25 Nov '13, 9am
Keppel & National uni of Singapore set up research Lab to develop deepwater, arctic & other tech for offshore:
Professor Chan Eng Soon, Co-Chairman of Keppel-NUS Corporate Laboratory and Dean, Faculty of Engineering at NUS, said, "The establishment of the Keppel-NUS Corporate Laboratory will provide a unique platform to build synergy between industry and academia. It will certainly create a culture for thinking out of the box in addressing real world problems. As it is imperative that we leapfrog ahead in innovation and technology towards expanding Singapore's investment in the offshore industry, we need to nurture engineer leaders and experts capable of going beyond frontiers in coming out with holistic solutions for complex challenges of the future. The Keppel-NUS Corporate Laboratory will help us achieve this. I am very glad that Keppel is partnering us in this venture. I am also grateful to the National Research Foundation for its generous support."