Their Business is His Business

Away from the glare of the spotlight, a former kampung (village) boy goes about tracking the global markets with dedication.

Real-world Engineering

Who says engineers can’t be businessmen? Dr Adrian Yeo is one who has made that switch.

Very, Merry Good

With just S$1,000, Merry Riana came from Indonesia to study at NTU. On most days, she had to survive on instant noodles, bread and biscuits...

Hi Bro, I am Smash

There is a robot in NTU that is as tall as a human and can walk up and down stairs.

Take a Leap of Faith... Liu Xiaoyi did. He had a dream to stage a classic play in NTU and managed to put together a sell-out show in just two months without much help. Find out how.

Cambridge to NTU

Prof Daniela Rhodes has become a fan of NTU. After having done her PhD in Cambridge University and taught there, this world-famous structural biologist joined NTU because it “is an ideal environment for study and research”.

Dr Right

Prof Martyn Partridge wants to bring the smiles back to the medical profession as he and his team prepare to open the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at NTU.


Beat the Munch and Travel Crunch

Get to know the NTU campus better with these two original Facebook games developed by engineering and humanities undergrads.

Best Food Forward

HEY! susses out what’s good to eat on campus. Get in line...

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Like Real

Enter a virtual realm of possibilities at NTU’s Institute for Media Innovation.

Super Killers... of Superbugs, That Is

Two young NTU professors are leading the world on a killer mission. Asst Profs Matthew Chang and Poh Chueh Loo have re-engineered a common bacterium to kill a superbug that can cause many illnesses.

Join Google?

Well, the short answer is: Why not! And there is a Singaporean who has done it. Tan Chade-Meng graduated from NTU in 1995 and, five years later, got a prized job in Google – the first Singaporean to do so.

The Rising Son

Joachim Loo grew up at NTU – from being an undergraduate to doing his PhD to teaching.


Rub shoulders with professors from Disney, Lucasfilm and Pixar. Dabble with state-of-the-art tools inside futuristic studios. Mix science and art to create a new media avatar.

Write Headlines, Make Them

How many can claim to have done that? Joanne Peh can. She did an internship with 8 Days, and then went on to become a top actress with MediaCorp.

Sparkling at 88

He is 88 and sparkles at the thought of coming out with new discoveries. He is the force behind the technology that led to the development of solar cells and batteries. To boot, Prof Rudolph Marcus is a Nobel laureate.

Music to Your Ears

Your passion, let’s say, is music. You also want to share it with young minds. You have an even bigger dream: to score the music for the lead song of a movie. Benjamin Lim was such a Singaporean.