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Research Expertise​
 
 
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Research Interest:
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Directional sound beam (AUDIO BEAM SYSTEM), active noise control, adaptive signal processing, psycho-acoustical signal processing, and spatial/3D audio processing
 
Filed / Granted Patents: 
  1. W.S.Gan, EL Tan, “Listening Device and Accompanying Signal Processing Method,” US provisional patent application (2011) application number 61/470,135. Awarded PCT patents (PCT/SG2012/000116) (WO2012134399 A1) on 4 Oct 2012. Filed and awarded as a US patent (US 9,357,282) granted on May 31, 2016.
  2. EL Tan, W.S. Gan, “A System and Method for Process​ing an input Signal to Produce 3D Audio Effects,” (Ref: TD/091/09). Singapore patent (181675) awarded on 6 May 2015 and Japan Patent (2 0 1 2- 5 4 9 9 7 3) on Sept 12, 2014.
  3. EL Tan and WS Gan, “A Directional Sound System.” Filed as a US provisional patent application (2009), and filed as PCT patent on Aug 2010 (PCT/SG2010/000312) and granted as Japan patent (No.5450820) on January 10, 2014 and Singapore Patent No.178241 on October 9, 2014 and US Patent (U​S8,891,783) on Nov 18, 2014.
  4. J Yang, WS Gan, MH Er, “Steering of Directional Sound Beams,” Singapore Patent filed on 25 Jan 2002, granted on 31 Mar 2006, Singapore Patent (No. 11929). Patent filed in PCT on Aug 2002. Filed in USPTO and granted on 5 Dec 2006, US Patent (No. 7,146,011).
  5. WS Gan, et al., “Method and Apparatus for Generating Directional Sound using an Ultrasonic Carrier Wave,” Singapore Patent filed on 31 Aug 2001, granted on 30 Dec 2005, Singapore Patent (114498).  
  6. WS Gan, et al., “Method and Apparatus for Enhancing the Sound Quality of an Ultrasonic Loudspeaker System,” Singapore Patent filed on 31 Aug 2001, granted on 31 July 2007, Singapore Patent (113393).
                                                        
 

 
Prof Kot Chichung Alex
Research Interest:
 
Biometrics (Signature, Fingerprint and Face), Reflection Removal, Action Recognition, Image Forensic, Face Spoofing and Object Retrieval, Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision​
 
Filed / Granted Patents: 
  1. Z Chen, K Fan, WS Lin, LY Duan and A C Kot, “Lossy Compression Framework for Intermediate Deep Feature Compression,” Singapore Patent No 10201908371Q, filed on 11 Sept 2019. 
  2. Alex C Kot, H J Yang and J Liu, “Software and Method for Embedding Data in Two Color Images,” US Patent No. 7688933 B2, awarded on Mar 30, 2010.
  3. Alex C. Kot, H J Yang and H P Lu, "Method, Software and Device for Hiding Data in Binary Images While Preserving Image Q​uality,” US Patent No. 7324662, awarded on 29 Jan 2008.
  4. Alex C. Kot, “Method, Software and Device for Hiding Data in Binary Image while Preserving Image Quality”, Singapore Patent No. 117590, granted July 2009​.
                                                                                                                                                     
 

 
Prof Lu Yilong​​​
Research Interest:
 
New radar concepts and systems, radar signal and data processing, Array based radar applications including DBF, DOA, SAR, GPR, Smart millimetre wave radar sensing for ITS and IoT applications
 
                
 

 
Prof Ma Kai-Kuang
Research Interest:
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Image and Video Processing, Computer Vision and Machine Intelligence​
 
File / Granted Patents: ​
  1. Kai-Kuang Ma and Wei Ye, “Methods And Systems for Demosaicing An Image,” US Patent 9,996,900, June 12, 2018.  
  2. Kai-Kuang Ma, “System and Method for Motion Vector Generation and Analysis of Digital Video Clips,” US Patent 7,072,398,2006, July 4, 2006.​
                  
 

 
Prof Shen Zhongxiang
Research Interest:
 
Antenna design, Design of frequency-selective structures and absorbers, Electromagnetic modeling and compatibility
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File / Granted Patents: 
  1. S. Chua, S. Aditya, and Z. Shen, “Planar helix slow-wave structure with straight-edge connections,” US 9006971 B2, filed in 2010 and granted in 2015.
  2. W. An, Z. Shen, P. Chung, and F. Wu, “Dual-band dual-port antenna structure”, US 2018/0123244, filed on Nov. 4, 2016 and granted in 2018.​
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Assoc Prof Andy Khong WH
Research Interest:
 
Acoustic signal processing, Machine learning, Learning analytics
Tech. Licensed to Industry: 
  1. Learning analytics system for step based learning activities TD 2018-117-01
  2. Eight-channel simultaneous sampling USB sound acquisition system TD/218/16
  3. Beamforming technologies for acoustic signal processing TD/012/16​
  4. Eight-channel simultaneous sampling USB sound acquisition system TD/218/16​
  5. Acoustic signal processing algorithms TD/104/13
  6. Acoustic microphone signal processing TD/188/13​
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Assoc Prof Chau Lap Pui
Research Interest:
 
Image and Video Processing, Image and Video Analytics, Intelligent Transportation System
File / Granted Patents: 
  1. C. Zhu, X. Lin and L.P. Chau, A hexagon-based fast search method for block motion estimation in video encoding, Singapore Patent No.: 95778, Date of Grant: 28 February 2005.
  2. C. Zhu, X. Lin and L.P. Chau, Block Motion Estimation Method, US Patent No.: 7,457,361B2, Date of Grant: 25 November 2008.
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Asst Prof Christopher H. T. Lee
Research Interest:
 
