Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Alibaba launches talent programme in Singapore with support from NTU, EDB
SINGAPORE (Sept 3): Alibaba Group on Monday launched the Alibaba Talent Programme in Singapore with support from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and the Economic Development Board (EDB) under the Industrial Postgraduate Programme (IPP). This talent programme is part of Alibaba’s mission to nurture future research and development (R&) talent in Singapore, especially in ...
NTU jointly launches Dyson's first on-campus engineering studio in Asia for aspiring technopreneurs
SINGAPORE (Aug 27): Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Dyson have jointly launched the Dyson-NTU Studio, an engineering studio that offers a semester-long undergraduate course module to NTU engineering students.   Known as the Product Development Challenge module, the course will be guided by NTU professors and Dyson engineers, and is due to commence this academic year. It will ...
Mini driverless city gives Singapore edge in race to robot buses
(June 5): In the race to deploy driverless public transport, Singapore has built a mini town that could vault it into pole position. The 2-hectare complex, unveiled in November, has intersections, traffic lights, bus stops and pedestrian crossings, all built to the specifications that Singapore uses for its public roads. There’s a mini hill to check how vehicle sensors perform when they ...
Alibaba and NTU launch first joint research institute outside of China, plans a DAMO lab in Singapore
SINGAPORE (Feb 28): Alibaba Group is teaming up with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to launch its first joint research institute outside of China. Dubbed the Alibaba-NTU Singapore Joint Research Institute, the lab will bring together NTU’s strength in artificial intelligence (AI), and Alibaba’s capabilities in natural language processing, cloud computing and machine ...
DBS partners NTU to launch new wealth management track for undergraduates
SINGAPORE (Feb 13): DBS Bank and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have teamed up to launch a new Applied Wealth Management track for the latter’s undergraduates, to be introduced under the current Banking & Finance specialisation of the Bachelor of Business degree programme by NTU’s Nanyang Business School. In all, the new track aims to build a sustainable talent pool of wealth ...
Power dressing: NTU scientists create fabric that generates electricity
SINGAPORE (Jan 30): Imagine soldiers wearing uniforms that can power their night vision goggles and personal weapons. Or sportsmen wearing jerseys with embedded sensors for health and sports performance diagnostics. Well, scientists at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University have created the fabric-like supercapacitor which works like a fast-charging battery and can be recharged many ...
SingPost to start trial of e-three-wheeler for mail delivery
SINGAPORE (March 25): Singapore Post and TUMCREATE will start from March 28 the road trial of a prototype electric three-wheeler to boost mail delivery efficiency. Developed by researchers with TUMCREATE, in conjunction with SingPost, the customised vehicle will serve as a test bed for concepts that will guide SingPost’s application of electric vehicle technology for postal operations and ...
Robot that removes cancer tumours without incisions gets $20.5 mil funding
SINGAPORE (March 16): Local medical robotics firm EndoMaster announced Thursday that it raised $20.5 million in March – one of the largest sums for Series B funding for medical technology companies in Singapore. EndoMaster’s robotic-assisted surgical system is able to remove gastro-intestinal cancer tumours without the need for surgical incisions on the body or organ. According to ...
NTU invents ultrafast camera for autonomous vehicles
SINGAPORE (Feb 16): Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed an ultrafast high-contrast camera that could help autonomous vehicles and drones “see” better in extreme road conditions and bad weather. Unlike regular optical cameras, NTU’s Celex will not be blinded by bright light and is able to make out details in the dark. It is also able to record the ...
3 ways Hyflux plans to raise global competitiveness in partnership with EDB
SINGAPORE (Feb 7): Hyflux is partnering the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) to bolster its global competitiveness via the means of investments across three fronts.    These comprise making investments to improve manufacturing productivity; commercialise next-generation membrane technologies; and diversify from its traditional infrastructure business, says the local ...