Saudi Aramco's Visit to ERI@N
ERI@N hosted the delegation from Saudi Aramco and Enterprise Singapore and shared about our exciting projects and research that we do to bring forth energy innovation. We also learnt about Saudi Aramco's initiatives in sustainability, and their interest in Hydrogen and helping to accelerate startups in the energy sector.
NTU Graduate College Research Excellence Award
Our heartiest congratulations to Ren Chao, an ERI@N PhD student who was selected for the NTU Graduate College Research Excellence Award for the academic year 2021 - 2022!
Ren Chao's research work on "Advanced Data Analytics for Future Smart Grid Stability Assessment" focused on the development of a series of data-driven methodologies for accurate, fast, and robust applicable stability assessment, covering both pre-fault DSA and post-fault realtime STVS assessment areas under some extreme scenarios and practical issues.
NRF RIE Magazine ft Prof Subodh Mhaisalkar
ERI@N's Executive Director Professor Subodh Mhaisalkar is featured in the National Research Foundation Singapore RIE Magazine May 2022 Issue! Prof Subodh shares his insights on Singapore's work in advance mobility, and the various ERI@N's research work and ongoing mobility projects and collaborations that play a part in shaping our nation's future mobility ambitions.
ERI@N @ Jurong Lake Gardens
ERI@N colleagues having fun at the Jurong Lake Gardens as part of an afternoon walk activity organised by ERI@N's supportive workplace committee
IUMRS Frontier Materials Scientists Award 2022
Our heartiest congratulations to ERI@N's Cluster Director Professor Chen Xiaodong who has been awarded the IUMRS Frontier Materials Scientists Award 2022!
Authorised and approved by the International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS), and Chairs and Organising Committee of International Conference on Frontier Materials (ICFM), the IUMRS Frontier Materials Awards are established to encourage scientists, experts and graduate students who are devoting to the research in frontier materials.
Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri!
ERI@N wishes all our Muslim friends Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri! May this festive season of forgiveness bring peace, love and happiness to fill your home.
Wishing all a joyous and blessed celebration. Eid Mubarak!
Learning Journey on AVs for Secondary School Students
In collaboration with IMDA, ERI@N hosted groups of secondary school students in the Infocomm Club Members to learn more about AVs and EVs. During the sessions, our researchers shared about the AVEM projects at ERI@N, and the students also had a chance to learn more about the technologies behind our AV vehicles.
Public-Private Partnerships for Research and Innovation Forum
ERI@N was invited to showcase our sustainability projects REIDS and EcoCampus as part of the inaugural Public-Private Partnerships for Research and Innovation forum organised by NTU's Global Alliance of Industries.
NBS Business Conference
ERI@N's Programme Director for Future Mobility Solutions Mr Niels de Boer was a panellist at the inaugural Business Conference organised by the NTU Nanyang Business School. At the session, Mr de Boer shared about ERI@N's research efforts and technologies developed in the sustainability domain, in particular, the ERI@N flagship programme - EcoCampus.
Minister Tan See Leng Visits ERI@N
ERI@N was honoured to host Minister for Manpower and 2nd Minister for Trade and Industry Dr Tan See Leng and colleagues from MTI & EMA. ERI@N’s management shared with the delegation about our research efforts in Digitalisation and Electrification, as well as Energy Storage and Hydrogen. The visit included a tour of our lab facilities of systems engineering, autonomous and electric vehicles, and battery recycling and fabrication, and also a showcase of the deeptech energy startups working with the EcoLabs programme.
URA AV Exhibition Tour at CETRAN
In support of URA's Urban Lab exhibition on Reimagining Urban Mobility with Autonomous Vehicles, ERI@N's Centre of Excellence of Testing and Research of AVs at NTU (CETRAN) open its doors to URA colleagues, stakeholders and the general public for an exclusive session to learn about the testing and regulation of AVs, and to experience a ride on the NTU-LTA-AV Bus.
