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OPSS Grant to present paper at ICEM2014

posted Jun 27, 2013, 8:26 PM by Anand Asundi   [ updated Sep 20, 2014, 7:43 PM ]

OPSS is offering a limited number of grants to OPSS student members to attend and present their paper at the International Conference on Experimental Mechanics (ICEM2014) in Singapore
Interested students need to send the following information to Prof. Qian Kemao at and a copy to

  1. Paper abstract
  2. Acceptance Letter
  3. OPSS Student Membership proof
This grant cannot be used with other grants to attend the same event.

SPIE Travel Scholarship

posted Jun 27, 2013, 8:20 PM by Anand Asundi   [ updated Jul 4, 2013, 2:54 AM by Unknown user ]

Deadline: September 20, 11:59 pm, Pacific Daylight Savings Time.

Travel Scholarship (Available Now)

The Travel Scholarships are for undergraduate and graduate students who are planning to attend courses and conferences at SPIE's symposia. The Travel scholarships are in the amount of $2,000. Travel Scholarships are for travel to SPIE symposia. If students are applying for other SPIE travel funds to a symposium, they are not eligible to use the Travel Scholarship for the same meeting. 
Students in a PhD program or who have completed their PhD are not eligible to apply for the Travel Scholarship.

Students are not eligible if they received a 2013 scholarship. Must be a student member of SPIE at time of applying and at time of the symposium student is attending or participating at.

Industrial PhD Projects funded by EDB

posted Jun 3, 2011, 8:41 PM by Anand Asundi   [ updated Jul 4, 2013, 2:56 AM by Unknown user ]

Some information
Eligible companies (if your company is interested please let me know)
Student should be
  • Citizen/PR
  • Employee of Company
  • Eligible for PhD (must meet University requirements)
  • Jointly selected by company and University
  • Should spend at least 50% of time in company on Project
  • Registered as full time PhD student at NTU
  • Support given for 4 years with no bond
EDB provides
  • Tuition fees – 100%
  • $3300 /month + CPF
  • 50% co-share for research grant capped at $12,500/year
Company provides
  • Research grant and other expenses for conferences, publication etc
  • Also possibly share background IP if any
  • The company has to be on the list of approved companies. (I think none of you are currently on the list. So you need to write to or contact Associate Chair Research and get yourself on the list)
University provides
  • Supervision and Research and other facilities.
  • Resulting IP to be shared

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