Engineering & Technology

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“Metallurgists are very interested in analysing material microstructures because they determine their properties,” says Dmitry Bulgarevich of Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS).
23 Jan 2020
Machine learning approaches are being used to automatically tag microscopic structures in pictures of steel alloys.
Conceptual illustration showing deep-sea osmolyte TMAO stabilizing the interaction between microtubules and kinesins. (Munmun, T. et. al., Chemical Communications, December 26, 2019)
22 Jan 2020
Researchers have discovered a method to control biomolecular machines over a wide temperature range using deep-sea osmolyte trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO). This finding could open a new dimension in the application of artificial machines fabricated from biomolecular motors and other proteins.
Quantum dots made of cadmium sulfide emit ultraviolet and blue wavelengths of light. Toxicity remains a concern for biological applications.
22 Jan 2020
Tiny nanoparticles can illuminate tissues and cells, but safer, more effective materials are needed before their mainstream application.
17 Jan 2020
Playing with the elements of magnetic alloys can lead to effective industrial catalysts.
16 Jan 2020
The Smart Wearable Device Asia Pacific Summit (SWAP) 2020, hosted by Duxes, took place at the Marco Polo Hotel in Shenzhen, China, from January 13-14.
16 Jan 2020
Half a century of metal testing aims to make Japan’s industries safe.
15 Jan 2020
Opening plenary lecture by Sir Konstantin Novoselov, Nobel Prize in Physics (2010), at the Global Young Scientists Summit 2020.
13 Jan 2020
A team of NUS researchers have come up with the pH Watch, an ‘add-on’ to a wearable health monitoring gadget that can tell users about the condition of their health from their sweat pH.
Smart pet wearable necklace
13 Jan 2020
DGIST startup 'N-Side' to showcase the products applying graduate students' research findings in 'CES 2020'. Presented a smart necklace to commune with pets using a wireless sensor.
holographic
12 Jan 2020
The design boosts the image appeal of LCD-generated holographic scenes while retaining the popular flat-panel format.
10 Jan 2020
An implantable device has the potential to revolutionize how neuroscientists study the brain and treat diseases.
The cathode is designed to facilitate the uptake and release of oxygen, processes that are needed for discharging and charging a lithium-air battery.
09 Jan 2020
A low-cost catalyst on a sulphur-doped, porous, carbon nanostructure improves the performance of lithium batteries that run on air.
A smart wearable real-time diagnosis sensor applying complex nature-mimicking structure
07 Jan 2020
Dramatically improved sensor stability with complex structural design that mimics snake motions, spider webs, and paper craft. Expected to be applied in various fields such as bio-diagnosis, smart skin, clothes, and livestock diagnosis.
17 Dec 2019
The Global Young Scientists Summit 2020 in Singapore gathers new and returning eminent scientists and talented young researchers worldwide to convene in Singapore, to spark new ideas and innovations.
13 Dec 2019
Researchers in Korea have found an effective and inexpensive strategy to transform solar cells from opaque to transparent.
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.
04 Dec 2019
A new material that stiffens 1,800-fold when exposed to heat could protect motorcyclists and racecar drivers during accidents.
04 Dec 2019
MIT Technology Review’s ‘Innovators Under 35’ list for the Asia Pacific region honours 10 women and 10 men. In association with EmTech Asia 2020, the list celebrates 20 researchers, inventors, and entrepreneurs who are changing the world.
03 Dec 2019
Enlit is the new brand for the worldwide series of POWERGEN and Utility Week events
27 Nov 2019
Singapore’s first and largest co-working laboratory and office space is fully equipped and designed to help biotech start-ups commercialise breakthrough innovations
27 Nov 2019
The Nanotechnology Symposium will be held on 21st February 2020 at World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur, held in conjunction with the 19th edition of Malaysia Technology Expo.
25 Nov 2019
A team from the National University of Singapore has created a material that is half as light as paper and highly flexible but also shows enhanced characteristics for electrical conductivity, heat generation, fire-resistance, strain-sensing and is inherently capable of wireless communications.
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.
22 Nov 2019
Forward Leading is to host Digital Marketing Leaders Summit in Hong Kong on December 5 & 6, at the Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui, bringing together over 150 senior marketers 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.
22 Nov 2019
PwC, Rabobank and Temasek launch The Asia Food Challenge Report, highlighting $800 billion investment opportunity in Asia’s Agri-Food sector over the next decade. Report estimates market to grow 7% per year; Asia to double its spending on food to over US$8 trillion by 2030
22 Nov 2019
Region faces threats to food security, from climate change and soil degradation to population growth, obesity and diabetes. 800 agribusinesses, food brands, investors and innovators to discuss focus for innovation and investment.
19 Nov 2019
Joint media release from the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH)
13 Nov 2019
Presentation by Dr Javad Rostami, City University of Hong Kong, at TechInnovation 2019, Singapore, on 11 November 2019
13 Nov 2019
Get ready for a busy week of networking and insights into the future of Asia's agri-food value chain!

