Winner of the 2nd Challenge RFP Research Grant Award

Assoc Prof Liu Ai Qun received up to S$2 million research fund from the Environment and Water Industry Development Council (EWI) under its second challenge call for Request-for-Proposal (RFP) in the area of rapid Cryptosporidium detection from 10 liters of drinking water within an hour.
See the news here.

Platinum Award - URECA poster competition 2006

Our undergraduate research student Zhong Tian was awarded the top prize in the College of Engineering poster competition.
See his winning poster here.

Photonic crystal yields ultrafast all-optical switch

Scientists at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) talk to about the commercial opportunities for their prototype all-optical switch., 08 December 2006

Breakthrough NTU nanophotonic research technology to revolutionise information and communications technology industry

NTU research team has developed a nanophotonic technology which can potentially build a "nanophotonic circuit" comprising entirely of optical components instead of electrical components in future.
Channel NewsAsia (online), 30 October 2006
Today, Page 28, 31 October 2006

Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam visits NTU

His Excellency of India, President Kalam (left most in picture) discussing the bio-chip project with group members, Liang Xiaojun and Dr Wu Zhigang, during his visit to NTU.
Lianhe Zaobao, Pg 4

NTU young researchers bag top regional awards

NTU young researchers clinched top awards of the Young Inventors Awards 2004, which recognizes research and innovation among tertiary students in the Asia Pacific. A team of three NTU EEE doctorate students bagged the third prize for developing a user-friendly kit to detect cancer in its earliest stage.
The Straits Times, Pg 3, 27 January 2005
Lianhe Zaobao, Pg 5

Interview with CETV for integrated bio chip

NTU Associate Professor in an interview with CETV, on the invention of the integrated bio-chip for cancer detection. This chip makes use of the refractive index measurement method for detection of higher protein contents cells. Since such bio-chips may be fabricated by batch methods, they have high potential for low cost mass adoptations.