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28 Aug 2012
Toronto, Ontario; Ithaca, NY; Singapore, August 28th, 2012 - Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has attracted interest from the medical imaging community for its ability to provide live 3D images at near microscopic levels, offering an ‘optical ultrasound’ alternative for doctors.
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17 Aug 2012
A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and Futurewei Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei), have signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) to develop and advance Through Silicon Interposer (TSI) technology.
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14 Aug 2012
I2R’s Techfest 2012 showcases the latest exciting innovations from revolutionary big data analytics to next-generation entertainment technologies. Techfest 2012 and ICM Horizons will be open to the public from 10am to 6pm on 15th and 16th August 2012.
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02 Aug 2012
A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME), has signed a research collaboration agreement with Delta Networks, Inc. (Delta), a global leader in power, thermal management solutions and networking products, to develop a metamaterial (MTM) antenna for wireless application that offers improvements in performance with reduced power and cost.
A sample of a nanoimprinted plastic film
02 Aug 2012
Scientists from A*STAR’s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) will partner companies to develop, prototype and conduct pilot large scale manufacturing of nanoimprinted materials with better performance and at potentially lower cost than current production methods.
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11 Jul 2012
805 engineers or 2322 SOAs (number of trainee-module) have been successfully trained through the 8 WSQ training programmes, funded by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA), and developed by the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).
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10 Jul 2012
A study led by Associate Prof. Kenji Nakahara at Hokkaido University in Japan has found a component in tobacco that makes crop immune systems more resistant to viral attacks.
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26 Jun 2012
Singapore’s Data Storage Institute (DSI), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) has developed a big data software that enables travel companies and hotels to tap the growth potential of online travel bookings.
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15 Jun 2012
A pioneering study by researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shed light on the prevention of heat stroke for outdoor workers in a scientific manner. One of the major recommendations is to link up the Very Hot Weather Signal issued by the Hong Kong Observatory with additional breaks for outdoor workers on stuffy work days.
12 Jun 2012
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Canada has underscored its 35 years of strong and sustained partnership in the 9th ASEAN-Canada Dialogue held on June 7 to 8 in Bangkok, Thailand.
07 Jun 2012
A*STAR’s Snap2Tell image recognition technology is at the forefront of new media applications for mobile phone and iPad users.
06 Jun 2012
Singapore, 6 June 2012 - The 2nd phase will build on the work accomplished in Phase I to develop 3 product-oriented (PO) devices, namely, the Oscillator, Magnetometer and Energy Harvester, which are among the fastest growing MEMS devices in the next five years.
05 Jun 2012
The resulting technology will substantially enhance performance, lower costs and shrink the size of multi-megapixel image sensors found in mobile applications such as smart phones, digital cameras and tablet personal computers.
04 Jun 2012
Singapore, 4 June 2012 - The temperature sensor will be part of a tyre pressure monitoring system which maintains the correct tyre pressure for comfortable driving, fuel efficiency, longer tyre-life and higher safety for the driver.
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31 May 2012
Singapore, 31 May 2012 - Singapore today announced the establishment of the Advanced Remanufacturing & Technology Centre (ARTC), the first centre in Asia to look into research and development (R&D) to develop technologies for remanufacturing that can be readily adopted by industry.
25 May 2012
The latest news and events from the world of nanotechnology. Including the 2013 IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference, 2013 IEEE 26th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems and details of the 12th Asia Pacific Physics Conference
24 May 2012
The University of Strathclyde has been selected as the exclusive European partner university for South Korea’s global research and commercialisation programme.
24 May 2012
The IME and NXP team will collaborate on the development of process technologies for the manufacturing of GaN devices on 200mm wafer, which is expected to bring about considerable reduction in manufacturing cost compared to using smaller size wafers.
SEM image showing the engineered anti-reflective nanostructures
23 May 2012
The innovative plastics offer improved performance and wider viewing angles over existing anti-reflective plastics in the market. This plastic uses a locally-developed nanotechnology method that creates a complex pattern of super tiny structures that mimic the patterns found on a moth’s eye, which has a unique method of diffusing light.
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18 May 2012
The 10th International Nanotech Symposium & Nano-convergence Expo in Korea.
27 Apr 2012
We are pleased to announce that on 12th of April, 2012, Toyohashi Tech had made an exchange agreement between School of Innovation Science, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e).
19 Apr 2012
The High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), recently joined to TIA-nano as a new core institute, in addition to the existing core institutes, the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), and the University of Tsukuba.
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19 Apr 2012
On Monday, April 9, 2012, the US-Japan Higher Education Panel was held at the Rihga Royal Hotel Tokyo under Waseda University’s auspices.
11 Apr 2012
Albukhary Foundation is pleased to announce its 2012/2013 scholarships for disadvantaged, underprivileged and marginalised applicants for admission into AiU, in Kedah, Malaysia.
10 Apr 2012
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will make further contribution to China's High-Speed Rail through its Shenzhen Base.
03 Apr 2012
Panels always seem to damage during the installation of kitchen cabinets in Malaysian kitchens. The damages are in the form of split holes, loose holes and delamination. Hence Falah Abu and Mansur Ahmad of UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia studied the quality of particleboard panels in 28 Malaysian kitchens.
02 Apr 2012
3 to 6-month paid internships available May 2012 onwards. Positions available: Research Communicator AND Advertising/Marketing Coordinator
30 Mar 2012
Japan was stricken by a triple crisis of mega earthquakes, monster tsunami, and nuclear meltdown at Fukushima.
30 Mar 2012
The Great East Japan Earthquake has dramatically altered the way the Japanese economy is seen. For example, the way that housing and real estate values are seen in Japan has changed since 3.11. Location value is what determines the values of homes and real estate.
30 Mar 2012
The accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant caused by the East Japan Great Earthquake Disaster has made it necessary to fundamentally revise the existing nuclear-centric energy policy.

