ASIA & OCEANIA

South Korea’s first self-driving vehicle debuts in the urban district of Seoul

South Korea – Vehicle Intelligence Laboratory (VILab) at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University took a huge step towards making self-driving vehicle one […]

FAST works toward sustainable future for family cars

Australia – A vision to build an efficient, practical family car fuelled by solar power is driving a Flinders University team to get their first entry […]

Groundbreaking advancement in medical magnetic robot

South Korea – The era of robots wandering inside a human body for medical treatments is about to face our generation. In his research “Magnetic Navigation […]

High performance computing deployed at Ton Duc Thang University

Vietnam – For scientific research and engineering programmes, computational resources are a critical part, and play an important role in preparing students for their careers in […]

Woodpeckers’ limbs inspire PolyU researchers to invent anti-vibration system

Hong Kong – In the construction industry, the long-term mechanical vibration experienced by workers operating mechanical systems may cause discomfort, fatigue, injuries and even occupational disabilities. […]

Carbon nanobelts synthesised for the first time at Nagoya University

Japan – It has been 60 years since the first attempts were made, but now scientists at Nagoya University in Japan have succeeded for the first […]

A clearer picture of the future city

Hong Kong – Large-scale urbanisation has resulted in soaring energy demand and denser buildings, followed by problems like urban heat island and smog. To build a […]

A first for India: biodiesel mission of over 5,000 kilometres

India – A 5,300 kilometre Indian Biodiesel Odyssey started in Bengaluru, Karnataka on 5 July and spanned across 11 Indian states, namely Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, […]

UMP’s Pahang Bioaromatic Park catalyst for Malaysia’s bioeconomy

Malaysia – Realising its vision to establish and strengthen the bioaromatic ecosystem in the state of Pahang, Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) is developing 182 acres (72 […]

Talking cars!

Singapore – Imagine a world where “smart” vehicles can check road and weather conditions, plot the fastest and most convenient routes to destinations and keep an […]