Electric machines and drives, Electromechanical systems, Renewable energies
 
File / Granted Patents: 
  1. C. H. T. Lee, and J. L. Kirtley, “Asymmetrical winding configuration for electric motor drive,” US Patent Application, filed in December 2018.
  2. C. H. T. Lee, and K. T. Chau, “An electronic-geared in-wheel machine,” China Invention Application, ZL201620293387.9, filed in August 2016.
  3. C. H. T. Lee, and K. T. Chau, “An electronic continuously variable transmission machine,” China Invention Application, ZL201620117005.7, filed in August 2016.
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Assoc Prof Guan Yong Liang
Research Interest:
 
Coding and signal processing for communication system and data storage system, Channel Modelling (​vehicular communication channel, powerline communication channel)
 
File / Granted Patents: 
  1. LIU Xiaobei, Kushai ANAND, GUAN Yongliang, FAN Pingzhi, “BEM Based Channel-Tracking Equalizer For Fast-Fading Wireless Multipath Channels”, patent filed on 22-Oct-2019, patent number 10201909843V, Country Filed: Singapore.
  2. LIU Xiaobei, Kushai ANAND, GUAN Yongliang, FAN Pingzhi, “BEM-PSP For Single Carrier Communication Over Doubly Selective Fading Channel”, patent filed on 29 October 2018, patent number 10201809549P, Country Filed: Singapore.
  3. 刘晓蓓、Kushai ANAND、元永亮、范平志,用于双选择性衰落信道下通信的BEM-PSP技术,申请日:2018年10月25日,申请号:No.2018102200748980, Country Filed: China.
  4. NGUYEN Thanh Hieu; Md NOOR-A-RAHIM; GUAN Yong Liang; LI Hong, ”Message Relaying In Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communication System”, US patent application number 16/049,769.  Filing Date: 30 July 2018. Country Filed: US.
  5. GUAN Yong Liang, POH Chueh Loo, Reversible watermarking with tamper detection and localization capability for volumetric DICOM images, US Provisional Patent Application No. 61/507,690. Filing Date: July-2011.
  6. GUAN Yong Liang, POH Chueh Loo, Dual-Layer Public-Key Reversible Watermarking with Tamper Localization for Bio-Medical Images, US Provisional Patent Application No. 61/243,621. Filing Date: Sep-2009.
  7. CHENG Xian Tao; GUAN Yong Liang, Blind Optimal Combiner for Low-Cost Non-Coherent Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Receivers, ETPL ref: SRC/P/05089/00/SG. Filing Date: Mar-2009. Country Filed: Singapore.
  8. Guan Yong Liang, S M Shen, Ji Ming, Method for Enhancing the Blind Detection of Shift-Invariant Watermarks subjected to Filtering and/or Downscaling, ref: Japan, 2003-036856. Filing Date: Feb-2003. Country Filed: Japan.
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Assoc Prof Jiang Xudong
Research Interest:
 
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, Computer vision, Image processing, Data science and Biometrics
 
File / Granted Patents: 
  1. W. Ser, X. Jiang and W. Yau, “Method and device for computer-based processing a template minutia set of a fingerprint and a computer readable storage medium,” United States Patent, No. 7369688, May 6, 2008.
  2. W. Yau, K. Toh and X. Jiang, “Method and device for determining a total minutiae template from a plurality of partial minutiae templates,” United States Patent, No. 7236617, June 26, 2007.
  3. X. Jiang, W. Yau and W. Ser, “Two-stage local and global fingerprint matching technique for automated fingerprint verification/identification,” United States Patent No. 6778685, August 17, 2004.
 

 
Assoc Prof Justin Dauwels
Research Interest:
 
Data Analytics Methods (Real-time data processing, Large-scale data processing, Bayesian inference, Graphical models, Multi-Modal Simulation  for transportation, communications, automation)
 
File / Granted Patents: 

  1. To be updated... ...
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Assoc Prof Li Kwok Hung
Research Interest:
 
Digital Communications, Mobile Communications, SIgnal Processing
 
File / Granted Patents: 

  1. To be updated ... ...
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Assoc Prof Lin Zhiping
Research Interest:
 
Multidimensional systems and signal processing, statistical and biomedical signal processing, and machine learning
 
File / Granted Patents: 
  1. Z. Lin, “Automatic meter reading systems”, U.K. Patent No. 2,284,961, Sep. 1997.
  2. M. E. H. Ong, Z. Lin, W. Ser and G.-B. Huang, “Method of predicting acute cardiopulmonary events and survivability of a patient,” US patent No. 8,932,220, 15 Jan. 2015.
  3. Zhiping Lin, Yong Kiang Yeo, Jianmin Zhang, Wee Ser, and Yenpo Tai, “System and method for health condition monitoring,” Singapore patent, application number: SG_201710150 -SG(041.05948.PSG), 14 Nov. 2018.
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Assoc Prof Ling Keck Voon
Research Interest:
 
Model Predictive Control, State Estimation, GNSS Software Receiver, Applications
 
File / Granted Patents: 

  1. To be updated ... ...
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Assoc Prof Ma Maode
Research Interest:
 
Network Security, Wireless Networking​​
 
File / Granted Patents: 
  1. Title: “Agent Driven Seamless Sessions Interworking. “ by  Ashok Sunder Rajan and Maode Ma, 2006
  2. Title: “DoS Attack-free UHF RFID Tags” by Bin Wang and Maode Ma, 2012
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Assoc Prof Mao Kezhi
Research Interest:
 
Artificial interlligence, machine learning; Image processing, natural language processing; Cognitive science and information fusion​
 
File / Granted Patents: 

  1. To be updated ... ...
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Assoc Prof Ng Boon Poh
Research Interest:
 
Array Signal Processing
File / Granted Patents: 
  1. Methods and Systms for Spectral Analysis of Sonar Data, 2017
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Assoc Prof Su Rong
Research Interest:
 
Discrete event systems: simulation, analysis, control, fault diagnosis; Cyber security analysis and control of event-driven systems; Control and optimization of multi-agent systems; Traffic signal control of intelligent transportation systems; Control and optimization of smart manufacturing systems; Energy management of smart buildings; Cyber physical social/human systems
 
