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"Magic Closet" system allows automatic pairing of clothing for different occasions

Asst Prof Yan Shuicheng from NUS Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering has developed a virtual clothing pairing technology that helps people to automatically pair their clothes for different occasions.
Lianhe Zaobao, 5 March 2013 , p9

Can't decide what outfit to wear? Just ask this software

A team of engineers led by Dr Yan Shuicheng from NUS Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has developed "Magic Closet", a novel invention that dishes out suggestions to help users dress up for different occasions.
The Straits Times, 21 February 2013 , Home, pB5

Keeping a watch on seniors living alone

A team of engineers led by Assoc Prof Tan Kok Kiong from the NUS Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering, have come up with a wristwatch device that can send distress signals when an elderly person runs into health emergencies at home.
The Straits Times, 22 January 2013 , Home, pB6

Still in school but they're already their own bosses

Third-year NUS Electrical Engineering student Mr Zhao Dexin founded Imperio Trading, which offers apparel, corporate-gift manufacturing and printing services.
My Paper, 19 November 2012 , pA10-A11

NUS launches program to prepare undergraduates for the aerospace industry

The NUS Faculty of Engineering has launched a new Aerospace Systems Initiative which will prepare engineering students for the aerospace industry.
Berita Harian, 30 October 2012 , p3

'Growing cheaper screens', energy cells

Dr Ho Ghim Wei and PhD student Kevin Moe from the NUS Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering have developed a novel water-based method of fabricating "transparent conductors" that will pave the way for much cheaper and energy efficient electronics.
TODAY, 28 September 2012 , p28 & p30

Local researchers experiment on using light to "attract" objects

A group of researchers from the NUS Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering led by Dr Qiu Chengwei are on the verge of coming out with a device that uses only a single light beam as "optical vacuum" to pull objects.
Lianhe Zaobao, 2 August 2012 , p14

Bright young inventors

This feature on robotic innovations highlighted three projects by NUS engineering students, namely, Project Neuron, Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle for Indoor 3-D Mapping and Gait Rehab.
The Straits Times, 12 September 2012 , Digital Life, p12-15

Local researchers experiment on using light to "attract" objects

A group of researchers from the NUS Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering led by Dr Qiu Chengwei are on the verge of coming out with a device that uses only a single light beam as "optical vacuum" to pull objects.
Lianhe Zaobao, 2 August 2012 , p14

NUS students, staff to test electric vehicles on campus

Staff and students of NUS will get to test a fleet of 10 mini electric vehicles under an agreement between the NUS Faculty of Engineering and Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific.
The New Paper, 20 July 2012 , p9

Micro electric vehicle tests at NUS

The NUS Faculty of Engineering and Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific have launched a one-year joint study to find out whether it is viable to use micro electric vehicles for short distance travel in Singapore.
TODAY, 20 July 2012 , p24

NUS staff testing mini electric cars

The NUS Faculty of Engineering signed an agreement with Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific to test 10 single-seat mini electric vehicles in the NUS Kent Ridge Campus for a year.
The Straits Times, 20 July 2012 , Home, pB14

Mini electric powered vehicles tested at the NUS campus

NUS and Toyota Tsusho Asia-Pacific are working together for the testing of micro electric vehicles on campus.
Berita Harian, 20 July 2012 , p4

NUS cooperates with Toyota to develop unmanned electric car

The NUS Faculty of Engineering and Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific have inked an agreement to develop and test a new model of unmanned micro electric car for Singapore's climate.
Lianhe Zaobao, 20 July 2012 , p5

Wearable sensors among 7 projects to get funding

A project led by Prof Lian Yong of the NUS Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the seven major research projects funded by the National Research Foundation in its eight Competitive Research Programme grant call.
The Straits Times, 20 April 2012 , Home, pC3

NUS running electric vehicle trial

NUS will launch a trial this year to study whether one-seater electric vehicles can enhance travel around its campuses. The year-long study is led by Prof Chua Kee Chaing, Head of the Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the NUS Faculty of Engineering.
The Straits Times, 14 January 2012 , Home, pB12

