electrical engineering

Making MRI Machines Cheaper And More Accessible

A new MRI machine designed by researchers in Hong Kong could cost less than US$20,000 to build and operate using a standard AC power outlet.

LED Pioneers Win 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

For making low-cost, efficient lighting possible, LED pioneers and Nobel laureates Isamu Akasaki and Shuji Nakamura were awarded the world's most prestigious engineering prize.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Marcelo Ang

One of Singapore’s robotics pioneers, Professor Marcelo Ang Jr’s research promises to take driverless cars and personal robotic assistants outside the realm of imagination and into the mainstream.

Professor Su Guaning Elected To The US’ National Academy Of Engineering

NTU Singapore president emeritus Professor Su Guaning was recognized for his academic leadership and contributions to regional security.

Academic By Day, Gamer By Night

Malaysia won its first-ever e-sports gold at the 30th SEA Games thanks to Yew Weng Kean. But Yew isn’t your typical gamer: this e-sports extraordinaire is also an assistant professor in electrical engineering.

Low Energy, High Security Sensors You Can Wear

Researchers have used metamaterials to create smart textiles that can connect multiple wearable devices more securely.

Surveillance Drones Can Now Transmit 4K Video

Criminals beware; millimeter wave communication means that surveillance drones can now transmit high-resolution video in real-time.

Clothes As Display Screens? Scientists Are Working On It

Researchers in South Korea have found a way to protect polymer solar cells and organic light emitting diodes from moisture, paving the way for wearable, washable displays.

Tiny Ultrasound Device Stimulates Mouse’s Brain

Using a lightweight capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer, researchers in South Korea were able to noninvasively stimulate the mouse brain to a depth of three to four millimeters.

Fabricating Silky Electronics On Demand

Using photolithography instead of solvents, scientists in South Korea are now able to integrate silk fibroins with microelectronic components.