File / Granted Patents: 
  1. James A. Kurien, Xenofon Koutsoukos, and Rong Su. “Systems and Methods for Distributed Fault Diagnosis Using Precompiled Finite Automata", US Patent Number 6778943, August 17, 2004. 
  2. Rong Su, Nikitha Radhakrishnan, Yang Su, and Kameshwar Poolla. “Method of Operating a Building Environment Management System", Singapore Patent Number 11201706843R, Match 8, 2019.
  3. S. Ware, Y. Sun, J. Soon, L. Lin, R. Su. “Automated guided vehicle management system and method", Patent Application No. 10201914066T, January 3, 2020.
  4. J. Soon, Y. Sun, S. Ware, L. Lin, R. Su. “Method for optimizing placement of on-the-go wireless charging units", Patent Application No. 10201913995S, January 3, 2020.​
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Assoc Prof Tay Wee Peng
Research Interest:
 
Network information processing, distributed signal processing, machine learning, applied probability
 
File / Granted Patents: 
  1. Y. Wang, W. P. Tay, J. S. Kee, and K. Thangamariappan, “Wireless sensor network and parameter optimization method thereof, and warehouse system,” US Patent Application 16/177,880, Nov. 1, 2018
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Assoc Prof Teh Kah Chan
Research Interest:
 
Signal processing for communications, performance analyses and evaluations of various wireless communications systems, cooperative communications, cognitive radios, radar, data analytics and cyber security
 
File / Granted Patents: 

  1. To be updated ... ...
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Assoc Prof Wang Lipo
Research Interest:
 
Machine learning with applications to data mining, multimedia, and communications
 
File / Granted Patents: 
  1. L. P. Wang and D.L. Alkon, "Artificial network for temporal sequence processing," United States Patent No. 5,446,829 (August 29, 1995); WO Patent 1,995,000,920 (World Intellectual Property Organization or WIPO, 1995/1/6)
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Asst Prof Wen Bihan
Research Interest:
 
Machine Learning, Image and Video Processing, Computer Vision, 
Computational Imaging, Inverse Problems​
 
File / Granted Patents: ​
  1. “Systems and Methods for Multi-Spectral Image Super-Resolution", with Ulugbek Kamilov, Dehong Liu, Hassan Mansour, and Petros Boufounos. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, [US10482576B2], [US20190287216A1].
  2. “Inverse Luma/Chroma Mappings With Histogram Transfer And Approximation", with Harshad Kadu and Guan-Ming Su. Dolby Laboratories, [EP3306563A1], [US10264287B2].
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Assoc Prof Xiao Gaoxi
Research Interest:
 
Complex networks and complex systems, System resilience and system risk control, Wireless networks and smart grids, Security of cyber-physical systems
 
File / Granted Patents: 

  1. To be updated ... ...
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Assoc Prof Yap Kim Hui
Research Interest:
 
Data/Image/Video Processing, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning
 
File / Granted Patents: 

