engineering

Sensor Could Grant Robots A ‘Human Touch’

A research group in South Korea has invented a device capable of measuring surface textures with high accuracy.

HKU President Awarded The Eringen Medal

Professor Zhang Xiang was recognized for his contributions to micro- and nanoscale engineering, which has applications in microelectronics and photonics.

Switching It Up: How Sex Role-Reversed Insects Store More Semen

A tiny switching valve in the female penis of the Brazilian cave insect Neotrogla allows the creatures to store multiple sperm capsules, say researchers in Japan.

Making Metals That Can Beat The Heat

Japanese researchers have identified an alloy that can withstand ultra-high temperatures and pressure.

HKU Confers Two Professors With Honorary University Fellowships

Professors in geotechnical engineering and orthopedic surgery were conferred Honorary University Fellowships by the University of Hong Kong.

10 Award-Winning Scientists From Japan To Watch

From biomedicine to particle physics, these ten award-winning scientists from Japan are making an impact across the globe with their discoveries.

A Concrete Solution To Construction Woes

The AM.NUS Construction 3D Printing Program will focus on fostering the adoption of 3D printing in the construction industry.

7 Must-Read Stories In May 2018

Prominent personalities, therapies for HIV infection and cool feats of engineering were topics of interest in the month of May.

Indian Engineering Student Saves Diabetic Passenger On Flight

Thanks to the quick thinking of IITK engineering student Karttikeya Mangalam aboard a flight from Geneva to New Delhi, a diabetic passenger’s life was saved.