Professor John Miksic from NUS Southeast Asian Studies, is one of the most prominent experts on the ancient history of Singapore. This article looks back on his career so far and reveals how his studies of the past can impact Singaporeans today.
Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo from NUS Electrical and Computer Engineering discussed the rapid development of computing technologies, and his own illustrious career, both of which are closely intertwined.
Professor G.V. Shivashankar from the Mechanobiology Institute at NUS has been elected as an Associate Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). He joins a group of more than 1,800 of the best life science researchers in Europe and around the world.
With the advent of quantum computers, the secure transfer of information is more important than ever, and more sophisticated safeguards are sought-after. To this end, NUS Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Lim Ci Wen Charles explained how quantum cryptography could be the next stage of cyber security.
Three promising academics recently won the Young Researcher Award at the NUS University Awards 2019 for their outstanding contributions in their respective fields. This article reveals their research motivations, challenges, and proudest career moments.
A satellite weighing just 2.6 kilogrammes designed by the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at NUS was deployed into orbit on 17 June. It is hoped that the nanosatellite will advance the field of cyber security by demonstrating the phenomenon of "quantum entanglement" in space.
Sea anemones are common animals in many marine habitats, but the identities and classification of most tropical species remain poorly established. For the first time in over a century, NUS researchers were able to re-establish the identity of a Phymanthus sea anemone.
For the first time, the brain's immune cells (red) have been revealed at cellular resolution in a live brain, thanks to scientists from Duke-NUS. It is hoped this discovery will clarify the important role these cells play in neurological diseases.
NUS researchers have shown that carbon black, a common pigment, demonstrates a range of beautiful colours when heated with a focussed laser, and has the potential to be used in fluorescence displays.