Singapore not meeting its air quality targets

26th January, 2017|

IDC faculty Assistant Professor Lynette Cheah is currently conducting a 6-month study on the harmful effects of diesel vehicular emissions. The study is commissioned by the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources.

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Wear a ring to board a train

23rd January, 2017|

One of our funded projects, the Ring Theory, is being featured on The Straits Times.

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Tiny optical amplifiers on a chip

16th January, 2017|

Assistant Professor Dawn Tan’s research on a telecommunications light amplifier is featured on Novus Light Technologies.

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Assistant Professor Foong Shaohui on UAV drones

29th December, 2016|

Assistant Professor Foong Shaohui was featured on The New Paper for an article on drones and UAVs.

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VeSuRo featured on Lianhe Zaobao

28th December, 2016|

One of IDC’s funded projects, the VeSuRo, was featured on the cover page of local newspaper Lianhe Zaobao. The project is led by Senior Lecturer Mohan Rajesh Elara. Please see below, a translation of the article.



Lianhe Zaobao, 28 Dec 2016, Locally developed robot can kill mosquitoes in drains

Researchers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design […]

‘Make Me A Super’ Scorpio!

23rd December, 2016|

Scorpio, a spider robot by Senior Lecturer Mohan Rajesh Elara, is featured in an episode of Okto’s “Make Me A Super”.

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Assistant Professor Dawn Tan in MIT ‘Innovators Under 35’ list

19th December, 2016|

IDC faculty, Assistant Professor Dawn Tan, is named as a finalist for “Innovators Under 35” in Asia, a yearly competition that recognises those who develop new technologies to solve global problems.

She will present her work at the EmTech Asia conference, an annual conference on important new technologies, to be held at Sands Expo and Convention […]

Design and Maker-Based Learning: From Known Knowledge to Creating New Knowledge

6th December, 2016|

We are proud to have our very own co-Director, Professor Kristin Wood, together with our very own researchers, Dr Bradley Camburn, Dr Paul Mignone, Dr Ryan Arlitt and Dr Srinivasan Venkataraman, to have an article featured on the The Exchange, a newsletter focusing on Gifted Education from the Ministry of Education.

The article, titled Design and Maker-Based […]

COIN-OR Cup 2016 Winners Announcement

2nd December, 2016|

The 2016 COIN-OR Cup is awarded to Giacomo Nannicini (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center) and Thomas Wortmann (Singapore University of Technology and Design) for their contributions to model-based optimization for architectural design. The twelfth annual cup was awarded based on the RBFOpt and Opossum packages developed by the awardees.

RBFOpt has been in COIN-OR since […]

The restoration of the Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery

1st December, 2016|

Assistant Professor Yeo Kang Shua is featured on local Chinese newspaper Lianhe Wanbao on the restoration of the Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery.

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Summarised Translation:

The article talks about the restoration of the Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery, which featured quotes from SUTD’s architecture and sustainable design Assistant Professor, Dr Yeo Kang Shua.

Located in Toa Payoh, the […]