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...

The Sprint Towards 5G

This article first appeared in ASPIRE (2019, Vol 2, pages 8 and 9). By Jessica Sasayiah, Research Communications With the fifth-generation (5G) of wireless communications expected to be rolled out in Singapore in 2020, everyone is buzzing...

The SUTD Postgrad experience: Juggling research, lab work, family and… even Fifth Rows?

Four graduate students tell us why they chose SUTD and why they think more people might consider doing the same. Tell us about your research: Song Wenjian M Ridhuan: I started my PhD at the Engineering...

Take a trip into SUTD’s award-winning labs

This is iTrust: home to four fully-functional, miniature versions of power generation, water treatment, water distribution systems, and the Internet of Things.  Singapore is poised to become one of the leading smart cities in the...

Driving the use of Big Data in architecture and design through visual tools

Prof Bige Tunçer shares her passion in information modelling and how SUTD makes it easy for her to collaborate with other like-minded researchers Big data is often talked about in business and finance, but it’s...

The Prolific Professor Kristin Wood – Creating People at Universities

“What universities create are people, the things we create, the patents, the papers, are secondary” - Professor Kristin Wood. Not genetically though, but pedagogically. We speak to Professor Kristin Wood, one of the visionaries behind...

Setting the global stage for SUTD with research and international relations

Professor Yeo Kiat Seng sheds insights on how he intends to propel the young university to international prominence. Competing on the global stage is no small task. For a small and young university like SUTD,...

Where Nanoscopic Magic Happens

Professor Low Hong Yee shows us the building blocks of our tactile world and why she thinks mother nature still knows best.The nanoworld is intriguing. A curious peek through the microscope sends you tumbling...

How the team at ROAR conceives the robot of the future through critical design...

Not too long ago, Prof Mohan and his team sat huddled in their research laboratory, all eyes fixed on one YouTube clip in particular. On the screen, a cebrennus rechenbergi, or cartwheeling spider, is...

New Urban Kampung research programme

Remember the days when the kampung spirit was strong? Communities were tight. People knew one another. Dr Chong Keng Hua shares with us about what it takes to revive the kampung spirit in our communities.

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