Engineering & Technology

News

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!
12 Nov 2019
New bio-inspired hydrogels can act like superglue in highly ionic environments such as seawater, overcoming issues in currently available marine adhesives.
12 Nov 2019
Joint media release on day 2 of the Singapore FinTech Festival and Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SFF X SWITCH) 2019
12 Nov 2019
Industrial and automotive machinery, such as automotive engine parts, contain materials that are, heat-, wear-, and corrosion-resistant. They are known as "super engineering plastics," and they continue to revolutionize manufacturing processes. While they are actually plastic, they are much stronger than the typical plastics we encounter in everyday life. These materials, however, create a corrosive environment during manufacturing.
11 Nov 2019
Join us at the Singapore FinTech Festival + Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology 2019 (SFF x SWITCH)
Dr. Jinung An (left), Dr. Seunghyun Lee (middle), and Mr. Sang-hyeon Jin (right)
11 Nov 2019
Dr. Jinung An explores the human brain to discover the origin of ‘human hand motor skill.’
07 Nov 2019
A dietary fibre can help separate out semiconducting carbon nanotubes used for making transistors for flexible electronics.
06 Nov 2019
A team of engineers from the National University of Singapore has developed a highly sensitive system that uses a smartphone to rapidly detect the presence of toxin-producing algae in water within 15 minutes. This technological breakthrough could play a big role in preventing the spread of harmful microorganisms in aquatic environments, which could threaten global public health and cause environmental problems.
05 Nov 2019
Report on Thinktank Roundtable at the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2019 - by Wei Chian, with additional reporting by ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE)
04 Nov 2019
EduTECH Asia 2019 starts tomorrow at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
01 Nov 2019
The pursuit of an improved quality of life by people with increasing requirements means that conventional technology with single and standardised measurements no longer meets consumer demand. The fabrication of personalised clothes and footwear is one of the important factors that has led to the development in smart living. Prof. Charlie C.L. Wang from the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and his team have pioneered Shape Driven Technology. After further improvement and development, it is now equipped with the mature fast scanning, the big-data driven artificial intelligence and the digital knitting technology to achieve its mission of automatically fabricating personalised clothes and footwear according to individual forms. In the future, consumers will be able to place orders directly with manufacturers to fabricate customised wearable products in all kinds of styles, quickly and easily. It will take the operation mode of the manufacturing industry into a great leap towards realising the upgrade to Industry 4.0 (I4.0) / smart manufacturing. This project recently won the Silver Award in the 47th Geneva International Invention Exhibition.
01 Nov 2019
Four young researchers from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have been awarded China's Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2019. Each of them will receive a funding of RMB1.3 million to directly support their scientific research projects in Hong Kong to a maximum period of three years.
01 Nov 2019
A research team led by Professor Wei-Hsin Liao from the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has developed a lightweight smart materials-based energy harvester for scavenging energy from human motion, generating inexhaustible and sustainable power supply just from walking. Specifically, the device can capture biomechanical energy from the motion of the human knee and then convert it to electricity which can be used to power wearable electronics such as pedometers, health monitors, and GPS. This work has been published in Applied Physics Letters and recommended as a featured article by editors.
31 Oct 2019
With workshops around gamification and robotics in education, and a bigger focus on blended learning, EduTECH Asia is the event for future educators in Asia.
25 Oct 2019
Fujitsu held the Singapore leg of its Fujitsu World Tour 2019, a series of trade showcases across 11 countries over six continents that presented the latest in Fujitsu’s technology, services and solutions. With the theme, Human Centric Innovation: Driving a Trusted Future, the event focused on insights and innovative technology solutions to connect and build trust among governments, businesses and individuals. The Fujitsu World Tour 2019 Asia Conference Singapore was attended by business decision-makers and IT influencers at JW Marriott Singapore South Beach on Tuesday, 22 October 2019.
24 Oct 2019
Novel IDEAS Center will focus on delivering innovation in the application of palm oil in F&B
24 Oct 2019
By combining a compressive sensing algorithm with a digital holographic microscope, Prof. Shih-Chi CHEN of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and his research team have developed a high-speed imaging method. The new approach is able to produce two-photon microscopy images of a 3D sample in one second, which is at a speed three to five times that of the conventional point-scanning method. The research result has been published in the journal Optics Letters recently.

Events

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 from 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
28 May 2019 to 29 May 2019
Empowering Business Through Data Analytics
26 Sep 2019 to 28 Sep 2019
Taiwan Innotech Expo, formerly known as Taipei International Invention Show & Technomart (INST), will take place at Taiwan World Trade Center in Hall 1, from Sep. 26 to Sep. 28, 2019.
05 Jun 2019 to 07 Jun 2019
One massive congress covering 5 streams covering the whole education life cycle. Co-located with EduBUILD.

Researchers

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.