Happy Lunar New Year!
Wishing everyone a roaring and prosperous Year of the Tiger!
Best French Smart Grids Thesis 2021
The Scientific Council of the French Think SmartGrids Association "Best French Smart Grids Thesis 2021” recently awarded to Lalitha Subramanian!
The winning thesis, "Stability enhancement of inverter dominated Power Systems using virtual inertia control” was supervised jointly by G2Elab (Université Grenoble Alpes - France) and NTU Singapore.
Congratulations to Lalitha!
Happy New Year!
From all of us at ERI@N, wishing you a Happy New Year! May 2022 be a healthy and successful year for all!
Seasons Greetings from ERI@N!
Wishing everyone Seasons Greetings and Merry Christmas! Enjoy the festivities and stay safe!
Launch of EcoLab's Digital Twin Energy Accelerator Lab
The lab is a collaborative and creative ecosystem to encourage an innovative venture or scheme, creating and promoting a holistic platform to aid mentorship and business development for upcoming start-ups disrupting the energy business which focus on the Four D’s (Decrease Consumption, Decarbonise, Digitise, and Decentralise).
Largest Number of Highly Cited Researchers from NTU
For the fourth consecutive year, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore has the largest number of highly cited researchers this year according to Clarivate Analytics.
Of the 36 scientists named from NTU, we are proud to share that ERI@N's Executive Director Professor Subodh Mhaisalkar and the following Cluster Directors were in this outstanding list: Professor Madhavi Srinivasan, Professor Nripan Mathews, Professor Chen Xiaodong, Professor Dusit Niyato, Professor Shen Zexiang, Professor Sum Tze Chien, Professor Jason Xu Zhichuan, Professor Chen Zhong and Professor Alex Yan Qingyu.
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies – A bridge towards a more sustainable future
Join ERI@N's Co-Director Prof Chan Siew Hwa as he speaks about “Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies – A bridge towards a more sustainable future” on 11 November at 10am.
Prof Chan will speak on the evolution of energy use, energy storage and how Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies can enable us to build a more sustainable energy future.
May this Festival of Lights bring peace, happiness and prosperity to you and your family. ERI@N wishes all a Happy and Safe Diwali.
EcoLabs' Digital Twin Energy Accelerator Lab is now open
ERI@N's EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy's Digital Twin Energy Accelerator Lab is now open! The collaborative and engaging space will promote innovation partnerships and foster an ecosystem to aid startups in disrupting the energy sector.
ERI@N's Principal Research Scientist speaks at TEDxNTU 2021
ERI@N's Principal Research Scientist Dr Annalisa Bruno was invited to speak at the TEDxNTU 2021 conference on her journey and ideas for solar energy.
Portugal's Deputy Minister Secretary of State for Energy visits ERI@N
During the Singapore International Energy Week 2021, Portugal's Deputy Minister and Secretary of State for Energy H.E. Dr João Galamba and delegation visited ERI@N to learn about our research in sustainable and renewable energy.
CETRAN Team clinches second place at 2021 IEEE Autonomous Driving AI Test Challenge
Congratulations to the CETRAN Team who emerged second at the 2021 IEEE Autonomous Driving AI Test Challenge (aka "AV Test Challenge"), as part of the IEEE AITest 2021 conference!
The team presented their work titled ViSTA, a framework for Virtual Scenario-based Testing for Autonomous Vehicles, hand-made using free and open-source tools available in the public domain. The paper is available for download at: https://arxiv.org/abs/2109.02529
ERI@N's SSBT Team enables Intl French School SG to be the First Green Mark Platinum Zero Energy kindergarten
ERI@N's Smart and Sustainable Buildings Team was involved in this project to help transform the International French School (Singapore) Kindergarten to a more sustainable and energy efficient building.
We are delighted at this wonderful news that the school is one of the Green Mark 2021 winners and ERI@N's involvement in building a greener tomorrow for Singapore!
