1607, 2020

Phys.org: 3-D Printed Batteries Handle the Squeeze

Phys.org shared a research article on quasi-solid-state 3D-printed batteries and included quotes from Associate Prof Yang Hui Ying who led the research. Original Link: https://phys.org/news/2020-07-3d-batteries.html While flexible and stretchable electronics technologies have progressed in leaps and bounds over the past 10 years, batteries to power them have some catching up to do. Researchers in Singapore and China have now demonstrated a “quasi-solid-state” battery—made from […]
1106, 2020

Asian Scientist: Transmitting Data At The Speed Of Light (Video)

Asian Scientist did a feature of Associate Prof Dawn Tan, where she shares briefly about her research in photonics. Original link:  https://www.asianscientist.com/2020/06/features/asias-changemakers-dawn-tan-sutd/  At close to 300,000 km/s, nothing travels faster than light💡. While harnessing the speed of light for interstellar travel 🚀 remains in the realm of science fiction, its use in areas like data transmission has become a reality. All this is […]
906, 2020

Medical Xpress: Research Reveals Insights into Bioprinted Skeletal Muscle Tissue Models

Medical Xpress published an article about research conducted by SUTD and NTU that revealed insights into bioprinted skeletal muscle tissue models. The article included a quote from the principal investigator, Prof Chua Chee Kai. Original link: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-reveals-insights-bioprinted-skeletal-muscle.html Skeletal muscle can be functionally compromised by genetic myopathies, aging, traumatic injuries and tumor ablation. Under some conditions, such as severe traumatic injuries and volumetric muscle […]
306, 2020

Phys.org: Research powers longer lasting rechargeable

Phys.org also published an article on a new material that could address the shortage of lithium resources and develop longer lasting rechargeable batteries. The research was led by Associate Prof Yang Hui Ying. Original Link: https://phys.org/news/2020-06-powers-longer-rechargeable-batteries.html With the continuous improvement of electronics, the development of high-energy power supplies has become a key link in the future development of science and technology. However, the shortage […]
2805, 2020

Phys.org: A Simple Method to Print Planar Microstructures of Polysiloxane

Phys.org shared a research article on a simple method to print planar microstructures of polysiloxane. This research was led by SUTD and includes a quote from the lead author, DManD postdoctoral research fellow Dr Rahul Karyappa and principal investigator Assistant Prof Michinao Hashimoto. Original Link: https://phys.org/news/2020-05-simple-method-planar-microstructures-polysiloxane.html Polysiloxane is an elastic polymer which is widely used in fluidics, optics, and biomedical engineering. It offers desirable […]
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 […]