Shanghai Jiao Tong University to set up environmental sustainability research centre in Singapore [Press Releases]
1. The National Research Foundation (NRF) has approved the proposal for
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, one of China’s top universities, to set up a research centre in Singapore, in collaboration with the National University of Singapore (NUS) to work on “Energy and Environmental Sustainability Solutions for Megacities (E2S2)”. This centre will be part of the NRF CREATE (Campus for Research Excellence And Technological Enterprise) programme.
2. NRF Chairman and Deputy Prime Minister Mr Teo Chee Hean said: “We are
very pleased to engage in this strategic partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong
University to develop solutions for energy and environmental sustainability in cities. Given the rapid rate of global urbanisation, this is a timely project, which brings together the complementary expertise of researchers from China and Singapore to address the challenges of waste management and environmental contamination facing large cities today. It will contribute significantly to Singapore’s push to be at the forefront of urban solutions research.” Read more