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 […]
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 […]
1511, 2018

Winners of Innovation Prize of the Purmundus Challenge 2018!

Congrats to Assistant Prof Javier Fernandez, Assistant Prof Stylianos Dritsas and the team who received the Innovation Prize of the Purmundus Challenge 2018 through their research on biodegradable 3D printing material (FLAM)! See Press Release: https://purmundus-challenge.com/en/index.php The purmundus challenge 3D printing design award was presented for the sixth time in Frankfurt on 15 November 2018 as part of the Formnext exhibition. A total […]
911, 2018

Where Nanoscopic Magic Happens

Read about Prof Low Hong Yee’s fascinating research on using biomimetic textures to make bacteria “uncomfortable” and discourage them from proliferating. Original link: https://wearesutd.sutd.edu.sg/featured/where-nanoscopic-magic-happens/   Professor Low Hong Yee shows us the building blocks of our tactile world and why she thinks mother nature still knows best. Professor Low Hong Yee in the lab where tactile magic happens The nanoworld is intriguing. A curious […]