Research

  • Gideon Lee in a subway train car.

    Latest@Yale-NUS Features Physical Sciences Grad...

    21 May 2021 (Fri)

    Recent Physical Sciences graduate Gideon Lee was featured in a Latest@Yale-NUS article on the graduate school plans for students in the Class of 2021. Gideon will be attending the University of Chicago for his PhD, after having netted two other offers from graduate programs in the US. The article also highlighted the two impressive publications...

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  • The graduating Physical Sciences majors standing socially distanced after they had finished presenting their capstones.

    The Class of 2021 Presents Their Capstone Research

    13 April 2021 (Tue)

    Last Saturday a bumper crop of chemists, physicist, and physical scientists presented their final year capstone research projects to a full (socially distanced) house and to a large number of alumni and friends of the major online. Over the past year, these students have been hard at work conducting original research under the supervision of...

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  • Prof. Shaffique Adam sitting by plants at Yale-NUS.

    Prof. Shaffique Adam Wins NRF Investigatorship ...

    19 June 2020 (Fri)

    Physical Sciences Professor Shaffique Adam was recently awarded a prestigious National Research Foundation (NRF) Investigatorship grant for leaders in in their fields. Prof. Adam will use the grant to study how atomically thin materials might achieve high-temperature superconductivity (a property of material, that if achieved, would greatly impr...

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  • The four accomplished seniors after having presented their capstone research

    Class of 2020 Present Their Capstone Research

    18 March 2020 (Wed)

    This week our four graduating Physical Sciences majors presented their capstone research projects to a packed house. They have been hard at work for the past semester and a half, conducting original research under the supervision of a Physical Sciences faculty. Taavishi Jindel presented the new tool she was developing to model resolved spectral ...

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  • Students and faculty conduct research on Quantu...

    7 November 2017 (Tue)

    Over the past few decades, the study of Quantum Information Science (QIS) has emerged as a field with startling potential to revolutionise science and engineering, and by extension, the way we live. Its roots stem from the 1990s when pioneers like Charles H. Bennett explored ways to amalgamate quantum mechanics with the classical Turing machine....

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  • From graphene hydrodynamics to nano-rockets, Ya...

    4 November 2016 (Fri)

    By Daryl Yang | Image by Yasunari Watanabe While building a rocket might sound like a dream or something that one would read in a science fiction novel, Eun Jung Min (Class of 2019) had the opportunity to experiment with synthesising micro and nano-rockets as a student researcher working with Yale-NUS College Assistant Professor of...

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  • In astronomy, research and teaching can collide

    31 May 2016 (Tue)

    For Professor Bryan Penprase, the view of the Milky Way glimmering in the darkness of the night is one of the most beautiful marvels in the universe. “That sight is something that can’t help but cause you to be stirred not only emotionally, but also intellectually,” said Professor Penprase, who is Professor of Science (Physics and Astrophysics)...

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