Events

01 Jul 2006
The seminar aims at highlighting the strategic initiatives taken by IndianJournals.com in the field of e-publishing & promotion of Indian Publications
08 Aug 2006
The 2006 International Conference on Business IT (BIZIT 2006) aims to bring together academicians, researchers, and developers interested in exchanging ideas, innovations, and experiences in the areas of Business Technology.
26 Jun 2006
INTAC III provides a venue for scholars both from Muslim and Non-Muslim countries to share their ideas and empirical findings on the major issues in accounting research reflected in the theme of the conference.
20 Jun 2006
The aim of MICRA 2006 is to further the advancement of knowledge in all aspects of construction and to keep members in touch with the latest information on construction management.
18 Sep 2006
The conference is a response to the growing awareness about the need for policy shift from the traditional technology transfer practice to a policy position that is capable of providing a sustainable basis for innovation and technological progress in developing countries.
12 Apr 2006
The seminar aims at highlighting the strategic initiatives taken by IndianJournals.com in the field of e-publishing and promotion of Indian Publications, in order to provide a global exposure along with national recognition, in the larger interest of Academicians, Societies & Publishers.
06 Dec 2006
This conference provides a forum to discuss the interdependencies of the global economy affecting all aspects of the business and economics issues in a global context.
28 Jun 2006
The theme of the conference, “Bridging Opportunities and Competencies of Entrepreneurs for Global Markets” aims to bring papers containing original contributions on theories, practice, empirical studies, case analysis, and researches in all areas of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial management, and entrepreneurial education.
02 Mar 2006
The Philippines' potential to lead in information and communications technology (ICT) and Game Development is very promising. Currently, we are the preferred IT outsourcing candidate, second only to India.
06 Jun 2006
The Conference on Natural Resources in the Tropics is designed to bring out the latest R & D findings in the utilization and management of natural resources particularly in ASEAN countries to the private sector, researchers, academicians, managers of resources, industrialists and policy makers.
06 Dec 2005
The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research will be organising this important conference to the theme of "Enhancing Competitiveness for Economic Growth"
29 Nov 2005
The CWANA region covers an area of 1.7 billion ha with an estimated population of over 700 million people and a huge potential for regional seed market.
09 Jun 2005
The "2005 Euro-Malaysia ICT Cooperation Event" (or "EuroMalaysia2005") is an event organised at the initiative of the European Commission (DG Information Society) and of MIMOS Berhad.
31 Oct 2005
The development of optimization techniques is pivotal in pushing technology frontiers in the eBusiness era. The goal of SJOM 2005 meeting is to bring together optimization practitioners and researchers in the areas of optimization theories and practices.

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Giants in history

Physicist Narinder Singh Kapany (31 October 1926 – 4 December 2020) pioneered the use of optical fibres to transmit images, and founded several optical technology companies. Born in Punjab, India, he worked at a local optical instruments factory before moving to London for PhD studies at Imperial College. There, he devised a flexible fibrescope to convey images along bundles of glass fibres.
Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie (25 June 1936 – 11 September 2019) was an Indonesian engineer who was President of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999.
Rapee Sagarik (4 December 1922 – 17 February 2018) was Thailand’s renowned expert on orchids.
U Hla Myint (1920 – 2017) was a celebrated economist from Myanmar. Considered a prodigy, he was admitted to Rangoon University to study economics when he was just 14 years old. He went on to earn a Ph.D. at the London School of Economics (LSE).