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Asia’s Rising Scientists: Arseniy Kuznetsov

Working to make science fiction a reality, Dr. Arseniy Kuznetsov manipulates light at the nanoscale to develop technology for high-quality holographic images.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Anjan Soumyanarayanan

Bringing together expertise in quantitative microscopy, electrical measurements and materials science, Dr. Anjan Soumyanarayanan is putting his own spin on nanoelectronics.

Professor Shih Choon Fong Awarded 2018 Harvard Centennial Medal

Professor Shih Choon Fong was conferred the Centennial Medal from Harvard University for his contributions to society through research and higher education.

EmTech Asia Announces 2018’s Innovators Under 35

Ten individuals from Singapore, Australia and Taiwan have been selected as finalists for MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 program.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Benjamin Tee

Benjamin Tee develops electronic skin which can sense mechanical forces and self-heal repeatably—particularly useful for robotics and prosthetics.

IMRE’s Andy Hor Appointed Vice-President Of HKU

IMRE's Executive Director has been appointed Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) of HKU, prompting a global search for his replacement.

100,000 Dpi Nanoprinting Achieved

Super resolution, full color printing is now be possible with a new nanoplasmonic printing method using aluminum disks that can reach 100,000 dpi.

Absorbing Water For Clearer View

Scientists in Singapore have invented a permanent surface coating that attracts water instead of repelling it, producing clearer surfaces.

More Asian Women Find Success In Science

Recognizing the existing gender disparities, governments across Asia have taken measures to encourage more women to join and stay in science and technology fields.

Quantum Tunneling Speeds Up Circuits

An interdisciplinary research team of researchers has designed ultra-fast electrical circuits using quantum tunneling.