Tagged: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Making a splash in 3D printing

NTU’s water technology start-up Nano Sun has opened a 3D-printing facility to manufacture nanofibre-based water treatment membranes. Unlike conventional membrane-manufacturing processes, which use more than ten different chemicals including toxic...

Giving waste a second life

Methods that remove and recycle organic pollutants from industrial wastewater are usually complex and costly. Thanks to a new material invented by Prof Zhang Hua from NTU’s School of Materials...

Tuning out the distraction

Ambient noise is increasingly recognised as a major detriment to health and wellbeing, especially in densely populated cities where residential areas are often close to industrial and construction sites. To...

Lifting home construction into the future

Imagine semi-automatic cranes with microchips, sensors and cameras that are controlled remotely and guided by 3D-building information models. These cranes, which represent the future of home construction, are part of...