NTU College of Science (CoS) comprises the Asian School of the Environment, the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, and the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The world is changing rapidly and our understanding of it is developing at a similar pace. Through discovery across the College, we are charting routes and solutions that will deliver a healthier and more sustainable future for humanity as we build on our fundamental understanding of the world around us.
ASIAN SCHOOL OF THE ENVIRONMENT
The Asian School of the Environment (ASE) at NTU is an interdisciplinary School that will be a world leader in environmental research focused on Asian environmental challenges. The ASE integrates earth and environmental life science, ecology, engineering and technology, human ecology, humanities, and the social sciences to address key issues of the environment and sustainability.Learn more
SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
NTU School of Biological Sciences (SBS) explores new knowledge and discoveries in molecular biology that will have major impact on the life sciences, widely acknowledged as the next technological revolution after the internet.Learn more
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
The School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences (SPMS) consists of two divisions: Mathematical Sciences and Physics & Applied Physics. Our collective mission is to forge a world-class centre of scientific education and research.Learn more
SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
The School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CCEB) hosts world-class education and research programmes in organic and inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical engineering, and bioengineering. We aim to nurture future-ready graduates with the ability to tackle new challenges in chemicals manufacturing, healthcare, energy, food, and other important sectors.Learn more
Changing world of the future
“Scientific understanding is key to discovery and development. Within CoS, more than two hundred faculty are pushing at the boundaries of our knowledge of the universe in the domains of Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics. Scientific scholarship at NTU is world-leading. It is focused on addressing some of the biggest challenges that face humanity today. Through discovery across the College we are charting routes and solutions to those challenges that will deliver a healthier and more secure sustainable future for humanity. And we are building on our fundamental understanding of the world around us as we go. The world is changing rapidly, and our understanding of it is developing at a similar pace. There can never have been a more exciting time to embark on a scientific journey.” - Simon Redfern (Dean, College of Science)Learn more
NTU Students Achieve Grand First Prize and Other Wins at 30th IMC
NTU undergraduates have achieved their best ever performance at the International Mathematics Competition (IMC), an annual mathematics competition for university students.
Appointment of Professor Ling Xing Yi as Editor-in-Chief of ACS Applied Materials portfolio
The College of Science is proud to announce the appointment of Professor Ling Xing Yi of NTU School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CCEB), as Editor-in-Chief of the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Applied Materials portfolio, a family of eight journals focused on materials, interfacial processes, and their applications.
Shining a light on upcycling plastic waste
Scientists from the NTU School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CCEB) have found an efficient and effective plastic upcycling method that makes use of a commercially available catalyst and light to turn most non-biodegradable plastics into useful products at ambient temperature and pressure.
Molecular Mechanism of Plant Oil Biosynthesis – First Authors Feature: Yuzhou Yang and Audrey Lim
2 of our Ph.D students from Assistant Prof Wei Ma‘s lab published their papers in Plant Physiology in May and July this year. Yuzhou Yang first-authored “Transcription factor bZIP52 modulates Arabidopsis seed oil biosynthesis through interaction with WRINKLED1” together with Dr. Que Kong, senior research fellow and lab manager of Asst. Prof. Wei Ma’s lab.
2023 Undergraduate Award Winners for the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Several students from the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences have received academic prizes in recognition of their exceptional grades , outstanding final-year projects, and other accomplishments. Here are the winners from Class of 2022.
As a research-intensive university, NTU has a vibrant research culture and environment. It has established a global reputation in fields such as biomedical engineering, clean energy, advanced materials and environment, intelligent systems, and nanotechnology. To consolidate and further advance our research standing and capabilities, NTU College of Science (CoS) has identified niche areas of research and innovation strength; and actively facilitating and encouraging interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research, recruiting and retaining talents, and strengthening partnerships with world leading institutions and industry partners.Learn more