News featured research by Associate Prof Joel Yang on 3D holographic prints for enhancing security against counterfeiting. Original Link: https://www.designnews.com/materials-assembly/3d-printed-holographic-prints-developed-enhanced-security/42743205960149   Researchers have developed a new way to protect printed money, ID cards, and passports from counterfeiting using nano-scale 3D printing. Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have invented a new type of anti-counterfeiting optical device called “holographic color […]
3001, 2019

3DPrint.com: Singapore: Researchers Explore 3D Printing Techniques for Improving Customised Droplet Generators

3DPrint.com, 30 Jan 2019, featured research by EPD Assistant Prof Michinao Hashimoto and PhD student Sindhu Vijayan on 3D printing techniques for improving customised droplet generators. Original Link: https://3dprint.com/234826/singapore-researchers-explore-3d-printing-techniques-improving-customized-droplet-generators/) As 3D printing continues to infiltrate the mainstream, captivating new enthusiasts around the world daily, it is obvious that the potential for innovation is almost infinite. In tandem though, the ability to create new […]
2201, 2019

Materials Today: Anti-counterfeiting Improved by New Hologram Design

Materials Today, 22 Jan 2019, published an article based on Associate Prof Joel Yang’s research on holographic colour prints which can help improve anti-counterfeiting measures.Anti-counterfeiting improved by new hologram design. Original Link: https://www.materialstoday.com/optical-materials/news/anticounterfeiting-improved-by-new-hologram-design/ A new holographic optical device that uses four authentication images With the development of anti-counterfeiting products increasingly significant for industry, a new approach to color printing that helps to improve […]
1701, 2019

LEADING WOMEN IN TECH & DESIGN: Exposure to Science and Engineering has to start from young

Learn alongside outstanding women tech leaders like Assistant Professor Dawn Tan! Awarded the L’Oréal for Women in Science National Fellowship (See here) and named an Innovator under 35 by MIT Technology Review, she was named in the Nature Research Inspiring Science Longlist and featured in Prestige Magazine’s 40 under 40 list (See here) most recently. Original link: https://bit.ly/2W1WQOw   Assistant Professor Dawn […]
1501, 2019

Multimaterial 3D printing used to develop Fast Response Stiffness-tunable Soft Actuator

Science Daily published an article about using hybrid multimaterial 3D printing to develop a fast-response, stiffness-tunable (FRST) soft actuators. This was a joint research by SUTD and Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Science and Math Assistant Prof Qi (Kevin) Ge,  was the co-lead from SUTD. Science Daily, 15 Jan 2019, Multimaterial 3D printing used to develop fast response stiffness-tunable soft actuator (https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190115121114.htm)   In […]
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 […]
307, 2018

Red Dot Design Award – Design Concept (Materials)

Congratulation to Sayjel Patel and Nathan Kiatkulpiboone as a winners of the 2018 Red Dot Design Award for the project “Voxel Harvest”. The project has been selected from over 5000 entries from 55 countries. It will be displayed at displayed at Red Dot Design Museum Singapore soon, stay tune. Identifying good design since 1950, the Red Dot Award for design concept has […]
805, 2018

DManD Research developed a 3DPRT material system using a two-step polymerization strategy

Assistant Professor Ge Qi and his research group from DManD has developed a 3DPRT material system using a two-step polymerization strategy. The reprocessable thermosets impart reshapeability, repairability, and recyclability into 3D printed structures, and can contribute to alleviate environmental challenges associated with the continuous increase in consumption of 3D printing materials. The research outcome has been published in Nature Communications, 2018, […]