Research Overview

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.

Research News & Highlights


Electrons on the Edge: Atomically Thin Quantum Spin Hall Materials

Atomically thin materials known as quantum spin Hall insulators have unusual properties that can be used to create error-resistant quantum computers. Nanyang Assistant Professor Bent Weber and Dr Michael Lodge survey the development of this exciting research field.

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Silently Targeting Cancer

Discovering the first silencers that loop to regulate its target genes in the human genome, Assistant Professor Fullwood and her team might just be one step closer to finding a method for curing cancer.

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Physicists create new hybrid material in which superconductivity and magnetism interact via their particle-like excitations

An international team of physicists, led by Research Professor Christos Panagopoulos from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore), has created a novel “hybrid” material in which superconductivity and magnetism interact via their particle-like excitations. This breakthrough could form the basis for a new generation of quantum computational hardware.

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