  1. To be updated ... ...


Current Projects

Year Project Title Amount Source of Grant PI
2015-
2021
NTU-PKU Joint Research Institute (JRI@ROSE)
S$2,552,000 Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation Limited Kot Chichung Alex
2016-
2021
Smart Platform Infrastructure Research on Integrative Technology (SPIRIT): A Platform for Translational R&D for a Smart Nation S$11,000,000 National Research Foundation  Kot Chichung Alex
2016-
2020
Smart Platform Infrastructure Research on Integrative Technology (SPIRIT): A Platform for Translational R&D for a Smart Nation S$5,500,000 National Research Foundation  Gan Woon Seng
2016-
2022
Image Forensics: Spoofing and Manipulation S$240,000 NTU Kot Chichung Alex
​2017-2022 ​Schaeffler Hub for Advance REsearch (SHARE) at NTU ​S$1,000,000 ​Schaeffler (Singapore) Pte Ltd ​Guan Yong Liang​
2017-
2021
Development of APIs for Visual Analytics for KLASS Engineering and Solution Pte. Ltd.​ S$1,131,000 KLASS Engineering Kot Chichung Alex
2017-
2020
DCMMH: Dietary Computational Model for Mobile Health S$497,000 NRF-NSFC Kot Chichung Alex
2017-
2020
Feasibility Study of Multi-Function Millimetre-Wave RaCoPo System S$446,832 HWI Lu Yilong
2018-
2022
SCALE@NTU Research Theme 2: Edge Intelligence S$1,300,000 SIngatpre Telecommunication and ASTAR Gan Woon Seng
2018-
2021
Immersive 3D Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications S$660,000 Ministry of Education Gan Woon Seng
2018-
2020
Audio Intelligence Monitoring at the Edge (AI-ME) S$650,000 National Research Foundation (IAF) Gan Woon Seng
2018-
2021
Multi-Source Information Processing and Fusion for Enhanced Satellite Remote Sensing S$639,432 21AT Lu Yilong
2018-
2020
Integrated Wide-Band Antenna Based on Sensotect S$300,000 SHARE @NTU Shen Zhongxiang
2018-
2021
Deep Reinforcement Learning of Driving Using Virtual Paths S$287,000 NTU-WASP Ma Kai-Kuang
2019-2022 Active Noise Cancellation of Aircraft Noise through open windows S$2,000,000 Cities-of-Tomorrow R&D programme Gan Woon Seng
2019-2020 Artificial Intelligence for Human Re-Identification Across Camera S$550,000 AI SG & DSTA Kot Chichung Alex
2019-2021 Monitoring the Operation Condition of RFID Tags on Rail Sleepers S$442,400 SMRT-NTU Corporate Lab Shen Zhong​xiang
2019-2020 Development of Energy-Selective Surface S$247,250 DSO National Laboratories Shen Zhongxiang
​2019-2020 ​High-definition Image Processing Algorithm Development and Quality Assessment ​S$80,000 ​MOE AcRF Tier 1 ​Ma Kai-Kuang
​2019-2022 ​Next-Generation V2X Network Architecture and Ecosystem for Smart Mobility WP2 ​​S$934,320 ​ASTAR Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Industry Alignment Fund-Pre-positioning (AME IAF-PP) ​Guan Yong Liang
​2019-2022 ​Next-Generation V2X Network Architecture and Ecosystem for Smart Mobility WP8 ​​S$7,457,580 ​ASTAR AME IAF-PP ​Guan Yong Liang
​2018-2022 ​Signal Research Program Phase 3 ​​S$1,000,000 ​DSO National Laboratories ​Guan Yong Liang
​2018-2020 ​SINGA Shield Task B ​​S$300,000 ​Future Systems and Technology Directorate (FSTD) ​Guan Yong Liang
​2019- 2024​ ​New Enabling Wireless Comm Technologies ​​​S$920,851 ​Continental-NTU Corp Lab ​Guan Yong Liang
​2019- 2024​ ​AI Enhanced Traffic Intelligence for all Masses based on IoT and V2X Technologies ​​​S$1,453,158 ​Continental-NTU Corp Lab ​Guan Yong Liang​
​2019-2020 ​Acoustic source detection, localization and identification using machine learning technique in VTOL UAVs  ​S$780,000 ​ST Engineering-NTU Corporate Lab ​Andy W. H. Khong
​2019-2021 ​Insights into online learning via machine learning techniques  ​S$270,000 ​DSAIR NTU ​Andy W. H. Khong
​2018-2020 ​Assessing the impact of initiatives on students’ innovation and entrepreneurial mindset in Garage@EEE  ​S$90,000 ​NTU EdeX ​Andy W. H. Khong
​2018-2021 ​Wireless acoustic sensor network for semantic context evaluation and learner recommendation system  ​S$668,500 ​Delta Corporate Lab ​Andy W. H. Khong
​2016-2019 ​Assessing learners’ competencies in online E4E systems via data analytics to achieve higher effectiveness in learning   ​S$611,500 ​Delta Corporate Lab ​Andy W. H. Khong​
​2016-2021 ​Model-in-the-Loop Framework for Intelligent CPS ​S$200,000 ​Delta-NTU Corp. Lab Su Rong​
​2019-2020 ​Drone Inspection System for Building Façade ​S$426,810 ​National Research Foundation ​Ng Boon Poh
​2019-2021 ​Tracking seeds and their animal dispersers in tropical forests: using engineering advances to address longstanding challenges in biodiversity conservation(ACE2018-03) ​S$94,000 ​NTU ​Lee Yee Hui
​2019-2022 ​Radar Technology: Enhancing Sensing and Imaging for Subterranean Diagnostics ​S$711,028 ​National Parks Board ​Lee Yee Hui
​2016-2020 ​Automated Charging for Kerbside Parking to Reduce Active Enforcement ​S$874,296 ​National Research Foundation ​Lee Yee Hui​
​2020-2023 ​Computer-Aided Image and Video Data Analysis of Recovered Data from Flash Memory ​S$959,200 ​National Research Foundation NSOE ​Chau Lap Pui
​2020-2022 ​Networked Communities of Agents: A New Framework for Studying Dynamics of Complex Adaptive Systems ​S$105,900 ​MOE-Tier1 ​Xiao Gaoxi
​2019-2021 ​Auto-Tagging of Patent Applications to Facilitate Discovery of Relevant Prior Art ​S$529,500 ​AI SG & IPOS ​Chen Lihui
​2020-2021 ​GNSS signal authentication for users of high precision GNSS positioning  ​S$796,584 ​TRANS Grant, PMO/Govtech ​Tan Soon Yim
​2018-2021 ​LI-FI TECH - Data communication using regular LED light source (Li-Fi) as visible communication light (VLC) ​S$450,000 ​SJ-NTU Corp Lab ​Arokiaswami Alphones ​
​​2016-2020 ​Being Together Program (Project 2) ​S$1,700,400 ​Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) ​Jiang Xudong
​2016-2020 ​Hierarchical Modelling and Real-time Operation Planning for LVHM Reconfigurable Manufacturing ​S$1,068,700 ​Delta-NTU Corp. Lab ​Su Rong
