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Computing Science (CS)

   

Modeling Pandemic Influenza in Singapore

The 1918 Spanish flu pandemic is estimated to have killed 50-100 million people worldwide or 2.5-5% of the human population at the time.

Patient-Specific Computational Cardiology

The human heart is a highly complex biological system. The understanding of each component of the heart, as well as its whole system, represents a grand challenge for the scientific, research and medical communities.

Electronic Negotiations

Bargaining and negotiation take place in many facets in our everyday life. For example, a housewife bargains for price of potatoes in web market; procurement managers negotiate with sale representatives for factory equipments; a job candidate negotiates benefits and salary terms with a recruitment manager.

 
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Electronics & Photonics (EP)

   

First 3D Electrical & Optical Simulation of Chromatic Dispersion Compensators

The dispersion of a light beam in a prism causes the spatial separation of spectral components of different wavelengths. This phenomenal is also known commonly as chromatic dispersion compensation and plays a pertinent role especially in the propagation of short optical pulses in high-speed photonic communications.

Mesh-Free Methods in Computational Electromagnetics

Established simulation methods for electromagnetic fields generally rely on subdividing the computational domain into elementary cells. These cells – often hexa- or tetrahedral – constitute a mesh that establishes a topological relation between the points in the computational domain at which the fields are computed.

Plasmonics nanowires: manipulation of light at nanometer scale

Plasmons are a physics phenomenon based on the optical properties of metals; they are represented by the energy associated with charge density waves propagating in matter through the motions of large numbers of electrons.

Simulation for System-level Electronic Package (SSLEP) – An Efficient Tool for Power and Signal Integrity (PI/SI) Analysis in Advanced IC Package

Advanced Electronics and Electromagnetics (AEE) group @ IHPC has developed a broad range of the different methodologies to model the complex structures of advanced IC packages and PCBs, and integrated into a hybrid algorithm, namely Simulation for System-level Electronic Package (SSLEP), using to investigate the PI/SI of such system. Our group has also developed a user-friendly graphic user interface (GUI) for the algorithm to perform analysis simulations.

 
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Engineering Mechanics (EM)

   

Thin Film Mechanics

The research team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Northwestern University in Chicago (NWU) and the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) has made a breakthrough in developing full-scale stretching in fully functional circuits

Edge-stress-induced warping of graphene sheets and nanoribbons

Graphene, an atomic thin layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice, is actively being pursued as a material for next-generation electronic devices because of their superior electronic and mechanical properties.

 
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Fluid Dynamics (FD)

   

Biomechanical Processes of Cell Migration and Deformation

The Biophysics Team is focusing on multiscale modeling and simulation of the biomechanical processes of cell migration and deformation.

Direct Numerical Simulations of Breakup and Collision of Liquid Particles

Droplets and bubbles are one of common and beautiful phenomena of our daily life, however, the physics behind are very interesting and complicated. Researcher and scientists have worked on this subject for decades; however the understanding of the underlying physics is still limited. 1

 
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Material Science & Engineering (MSE)

   

Functional Materials

We are studying different functional materials that can be used for the fabrication of fuel cells. Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) are electrochemical devices which directly convert chemical energy to electricity with very high efficiency

Molecular Simulation of Ionic Liquids

Ionic liquids, a novel designer medium: Ionic liquids are molten salts, i.e. they consist entirely of ions, with surprisingly low melting points below 100 °C or even below room temperature. We are simulating ionic liquids on an atomic level of detail to predict their macroscopic properties and to understand how the choice of the comprising ions determines the properties of the medium.

ZnO MOCVD growth: From doping engineering towards the application in LEDs and Laser diodes

UV/blue LED has a predicted market value of US$3 billions in 2010 driven primarily by the demand for display, solid state lighting, optical data storage, lighting for decoration and entertainment, food storage, and UV cleaning of clinical utensils.

 
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Social & Cognitive Computing (SCC)

   
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IHPC Independent Investigatorship (I³)

   
 

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