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IHPC develops linguistic processing tools that could help businesses and governments to gauge public sentiments through social media

IHPC develops linguistic processing tools that could help businesses and governments to gauge public sentiments through social media

20 Mar 2017
IHPC’s research capabilities in social intelligence and sentiment analysis were featured in TODAY on 20 Mar 2017. The article, titled “A*STAR working on tools to analyse public sentiments on social media”, highlighted that A*STAR has developed linguistic processing tools that could help businesses and governments to gauge public sentiments, by collecting and analysing information from tons of social media posts.


IHPC works with Sembcorp Marine to develop more efficient ballast water treatment system

IHPC works with Sembcorp Marine to develop more efficient ballast water treatment system

06 Feb 2017
IHPC's collaboration with Sembcorp Marine Ltd to develop a ballast water treatment system was reported in Lianhe Zaobao on 6 Feb 2017.


IHPC's researchers develop crowd modelling and simulation tool for public safety enhancement

IHPC's researchers develop crowd modelling and simulation tool for public safety enhancement

27 Dec 2016
IHPC's work on developing a public transport modelling tool was reported in The Straits Times on 27 Dec 2016. The article, titled "Computers track people for better crowd control", highlighted that researchers in A*STAR's IHPC are using computer modelling to predict congestion hot spots in situations where there are large crowds in public spaces.


IHPC's tool Sentimo provides in-depth analysis of netizens' comments

IHPC's tool Sentimo provides in-depth analysis of netizens' comments

15 Sep 2016
IHPC's work on the sentiment analysis technology SentiMo was reported in Lianhe Zaobao on 15 Sep 2016. The article, titled "New artificial intelligence could provide in-depth analysis of people's comments", introduced SentiMo and its ability to quickly decipher comments from netizens, analysing their sentiments and emotions towards products or businesses.


IHPC researcher named best trainee in SCDF's volunteer firefighting course

IHPC researcher named best trainee in SCDF's volunteer firefighting course

16 Jul 2016
IHPC's research engineer Ms Clare Tan was recently named the Best Trainee in the Singapore Civil Defence Force's Volunteer Firefighting Course. The article by The New Paper on 16 Jul 2016 highlighted Clare's achievements in the course, reporting that she topped the theory component and came in first in the obstacle course during the training programme.


IHPC's transport modelling tool helps to improve public transport

IHPC's transport modelling tool helps to improve public transport

29 Jun 2016
IHPC's work on developing a public transport modelling tool was reported in Lianhe Zaobao and other media on 29 Jun 2016. The article highlighted that researchers in A*STAR's IHPC have worked with the Land Transport Authority to develop a tool that is able to model the effects of platform crowdedness, passenger movement and simulate disruptions on Singapore's MRT lines.


IHPC develops new imaging technique that better detects lung tumours

IHPC develops new imaging technique that better detects lung tumours

09 Jun 2016
IHPC and its collaborators have developed a new imaging technique, MRI+CT fusion, which provides continuous motion tracking of the lungs, along with enough detail for clinicians to plan the right treatment. Dr Teo Soo Kng's article in The Pathologist magazine describes more.


IHPC creates monitoring system for home-alone seniors

IHPC creates monitoring system for home-alone seniors

22 Apr 2016
IHPC's work on a monitoring system for home-alone seniors was covered in a sponsored article in The Straits Times titled "Keeping tabs on seniors' safety" on 22 April 16. The article explained about the infra-red sensors installed in various locations of the senior's home that enables caregivers to remotely monitor the well-being of the senior.


IHPC partners Sembcorp Marine and Ecospec Technology to develop greener ships

IHPC partners Sembcorp Marine and Ecospec Technology to develop greener ships

31 Mar 2016
IHPC's research collaboration with Sembcorp Marine Ltd and Ecospec Technology Pte Ltd to reduce emissions from the shipping industry was covered by Asia Research News in March 2016.


IHPC partners WDA to provide new advanced manufacturing courses

IHPC partners WDA to provide new advanced manufacturing courses

22 Feb 2016
IHPC's partnership with the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) to provide new manufacturing courses was covered by the media on 23 Feb 2016. Various print and broadcast local media reported on the agreement signed between WDA, A*STAR's ARTC and IHPC, Nanyang Technological University and Nanyang Polytechnic, to conduct masterclasses, workshops and conferences to deepen workers' skills in advanced technologies.