​2016-2020 ​Automated Situation Awareness Based on Text Analytics of News ​S$755,785 ​Ministry of Defence ​Mao Kezhi​
​2016-2020 ​Automated Video Analytic Systems for Smart Learning ​S$579,536 ​Delta Corporate Lab ​Yap Kim Hui
​2016-2020 Enhanced Fault Identification of Train Door Response Using Advanced Sensor System​ ​S$490,000 ​SMRT-NTU Corp Lab  ​Ling Keck Voon​
​2016-2020 ​Energy Efficient Resilient Distributed Inference ​S$434,600 ​Delta Electronics Corp Lab ​Tay Wee Peng​
​2017-2020 ​Control and Controllability of Dynamic Complex Networks: Theories and Strategies ​S$516,599 ​Ministry of Education ​Xiao Gaoxi
​​2017-2020 ​DCMMH: Dietary Computational Model for Mobile Health ​S$496,800 ​National Research Foundation  ​Yap Kim Hui
​2018-2023 ​Quantum Measurement, System Control and Signal Processing S$​3,543,480 ​Ministry of Education ​Jiang Xudong
​2018-2020 ​Relative Positions Determination Using Communication Signals ​S$479,157 ​Defence Science Organization National Laboratories ​Tay Wee Peng
​2018-2020 ​Outdoor Geo-Localization and Navigation Using DVB and LTE Signals-of-Opportunity in GPS-denied Environments ​S$300,000 ​Ministry of Defence ​Tay Wee Peng
​2018-2020 ​Robust GNSS under foliage/scintillation ​S$300,000 ​FSTD ​​Ling Keck Voon​
​2018-2020 ​Application of millimeter wave radar sensor and design of RadComm device for personal mobile devices​ S$​277,624 ​Schaeffler Hub for Advanced REsearch at NTU (SHARE at NTU) ​Teh Kah Chan​
​2018-2020 ​The Study of 4D Dengue Transmission Risk Based on Big Urban Data ​S$247,200 ​National Research Foundation  ​Xiao Gaoxi
​2018-2021 ​Development of high-performance Vernier permanent-magnet motor drives for electric vehicles S$​200,000 ​NTU Internal Funding – SUG ​Christopher H.T. Lee
​2018-2020 ​Access Authentication for Massive Terminals in 5G Wireless Networks ​S$​100,000 ​Ministry of Education ​Ma Maode
​2018-2020 ​Discrete Event Based Cyber Security Analysis and Attack Resilient Controller Synthesis for Cyber Physical Systems ​S$​95,000 ​Ministry of Education ​Su Rong​
​2019-2022 ​Next-Generation V2X Network Architecture and Ecosystem for Smart Mobility ​S$21,240,000 ​Industry Alignment Fund - Pre Positioning (IAF-PP) ​Tay Wee Peng
​2019-2022 ​WP4: V2X Network-Enabled Traffic Analysis and Smart Traffice Signal Control for Large Traffic Networks ​S$1,879,320 ​IAF-PP ​Su Rong​
​2019-2024 ​Electromechanical systems ​S$1,664,853 ​IAF-ICP/RCA ​Christopher H.T. Lee
​2019-2024 Car Cabin Monitoring S$​1,119,655 ​IAF-ICP/ Continental ​Chau Lap Pui
​2019-2023 ​Theoretically-Grounded and Robust Artificial Intelligence for Real-World Challenges S$​800,000 ​Nanyang Assistant Professorship ​Wen Bihan​
​2019-2022 ​Design of Security Functionality for V2X Networks ​S$​800,000 ​A*STAR ​Ma Maode
​2019-2021 ​Vehicular Localisation using V2X and Information Fusion  S$​582,000 ​IAF ​​​Ling Keck Voon​​
​2019-2021 ​Decentralized Privacy for the Internet of Things: Theory and Algorithms S$​568,512 ​Ministry of Education  ​Tay Wee Peng
​2019-2022 ​Human-Robot Interaction Phase 1 ​S$521,400 ​National Research Foundation, Singapore ​Lin Zhiping
​2019-2020 ​Enhanced Deep Learning Based Detector and Tracker for Video Analytics S$​400,000 ​STE-NTU Corp Lab ​Chau Lap Pui
​2019-2023 ​Design and reinforcement security on smart grids against cyber-physical attack ​S$271,700 ​National Research Foundation NSOE ​Christopher H.T. Lee​
​2019-2023​ ​Data Augmentation and Low-shot Learning for Medical Image Processing S$​240,000 ​Fraunhofer@NTU ​Wang Lipo
​​2019-2023 ​Cognitive Workload and Situation Awareness Recognition using Advanced Machine Learning ​S$​240,000 ​Fraunhofer@NTU ​Wang Lipo
​2019-2021 ​Development of electric motor drives with direct-drive features for automated ground vehicles  ​S$233,000 ​Schaeffler Hub for Advanced Research (SHARE) at NTU ​Christopher H.T. Lee​
​2019-2022 ​Robust Machine Learning with Rigorous Formulations ​S$200,000 ​Start-Up Grant ​Wen Bihan
​2019-2020 ​Individual/Group readiness assessment: Promoting students’ learning and providing timely performance feedbacks for blended courses S$​20,000 ​EdeX Grant ​Teh Kah Chan
​2020-2025 ​Development of novel electric machine system with gearless structure for emerging applications S$​2,834,460 ​National Research Foundation  ​Christopher H.T. Lee​
​2020-2025 ​Hazardous Event Detection and Situation Awareness for Social Resilience by Automated Analytics of Social Media and Other Online Sources S$​820,000 ​Future Resilience System Phase II ​Mao Kezhi
​​2020-2025 ​Critical Event Monitoring and Situation Awareness for Resilience Cyber-Physical Systems ​S$​336,000 ​National Research Foundation CREATE ​Xiao Gaoxi
​2020-2022 ​Efficient Object Detection for X-Ray Machines S$​388,000 ​Smiths Detection ​Wen Bihan​
​2020-2021 ​Detection of Attacks on Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems S$​204,000 ​Renewal of Singapore Cybersecurity Consortium Grant ​Wen Bihan
​2020-2023 ​Development of novel gearless electric machines for autonomous vehicles ​S$​200,000 ​NTU Internal Funding – SUG – NAP ​Christopher H.T. Lee
​​2020-2023 ​Novel high-performance electric motor drives with multiple degree-of-freedom for robotic applications ​S$​180,000 ​AcRF Tier 1 ​Christopher H.T. Lee
​2020-2020 ​Weakly Supervised Learning Based Anomaly Detection in Microscopic Images for Automatic Detection of Noises ​S$​99,000 ​TL@NTU Seed Research Project ​Wen Bihan
​2020-2020 ​Single channel detection of signals below the noise floor using Machine Learning ​S$​90,000 ​TL@NTU ​Teh Kah Chan
2020-2020
Survey of Energy Harvesting Principles and Technologies
S$​45,00​0
Schaeffler Hub for Advanced REsearch at NTU (SHARE at NTU)
Teh Kah Chan​​

