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20 Aug 2020
The ever-increasing workload of data centers calls for new ways to store and access data. Researchers from the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, have developed a new approach to manage databases in solid state drives, providing marked performance improvements in read/write delays and offloading database computation tasks from CPUs to increase efficiency and reduce power consumption.
09 Jul 2020
Scientists in Korea explain a new process that maximizes photon conversion in 2D materials, which could innovate photonic-based applications
09 Jul 2020
15 organizations recognized for their exemplary performance and valuable contributions in shaping new trends across Asia-Pacific
30 Jun 2020
- 2020 competition sees 30 student teams from institutions around the region competing in a showcase of mastery in state-of-the-art high-performance computing and artificial intelligence - This year’s competition includes ‘real-world’ scenarios including two new challenges to support COVID-19 research
11 Jun 2020
With governments, including Singapore’s, discouraging large-scale events such as conferences, MIT Technology Review and Koelnmesse are shifting their EmTech Asia event online.
iCeMS glioma classification
03 Jun 2020
A highly accurate machine learning tool could help doctors tailor individualized treatments for people with glioma brain tumours.
03 Jun 2020
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has established six interdisciplinary research laboratories that expand on the University’s existing research strengths.
30 Apr 2020
Nationwide mobile phone data tracking aggregated movements of people in China can accurately predict the geographical and temporal spread of COVID-19 infections up to two weeks ahead of time, according to a study in Nature.
28 Apr 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in lockdowns in different parts of the world, from the US to many European nations, there have been intense debates on when and how we can safely reopen the economy. New research led by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) computer scientists has used a data-driven modelling approach to answer the time-critical question of when the stringent social distancing and quarantine measures against COVID-19 can be loosened so that normal life and economic activities can be restored in a safe manner.
21 Apr 2020
Researchers who have shown great courage and integrity in standing up for science and scientific reasoning can be nominated until 11 May 2020
21 Apr 2020
Springer Nature continues its commitment to opening up research and enabling the advancement of discovery with the rollout of the SharedIt initiative to proceedings books.
25 Mar 2020
Singapore's National Supercomputing Centre fast track access for researchers involved in COVID-19 research. Applications are open from now until 23 September 2020.
All people entering the city from abroad who have to undergo quarantine will download the mobile app StayHomeSafe from March 14, 2020.
19 Mar 2020
Researchers of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have developed a novel geo-fencing technology, offering a smart core solution that helps save the government’s manpower in monitoring those under compulsory home quarantine amid the novel pneumonia (COVID-19) outbreak.
06 Mar 2020
Point set registration problems, i.e. finding corresponding points between shapes represented as point sets, are important in a variety of fields, so algorithms have been developed. Here, a new algorithm is discovered for point set registration problems. This algorithm is demonstrated to solve several typical problems remarkably faster than conventional methods and with the highest accuracy. This novel algorithm will be beneficial to a wide variety of technologies including computer graphics, computer vision, authentication etc.
06 Mar 2020
A design team, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been honored at the international design competition, iF Design Awards 2020.
25 Feb 2020
Professors from the Faculty of Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have been recognised by their inclusion in the AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Annual List (AI 2000). Among those included, three scholars, Professors Irwin Kuo Chin KING, Michael Rung Tsong LYU, and Sean Xiaoou TANG have been named in the list in multiple fields while eight scholars have been recognized each in one field. The awardees have earned international acclaim for their research excellence in artificial intelligence. For the awardee list, please refer to table 1.
25 Feb 2020
Mayor Cheol-ho Song (Ulsan, South Korea) visited the startup facilities of Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) on January 4, 2020.
21 Feb 2020
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has held an enterance ceremony for the 2019-2020 UNIST STEM CAMP on January 6, 2020.
20 Feb 2020
KAIST · GIST · DGIST · UNIST work together to prepare a joint innovation plan in the areas of education, research, globalization, and system.
07 Feb 2020
A research group led by Professor Li Zhang, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has developed a strategy that selects the optimised bio-inspired microrobotic swarms in different bio-fluids. The swarms reported may have great potential in medical applications, and this work is an important intermediate step from a fundamental understanding of microrobotic swarms to their clinic applications. The related results have been published in Nature Communications, a prestigious international scientific journal.
07 Feb 2020
A genetic engineering team of undergraduate students at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has been awarded a Gold medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2019 Giant Jamboree held in Boston, USA. Under the project named “Banana Savior: The X Sense”, they have designed a rapid test for a new disease Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW). They hope the novel design can help farmers in Africa and quarantine departments to realise early detection of the disease and help stop it from spreading. This is the sixth time that a CUHK team has won gold in the annual premier synthetic biology competition.
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05 Feb 2020
The origin of how the Universe created its voids and filaments can now be studied within seconds after researchers developed an artificial intelligence tool called Dark Emulator.
04 Feb 2020
Pressing issues in science and technology, including in healthcare and climate change, took centre-stage at the recent Global Young Scientists Summit 2020 where eminent scientists and talented young researchers worldwide convened in Singapore.
04 Feb 2020
EmTech Asia 2020 has been postponed to 4-5 August 2020 from its original February dates due to the Covid-19 situation in Singapore having higher public health impact.
28 Jan 2020
In a recent study from Hiroshima University, researchers turned to mathematics to predict hive patterns in humans.
Image caption: (a) Kerr rotation mapping of an iron, cobalt, nickel composite spread using the more accurate high throughput experimentation method, (b) only high throughput calculation, and (c) the Iwasaki et al. combined approach. The combined approach provides a much more accurate prediction of the composite spread’s Kerr rotation compared to high throughput calculation on its own.
24 Jan 2020
Machine learning augments experimental and computational methods for cheaper predictions of material properties.
11 Dec 2019
Join Shelley Peterson, Emerging Technologies Lead and Principal Investigator for Augmented Reality at Lockheed Martin, as she speaks at EmTech Asia this February.
09 Dec 2019
Researchers have announced the demonstration of high-speed spin-orbit-torque magnetoresistive random access memory cell compatible with 300 mm Si CMOS technology.
22 Nov 2019
Forward Leading is to host AI & Big Data Leaders Summit in Hong Kong on December 5 & 6, at the Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui, bringing together over 150 data and tech leaders from a wide range of industries.
City University of Hong Kong, CityU, CityUResearch
22 Nov 2019
Sensing a hug from your friend through a video call with him/her may become a reality soon. A joint-research team consisted of scientists and engineers from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and Northwestern University in the United States has developed a skin-integrated virtual reality (VR) system, which can be controlled and powered wirelessly. The innovation has great application potential in communications, prosthetic control and rehabilitation, as well as gaming and entertainment.

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