IHPC tool helps to match senior volunteers with suitable activities

IHPC tool helps to match senior volunteers with suitable activities

06 Feb 2016
IHPC's work on People Analytics was reported in Lianhe Zaobao on 6 Feb 2016. The article, titled "Matching volunteers to activities based on their interests and character", reported that researchers at IHPC worked with RSVP Singapore to develop a tool to help match senior volunteers with suitable activities based on their interests, character and personality.


IHPC designs games to help detect early signs of cognitive decline

IHPC designs games to help detect early signs of cognitive decline

15 Jan 2016
IHPC's work on Monitoring Cognitive Health using Apps (MoCHA) was reported in The Straits Times on 15 Jan 2016. The article, titled "Games for seniors are not just for fun", reported on the suite of games designed by IHPC, to help detect early signs of cognitive decline.


Panel sharing on Channel NewsAsia's Perspectives discussion forum

Panel sharing on Channel NewsAsia's Perspectives discussion forum

06 Jan 2016
Prof Alfred Huan, Executive Director of IHPC, participated in Perspectives, a Channel NewsAsia discussion forum that was broadcasted on 6 Jan 2016.


IHPC leverages social media for disease surveillance

IHPC leverages social media for disease surveillance

30 Dec 2015
IHPC's work on leveraging data analytics of social networking sites to track disease outbreaks was reported in Channel News Asia's Singapore Tonight. Singapore can leverage data analytics to build models to identify the sources and paths of disease outbreaks, enabling authorities to take quick preventive actions.


IHPC works on tackling urban heat island issues

IHPC works on tackling urban heat island issues

02 Jun 2015
IHPC researcher, Dr Poh Hee Joo, was invited and interviewed by CNA’s Between the Lines current affairs show and Lianhe Zaobao about the Urban Heat Island (UHI) phenomena, and how urbanisation is contributing to extreme weather conditions.


IHPC helps create smart cities through complex systems, algorithms and advanced computing

IHPC helps create smart cities through complex systems, algorithms and advanced computing

31 Mar 2015
IHPC's role in helping create smart cities through our work in complex systems, algorithms and advanced computing was featured in an episode of Channel News Asia's technology-based documentary, Future Forward, on 31 March 2015.


New research collaboration to develop more efficient and eco-friendly ships

New research collaboration to develop more efficient and eco-friendly ships

21 Jan 2015
A new research collaboration between A*STAR's Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), SembCorp Marine University of Glasgow and University of Glasgow Singapore (UGS) is looking to make a ship's voyage more smooth sailing by improving its hydrodynamics and energy efficiency.


New $54m centre to focus on sustainable urbanisation

New $54m centre to focus on sustainable urbanisation

18 Oct 2014
Congestion and its solutions are some of the things to be studied at the $54 million Urban Computing and Engineering Centre of Excellence launched in Singapore yesterday. The centre is a five-year partnership between the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore Management University (SMU) and Japanese information and communication technology company Fujitsu. It will study the flow of traffic, both human and vehicular, and model simulations to test how Singapore can ensure smooth traffic flow in crowded areas.


Multiphase Oil-Water-Air Flow Loop facility draws upon IHPC’s modelling and simulation expertise

Multiphase Oil-Water-Air Flow Loop facility draws upon IHPC’s modelling and simulation expertise

15 Oct 2014
A cutting-edge research facility for experimenting and testing novel subsea technologies was launched on 15 Oct 14 in a collaboration by NUS, EDB and A*STAR’s IHPC.


New A*STAR-SMU Centre Combines High-Powered Computing and Behavioural Sciences to Study People-Centric Issues

New A*STAR-SMU Centre Combines High-Powered Computing and Behavioural Sciences to Study People-Centric Issues

18 Jun 2014
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the Singapore Management University (SMU) will establish a Centre for Technology and Social-Behavioural Insights (CTSBI) to tap on high performance computing technology, big data analytics and behavioural sciences to study people-centric issues and human behaviour including how people think, feel and act in different settings


IHPC's researchers develop model to facilitate disaster relief

IHPC's researchers develop model to facilitate disaster relief

28 Apr 2014
Researchers from IHPC"s Computing Science (CS) Department were featured in a news feature on April 28, 2014 issue in The Straits Times, titled "Mapping a tool to guide rescuers in disaster zones".


