2205, 2020

Phys.org: Researchers review advances in 3-D printing of high-entropy alloys

Phys.org shared an article about a review by researchers on the advances in 3-D printing of high-entropy alloys. The article included a quote from the lead author of the paper Prof Chua Chee Kai. Original Link: https://phys.org/news/2020-05-advances-d-high-entropy-alloys.html High-entropy alloys (HEAs) are at the frontier of the metal materials community. They are used as alternative materials in the production of high-temperature turbine blades, high-temperature molds […]
1905, 2020

Phys.org: Scientists Lead Development of Novel Acoustofluidic Technology that Isolates Submicron particles

Phys.org and multiple scientific portals shared a research article about scientists developing a novel acoustofluidic device that can isolate millions of submicron particles in nanocavities. The research was led by Associate Prof Ye Ai. Original Link: https://phys.org/news/2020-05-scientists-acoustofluidic-technology-isolates-submicron.html   Massively multiplexed submicron particle patterning in acoustically driven oscillating nanocavities. Credit: SUTD Acoustofluidics is the fusion of acoustics and fluid mechanics that provides a contact-free, rapid and […]
2703, 2020

SUTD Explains: Beyond Plastic

SUTD Explains featured FLAM research by Associate Professor Stylianos Dritsas and Assistant Professor Javier G. Fernandez. Original link: https://wearesutd.sutd.edu.sg/sutd-ians/research/sutd-explains-beyond-plastic/ Touted as the future of plastic, FLAM – a fungal-like adhesive material – is strong, lightweight, inexpensive and most importantly, biodegradable. Designed and fabricated by Associate Professor Stylianos Dritsas from Architecture and Sustainable Design and Assistant Professor Javier G. Fernandez from Engineering Product Development, […]
1103, 2020

Hive Life: Could 3D Printing Be the Future of Architecture? Singaporean Startup AIRLAB Says Yes.

Hive Life wrote a feature on ASD Assistant Prof Carlos Bañon and the AIRLAB.   Original Link: https://hivelife.com/airlab/ Architecture firm AIRLAB has 3D printed a steel pavilion in Singapore. They believe buildings may never be the same again. Founder Carlos Bañon sets out a future in which construction is done in a whole new way. When American inventor and engineer Chuck Hull first printed a small […]
603, 2020

3D Printing Industry: SUTD and NTU collaboration yields reversible 4D printing

3D Printing Industry wrote about a collaboration between SUTD and NTU which yielded reversible 4D printing. Original Link:  https://3dprintingindustry.com/news/sutd-and-ntu-collaboration-yields-reversible-4d-printing-168825/ A collaborative research project between Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has resulted in a 3D printed material changing its shape and back again numerous times without any electrical input. The study is titled ‘Preliminary Investigation of the Reversible […]
2602, 2020

Channel NewsAsia: How 3D Food Printing Can Help The Elderly

Channel NewsAsia published an article on 3D food printing which was also featured in the Money Mind programme. The article included quotes from EPD head of pillar, Prof Chua Chee Kai. Original link: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/how-3d-food-printing-can-help-the-elderly-nutrition-12470760 The ability to create customised food, from chilli crab to durian, can go a long way towards helping those with chewing and swallowing difficulties. It could be big bucks […]
1502, 2020

Channel News Asia “Money Mind”: 3D Printed Food

Channel NewsAsia’s Money Mind programme featured a segment on 3D printed food and interviewed EPD HOP Prof Chua Chee Kai, EPD Assistant Prof Michinao Hashimoto and EPD PhD student Lee Cheng Pau. The segment starts at 15.25 min.
702, 2020

Congrats to Assistant Prof Carlos Bañon, Assistant Prof. Felix Raspall and the team who won the German Design Award 2020 throuh Air Table!

Congrats to Assistant Prof Carlos Bañon, Assistant Prof. Felix Raspall and the team who won the German Design Award 2020 throuh Air Table! (More about AirTable – https://dmand.sutd.edu.sg/news-events/news/arch-daily-slender-strength-mighty-grace-stainless-steel-airtable/) The German Design Awards are the first international awards presented by the German Design Council with the aim of discovering and celebrating uniqueness in design. Every year the award is presented in the product and […]
2501, 2020

The Straits Times: Honey, I Shrank the Eiffel Tower – SUTD Team’s Work in Nanostructures Could Help in Preventing Counterfeiting

The Straits Times interviewed Associate Professor Joel Yang and featured his research on 3D printed colours which do not require pigment or dyes. Original Link: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/honey-i-shrank-the-eiffel-tower An optical micrograph (left) and a scanning electron micrograph 3D image of the Chinese character for “good luck”.PHOTOS: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN Underneath a microscope in the corner of a laboratory in Upper Changi sits a model […]
2401, 2020

Wishing you Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Lunar New Year! Wishing you a happy start to the new zodiac cycle with the year of Rat!  May you have a wonderful time with your family and friends, filled with happiness and abundance.