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Ngee Ann KongSi Auditorium, University Town, National University of Singapore

The Asian Materials Education Symposium will be held at the Ngee Ann Kong Si Auditorium which is located at the University town (Utown) of theNational University of Singapore.  Located in a modern setting, in a small town, it is the first of its kind in Singapore’s higher learning landscape.

UTown is linked to the NUS Kent Ridge campus via a link bridge (College Link), providing a base for 4100 people towork, live, and learn in close proximity. It has many auditoriums, seminar rooms, 4 residential colleges, graduate students apartments, guest apartments, sport facilities, and is within walking distance of many cultural and educational facilities at Kent Ridge.

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering at NUS started as a Materials Science Program in the Faculty of Science in 1993.  The Department of Materials Science was officially formed in 1996. In 2004/05, the Department moved into Faculty of Engineering and was officially established as the Department of Materials Science & Engineering.  The teaching program in MSE was accredited in 2010.  Major research activities in MSE department focus on advanced materials for infocomm technology, energy and sustainable development, engineering applications, and biotechnology, in addition to the main stream materials such as ceramics, metals and polymers, composites, functional and engineering materials.

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National University of Singapore

A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore's flagship university which offers a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.  Started in 1823 as a small college, NUS now has 16 faculties and schools across three campus locations in Singapore—Kent Ridge, Bukit Timah, and Outram—provides a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment.  NUS has over 37,000 students from 100 countries with very diverse social and cultural perspectives.

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Short Course venue Information

The CES EduPack Short Course will be held at The National University of Singapore.

CREATE Tower, University Town
Town Plaza, Global Learning Room
8 College Avenue West
Singapore 13608

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