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 new molecule from local herb with potential for drug development
Scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have discovered a new molecule which can join together chains of amino acids – the building blocks of protein.
Ultra-fast charging batteries that can be 70% recharged in just two minutes
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have developed a new battery that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only 2 minutes. The battery will also have a longer lifespan of over ...
Scientists invent award winning 2-in-1 motor for electric cars
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and German Aerospace Centre (DLR) have invented a 2-in-1 electric motor which increases the range of electric vehicles.
NTU spin-off achieves breakthrough with innovative multifunction membranes
A young startup at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has developed a first-of-its-kind multifunction water filtration membrane. With its expected cost savings and superior performance, the new invention ...
NTU start-up launches Singapore's first 3D printer-cum-scanner
Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) start-up, Blacksmith Group, has launched a 3D printer that can also scan items into virtual models.
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.