Pilot project to develop high-powered fast-charging plaza for electric vehicles
Scientists from NTU’s EcoLabs and ERI@N and tech start-up Ecotech Mobility will be developing a high-power density charge and converter system for electric vehicles. The new power system will be piloted in a first of its kind fast-charging platform called the “High Power Energy Plaza”. The joint project is expected to complete its prototype by July 2022 and will be test-bedded in a pilot at ERI@N’s Experimental Power Grid Centre (EPGC), followed by NTU’s Smart Campus at Clean Tech One.
Happy National Day!
ERI@N wishes Singapore a very Happy 56th National Day!
ERI@N is proud to be working towards achieving Singapore's common goal to combat #climatechange with our translational research and deployments to create a better, more sustainable, cleaner and greater tomorrow for all.
EMA Singapore Energy Grand Challenge (Industry & Research Community) Winner
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ng Bing Feng, ERI@N Cluster Director and his team for being one of the 2 winners of the @Energy Market Authority (EMA) Singapore Energy Grand Challenge (Industry and Research Community category)! Prof Ng and his team will develop a solution that uses sound waves to pre-condition and accumulate pollutants in the waste exhaust from industrial plants. This improves the efficiency of removing pollutants in the filtering process and can achieve at least 10-15% in energy savings from fan power and accompanying separation systems.
Virtual Outreach Workshop for USPE National Science Competition participants
ERI@N is delighted to host a virtual workshop on 9 July 2021 for 114 USPE student participants and teacher mentors from 13 schools. The Workshop programme included mini lectures on solar, wind & marine renewables and future mobility solutions as well as experiments on coin battery and dye-sensitized solar cells using berry juice. Students also participated in a Quiz and lively Q&A session with ERI@N’s Programme Director and Researchers.
Twin win at Google’s Waymo autonomous driving competition
Nanyang Assistant Professor Lyu Chen, ERI@N Cluster Director (Future Mobility Solutions) and his team have clinched 2 awards at a prestigious autonomous driving competition organised by Waymo, the autonomous-vehicle subsidiary of Google. The team was the sole winner in the Interaction Prediction category, and also clinched 2nd place in the Motion Prediction category.
CNA "Climate for Change: Closing the Loop" explores the circular economy
The second episode of the Channel News Asia documentary series, “Climate for Change: Closing the Loop" featured SCARCE lab as one of the initiatives and an interview with ERI@N Cluster Director Prof Madhavi Srinivasan who co-leads the SCARCE lab.
Selamat Hari Raya
ERI@N wishes all our Muslim friends Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
May this season of forgiveness bring peace to fill your heart and homes.
MTI Minister Chan Chun Sing Visit to ERI@N
ERI@N hosted Minister for Trade and Industry Mr Chan Chun Sing together with Evercomm Singapore's Co-Founder Ted Chen where we showcased our collaboration for the decarbonisation platform. ERI@N is proud to be at the forefront of the research for clean energy, digitalisation and microgrids and we are excited that our work brings us a step closer to achieving a smarter and more resilient grid of the future.
[Webinar] Electric Vehicles in Singapore - Are We Ready for the Change?
As one of the first Southeast Asian country that aims phase out fossil-fueled vehicles by 2040, the infrastructure needed to support Singapore's ambitious plan needs to be robust as we work towards a greener future. Dr Anshuman Tripathi, ERI@N's Programme Director for Future Mobility Solutions speaks about how EVs will be a key part of the future of mobility in Singapore and the world, and how we can prepare for this positive change.
Singapore Standards Council Commendation Award
Congratulations to Mr Niels de Boer, ERI@N's Programme Director of our Future Mobility Solutions programme who was recently awarded the Enterprise Singapore and Singapore Standards Council Commendation Award for his contributions to the Singapore Standardisation Programme! The Commendation Award is bestowed to standards partners who have played a pivotal role in the implementation, development and promotion of the standardisation programme.
