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Created in collaboration with relevant government agencies, this is the first island-wide integrated model to provide a comprehensive impact analysis of projected electric vehicle (EV) charging demands A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) and TUMCREATE Ltd (TUMCREATE) are working together on a research project that supports Singapore’s planning for the transition to electric vehicles …

“Everything can be done better, even something as mundane as cleaning,” said Elise Hong, who counts among her inventions, a cleaning system boosted with artificial intelligence (AI) for trains. The co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of cleaning solutions provider JCS-Echigo is always looking for new ways to improve the cleaning process to make it less …

The Singapore 100 Women in Tech (SG100WIT) 2021 list celebrates women who have made significant contributions to tech in Singapore. Join us to congratulate the six women from A*STAR who have made it to the SG100WIT list during this Year of Celebrating SG Women. Hear their stories and uncover how they have made a difference …

Avant and A*STAR’s Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI) have inked a research collaboration to jointly advance the scale-up of Avant’s proprietary process to enable cost-effective, food-grade production of cultivated fish in Singapore and beyond. The parties will establish a Joint Research Laboratory for Cultivated Fish Bioprocessing in Biopolis, Singapore where both parties will jointly develop and …

They are the heroes behind the scenes ensuring the smooth operations of our corporate functions. Often, their presence may be overlooked or, at times, taken for granted. Find out how our corporate services colleagues stay passionate in what they do and play their part to drive innovation in every small way. Lydia Sum Assistant Head, …

“Be curious and open. Keep doing the things you are interested in, and slowly the dots will connect.” Sometimes changing the world does not happen overnight, but rather slowly in small minute shifts, one measurement at a time. Cui Shan’s work as Scientist III at the National Metrology Centre (NMC) is so niche that the ordinary eye …

  I realised that humans are the best source of inspiration for designing and building robotics and artificial intelligent systems. This brought me closer to the fields of psychology and cognitive science. The first-hand experience of using the 386 computer in 1991—that would strike today’s computer users as archaic—captivated Boon Kiat with its “vast, mind-opening …

SARS-CoV-2 genome folds into complex structures inside host cells. A team of researchers from Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)’s Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and Bioinformatics Institute (BII), together with Duke-NUS Medical School, integrated a variety of technologies to study not only the whole genome of SARS-CoV-2, but also its RNA structures, and …

A self-proclaimed “mad scientist”, Puay Siew is naturally driven to seek new frontiers in science at the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and manufacturing. It is a critical junction where ideas come to life and impossible concepts become possible. “I am a dreamer. That’s what keeps me young and alive,” she shares. Puay Siew has …

Tuberculosis is caused by the M. tuberculosis bacteria which mainly infects the patient’s lungs. Did you know that tuberculosis (TB) has plagued humans for thousands of years, and it continues to sit in the list of top 10 causes of death worldwide today? Worse, some strains of the bacteria that causes TB have become “superbugs” …