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  • Block71: Community Feature on SinBerBEST

    In April 2019, Block71, a NUS Enterprise initiative that strategically partners with esteemed companies and government organizations, and accelerates start-ups, showcased SinBerBEST on its community feature.

    It focused on the unique, comprehensive approach of the program in using scientific research and innocative technology to enhance building energy efficiency  and building occupant productivity, thereby minimizing environmental impact.

  • Prof. Monteiro Elected to National Academy of Engineering

    SBB2 Theme C Lead Principal Investigator, Professor Paulo Monteiro, has been elected as a member of the 2020 National Academy of Engineering (NAE) class for his "contributions to the science and nanotechnology of concrete for sustainable construction and durable structures."

  • Channel NewsAsia: SinBerBEST Smart Technologies

    Channel NewsAsia: SinBerBEST Smart Technologies

    In August 2018, Channel NewsAsia highlighted key smart technologies developed by SinBerBEST that will be deployed in Singapore’s first energy generating building in collaboration with the Building Construction Authority (BCA).

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Ioannis Konstantakopoulos, a former Graduate Student Researcher at UC Berkeley who participated in the SinBerBEST program, just welcomed his baby, Christos Konstantakopoulos.

Currently, Ioannis lives in Seattle with his family.

Congratulations, Ioannis!

The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting was held on August 6th, 2019 in CREATE Tower in Singapore. This meeting was held in accordance with SinBerBEST’s research contract with the National Research Foundation (NRF). Attendees in the meeting included the SAC members, Drs. Lim Khiang Wee and Adeline Lim and Md Rafi Othman from NRF, and Dr Gao Chun Ping from the Building Construction Authority (BCA). At this review meeting, the theme leaders from the SinBerBEST program presented on their theme’s progress achievements and future plans.

The SinBerBEST Annual Symposium took place at CREATE Tower in Singapore on Monday, August 5, 2019. The theme of this Symposium was: People, buildings and data – shaping a sustainable future. During this meeting, keynote lectures were presented from external speakers and SinBerBEST principal investigators, Energy Market Authority leadership and presenters from post-doctoral scholars.

Ming Jin and Ruoxi Jia, former Graduate Student Researchers at UC Berkeley who met through the SinBerBEST program, just welcomed their son, Walter Jin, to the world.

He is wearing a SinBerBEST onesie, a gift from the SinBerBEST team at UC Berkeley.

Congratulations, Ming and Ruoxi!

The team POWER@NUS, comprising of PhD students (Jaydeep Saha, Rohit Chandra, Sandeep Kolluri, Binita Sen, Palak Jain and Kamala Srinivasa Rao) and researchers (Rajesh Sapkota, Prathamesh, Md Waseem and Santosh Janaki Raman) from Electrical Machines and Drives Lab, ECE department, mentored by Associate Professor S K Panda and Dr. Eddy Blokken (SERIS), participated in the Empower a Billion Lives competition organised by IEEE. The team submitted their proposal online and were selected for the South-Asia regional round at PEDES 2018, IIT Chennai.

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