Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is located in Jurong, Singapore and traces its roots to 1956. Through mergers of other university programs and an expansion of technology, NTU has emerged as an outstanding university. Recently, NTU opened the Earth Observatory of Singapore and increased research in environmental sciences. NTU's Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering and Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute is in the forefront of research and discovery.
Scientists discover material that can be solar cell by day, light panel by night
In the future, when your mobile or tablet runs out of battery, you could just recharge it by putting it out in the sun. Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists have developed a next-generation solar ...
NTU and Sentosa launch Singapore's first tidal turbine system at Sentosa Boardwalk
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has built Singapore's first tidal turbine system to test the viability of tapping tidal energy to generate electricity here.
Scientists make breakthrough solar technology
In the near future, solar panels will not only be more efficient but also a lot cheaper and affordable for everyone, thanks to research by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists.
Groundbreaking study reveals Asian consumers' psychological make-up
A new study by the Institute on Asian Consumer Insight (ACI) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has decoded the psychological make-up of Asian consumers. They value the family, believe in hard work, and are financially ...
Trials for Singapore's first driverless vehicle
Singapore's first clean and green driverless shuttle transportation system will soon see passengers shuttling between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and JTC Corporation's (JTC) CleanTech Park.
Research shows Burmese long-tailed macaques' ability to use stone tools threatened by human activity in Thailand
Human farming and the introduction of domestic dogs are posing a threat to the ability of Burmese long-tailed macaques to use stone tools. This was found in a study led by Nanyang Technological University ...
Invention transforms plain surfaces into low-cost touch screens
Imagine turning a whiteboard, glass window or even a wooden table top into a responsive, touch sensitive surface. A low cost system developed by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), based on the principles ...
Invention allows clear photos in dim light
Cameras fitted with a new revolutionary sensor will soon be able to take clear and sharp photos in dim conditions, thanks to a new image sensor invented at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
Student-built innovations to help improve and save lives
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) students have developed new and practical life-saving innovations inspired from everyday problems, including improving the safety of cyclists on the roads and keeping ...
Scientist develops a multi-purpose wonder material to tackle environmental challenges
A new wonder material that can generate hydrogen, produce clean water and even create energy.
Small but mighty Xenon flash for mobile phones: Great shots in the dark soon to be a reality
A Singapore invention looks set to equip mobile phones with a built-in, small yet powerful Xenon flash, allowing consumers to take great photos even in low-light conditions.
New research embraces laser and sparks cool affair
Bulky and noisy air-conditioning compressors and refrigerators may soon be a thing of the past. With the latest discovery by scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), current cooling systems ...
Study warns of more great quakes in the Himalayas
A research team led by scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has discovered that massive earthquakes in the range of 8 to 8.5 magnitudes on the Richter scale have left clear ground scars in the central Himalayas.
'Sense-ational' invention helps underwater vessels navigate with ease
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists have invented a 'sense-ational' device, similar to a string of 'feelers' found on the bodies of the Blind Cave Fish, which enables the fish to sense their ...
'Cool' idea may potentialy cut one-third in tropical data centers' energy bills
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Toshiba have developed an advanced cooling technology that will enable data centres in tropical countries to be more energy efficient, cutting energy bills by one-third.