News

  1. "EEE and CSM Form R&D Collaboration on Deep Submicron Device Characterization and Modeling,” E3 World, MITA (P) 248/12/98, Vol.3, No.1, pp.8, January – June 1999.
  2. “Research collaboration in deep submicon device characterization and modelling,” NTUNews, No.31, pp.8, January 1999.
  3. “Cool chip for optical networks,” NTUNews, No.49, pp.11, July-Sep 2003.
  4. “NTU designs high-performance 10GHz VCO in Chartered 0.18-micon RF CMOS process,” NTULink, ISSN: 0218-2459, Issue 46, pp.14, August 2003.
  5. “NTU designs high-performance 10-GHz VCO in Chartered 0.18-micron RF CMOS process,” Nanyang Alumni ePress, Issue 3, June 2003.
  6. “NTU develops world’s smallest transformer – Invention paves the way for smaller and cheaper electronic products,” Press Release on 26 October 2005.
    • The Straits Times, Pg H4
    • The Business Times, Pg 28
    • Channel NewsAsia (online), 26 October 2005
    • Xinhua Net (online), 26 October 2005
    • Channel NewsAsia, 10.00pm, 26 October 2005
    • Channel 5 Teletext, Pg 117, 26 October 2005
    • NTU ezine, ClassACT (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/classact/)
    • NTU Newletters
  7. The world’s tiniest transformer was featured by David Geer in “Nanotechnology: the growing impact of shrinking computer,” IEEE Pervasive Computing, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp.7-11, January – March 2006. This article was published by both IEEE CS and IEEE ComSoc.
  8. “Advanced RFIC sets up a $9 million research lab at NTU”, 938Live online, 12 Jan 2007.
  9. “Breaking new ground in embedded IC chips”, ClassACT, Issue 54, Sept 2007.
  10. “O2Micro CEO engages NTU students”, ClassACT, Issue 63, June 2008.
  11. “When the chips are up: Get your postgraduate studies in integrated circuit (IC) design fully sponsored by the Economic Development Board”, NTU’s ClassAct, Issue 76, July 2009.
  12. “NTU and EDB launch S$50 million integrated circuit (IC) design research centre”, Press Release on 15 Dec 2009.
  13. ClassACT e-zine – Issue 82, January 2010
    • Designing super green chips
    • Coming to NTU: a world-class integrated circuit (IC) design centre dedicated to the production of green microchips and circuits. 
  14. VIRTUS at NTU partners MediaTek (Lianhe Zaobao, 5 Mar 2011, page 35)
    • MediaTek partners NTU’s VIRTUS to further strengthen their pool of analogue and RF IC design talent. MediaTek is a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions will be growing its presence in Singapore with a new office at One North. VIRTUS, a jointly funded centre by NTU and Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), aims to be a world-class IC design house, developing key technologies required to design integrated circuits and systems for applications in medical technology, clean technology and consumer electronics. MdiaTek will further invest SGD120M in Singapore.      
  15. “Cost-effective process: NTU designs chip with Chartered technology,” Press Release, The Straits Times, 3 June 2003.
  16. Internet press release, “Chartered and NTU Implement High-Performance 10-GHz VCO in 0.18-Micron Process – Leading foundry and research centre of excellence achieve research breakthrough utilizing RF CMOS process,” 2 June 2003. http://www.charteredsemi.com/media/corp/2003n/20030602.asp
  17. “Wireless Opportunities,” TODAY Newspaper, 23 Sep 2003, pp.18.
  18. “Earn varsity credits while at JC,” The Straits Times, 9 Nov 2005, Wed, Home 6. I have proposed a H3 subject Digital Fundamentals to be offered to all JC students. This is one of the 9 subjects from NTU.
  19. “Aid for unis to set up top-notch research centres” The Straits Times, January 13, 2007, Saturday, Home 11. “….. NTU, on its part, will work with a firm specializing in radio frequency ICs to set up a new research lab. Part of the $9 million invested by the company, Advanced RFIC, will go towards funding 30 postgraduate scholarships for NTU students." I am the PI for this research collaboration.
  20. “ARfic, NTU partner on RFIC research,” Electronic Engineering Times, 15 January 2007. http://www.eetasia.com/ART_8800449320_499488_5475ad67200701_no.HTM?click_from=1000012269,8612391807,2007-01-15,EEOL,EENEWS  I am the PI for this research collaboration.
  21. “ARfic collaborates with NTU on high-end integrated circuit technology,” Trade Journal – Wireless Design & Development Asia, 16 Jan 2007.
  22. “Engineering & Infocomm: Powering the Next Electronics Revolution,” Career Central, Vol. 2, page 82-84, 2007.
  23. “Advanced RFIC partners NTU to strengthen semiconductor industry,” EDB News, 1 March 2007. http://www.edb.gov.sg/edb/sg/en_uk/index/news_room/…
  24. “S$4m NTU project to develop a flaw chip,” The Straits Time, 4 Sep 2007, H5.
  25. “Industry gets a boost from a man with the Midas Touch”, The Straits Times, Feb 2, 2008, Science and Technology.
  26. Invited review by the press on an article entitled “NUS scientist helps create super oil absorber” which was published in The Straits Times on 2 June 2008, H2. The significant find was also published in international scientific journal Nature Nanotechnology in June 2008.
  27. “NTU and Rice University scientists have created a super environmentally-friendly green microchip,” 09 Feb 2009
  28. “Green microchips,” @NTU, Issue 81, pp.6, January/February 2010.
  29. Collaboration between NTU and University of Michigan: “Meeting the Challenges for Low-Power System-on-Chip (SoC) Design” 3 Aug 2010.​​