50 Years of Materials Science in Singapore describes in vivid detail how a newly independent nation like Singapore developed world-class research capabilities in materials science that helped the country make rapid progress in energy, biomedical and electronics sectors. The economy mirrored this rapid trail of progress, utilizing home-grown technology and the contribution of materials science to the various sectors is undeniable in ensuring the economic growth and stability of Singapore.
Historical Narrative Early Beginnings to Present (Freddy Boey)
Composites, Nanocomposites and Hybrid Materials (Chaobin He, Xiao Hu, Zhang Yu and John Wang)
Materials for Water Remediation (Membranes) (Sui Zhang, Lin Luo, Zhi Wei Thong and Tai-Shung Chung)
Nanostructured Catalytic and Adsorbent Materials for Water Remediation (Zhong Chen and Teik Thye Lim)
Solar Energy and Energy Storage Materials and Devices Research in Singapore (D Sabba, J Wang, M Srinivasan, A G Aberle and S Mhaisalkar )
50 Years of Biomaterials Research in Singapore (Subbu Venkatraman, Swee Hin Teoh and Ali Miserez)
2D Materials (Andrew T S Wee, Kian Ping Loh and Antonio H Castro Neto)
Electronic Materials Research in Singapore (Chee Ying Khoo, Pooi See Lee, Sze Ter Lim and Chee Lip Gan)
"Singaporean" Materials Science: What Does the Future Hold? (Subbu Venkatraman)
Readership: General public, people interested in history of Singapore, people interested in materials science.
Covers the 50 year history of materials science in Singapore
Shows how Singapore leads the world in the field of materials science
Projects the future of materials science in Singapore