Singapore and UK Researchers Team up to Transform Marine & Offshore R&D Through Joint Lab

Singapore and UK Researchers Team up to Transform Marine & Offshore R&D Through Joint Lab

05 Mar 2014
Building on the fruitful past decade of UK-Singapore cooperation in scientific research and development, A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) and the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI) officially launched a joint laboratory in Maritime and Offshore Engineering R&D today.


Media coverage of IHPC Executive Director Prof Alfred Huan

Media coverage of IHPC Executive Director Prof Alfred Huan

07 Jan 2014
There was media coverage in early January 2014 which discussed SMRT"s creation of a Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) comprising various engineering and transport experts


Straits Times Online coverage of IHPC-IDA MOU

Straits Times Online coverage of IHPC-IDA MOU

05 Sep 2013
The Straits Times Online portal ran a breaking news item that covered the recently announced IHPC collaboration with the Infocomm Authority of Singapore. IDA will matchmake IHPC with companies in the infocomm technology sector that require help in adopting cloud computing technologies.


A*STAR IHPC and IDA to Co-Develop Innovative Cloud-Enabled Technological Solutions for Local ICT Companies to be More Competitive - 05th September 2013

05 Sep 2013
The Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) and the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) inked an agreement on the 28th of August to jointly develop world-class cloud computing-powered technological solutions to benefit local ICT companies.


Lloyd’s Register and A*STAR IHPC Open Joint Laboratory to Pursue R&D on Technical Innovations in the Energy and Marine Industries - 26th May 2013

26 May 2013
A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) haveofficially opened a joint laboratory, which will deliver innovative technological solutions toaddress the challenges faced by the marine, energy and offshore sectors. The facility is located at Fusionopolis.


A*STAR and Fujitsu Set Up First Centre of Excellence to Build A Greener Singapore - 26th March 2013

26 Mar 2013
Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the creation of the first Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Computational Social Science and Engineering in Singapore. IHPC is the leading A*STAR research institute for this collaboration.


IHPC and HPC Symposium 2013 in ZDNet Asia Report

01 Mar 2013
IHPC and the HPC Symposium 2013 event were featured in a news story "HPC offers SMBs competitive edge" by ZDNet Asia reporter, Liau Yun Qing.


IHPC's Science Chronicles covered by Tabla!

22 Feb 2013
IHPC"s Science Chronicles science fiction short story writing competition was featured in the Tabla newspaper and reproduced on Asiaone web porta


IHPC ED featured in Digital Life Business section

04 May 2011
Professor David Srolovitz, the Executive Director of IHPC, was profiled in The Tech Interview page of Digital Life"s Business section.




























Maritime Companies To Benefit From MOU Between MPA And A*STAR’s Institute Of High Performance Computing - 19th September 2008

19 Sep 2008
For maritime companies keen to sharpen their competitive edge, help is on the way in the form of a S$3.4 million collaboration between the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), a research institute under the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).


Siemens and Singapore’s IHPC to Establish Joint Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Laboratory. - 23rd June 2008

23 Jun 2008
Siemens Water Technologies and the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), a research institute within Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), have concluded discussions regarding the establishment of a Joint CFD Laboratory.


Better Wireless Communication & High Speed Electronic Designs Through 1st R&D Electromagnetic Consortium in Singapore. - 16th May 2008

16 May 2008
The Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) has initiated an 18-month research consortium valued at SGD1.5 million to leverage upon a centralised source of expertise in the area of wireless communication, high speed electronic design, and analysis of electromagnetic compatibility and interference.




A*STAR Research Institutes win Prestigious Awards - 07th August 2007

07 Aug 2007
How often have you been frustrated with the performance of your wireless internet access when it just isn’t giving you the “blazing” speeds that you had signed up for? Even if you do get your ‘blazing’ peeds, while blissfully surrounded with the latest high-tech gadgets boasting blue-tooth, wi-fi and wireless capabilities, have you ever paused to consider the level of radiation you might be exposed to?


















A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing and HP Labs establish Shared Services Platform Lab in Singapore - 14th June 2006

14 Jun 2006
A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing and HP Labs establish Shared Services Platform Lab in Singapore Research collaboration reinforces Singapore’s attraction as a global research and info-communications hub