King Abdullah II of Jordan made his first visit to NTU's campus on 20 June 2019 to learn more about the University's academic, research, and innovation programmes, particularly in the areas of education, 3D printing and air traffic management. King Abdullah toured NTU’s Singapore Centre for 3D Printing, and Air Traffic Management Research Institute.
NTU's Nanyang Centre for Public Administration and the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) jointly organised the IIAS-Lien 2019 Conference, which focused on the theme of effective, accountable and inclusive governance. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Mr Heng Swee Keat delivered a keynote address at the opening ceremony.
NTU Singapore has risen one place to 11th in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) global league table of top universities. This makes NTU and the National University of Singapore, which is also ranked 11th, jointly the highest ranked universities in the Asia Pacific.
A research team led by NTU Singapore studied 98 eczema management apps, and found that one in three do not comply with international guidelines.
More than 250 eminent scientists and experts from over 40 countries converged at NTU to discuss new strategies to combat foodborne disease. The 12th Meeting of the Global Microbial Identifier (GMI) Conference organised by the NTU Food Technology Centre (NAFTEC) also aims to develop an international DNA database containing the full genomes of all investigated microorganisms around the world.
A new $40 million facility in Tuas South launched by NTU and NEA will turn all the rubbish collected from the NTU campus into valuable resources like electricity and construction materials. . It will also serve as a testbed for innovation for companies with the aim of possible export.
Bathrooms for housing units could soon be constructed faster using 3D printing technology developed by NTU researchers, who have come up with a way to build an unfurnished bathroom unit in 12 hours. The latest construction method is the result of more than 3 years of research by NTU and Sembcorp Design and Construction, and Sembcorp Architects & Engineers.
NTU School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) held a showcase for student-designed costumes from the module “Wearable Technology, Fashion & Design” recently.
NTU's Renewable Energy Integration Demonstrator-Singapore (Reids) is the largest system of interconnected micro-grids in South-east Asia.
In an attempt to explore innovative ways to build a sustainable and resilient future for the people without straining the land and resources of our planet, NTU Singapore, together with various government agencies, organised the 6th Singapore Sustainability Symposium.