Total funding from current projects: S$78,168,695 ++


Past Projects

Year Project Title ​Amount ​Source of Grant PI
2012-2018
Rapid-Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab
​S$9,875,000 IMDA Kot Chichung Alex
​2014-2018 ​Coexistence of Multiple ITS Antennas and Conformal Antennas for V2X Communications ​S$550,000 EDB and NXP Lu Yilong
​2015-2018 ​Metasurface-Based End-Fire Antennas of Extremely Low Profile ​S$593,400 MINDEF Shen Zhongxiang​
​2015-2019 ​Design of Integrated Multi-Band Antennas ​S$572,000 ​Delta-NTU Joint Lab ​Shen Zhongxiang
​2015-2018 Development of New Technologies for Designing EM Scattering Profiles ​S$534,750 ​DSO National Laboratories ​Shen Zhongxiang
​2015-2017 ​Fundamental Image Processing Techniques for Ultra High Definition Display​ ​S$99,900 MOE AcRF Tier 1 Ma Kai-Kuang​
2016-2019
​A Vision-based Solution for Egocentric Hand Motion Analysis on Wearable Devices ​S$509,040 ​MOE AcRF Tier 2 Ma Kai-Kuang
2016-2018
​Automatic Offence Event Detection Over Surveillance Video Footage ​S$421,872 ​NRF Smart Nation ​Ma Kai-Kuang​
​2016-2018 Discriminative Action States Discovery for Online Activity Recognition ​S$199,525 DSO National Laboratories Ma Kai-Kuang
​2016-2018 ​Intelligent Video Detection and Tracking of Misconducts Incurred in HDB Living Environment​ ​S$82,600 EEE Seed Grant ​Ma Kai-Kuang​
​2017-2018 Miniaturized Log Periodic Monopole Antenna​ ​S$132,250 ​DSO National Laboratories ​Shen Zhongxiang
2018-2019
​Application of Millimetre Wave Radar Sensor and Design of RadComm Device for Personal Mobile Devices ​S$143,812 ​Schaeffler ​Lu Yilong
​​2018-
2019
​Advanced Image Processing Algorithm Development for High-quality Digital Imaging ​S$80,000 ​MOE AcRF Tier 1​ ​Ma Kai-Kuang​
​2012-2016 ​Automatic Knowledge Extraction from Unstructured Open Sources ​S$523,372 ​Ministry of Defence and NTU ​Mao Kezhi
​2012-2018 ​Human Object Recognition ​S$523,372
​Media Development Authority of Singapore ​Jiang Xudong​
​2012-2018 ​Structured Object Database Collection and Analysis S$​500,000 ​Media Development Authority - IDM ​Chau Lap Pui
​2012-2018 ​Media Search Services ​S$​500,000 ​Media Development Authority of Singapore ​Yap Kim Hui
​2012-2017 ​Singapore-Berkeley Building Efficiency and Sustainability in the Tropics (SinBerBEST) ​S$​250,000 ​NRF CREATE  ​Ling Keck Voon​
​2013-2018 ​IRP 4.1 Cambridge Centre for Carbon Reduction in Chemical Technology (C4T)  ​S$818,000 ​NRF CREATE  ​Ling Keck Voon
​2013-2016 ​Multiband GNSS Software Receiver ​S$327,000 ​DSO National Laboratories  ​Ling Keck Voon
​2013-2016 ​MIMO and MIMO-STAP processing ​​S$250,000​ ​DRTech-NTU Project NURTURER ​Teh Kah Chan​
​2013-2017 ​Urban Outdoor Navigation of Unmanned Platform under a GPS Challenged Environment ​​​S$233,000​ ​Defence Research and Technology Office ​Tay Wee Peng
​2013-2017 ​Project Urban-NAV ​​​​S$233,000 ​DRTech ​Chau Lap Pui
​2013-2016 ​Fusion and Sense Making of Heterogeneous Sensor Network and Other Sources ​​​​S$195,295 ​US Army Research Lab ​Mao Kezhi​
​2014-2019 ​Development of NTU/ NXP- Intelligent Transport Systems Test-Bed S$​14,098,000 Economic Development Board ​Su Rong
​2014-2019 ​Development of NTU/NXP-Intelligent Transport System Test-Bed S$​2,568,300 ​Economic Development Board ​Tay Wee Peng
​2014-2019 ​Embedded Machine for Hostile Environment on More Electric Engines ​S$1,721,973 ​NRF Rolls Royce Corp. Lab ​Su Rong
​2014-2019 ​Intelligent Power Allocation and Scheduling S$​1,329,717 ​NRF Rolls Royce Corp. Lab ​Su Rong
​2014-2019 ​Computational Multi-Layered Displays S$​828,650 ​National Research Foundation  ​Lin Zhiping​
​2014-2017 ​Identifying Infection Sources in a Network S$​507,593 ​Ministry of Education  ​Tay Wee Peng
​2014-2018 ​Security Enhanced Technologies for IEEE ​S$500,000 ​Economic Development Board ​Ma Maode
​2014-2017 ​Identifying Infection Sources in a Network S$​406,073.82 ​​Ministry of Education  ​Xiao Gaoxi​
​2014-2018 ​Development of NTU/ NXP- Intelligent Transport Systems Test-Bed S$​192,000 ​Economic Development Board ​Chau Lap Pui
​2014-2016 ​Design of a Security Framework for the M2M Communications in Cyber-physical Systems ​S$100,000 ​Ministry of Education ​Ma Maode
​2014-2016 ​Co-evolution of Social Networks and Memes: a Novel Modelling Approach ​S$99,700 ​Ministry of Education ​Xiao Gaoxi
