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Thin film soft robot that can feel and move
Somatosensory light-driven robots (SLiR) with an embodied sensory system are manufactured using soft thin film. The miniaturized robots exhibit untethered reflex-like stimulus-responsive motility and multi sensing capabilities. This work is reported by Xiao-Qiao Wang and Ho et al.
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Asia’s Rising Scientists
To meet the world’s rising energy demands, Associate Professor Ho Ghim Wei is leveraging solar technologies for a brighter and more sustainable future.
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Magazine Press News: Hydrogel printing made easy and biocompatible for soft robotic system
A facile and versatile strategy to directly print hydrogels into biomimetic soft robots has been reported by Yin Cheng and Ho et al. Biocompatible alginate rheological modifier of hydrogel allow straightforward manufacturing into arbitrary 3D topologies using direct-ink-write (DIW) 3D printing.
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10th International Conference Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT) oral and poster awards
Gamze Yilmaz (Research Fellow), Gao Minmin (Research Fellow), Yang Min-Quan (Research Fellow) and Tan Chuan Fu (PhD student) won best oral and poster presentation awards at 10th International Conference Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT), 2019.
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Wiley: Women in Chemistry
In conjunction with the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT2019) and International Women’s Day, Angewandte Chemie showcases cutting-edge research led by female chemical researchers across the globe.
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Wiley publisher interview-Research for a sustainable world
Dr. Ghim Wei Ho is a scientist who studies sustainable energy, discusses how she choose her research path, the future of the soft matter field, her hobbies, and who she admires the most.
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NUS News-“Engineered for success”
NUS News profiling some of the University’s prominent females making waves in STEM. Assoc Prof Ho leads The Ho Research Group at NUS, which aims to create novel solar conversion devices for energy and environmental sustainability
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Best ECE PhD project 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Gao Minmin for winning the Best PhD project in the area of Microelectronics Devices and Technologies. She was awarded the Institute of Microelectronics Prize during the University commencement ceremony.
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Great Women of Our Time Award, Science & Technology 2016
Associate Professor Ho Ghim Wei of the Engineering Science Programme, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, was the winner of Science & Technology, Great Women of Our Time Award 2016.
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Magazine Press Release/News: Solar-Powered Desalination Produces Energy
Water and energy are intimately linked, much more closely than most people would realize. Electrical energy generation requires water in its different stages of processing, such as raw material processing, thermal cooling, powering of turbines (through steam and water) and so on.
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Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors’ Award 2016
Dr. Zhu Liangliang and Mr. Tan Chuan Fu research team of Associate Professor Ho Ghim Wei, Electrical and Computer Engineering, NUS have clinched the Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors’ Merit Award in the Open category.
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Prof. Akihiko Kudo, Tokyo University of Science and Prof. Susumu Saito, Nagoya University visit
Prof. Akihiko Kudo, Tokyo University of Science and Prof. Susumu Saito, Nagoya University visit
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