The Asian Scientist 100
City University of Hong Kong
Yang was elected a fellow of the European Academy of Sciences. He is known for his work on partial differential equations and kinetic theories in the area of hyperbolic conservation laws. (Photo: European Academy of Science)
Blind A*STAR Researcher Sees Beauty In Mathematics
She lost her sight at four, but A*STAR researcher Dr. Yeo Sze Ling never gave in to her circumstances and eventually graduated with a PhD in mathematics.
Ten Materials Inspired By Mother Nature (VIDEO)
The natural world is filled with strange, fascinating structures that are stronger, more flexible and more resilient than anything humans can make.
Asia’s Universities Inching Their Way Up
While Western countries continue to dominate the world ranking of universities, Asia is becoming increasingly visible.
Japan, South Korea Dominate Asia’s 75 Most Innovative Universities List
South Korea and Japan each boast 20 entries in the Reuters Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities ranking.
Singaporean Satellites Complete First Space Missions
Two satellites entirely designed and built by teams from Nanyang Technological University have been testing out new technologies in space.
Japan’s Universities Top Asia-Pac in 2014 ARWU Rankings
The University of Tokyo and Kyoto University retain their position as top in Asia-Pacific, ranked 21st and 26th respectively.
Chinese Researchers Recognized With 2014 WuXi PharmaTech Awards
Aimed at encouraging early-stage innovation and promoting research excellence, the 2014 WuXi PharmaTech Awards were given out on December 7.
Steady Progress For Asian Universities In 2014 THE Rankings
US and UK universities still dominate the top 10 of the Times Higher Education rankings, but Asian institutions continue to make significant gains.
Merck To Open Second Largest Plant In China
Merck has invested US$134 million in China over the last three years, including the Nantong facility which will be their second largest plant globally.