Events

08 Jun 2020 to 10 Jun 2020
ITEX is where commercialisation of inventions/new products happens. Inventors can seek out potential investors here and convince them why funding their invention can benefit society.
03 Apr 2020 to 04 Apr 2020
Deadline for registration 15 January 2019!
22 Sep 2020 to 24 Sep 2020
POWERGEN Asia 2020 and co-located Asian Utility Week represent the premier global meeting place for the Asian end-to-end power value chain.
01 Sep 2020 to 02 Sep 2020
Identity Week Asia comprises of three world-class events: Digital:ID Asia, Planet Biometrics Asia and SDW Asia – all focused on the concept of identity.
22 Apr 2020 to 23 Apr 2020
Converging Marketing & Technology for a Winning Future
20 Feb 2020 to 21 Feb 2020
Converging Marketing & Technology for a Winning Future
09 Dec 2019 to 10 Dec 2019
The ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference is a flagship programme of the ASEAN Young Scientists Network; the official platform for young researchers in the region.
14 Jan 2020 to 17 Jan 2020
Organised by the National Research Foundation (NRF) Singapore, the Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) brings together distinguished scientists, post-graduates and academics for four days of learning and mentoring from 14 to 17 January 2020.
26 Nov 2019 to 27 Nov 2019
Conference will focus on the issues and challenges of sustainable waste management, from the planning to implementation phases.
11 Nov 2019 to 15 Nov 2019
Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) will come together as SFF x SWITCH. Together, it will form a comprehensive showcase of innovative technologies across 5 key sectors to prime business transformation.
25 Feb 2020 to 26 Feb 2020
Technology Impacts Every Sector. Don't Get Left Behind.
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), jointly with Ulsan Metropolitan City, held the "Graphene Symposium in Ulsan" on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
13 Jan 2020 to 14 Jan 2020
Duxes is pleased to announce the launch of the Smart Wearable Device Asia Pacific Summit 2020 (SWAP), that will take place in Shenzhen, China. January 13-14. This upcoming event aims to meet the latest demands of companies in the smart wearable device market, shedding light on current hot topics, industry concerns and the latest innovations.
23 Sep 2019 to 24 Sep 2019
The conference will provide an interactive platform for governments, municipalities, urban planners, developers, urban futurists, solution providers and innovators to converge and make positive impact in shaping resilient and sustainable cities.
31 Mar 2020 to 02 Apr 2020
Region's Leading Water and Wastewater Event for Developing Asia
09 Oct 2019 to 11 Oct 2019
This 3-day event will showcase green technology solutions represented by 350 exhibitors from 35 countries.
10 Oct 2019 to 12 Oct 2019
The promotion period has been extended to 30 August 2019.
03 Sep 2019 to 05 Sep 2019
For more than a quarter of a century, POWERGEN Asia has served as Asia's premier forum for the power generation industry. Attracting over 8,500 attendees from more than 60 countries, POWERGEN Asia covers all forms of power generation, from conventional to renewable energy and other low-carbon options. This leading forum is where the power industry can meet, share and discuss solutions for Asia's energy future.
05 Dec 2019 to 06 Dec 2019
The summit will bring together 150 data scientists, analysts, engineers, AI researchers and business executives from a wide range of industries to learn, network and experience the full potential of Big Data and AI.
01 Oct 2019 to 03 Oct 2019
Advancing Innovation, Embracing Transformation and Securing the future
29 Oct 2019 to 01 Nov 2019
The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) is an annual platform for energy professionals, policymakers and commentators to share best practices and solutions within the global energy space.
05 Nov 2019 to 06 Nov 2019
Asia's largest education exhibition and conference. Bringing together the entire education sector in South East Asia to learn, be inspired and exchange ideas.
11 Sep 2019 to 12 Sep 2019
Singapore’s most exclusive Big Data & AI conference is coming back! Join us this September for a knowledge-sharing, content-driven, pitch-free event.
11 Jun 2019 to 13 Jun 2019
CES Asia 2019 will return to Shanghai June 11-13 as the only industry event focused on the Asia-Pacific market.
11 Sep 2019 to 12 Sep 2019
With 20 big brand speakers taking the stage to share their case studies and practical advice, the Digital Marketing Leaders Summit is the best opportunity to gain critical insights and inspirations of how to make your marketing strategy more effective.
24 Apr 2019 to 25 Apr 2019
A unique 2-day event where to gain the tools and techniques to craft a powerful brand, access the latest case studies and learn how to adapt to the evolving marketing landscape
24 Sep 2019 to 25 Sep 2019
The Leading Event for Retail Logistics - Now Also in Asia
08 Oct 2019 to 09 Oct 2019
Exploring Next-Generation Government, Commercial & Citizen Identity Solutions

Researchers

A robotics scientist focused on innovating robotic devices for interventions requiring magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance, e.g. stereotactic neurosurgery and cardiac catheterization.
Professor in Electrical Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).
Jiguang Wang is an Assistant Professor in Division of Life Science (LIFS) and Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
Current: Deputy and Administrative Director & Principal Investigator of International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) . Professor at the Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Professor Tetsuya Kodama is a biomedical engineer at the Laboratory of Biomedical Engineering for Cancer, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Tohoku University.
Dr. Omachi is Associate Professor, Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University
Kyoung- Jin Choi
Prof. Kyoung- Jin Choi leads the Energy Conversion Materials Lab at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST). He is also the editor of Electronic Materials Letters.
Ilkwon Oh
Prof. Oh is the director of the Creative Research Initiative Center for Functionally Antagonistic Nano-Engineering, and the director of the Active Materials and Dynamic Systems Lab at KAIST.