Project Supported

2018

NoProject TitlePrincipal InvestigatorGrantLevel
1Smart Floor – The Floor with Sense and Energy

Associate Professor Ramakrishnan Narayanan

S2LFinal Year
2

Effective carbon-based spray-cooling technique for sustainable LED lighting

Associate Professor Hung Yew MunS2LFinal Year
3Organic Solar Photovoltaics - From Sunlight to Electricity Utilizing the Potential of Zinc OxideDr Chang Wei SeaS2LFinal Year
4

Development of an innovative plumbed rainwater system with treatment train for sustainable urban water management in Malaysia

Associate Professor Chong Meng NanS2LFinal Year
5

Living Wall: A sustainable green system survives by recycled grey water

Dr Amin Talei

S2LFinal Year
6

Biopolymeric membrane filtration system for greywater treatment and reuse in residential building

Dr Poh Phaik EongS2LFinal Year
7Prototyping soft grippers for fetch and carry robotsDr Surya NurzamanS2LFinal Year
8

Design and development of a wearable system for kinematic gait parameters prediction

Dr Alpha Agape GopalaiS2LFinal Year
9Smart and Sustainable LightingAssociate Professor Vineetha KalavallyS2LFinal Year
10

Cooperative vehicle and traffic control systems for smart city transportation network

Dr Madhavan Shamugavel S2L2nd Year
11Thermo active building cooling systemsDr Daniel KongS2L2nd Year
12The Embedment of Highly Conducting Microcapsules impregnated with Phase Change Materials as a natural thermal regulator in a moving vehicleDr Lee Chern LeingS2L2nd Year
13Fabrication of Tocotrienol Wound Dressing MembraneDr Alice ChuahS2L2nd Year
14Two-factor Authentication Using Face Biometrics and QR Signature for Access Control in Smart Home EnvironmentDr Jin ZheS2L1st Year
15

Intelligent Food Waste Anaerobic Digester for Urban Environment

Dr Darwin GuowandaS2L1st Year
16Development of a novel technique to accelerate water uptake and sprouting of seeds/beans via MHz vibrations.Dr Tan Ming KwangS2L1st Year
17Development of a bi-functional vibration control layer for road paving blocks.Dr M.E. RaghunandanS2L1st Year
18Sustainable biodegradable carrier bag from palm oil biomassDr Pushpamalar JanarthananS2L1st Year
19Development of Smart Rubber Glove with Rapid Self-healing of Pinhole DefectsDr Patrick TangS2L1st Year
20Proposal preparations: H2020, Newton Fund and Dutch Research CouncilProfessor Khu Soon ThiamPPS-

2017

NoProject TitlePrincipal InvestigatorGrantLevel
1Smart Floor – The Floor with Sense and Energy

Associate Professor Ramakrishnan Narayanan

S2L2nd Year
2

Effective carbon-based spray-cooling technique for sustainable LED lighting

Associate Professor Hung Yew MunS2L2nd Year
3Organic Solar Photovoltaics - From Sunlight to Electricity Utilizing the Potential of Zinc OxideDr Chang Wei SeaS2L2nd Year
4

Development of an innovative plumbed rainwater system with treatment train for sustainable urban water management in Malaysia

Associate Professor Chong Meng NanS2L2nd Year
5

Living Wall: A sustainable green system survives by recycled grey water

Dr Amin Talei

S2L2nd Year
6

Biopolymeric membrane filtration system for greywater treatment and reuse in residential building

Dr Poh Phaik EongS2L2nd Year
7Prototyping soft grippers for fetch and carry robotsDr Surya NurzamanS2L2nd Year
8

Design and development of a wearable system for kinematic gait parameters prediction

Dr Alpha Agape GopalaiS2L2nd Year
9Smart and Sustainable LightingAssociate Professor Vineetha KalavallyS2L2nd Year
10

Cooperative vehicle and traffic control systems for smart city transportation network

Dr Abdus Samad KamalS2L1st Year
11Thermo active building cooling systemsDr Daniel Kong S2L1st Year
12The Embedment of Highly Conducting Microcapsules impregnated with Phase Change Materials as a natural thermal regulator in a moving vehicleDr Lee Chern LeingS2L1st Year
13Fabrication of Tocotrienol Wound Dressing MembraneDr Alice ChuahS2L1st Year
14BioCrypto-based Database-less Multi-Factor Authentication Systems.Dr Jin ZheS2L1st Year
15

Intelligent Food Waste Anaerobic Digester for Urban Environment

Dr Darwin GuowandaS2L1st Year
16Proposal preparations: H2020, Newton Fund and Dutch Research CouncilProfessor Khu Soon ThiamPPS-

2016

NoProject TitlePrincipal InvestigatorGrantLevel
1Smart Floor – The Floor with Sense and Energy

Associate Professor Ramakrishnan Narayanan

S2L1st Year
2

Effective carbon-based spray-cooling technique for sustainable LED lighting

Associate Professor Hung Yew MunS2L1st Year
3Organic Solar Photovoltaics - From Sunlight to Electricity Utilizing the Potential of Zinc OxideDr Chang Wei SeaS2L1st Year
4

Development of an innovative plumbed rainwater system with treatment train for sustainable urban water management in Malaysia

Associate Professor Chong Meng NanS2L1st Year
5

Living Wall: A sustainable green system survives by recycled grey water

Dr Amin Talei

S2L1st Year
6

Biopolymeric membrane filtration system for greywater treatment and reuse in residential building

Dr Poh Phaik EongS2L1st Year
7Prototyping soft grippers for fetch and carry robotsDr Surya NurzamanS2L1st Year
8

Design and development of a wearable system for kinematic gait parameters prediction

