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Jan 22, '09 Government earmarks $48 million for 100 research scholars The government has set aside funding for up to 100 NUS and NTU research scholars who will undertake research at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (Smart) centre.
Jan 22, '09 $48 million cutting-edge fund set up for graduate scholars About 100 scholars from the NUS and the NTU would get $48 million to put their minds to scientific breakthroughs at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) centre.
Dec 19, '08 SMA Faculty Discovery to be published in Science MIT Professor Carl Thompson and MIT post-doc Johannes A. Kalb with NUS Professor Yi Li and graduate student Qiang Guo, from AMM&NS have made significant progress in understanding a class of materials that has resisted analysis for decades.
Feb 6, '08 Going Global, The Singapore Experience Offering a diverse and distinctive mix of educational services in a cosmopolitan environment, is a country less than a flying time of six hours away from us in India, says Rai Umraopati Ray
Dec 28, '07 Get paid to study Singapore: How would you like to be paid to study? Ask Vibin Aravindakshan, Vinay Kumar and Sumit Gupta, Indian students in Singapore, studying at the National University of SIngapore (NUS), and they'll tell you they couldn't have had it better.
Nov 14, '07 SMA, Adding to S'pore Talent Pool A partner in Maxa, the Singapore-MIT Alliance provides students with access to academic expertise and cutting-edge research facilities
Nov 12, '07 MAXA 2007: Tetra Pak Emerges As Overall Winner Amid Tough Competition After another stellar year for the manufacturing industry, it's time of the year again when the MAXA red carpet is rolled out for companies who have shown the highest standards in manufacturing innovation and excellence.
Jul 4, '07 No Bond But Master's From MIT And NUS Engineer Shawn Choo feels special - he is receiving two master's degrees, one from National University of Singapore (NUS) and the other from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Jul 4, '07 First batch from nine new courses at NUS graduates The NUS Commencement 2007 graduation ceremony kicked-off yesterday. 9 new courses saw their first batch of graduation students.
Jul 3, '07 Over 180 NUS students graduate with international joint degrees Commencement 2007
Jan 23, '07 RSI Report on Singapore-MIT Alliance Annual Symposium 2007 The Nanyang Technological University recently hosted the Singapore-MIT Alliance (or SMA) Annual Symposium 2007. Singapore's Minister of State for Trade & Industry, Mr S Iswaran, graced the event as the Guest-of-Honour and Keynote Speaker.
Jan '06 $12 billion to finance public sector in R&D activities The Singapore government has allocated $12 billion for public sector R&D over the next five years. Dr Tony Tan, chairman of the National Research Foundation outlined this during his keynote address at SMA Symposium 2006
Jan '06 Post-doctoral research push for Singapore The Singapore government is looking towards funding universities to set up post-doctoral studies. Highlights Dr Tony Tan's speech at SMA Symposium 2006
Jan '06 The next step for varsities: Post-doc research Dr Tony Tan's call for new ideas in the R&D sector to increase economic development
Jan '06 Post-doctoral students needed to boost R&D The need for post-doctoral candidates to contribute to the R&D sector in Singapore and the National Research Foundation's mission to promote the development of the research industry locally
Feb '05 Singapore-MIT Alliance Launches Dual Graduate Degrees As SMA enters into second and more ambitious phase, students can now earn dual Masters or PhD degrees from NUS/NTU and MIT.
Dec '03 2003 MRS Fall Meeting Shirley Meng, the PhD student in the SMA program, has won a Silver Graduate Student Research Award at the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting which was held in Boston on December 1-5, 2003.
Nov '03 George Nicholson Student Paper Competition Karthik Natarajan was recently awarded Honorable Mention in the 2003 Nicholson Prize Competition for work performed during his doctorate thesis in the HPCES PhD program with SMA. The George Nicholson Student Paper Competition is held each year to honor outstanding papers in the field of operations research and the management sciences written by a student.
May '03 Nanotechnology Business Plan Earns Respect – and Cash – at MIT SmartCells, a team of five graduate researchers and business students has won the prestigious $50K Entrepreneurship Contest at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for their nanotech business plan using nanoparticles to treat diabetes. The winners also get invaluable exposure to venture capitalists, researchers and business executives.
Mar '03 Singapore universities, MIT expand graduate distance education program NUS, NTU and MIT signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday, March 24, 2003, to take the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) to the next level of graduate education and research in science and engineering.
Mar '03 A Showcase Symposium A Showcase Symposium
They came to NUS with the hope of finding out more about Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA).
Feb '03 SMA Beams to Three Continents The AMM&NS programme offers two graduate courses live to MIT, the National University of Singapore, and the University of Cambridge in the U.K.
Oct '02 Chee Lip GAN wins award Mr. GAN Chee Lip won this year's award for "Best Paper in Reliability" at the 9th International Symposium on the Physical and Failure Analysis of Integrated Circuits. Mr. Gan is a postgraduate student of the AMMNS programme.
Jun '02 Distance Education Expands at MIT pdf In the infoComm2002 issue of Business Presentation Systems, the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) program is the focus of an IT/AV Case Study called Distance Education Expands at MIT.
Apr '02 Singapore-MIT Alliance Fosters cross-Oceanic Research In Issue 4 of Innovation Magazine, MIT Provost reflects on the joint programme and the benefits participants reap in the article Singapore-MIT Alliance Fosters Cross-Oceanic Research.
Jan '02 View Video
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Channel Asia, a television station in Singapore, reports on the merits of Singapore-MIT Alliance and the 2002 Symposium.
Jan '02 Disturbing the Educational Universe:
Universities in the Digital Age — Dinosaurs or Prometheans?
In the Annual Report for the academic year 2000-01 President Charles M. Vest's mentions the Singapore/MIT Alliance in his speech Disturbing the Education Universe: Universities in the Digital Age – Dinosaurs or Prometheans. Read SMA excerpt
Jan '02 Nobel Laureate Kick-Starts "Distinguished Lecture" Series Knowledge Enterprise, an NUS publication, reports on Dr. Phillip A. Sharp, the 1993 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine. Dr. Sharp was the inaugural speaker for the Distinguished Lecture Series.
Sept '01 Towards life-long learning,
Soaking up the MIT culture
Knowledge Enterprise, an NUS publication, looks at the SMA experience in two articles; (1) Towards life-long learning and (2) Soaking up the MIT culture.
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