1609, 2020

CNN: This is how we should build on Mars, scientists say

CNN featured a research paper regarding the use of chitin as a key ingredient for constructing colonies on Mars. The paper was co-authored by Assistant Prof Javier Fernandez. Original Link: https://us.cnn.com/2020/09/16/world/mars-building-material-scn/index.html A simple manufacturing technology based on chitin, one of the most ubiquitous organic polymers on Earth, could be used to build tools and shelters on Mars, according to a study published Wednesday. […]
1708, 2020

New Design Issue 144 : In Singapore — Designer Nation 

In Singapore: Designer Nation from New Design magazine has featured seven prominent designers from Singapore, one of whom is Assistant Prof Carlos Bañón.  Read the E-magazine here.  Pg 65- 66  Carlos Bañón | Founder of AIRLAB I’m the co-founder of AIRLAB and also an Architect and Professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). I have a huge interest in pushing the exploration […]
1208, 2020

SUTD Research News: 3D Printing Steps up to the Frontlines in the Battle Against Covid-19

The versatility of 3D printing has enabled on demand solutions for needs ranging from personal protection equipment to medical devices and isolation wards, proving the technology’s vital use in addressing worldwide disruptions in supply chains. The prevalence of the highly infectious coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has caused massive health and socio-economic upheavals worldwide. Major slumps in industrial production due to stringent lockdown measures […]
1108, 2020

News Medical: SUTD scientists use 3D printing to create heart cells from stem cells

News Medical published a research article about using 3D printing to create heart cells from stem cells. This research is based on work by EPD PhD student Das Rupambika and Assistant Prof Javier Fernandez. Original link: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20200811/SUTD-scientists-use-3D-printing-to-create-heart-cells-from-stem-cells.aspx  All humans start out from a single cell which then divides to eventually form the embryo. Depending on the signals sent by their adjacent cells, these […]
0308, 2020

Congratulation to Associate Professor Joel Yang who was recently awarded NRF Investigatorship Award

Congratulation to Associate Professor Joel Yang who was recently awarded NRF Investigatorship Award for his Research Titled “3D Nanostructured Optics with Designer Elements (NODE) to Shape and Control Light”. Click here to see the List of awarded NRF Investigators.   Dr. Joel Yang is an Associate Professor of the Engineering Product Development (EPD) pillar at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). He holds a […]
2207, 2020

KNIT COLOR RELIEF: New installation at The Cocoon Space @ Design Orchard

In collaboration with Textile and Fashion Federation of Singapore, TAFF (the cocoon space @ Design Orchard), Assistant Prof Kenneth Tracy and his team have used TENCEL™ branded fibers by Lenzing and were colored using Matex’s award winning Megafix® dyes, Megafix® ECO, and MegaPro® ECO Sustainable Colors to showcase the combination of new textile design technologies. If you are in the area you […]
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 […]
0906, 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 […]
0306, 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 […]