Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), under QS's 2019 Top 50 under 50, is the world's No. 1 young university for the sixth consecutive year. Being a research-intensive public university in Singapore, it has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in engineering, business, science, humanities, arts, social sciences, education and medicine.
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2023
14 Aug 2023

Aerogels 2024-2034: Technologies, Markets and Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Edmondson
20 Mar 2023

Wearable Technology Forecasts 2023-2033

IDTechEx Report: Dr Tess Skyrme and Sam Dale
6 Mar 2023

E-Textiles and Smart Clothing Markets 2023-2033: Technologies, Players, and Applications

IDTechEx Report: Dr Tess Skyrme
2022
10 Oct 2022

Device Converts the Slightest Breeze into Electricity

Scientists have developed a low-cost device that can harness energy from wind as gentle as a light breeze and store it as electricity.
9 Sep 2022

Wearable Robot Catches Fall

Researchers have developed a wearable assistive robot that can detect and prevent a fall before it happens, reducing the user's risk of sustaining injuries. The robot can also be used to aid patients' rehabilitation from their injuries.
11 Jul 2022

Smart Textiles Sense How Their Users are Moving

Researchers develop a comfortable, form-fitting fabric that recognizes its wearer's activities, like walking, running, and jumping.
3 Jun 2022

Stretchable, Waterproof Fabric Turns Body Movements into Electricity

Scientists have developed a stretchable and waterproof 'fabric' that turns energy generated from body movements into electrical energy.
5 May 2022

Recycled Glass Waste Replaces Sand in 3D Printing

Researchers have developed the capability to use recycled glass in 3D printing, opening doors to a more environmentally sustainable way of building and construction.
21 Mar 2022

A Fabric That Hears Your Heart Beat

Inspired by the human ear, a new acoustic fabric converts audible sounds into electrical signals.
28 Feb 2022

Quick Way to Check Quality of 3D Printed Alloys

Scientists have developed a fast and low-cost imaging method that can analyse the structure of 3D-printed metal parts and offer insights into the quality of the material.
2021
17 Dec 2021

3D Printing Leads to Light Weight Knee Brace for the Elderly

A lighter, yet more robust knee brace for the elderly who suffer from knee problems has been developed in a collaboration with 3D printing specialists.
15 Dec 2021

Batteries of the Future Could be Paper-Thin and Biodegradable

Scientists have developed paper-thin biodegradable zinc batteries that could one day become an environmentally sustainable option for powering flexible and wearable electronic systems. The zinc batteries are made up of electrodes screen-printed on to both sides of a piece of cellulose paper that has been reinforced with hydrogel.
15 Sep 2021

Researchers Design Sensors to Rapidly Detect Plant Hormones

SMART nanosensors are safer and less tedious than existing techniques for testing plants' response to compounds such as herbicides.
7 Sep 2021

NTU-Hyundai to Tap AI, 3D Printing for Electric Vehicle Manufacturing

NTU Singapore and Hyundai Motor Group have entered into an agreement to conduct a series of joint research projects focusing on advanced solutions for the manufacturing of electric vehicles and to develop future mobility solutions.
27 Aug 2021

Pollen Developed Into 3D Printing Ink for Biomedical Applications

Scientists have found a way to use sunflower pollen to develop a 3D printing ink material that could be used to fabricate parts useful for tissue engineering, toxicity testing and drug delivery.
17 Aug 2021

Stretchable Battery That is Powered by Sweat

Scientists have developed a soft and stretchable battery that is powered by human perspiration. The prototype battery consists of printed silver flake electrodes that generate electricity in the presence of sweat. Measuring 2 cm by 2 cm and as flat as a small paper bandage, the battery is affixed to a flexible and sweat absorbent textile that is stretchable and attachable to wearable devices, like watches, wrist bands or arm straps.
16 Aug 2021

Flexible Material That can Stiffen on Demand

Scientists have developed a new type of 'chain mail' fabric that is flexible like cloth but can stiffen on demand.
2 Aug 2021

Flexible Ultraviolet Sensors for Use in Wearables

To enable the development of wearable devices that possess advanced ultraviolet detection functions, scientists have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive.
12 May 2021

An Electrifying Way to Seal Broken Blood Vessels

A team of researchers has developed a device that offers a quicker and less invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically-activated glue patch applied via a minimally invasive balloon catheter.
21 Apr 2021

New Perovskite Fabrication Method for Large-Scale Production

A new, simpler solution process for fabricating stable perovskite solar cells overcomes the key bottleneck to large-scale production and commercialization of this promising renewable-energy technology, which has remained tantalizingly out of reach for more than a decade.