Dedication leads to award for A*Star don

Prof Kwong Dim-Lee, Executive Director of the Institute of Microelectronics of Agency for Science, Technology and Research and Professor at the NUS Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the global Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer's Frederik Philips Award.
The Straits Times, 8 December 2011 , Home, pB4  

Happiness at work is the most important thing

This was a feature on fresh graduates with high-paying jobs. A fresh engineering graduate from NUS, Mr Chen Guan Hao, 25, is a business analyst with a global financial institution who is earning more than $8,000 a month. He shared on the sacrifices he had to make with his free time in order to accumulate experience through part-time work and attending extra courses while still an undergraduate. He noted that the important thing was to be happy with his work and that dreams cannot be measured in monetary terms.
Lianhe Zaobao, 31 July 2011 , p12  

He helps you Net a jolly good deal

NUS engineering graduand starts auction website that sells latest electronics gadgets at rock-bottom prices.
TODAY, 7 July 2011, p51  

NUS team makes cheap power from rainwater

Scientists at NUS have found a cheap way to convert rainwater into electricity and they are expanding their research to include sea water and wastewater.
The Straits Times, 2 July 2011 , Home, pB14  

NUS emerges as Asia's leading university in engineering disciplines

In the first-ever QS World University Rankings by Subject, NUS was ranked as the seventh-best university in the world for civil engineering; 10th-best in the world for chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering; and 12th-best in the world for computer science.
My Paper, 5 April 2011 , pA2  

Light device is no lightweight

The idea for a small ECG device came to Professor Lian Yong from NUS' Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering when he thought about how the current boxy devices only run for a maximum of three days without changing batteries.
The Straits Times, 21 January 2011, p C15  

Clearbridge Vitalsigns develops ECG chip

Clearbridge Vitalsigns, a new spin-off company from NUS, will develop and commercialise a novel, ultra-low powered electrocardiogram (ECG) chip, which was researched by the NUS Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
The Business Times, 18 January 2011 , p9  

MDA back with another quirky spin on annual report

MXR Corporation, company founded by NUS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering academics, Asst Prof Steven Zhou Zhiying, and Assoc Prof Adrian Cheok, Director of NUS Mixed Reality Lab, was the creative spark behind Media Development Authority's latest annual report.
The Straits Times, 22 October 2010 , Life! pC4  

ITE graduate received first class NUS degree

Mr Mohamed Akhbar Khan Akhtar, an ex-ITE student who entered NUS after completing his ITE and polytechnic studies, graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Electrical Engineering from NUS.
Berita Harian, 8 July 2010 , p1  

Throwing light on optical microscopy

Asst Prof Chen Nanguang, NUS Dept of Bioengineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering, highlighted that a novel optical microscopy method had been developed in the Optical Bioimaging Lab at NUS.
The Straits Times, 12 June 2010 , Science, pD10  

Husband-and-wife team wins European design competition

Jason Teo, a PhD student at the NUS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Zhang Yan Ling, an engineer, had won first prize in the hArtes Design Competition 2009 for their invention, the Smart2oon Solar Management System.
Lianhe Zaobao, 13 April 2010 , Section 1, p8  

Rare dragonfly species sighted at Toa Payoh Town Park

Assoc Prof Cheong Loong Fa, NUS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was a nature enthusiast who enjoyed studying dragonflies and other insects.
Lianhe Zaobao, 31 March 2010 , Section 1, p4  

Scientist grabbed opportunity in business, did not forget community

In addition to contributing academic papers to international journals, Assoc Prof Abdul Rahim Bin Leyman, NUS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, had contributed was also an entrepreneur.
Berita Harian, 1 January 2010 , p3  

Club to review safety rules

According to Prof Liew Ah Choy, NUS Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the warning system that most golf clubs had put in place was sufficient.
The New Paper, 27 October 2009 , p12  

Lightning activity at its peak now

Prof Liew Ah Choy, NUS Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, explained that the Met Services gathered data on lightning activity in two ways, both of which involved the use of radar. However, neither system was foolproof.
The Straits Times, 27 October 2009 , Home, pB4  