​2014-2016 ​Digital image analysis for assessment of severity of melasma in patients ​S$73,000 ​A*STAR-NHG-NTU Skin Research Grant  ​Lin Zhiping​
​2015-2019 ​Integrated Fibre Optic Sensor Based Monitoring System for LNG Terminals S$​2,223,000 ​EIRP ​Su Rong
​2015-2019 ​Project Mosquito Net S$​1,979,000 ​Defence Science & Technology Agency ​Lin Zhiping
​2015-2018 ​Robust Learning in Social Networks: Fundamental Limits and Strategies S$​652,998 ​Ministry of Education ​Tay Wee Peng
​2015-2018 ​Robust Learning in Social Networks: Fundamental Limits and Strategies ​S$​652,998 ​Ministry of Education ​Xiao Gaoxi
​2015-2019 ​An Intelligent Wearable Device Incorporating ECG and Respiratory Sound for Medical Applications ​S$578,300 ​Delta-EEE Joint Grant  ​Lin Zhiping
​2015-2018 ​Infrastructure Systems Risk Monitoring, Detection and Control S$​556,000 ​National Research Foundation  ​Xiao Gaoxi
​​2015-2018 ​Video and Image Enhancement Using Rain, Haze and Fog Removal Techniques S$​510,300 ​ST Engineering-NTU Corporate Lab ​Chau Lap Pui​
​2015-2019 ​UWB Based Collaborative Decentralised Localisation ​S$427,400 ​ST Dynamics Corp Lab ​Tay Wee Peng
​2015-2019 ​Target Detection and Classification Based on Microdoppler Signal Analysis and Machine Learning S$​402,500 ​Defence Science and Technology Agency ​Jiang Xudong​
​2015-2018 ​Radar co-existence with DVB-T2 S$​322,000 ​FSTD-NTU Project CONTURAS  ​Teh Kah Chan
​2015-2019 ​Project MOSCATO: User Profile based on Sentiment Analysis and Networking ​S$308,000 Ministry of Defence​ ​Chen Lihui
​2015-2019 ​Project MOSCATO S$​308,000 ​Ministry of Defence ​Wang Lipo
​2015-2019 ​A Holistic Approach to Combatting Insider Threats ​S$​308,000 ​Ministry of Defence ​Tay Wee Peng
​2015-2019 ​Project MOSCATO ​S$​308,000 ​Ministry of Defence ​Yap Kim Hui
​2015-2019 ​​Project MOSCATO ​S$​308,000 ​Ministry of Defence ​Teh Kah Chan
​2015-2019 ​P1-General Object Recognition By Big Data Retrieval, P2-Know Your Customer: Personal Profiling By Recognizing The Fashion Accessories Based On Big Data Retrieval, P3-Object Segmentation And Tracking For 3D Depth Data ​S$307,748 ​OMRON Corporation ​Chau Lap Pui​
​2015-2016 ​Multi-Target Track Before Detect On TDOA-FDOA Based Measurements ​S$100,000 ​Defence Science Organization National Laboratories ​Tay Wee Peng
​2015-2018 ​Toward Secure and Privacy-Preserving Computing in Mobile Cloud ​S$100,000 ​Ministry of Education ​Ma Maode
​2015-2016 ​Estimation of Driver Stress from Ultra-Short Term Heart Rate Variability ​S$98,600 ​Ministry of Education ​Lin Zhiping
​2015-2016​ ​Deployment of 3D Scanner in NTU ​S$31,200 ​IHI Asia ​Pacific ​​Chau Lap Pui​
​2016-2019 ​Scalable and Smart Building Energy Management Systems ​S$1,098,600 ​BCA GBIC Program ​Su Rong
​2016-2017 ​Application of Machine Learning and Data Mining to Analyze Noisy Unknown Block FEC S$​114,053 ​DSO National Laboratories  ​Wang Lipo
​2016-2017 ​Multi-Sensory Audio-Visual Analytics in Remote Sensing of Idling Engines S$​100,000 ​NTU Internal Funding ​Yap Kim Hui
​2016-2018 ​Cellular architectures for 5G mobile and wireless communication networks based on massive MIMO ​S$​100,000 ​AcRF Tier-1 ​Teh Kah Chan
​2016-2017 ​Exploration of Multisensory Integration for Adaptive Activity Recognition ​S$​80,000 ​Ministry of Defence and NTU ​Mao Kezhi​
​2016-2018 ​Optimization of High Performance FIR Digital Filters and Filterbanks for Efficient Implementation ​S$50,000 ​Ministry of Education ​Lin Zhiping
​2017-2019 ​Using Machine Learning to Diagnose Intracranial Haemorrhage S$​465,000 ​Singapore National Neuroscience Institute – NTU ​Wang Lipo​
​2017-2019 ​Feasibility Study of Multi-Function Millimeter-Wave RaCoPo System S$​148,944 ​Huawei International Pte. Ltd. ​Tay Wee Peng
​2017-2019 ​Secure and Privacy Preserving Multi-agent Cooperation S$​120,000 ​Ministry of Education ​Su Rong
​2017-2020 ​Optimization of the Sharpest Digital Filter Transfer Function with Minimum Arithmetic Complexity ​S$99,966.67 ​Ministry of Education ​Lin Zhiping​
​2018-2019 ​Visual Analytics for Fashion Prediction and Recommendation ​S$210,000 ​VIPSHOP ​Yap Kim Hui
2018-2019
​Block-chain Based Risk Evaluation and Sharing in Autonomous Driving ​​S$150,000 NRF Ma Maode

