1702, 2019

Arch Daily: Slender Strength: The Mighty Grace of the Stainless Steel AIRTable

Arch Daily featured the stainless steel AIRTable, a design collaboration by two SUTD research labs, AIRLab and DManD Centre. Original Link: https://www.archdaily.com/910031/3d-printing-in-steel-table-legs-seem-to-dematerialize-on-the-floor A sturdy featherweight table? Sounds… contrary to reason. But this contradiction was the very impetus for the design. Created for a research center that’s pushing the boundaries of design and manufacturing using technology and science, the designers–AIRLab, in collaboration with […]
1402, 2019

Asian Scientist: 3D Printed Droplets On Demand

Asian Scientist reported on a research led by EPD Assistant Prof Michinao Hashimoto on customisable microfluidic nozzles for generating complex emulsions. Original Link: https://www.asianscientist.com/2019/02/in-the-lab/emulsion-droplet-generator-3d-printing/   Researchers in Singapore have developed a customisable microfluidic system for generating complex dispersions of liquid droplets that are not soluble in another liquid, otherwise known as emulsions. Their findings are published in RSC Advances. Emulsions are widely employed in […]
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 […]
2101, 2019

Fabbaloo: Using Shape-Memory Polymers In 3D Print Design

Fabbaloo blogged about using shape-memory polymers in 3D print design for robotic arm actuators. This was based on a research led by DManD’s PI, Assistant Prof Qi Ge (Kevin). Original Link: https://www.fabbaloo.com/blog/2019/1/21/using-shape-memory-polymers-in-3d-print-design Shape-memory polymers can help design adaptive components Some very interesting research shows how shape-memory polymers could be used in functional 3D printing designs. Researchers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design […]
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 […]
3112, 2018

Professor Kevin Ge Qi was awarded the IAAM Young Scientist Medals 2018

Congratulation to Assistant Professor Kevin Ge Qi was recently awarded the IAAM Young Scientist Medals 2018 by International Association of Advanced Materials. IAAM Young Scientist Medals are given to the young/ early career researchers based on their merit based excellent research in the Materials Science, Engineering and Technology. See: https://www.iaamonline.org/awards/iaam-young-scientist-medals Prof Ge Qi’s research focuses on multifunctional digital manufacturing with soft active materials […]