NUS team develops mini ECG device

A team of five NUS researchers from the Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering had developed an electrocardiogram chip that could be embedded into a T-shirt to monitor patients who had recently undergone heart surgery and patients with irregular heartbeats.
The Straits Times, 22 October 2009 , Home, pB8  

Leading lights in science

A team from the NUS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering was one of the two winning teams recognised for their discovery of significant technologies with industrial applications, at the President's Science & Technology Awards.
The Straits Times, 29 September 2009 , Home, pB2  

EDB pumps $15m into studies on harnessing solar power

The Economic Development Board had earmarked $15 million to fund eight projects on solar technology, including three led by NUS Faculty of Engineering researchers Prof Andrew Tay, Prof Charanjit Singh Bhatia and Prof Armin Aberle.
The Straits Times, 18 July 2009, Science, pD11  

Opportunities in social gaming

Prof Ryohei Nakatsu, Interactive & Digital Media Institute at NUS, observed that the casual gaming segment, found in social networking websites such as Facebook, was relatively untapped yet fast-growing.
The Business Times, 1 June 2009, p9  

Singapore developed interactive robot to teach children how to make friends

Assoc Prof Adrian Cheok, Keio-NUS CUTE Centre, had developed the world's first social networking robot for children, called Petimo.
Lianhe Zaobao, 31 May 2009 , Section 1, p12  

Jalil Mansoor receives research award

Assoc Prof Madya Mansoor Bin Abdul Jalil, NUS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Young Researcher Award for his work on spin-based electronics.
Berita Harian, 25 April 2009, p2  

Interactive digital media introduced in local classrooms make teaching materials more interesting and fun

Interactive digital media products developed for schools include 'Mixed Reality' by Assoc Prof Steven Zhou and 'KooBits' by NUS alumnus Stanley Han, Prof Sam Ge and Dr Chen Xiangdong, NUS Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering.
Lianhe Zaobao, 23 March 2009 , Section 3, p1  

S'pore program helps kids write e-books

80 schools had adopted KooBits, a programme designed by NUS alumnus Mr Stanley Han, Dr Chen Xiangdong and Prof Sam Ge, NUS Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering, to enable children to publish their own e-books.
The Straits Times, 20 March 2009 , Home, pB8  

YES! Dreams do come true

Mr Steven Zhou, an NUS alumnus who had received backing from Spring Singapore and NUS Venture Support, said that seed funding was probably the most important step in realising his entrepreneurial dream.
The Straits Times, 20 March 2009 , Home, pB8  

Turn invisible? Expert sheds light on matter

The Straits Times, 21 November 2008, Home, pC14  

Art on the Move

Assoc Prof Adrian Cheok, NUS Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Ms Karen Lim, Assistant Director of the NUS Museum, are making unique contributions to adorn the MRT Circle Line stations with artworks.
The Straits Times, 21 August 2008, Life, pC1, C2 & C3  

Local scientist Dr Yeo Yee Chia: Singapore is not Silicon Valley;

go out to experience what electronics is all about
Lianhe Zaobao, 10 August 2008, Section 1, p16  

Fresh push to produce 'engineers of tomorrow'

The Business Times, 25 June 2008, p2  

U.S graduate students to get a taste of research in Singapore

The Straits Times, 17 June 2008, Home, pH4  

Technology of the future to be more personalised

The Straits Times, 03 May 2008, Science, pS12  

More undergraduates taking up Double Degree and Double Major

Lianhe Zaobao, 14 April 2008, Section 1, p4  

Talk geek to me

The Straits Times, 14 April 2008, Life Section, p1, 4  

Meet the Human Pacman

My Paper, 14 March 2008, pA8  

From 'Human Pacman' to Global Leader

The Straits Times, 14 March 2008, Home, pH17  

Assoc. Prof. Adrian Cheok has been awarded the Young Global Leaders Award by the World Economic Forum.

Lianhe Zaobao, 13 March 2008, Section 1, p14  

10 Young Scientists Awarded the National Research Foundation Research Fellowship

Lianhe Zaobao, 01 February 2008, p8  

$22m boost for interactive digital media projects

The Straits Times, 04 January 2008, pH8  
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