Total funding from completed projects: S$54,911,877.49


External Funding​​

Project Title​​ Principal Investigator Funding Agency
Integration of Vibration-based System with DartFish for Real-Time Analysis of a Table-tennis Game​
Khong Wai Hoong, Andy
Sport Singapore
​Application of Millimeter Wave Radar Sensor and Design of RadComm Device for Personal Mobile Devices Teh Kah Chan ​Schaeffler (Singapore) Pte Ltd
​Intelligent Edge Analytics for Noise Sensing Gan Woon Seng​ ​National Research Foundation (NRF)
​Immersive 3D Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality Gan Woon Seng ​Ministry of Education (MOE)
​60 GHz V2X Communications Guan Yong Liang ​Panasonic R & D Center Singapore
​Empirical Study and Simulation on Commuting Behaviour and Acceptance of PMDs/ (PMD-Accept) Justin Dauwels ​Schaeffler (Singapore) Pte Ltd
​Integrated Wide-Band Antenna Based on Sensotect Shen Zhongxiang ​Schaeffler (Singapore) Pte Ltd
​UHF Urban Channel Measurements and Investigations ​Lee Yee Hui ​DSO National Laboratories
​Multi-Source Information Processing and Fusion for Enhanced Satellite Remote Sensing ​Lu Yilong ​21AT (Asia)
​Use of Sensor Analytics To Develop and Improve Home Fire Alarm Devices (HFAD) Gan Woon Seng ​National Research Foundation (NRF)
​Feasibility Study of Multi-Function Millimeter-Wave RaCoPo System ​Lu Yilong ​Huawei International Pte Ltd
​Beyond Line of Sight Transmission: A Feasibility Study Lee Yee Hui ​ST Electronics (Satcom & Sensor Systems) Pte Ltd
​Additive Manufacturing of Cube-It: Toys Pina Marziliano​ ​National Research Foundation (NRF)
Using Machine Learning to Diagnose Intracranial Haemorrhage
Wang Lipo ​National Neuroscience Institute
​Miniaturized Log Periodic Monopole Antenna ​Shen Zhongxiang ​DSO National Laboratories
​Schaeffler Hub for Advanced Research (SHARE) at NTU ​Guan Yong Liang ​Schaeffler (Singapore) Pte Ltd
​Sequence Design for Data Reduction Over Time-Varying Channels Guan Yong Liang ​Southwest Jiaotong University
​Sequence Design for Data Reduction over Time-Varying Channels ​Guan Yong Liang ​National Research Foundation​ (NRF)
​Automatic Offence Event Detection Over Surveillance Video Footage Ma Kai Kuang ​National Research Foundation (NRF)
​Smart Platform Infrastructure Research on Integrative Technology (SPIRIT): A Platform for Translational R&D for a Smart Nation Gan Woon Seng​
​National Research Foundation (NRF)
​Control and Controllability of Dynamic Complex Networks: Theories and Strategies Xiao Gaoxi ​Ministry of Education​ (MOE)
​Augmenting Urban Soundscape (AUS): Design Tools, Noise Mitigation System and Evaluation of the Urban Sound Environment- Phase 1 Gan Woon Seng ​Ministry of National Development (MND)
Interactive Mobile Toolkit Apps Supplementable with 3D Display to Enhance Teaching and Learning of Tertiary Electromagnetics
Tan Eng Leong
​​Ministry of Education (MOE)
Project Skydiver (Radar) - Meta-Surface Based End-Fire Antennas of Extremely Low Profile
​​Shen Zhongxiang
Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA)
​Project Skydiver (Radar) - Detection of Difficult Radar Targets: Using Microdopplier Signal Analysis and Machine Learning to Detect Small and Slow UAVs
Jiang Xudong​
Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA)
Development of NTU/ NXP- Intelligent Transport Systems Test-Bed
Guan Yong Liang
Economic Development Board (EDB)
​Project Sweep Master
Tan Eng Leong
​Future Systems and Technology Directorate (FSTD)
Abating Traffic Noise Through a Holistic Approach of Noise Monitoring, Analytics and Control (MAC)
Gan Woon Seng - Lead PI
​​Ministry of National Development (MND)
​Abating Traffic Noise Through a Holistic Approach of Noise Monitoring, Analytics and Control (MAC)
Yu Rongshan
Ministry of National Development (MND)
​Abating Traffic Noise Through a Holistic Approach of Noise Monitoring, Analytics and Control (MAC)
Douglas Jones
Ministry of National Development (MND)
Compressive sensing of joint sparse signals applied to SAR imagery and vide​​o
Anamitra Makur​
Ministry of Education (MOE)
​Robust Learning in Social Networks: Fundamental Limits and Strategies​ ​Tay Wee Peng ​ Ministry of Education (MOE)
​​Halliburton Singapore-NTU PhD Student's Program​ Gan Woon Seng​ ​​​​​Halliburton Far East Pte Ltd​
​Signal Research Programme 2 Guan Yong Liang ​​DSO National Laboratories
​Multi-band Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Software Receiver ​Ling Keck Voon ​DSO National Laboratories
​Project Bayleaf-DIRP ​Tan Soon Yim ​​ ​​DRTech
​Project VISUO ​​​​Lee Yee Hui ​DRTech
​A Study and Characterization of The Non Line of Sight Link Over Sea Surface Lee Yee Hui ​ST Electronics (Info-comm Systems) Pte Ltd
​GNSS Ionospheric Scintillation Studies​ Tan Eng Leong​ ​DSO National Laboratories
​​Project OFDM Waveform for Urban Environment- DIRP ​Lee Yee Hui​ ​Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA)
​Air to Land Channel Measurements and Data Collection
Lee Yee Hui​​ ​DSO National Laboratories
​Digital Watermarking for Real-Time Video-On-Demand (VOD) Distribution
​​​​Guan Yong Liang​
SingTel (Telecom)
  ​ 

Internal Funding

Project Title Principal Investigator​ Funding Agency​
​Assessing the Impact of Initiatives on Students' Innovation and Entrepreneurship Spirit in Garage@EEE Khong Wai Hoong, Andy ​​​NTU
​Advanced Image Processing Algorithm Development for High-quality Digital Imaging Ma Kai Kuang
​NTU
​​Wireless Spoofing Cyber Attack and Counter Measure ​Seow Chee Kiat ​NTU
​Fake News Detection: A Graph Signal Processing and Learning Approach Tay Wee Peng​ ​NTU
​Adoptive Augmenting Urban Soundscape ​Hong Jooyoung ​NTU
​Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar Imaging and Detection ​Lu Yilong​ ​NTU
​Intelligent Video Detection and Tracking of​ Misconducts Incurred in HDB Living Environment ​Ma Kai Kuang​ ​​​NTU
​Optimization of High Performance FIR Digital Filters And Filterbanks For Efficient Implementation
​Lin Zhiping​ ​​NTU
​Cellular Architectures for 5G Mobile and Wireless Communication Networks Based on Massive MIMO ​Teh Kah Chan ​NTU
Toward Secure and Privacy-Preserving Computing in Mobile Cloud​ ​​​​​​Ma Maode​ ​​​NTU
Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS) Tan Eng Leong ​ ​​​​NTU
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