Dr Alpha Agape GopalaiS2L1st Year
9Smart and Sustainable LightingAssociate Professor Vineetha KalavallyS2L1st Year
10Non-destructive testing concrete degradation using Wi-FiDr Wang XiS2L1st Year
11

Superhydrophobic self-cleaning wall prepared using a simple and safe spray-coating method

Professor Chan Eng SengS2L1st Year
12Highly Conducting Core-Shell Phase Change Materials with Graphene reinforced PDMS ShellDr Lee Chern LeingS2L1st Year
13Nature-based Solutions for Cities - a request for bridge funding for H2020 proposal preparation

Dr Amin Talei

PPS-
14Sustainable water managementAssociate Professor
Chong Meng Nan
Seed grant3rd Year
15Development of bio-responsive inorganic nano-crystals and implementation in conventional drug delivery, gene therapy and tissue engineeringAssociate Professor Md
Ezharul Hoque Chowdury
Seed grant3rd Year
16Nanostructured materials-based devices for renewable energyDr Varghese SwamySeed grant3rd Year
17Investigating illumination and communication using light emitting diodesProfessor Rajendran
Parthiban
Seed grant3rd Year
18Lean and green concepts in manufacturing and logisticsProfessor SG PonnambalamSeed grant3rd Year

2015

NoProject TitlePrincipal InvestigatorGrant 
1Smart hydrogels for biomedical applicationProfessor Tey Beng TiTrans/
 Interdisciplinary
grants
2nd Year
2Investigation of high piezoelectric responses in lead-free
ferroelectric materials
Professor Soh Ai KahTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
2nd Year
3Optimisation models for green manufacturing system
adopting the concepts of waste-to-energy (WTE)
and storage
Professor SG PonnambalamTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
2nd Year
4Stimulus-responsive self-healing system for electronic
 device
Professor Chan Eng SengTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
2nd Year
5Development of control and observer theories for energy
efficiency
Associate Professor Edwin Tan Chee PinTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
2nd Year
6Investigating illumination and communication using light
emitting diodes
Professor Rajendran PartibanTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
2nd Year
7Nanostructured materials-based devices for renewable
energy
Dr Varghese SwamyTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
2nd Year
8Sustainable water managementAssociate Professor Chong Meng NanTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
2nd Year
9Nanostructured and advanced materials for sustainable
 energy production (NAMSEP)
Professor Chai Siang PiaoTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
2nd Year
10Development of bio-responsive inorganic nano-crystals
and implementation in conventional drug delivery, gene
therapy and tissue engineering
Associate Professor Md
Ezharul Hoque Chowdury
Trans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
2nd Year
11Liquid-liquid equilibrium study and partition behavior of
biomolecules in novel aqueous two-phase systems
composed of cholinium-based ionic liquid
Associate Professor
Ooi Chein Wei
Seed grant-
12Devising flexible and wearable surface acoustic wave sensors
suitable for biomedical applications
Associate Professor
Ramakrishnan Narayanan
Seed grant-
13Movement of contaminant (palm oil) through soil:
Ground-water pollution and management
Dr Mavinakere E. RaghunandanSeed grant-
14Robonwire – A multi-functional robot for inspection for defects
and faults in transmission lines and for surveillance and
monitoring the environment
Dr Madhavan ShanmugavelSeed grant-
15Extracorporeal perfusion of the ex vivo liver to mimic the
pressure environment of the liver in vivo: application to saline
 infusion study
Dr Ooi Ean HinSeed grant-
16Development of heteroepitaxial oxide photocatalyst for solar
 water splitting
Dr Chang Wei SeaSeed grant-
17Controlling albumin loss during haemodialysis via modification
of pulysulfone hollow fiber
Dr Estee Yong Siek TingSeed grant-
18Development of zebrafish behavior analysis system for
neurological disorders
Dr Kuang Ye ChowSeed grant-
19The use of efficient ultrasound cavitation as green strategy
to coat cotton fibres with antibacterial nanoparticles
Dr Patrick Tang Siah YingSeed grant-
20Development of electrospun nanofibrous polyacrylonitrile/
graphene ultrafilter membranes for drinkable water treatment application
Dr Pooria PasbakhshSeed grant-
21Deciphering the mechanism of coagulation for starch,
a potential replacement of chemical coagulant
Dr R. Nagasundarara RamananSeed grant-
22A novel nanoparticulate system for peptide drug deliveryDr Manish GuptaSeed grant-

2014

NoProject TitlePrincipal InvestigatorGrant 
1Smart hydrogels for biomedical applicationProfessor Tey Beng TiTrans/
 Interdisciplinary
grants
1st 
Year
2Investigation of high piezoelectric responses in lead-free
ferroelectric materials
Professor Soh Ai KahTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
1st 
Year
3Optimisation models for green manufacturing system
adopting the concepts of waste-to-energy (WTE)
and storage
Professor SG PonnambalamTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
1st 
Year
4Stimulus-responsive self-healing system for electronic
 device
Professor Chan Eng SengTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
1st 
Year
5Development of control and observer theories for energy
efficiency
Associate Professor
Edwin Tan Chee Pin
Trans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
1st 
Year
6Investigating illumination and communication using light
emitting diodes
Professor Rajendran PartibanTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
1st 
Year
7Nanostructured materials-based devices for renewable
energy
Dr Varghese SwamyTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
1st 
Year
8Sustainable water managementAssociate Professor
Chong Meng Nan
Trans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
1st 
Year
9Nanostructured and advanced materials for sustainable
 energy production (NAMSEP)
Professor Chai Siang PiaoTrans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
1st 
Year
10Development of bio-responsive inorganic nano-crystals
and implementation in conventional drug delivery, gene
therapy and tissue engineering
Associate Professor Md
Ezharul Hoque Chowdury
Trans/
Interdisciplinary
grants
1st 
Year