SMART and NTU researchers design polymer that can kill drug-resistant bacteria

Polymer may pave the way for drugs to which bacteria are significantly less resistant, a breakthrough that could save hundreds of thousands of lives per year.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology | Dec. 20, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart antibiotics medicine polymers research microbes

SMART discovers nondisruptive way to characterize the surface of nanoparticles

New method overcomes limitations of existing chemical procedures and may accelerate nanoengineering of materials.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology | Nov. 12, 2019 | mit
~3 mins   

Tags: singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart nanoscience-and-nanotechnology agriculture imaging chemical-engineering school-of-engineering research

SMART develops a way to commercially manufacture integrated silicon III-V chips

New method from MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore paves the way for improved optoelectronic and 5G devices.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology | Oct. 3, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart research materials-science-and-engineering computer-science-and-technology electronics wireless optoelectronics manufacturing dmse

Clearing the air over Southeast Asia | MIT News

Study finds reducing biomass burning is not enough to significantly improve air quality in Southeast Asia.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change | May 7, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  pollution  greenhouse-gases  machine-learning  school-of-science  eaps  environment  national-science-foundation-nsf  department-of-energy-doe  joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change  singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart

Untangling DNA knots | MIT News

Chemical engineers discover how to control knots that form in DNA molecules.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office | May 3, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  research  chemical-engineering  dna  genetics  biology  school-of-engineering  national-science-foundation-nsf  singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart

How to assess new solar technologies | MIT News

MIT analysis shows when and where advanced photovoltaics would be economic to install.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | April 30, 2018
~7 mins |

Tags:  research  solar  photovoltaics  energy  sustainability  technology-and-society  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  alternative-energy  renewable-energy  department-of-energy-doe  national-science-foundation-nsf  singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century | MIT News

Without action, climate change could devastate a region home to one-fifth of humanity, study finds.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Aug. 2, 2017
~8 mins |

Tags:  research  school-of-engineering  civil-and-environmental-engineering  climate-change  environment  climate  poverty  global-warming  india  asia  developing-countries  singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart

Featured video: A self-driving wheelchair | MIT News

Autonomous wheelchair developed by researchers at MIT and in Singapore promises improved independence for the disabled.

MIT News Office | July 26, 2017
~1 mins |

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