Developing Next Gen Transformers with Hitachi ABB
ERI@N is delighted to be working with Hitachi ABB Power Grids for yet another of our exciting projects. Supported by National Research Foundation Singapore, ERI@N researchers are developing the Solid State Transformer (SSTs) technology, the next generation of transformers which are an integral part of the Singapore Energy Grid 2.0.
EcoLabs Collaboration with Sino-Singapore (Chengdu) Innovation Park Development
ERI@N's accelerator programme - EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy is embarking on with Sino-Singapore (Chengdu) Innovation Park Development Co., Ltd. With opportunities and potential to deploy and commercialise smart and sustainable technologies in the Future Mobility and Energy Efficiency domain, we are looking forward to a fruitful partnership to achieve a greener tomorrow for all.
Climate for Change
Making the switch to clean energy - how can we do it? In this observational documentary "Climate for Change" produced by CNA, ERI@N's Executive Director Prof Subodh Mhaisalkar speaks about how Singapore can make a positive impact by exporting sustainable solutions to the region.
Wishing All A Prosperous Year of the Ox!
May this New Year bless everyone with good health, fruitful opportunities and lasting happiness! ERI@N wishes all our friends an Ox-picious and Prosperous New Year.
ERI@N's VPP Project to be Supported by Hitachi ABB's Energy Storage Solution
The development of Singapore's first Virtual Power Plant (VPP) is led by ERI@N. Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been selected to deploy its innovative energy storage solution to support the development of the VPP project.
Identifying gas leaks and broken pipes with AI
A sensor network powered by an #artificialintelligence algorithm developed by scientists from NTU Singapore can accurately detect, in real-time, gas leaks and unwanted water seepage into gas pipeline networks.
MSE Grace Fu visits NTU to learn about the University's sustainability efforts
Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Ms Grace Fu visited ERI@N & NEWRI to learn about NTU's sustainability efforts through our research projects. ERI@N showcased our work in Solid State Transformers, Distributed Energy Resource Management System and Electric Vehicles at our Systems and Engineering Lab at CTO.
Happy Holidays from ERI@N!
Wishing all our friends and partners a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
REIDS Officially Inaugurates Platform with ENGIE APAC
ERI@N's is proud to announce that our Flagship Programme - Renewable Energy Integration Demonstrator - Singapore (REIDS) has officially inaugurated the REIDS-SPORE Platform with ENGIE APAC.
The partnership will see technologies and research efforts trialed on the living testbed and will be one of the microgrids managed by ERI@N researchers to integrate multiple energy sources to reduce Singapore's carbon footprint.
ERI@N Researchers Win the IES Prestigious Engineering Awards
ERI@N researchers working on the Solid State Transformers (SST) project were recently awarded with the 2020 IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards!
The research project is focused toward helping to build Singapore's Energy Grid 2.0 and the team is incredibly honoured to have their efforts recognised.
ERI@N Researchers Win Nanyang Awards - NTU AV Bus Project
The ERI@N Future Mobility Solutions Team working on the NTU AV Bus have won the prestigious Nanyang Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship!
The innovation, software and technologies designed and developed by the team for the AV Bus have allowed them to convert the manually driven buses into a safe driverless vehicle.
ERI@N Directors Among SG's Highly Cited Researchers
For the third consecutive year, NTU Singapore has had the greatest number of highly cited researchers amongst institutions in Singapore. Among the 38 researchers are ERI@N's Executive Director Prof Subodh Mhaisalkar, and Cluster Directors Dusit Niyato, Nripan Mathews, Madhavi Srinivasan, Xu Rong, Sum Tze Chien, Shen Zexiang, Chen Xiaodong and Yan Qingyu. Our heartiest congratulations to them!
Wishing all our Hindu friends and everyone who is celebrating the Festival of Lights a very Happy Deepavali!
Teaching little Luke all about our AV Bus!
Produced by GovTech Singapore, Luke hops on board our NTU AV bus and learns about autonomous buses and how they are able to drive around without drivers