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Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP)

Meet Your New Bud

This article first appeared in BTS Issue 3. By Ang You Shan, Junior (Class of 2021) Engineering Product Development Plants are almost like little people. They need enough attention and care - even if it's simple things like...

A Game of Dialect

This article first appeared in BTS Issue 3. By Ignasia Hanny, Sophomore (Class of 2021) Engineering Systems and Design At SUTD you have plenty of opportunities to turn your design idea into reality. One example is through...

Tensegrity UROP Post #2

Last Monday (26th August 2019), the team of researchers, research assistants and some relevant UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program) students including myself tore down the half-pavilion set up in the FABLAB Assembly Space. Created...
Tensegrity Medium-Large Prototype Tent

Tensegrity UROP

I have recently embarked on an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) which is conducted under Dynamic Assemblies Lab and Functional Textiles group, and is led by Assistant Professor Kenneth Joseph Tracy (ASD)(Principal Investigator). It is...
A biological alternative to plastic sample product, made out of green dye and chitosan

Post #2: Research on Biological Alternatives to Plastic

Led by Post-doctoral Researcher Sanandiya Nareshkumar (EPD) and Asst. Professor Javier Gomez Fernandez (EPD), we are a team of 4 SUTD-ians undertaking an UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program) experimenting with biological alternatives to plastic,...

Research on Biological Alternatives to Thin Plastic

  Background Plastics are the bane of the civilised world. With the rise in consumerism, plastics, the invention thought to be the panacea to the problems of the industrialised world, have resulted in unthinkable and unprecedented...

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...

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...

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