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Scholarships

Benefits at a glance

  • Value: Get up to four years PhD scholarship worth S$260,000, inclusive of monthly stipends and tuition fees.
  • Teaching opportunities: Upon confirmation of PhD candidature, students on scholarships will be engaged in teaching duties. It will add value to their curriculum vitae, and provide valuable exposure and experience for those who wish to pursue an academic career subsequently
  • Conference support: Financial support will be provided to students to present their research findings at international and local conferences,subject to good progress and existing guidelines
  • Overseas attachments: Attachments at reputable overseas universities/institutions are available for selected students
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  • For admission requirements to the PhD programmes, please click here


Interested applicants please send your CV to Ms Adeline Tan (DDTan@ntu.edu.sg), indicating the project you are applying for​​.

EDB-Industrial Post-graduate Programme Scholarship

Company name: Makino

Project 1: Numerical simulation of DED process

Project 2: Parameter optimisation and property evaluation of metal parts manufacturing
using DED process

Project 3: In-situ processing monitoring of DED process to identify parts defects

Project 4: Generate optimisation of CAM system in DED process

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Company name: DNV GL

Project 1: Investigation on the processing-microstructure-property correlation to establish qualification requirements for 3D printed metals for marine and offshore applications

Project 2: Application of design methodologies and tools for novel design and redesign of metal additive manufacturing products for marine and offshore applications

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NTU Research Scholarships 

The NTU Research Scholarship is awarded to outstanding graduate students for research leading to a higher degree at the University. The Scholarship consists of a monthly stipend plus a tuition fee subsidy. Details available here.

Project 1:  Microstructure control in metal additive manufacturing

Supervisor: Assistant Professor Matteo Seita

Interested applicants, please contact Assistant Professor Matteo Seita  at MSEITA@NTU.EDU.SG. 


Project 2: 3D food printing for food and pharmaceutical

Supervisor: Associate Professor Yeong Wai Yee
Co-supervisor: Assistant Professor Zhang Yi

Description: 

3D printing and bioprinting can be applied in 3D printed food, ingestible implant and pharmaceutical compound. 
In this project, the students will develop new printing technology and novel printing materials for these emerging applications. 


Project 3: Investigation on the multi-jet fusion process

Supervisor: Associate Professor Wong Chee How

Additive manufacturing or 3D printing, is a family of digital technologies to manufacture objects layer by layer via different enabling technologies such as: powder bed fusion, binder jetting, filament extrusion or vat photo polymerization. This project will explore a novel ‘powder bed’ technology known as Multi Jet Fusion that provides more possibilities for complex, lower-cost parts. Whether used in serial production for single parts or batch manufacturing by shipsets of multiple part numbers, Multi Jet Fusion offers a faster, more cost-effective process for 3D printed parts. The objective of this project is to build a full understanding of the Multi Jet Fusion process at the micro-particle phase through a series of experiments and computer simulations. The experiments include lab tests such as bending and fatigue tests, surface characterization, microstructural and fracture analysis as well as mechanical characterization. The computer simulations include Finite Element Modeling, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Discrete Element Method.


Project 4: Bioprinting and tissue engineering via microfluidics technology 

Supervisor: Associate Professor Yeong Wai Yee

Description: 

In this project, an ultrafine microfluidics system will be utilized to deposit biomaterials and cells. 
The project includes developing the governing physics of cell jetting, formulation of materials for microfluidics printing and also developing a proof of concept tissue printing applications.
This is an interdisciplinary project involving physics, materials, cell culture  and tissue engineering. 



NEWRI Graduate Scholarship

Project: 3D printing of multi-porosity ceramic membranes for process intensification

Supervisor: Professor Chua Chee Kai
Co-supervisor: Assistant Professor Chong Tzyy Haur

Description:

Ceramic membranes are widely used in liquid filtration and waste treatment. Conventional ceramic membranes are homogeneous in microstructure and multiple membrane systems with different porosity and pore size have to be used in a typical process flow. This is usually associated with increased cost and process inefficiency. 

3D printing is new manufacturing technology that allows freeform custom design and low cost fabrication at low production volume. With recent development in 3D printable ceramic materials, there is an opportunity to apply 3D printing to the design and fabrication of new ceramic membranes. Therefore, we propose to 3D print a multi-porosity ceramic membrane for process intensification. In this research, design, simulation, fabrication and characterization of the new ceramic membranes will be carried out.