Annual Teaching Excellence Awards (ATEA)

Our heartiest congratulations to A/Prof Tay Seng Chuan and Dr Chammika Udalagama who have won the ATEA awards this year! The Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA) recognises faculty members who have displayed a high level of commitment to their teaching.

Giant photoluminescence in monolayer tungsten diselenide

A group of NUS physicists lead by Professor Andrew Wee have shown that giant photoluminescence (PL) enhancement is demonstrated by suspending the two-dimensional (2D) semiconductor WSe2 on sub-20 nanometre (nm) wide trenches in gold nanoarray substrates. Read more.

Professor Lai has been conferred SNAS Fellowships

Congratulations to Professor Lai Choy Heng for being conferred the Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS) Fellowship for his many outstanding contribution to science in Singapore. Read more.

CQT's Director elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Congratulations to Professor EKERT, Artur Konrad for being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. Fellows are elected by the Society on the merit of their scientific work. He was one of 50 new Fellows elected in 2016. Read more.

Result smashes size record for quantum correlations

In collaboration with researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland, CQT theorists Jean-Daniel Bancal and Professor Valerio Scarani found evidence of Bell correlations in an ultracold cloud of about 480 atoms. The research is described in the paper "Bell correlations in a Bose-Einstein condensate" published 22 April in Science. Read more.

Team Discovers New Way of Transferring Magnetic Information

A team led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has achieved a major breakthrough in magnetic interaction. By adding a special insulator, they make electrons “twirl” their neighbouring “dance partners” to transfer magnetic information over a longer range between two thin layers of magnetic materials. Read more.

The ART of Science Exhibition: All are Welcome!

The exhibition is opened to NUS community. ALL are welcome! Hope to see you there!
At University Hall, Level 2, LinkBridge, 12 ~ 15 April 2016, 9am ~ 5pm
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Assoc Prof Yan Jie awarded grants from HFSPO

Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Yan Jie for receiving the 2016 Research Program Grant from the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). HFSP Program Grants are awarded to innovative and groundbreaking research projects carried out by interdisciplinary teams of scientists across the globe, which focus on the complex mechanisms of living organisms. Read more.

SSEF 2016 winning projects under FoS mentorship

Congratulations to Prof Sow Chorng Haur, Prof Chowdari BVR, Dr. Lu Junpeng, Dr. Yeo Ye, Dr. M.V. Reddy and Dr. Lim Xiaodai Sharon who have mentored the winning school projects at the recent Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2016. Read more.


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CQT Research Fellow to attend the 2016 Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting

Dai Jibo, a CQT postdoc and NUS physics alumnus, is one of 402 young scientists invited to attend the 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in July 2016 in Germany. The week-long scientific and social programme will hold many opportunities for delegates to interact with Nobel laureates and each other. Read more.

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