Week 1 in Aalto University

Lessons has finally began. We started off doing some administrative issues, signing forms here and there (boring). In all honesty, I was trying to stay awake. Afterall, it is my first day of school. I...

iUROP International Senior’s Project Conference (ISPC) at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)

  On the 27th-29th May, I had the pleasure of participating at the International Seniors Project Conference hosted by King Monkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT). KMUTT was a most gracious host and I had...

Week 0 – Touchdown!

Getting all ready for the trip to Helsinki, Finland! Not knowing what to expect of the food, the culture, transportations, living conditions and the school gets me excited as well as nervous for this adventure....

UROP: Nanoscale 3D printing

Ongoing UROP utilising the NanoScribe 3D printer to fabricate nanostructures that interfere with light to produce desired effects. Simulations were done using Lumerical FDTD software of colour filters by making pillars. The results show that...

iUROP@MIT: Freeform Colloidal Crystals through Direct-write

Last summer, I had the opportunity to do research in the MIT Mechanosynthesis group, led by Assc. Prof John Hart, under the mentorship of Alvin Tan. This eye-opening endeavor was only made possible with...

Girls in coding: SUTD x Wiley Workshop teaches coding through fun

Secondary school girls take on a mission to save Master Yoda by programming an R2D2 robot Donna and Joey may be self-proclaimed “IT idiots” who think of computer code as an indecipherable string of zeros...

SUTD Innovators: Making Superheroes Out of Children

Is cleaning and vacuuming your home a drag for you? Our SUTD innovators invented a wearable vacuum in the form of a superhero vest to help kids enjoy cleaning from young.  As a young university,...

“There’s A Storm Coming, Harry” – Hong Kong, Week 12

161118 - 231118 As the exchange draws nearer to a close and time starts running out, there's increasing pressure to not waste any days and try to do/cover as many things as possible, leaving no...

“What’s Deepavali Without Family?” – Hong Kong, Week 10

041118 - 081118 Confession time. Even before flying off to Hong Kong for exchange, one thing had been at the back mind with regard to this exchange: I would be in Hong Kong during Deepavali. I...

“Hallyu Holiday” – Hong Kong, Week 11

081118 - 151118 After coming back to Hong Kong from Singapore after Deepavali (I stayed for two days and flew back on the morning of 7 Nov), I had a very tight schedule to keep...

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