Using HPC to better understand psychiatric disorders

Researchers from A*STAR leverage NSCC’s supercomputer to stratify illness and subtypes in psychiatric disorders in order to facilitate better diagnosis and monitoring. Mental...

High-throughput, data intensive study on male infertility using HPC

A team from Duke-NUS Medical School is using supercomputers to aid in the building of a molecular ‘atlas’ for sperm generation to better understand human male infertility and...

Using HPC to help conserve Southeast Asia’s biodiversity

NSCC’s supercomputer is being used to accelerate the analysis of the evolutionary history and biogeography of ‘ancient’ trapdoor spiders so that they can be used as a model...

Better AI for safer self-driving

Strengthening the safety and robustness of AI in self-driving vehicles using NSCC’s high performance computing resources. Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies are gaining...

Balancing skin bacterial composition for healthier skin

NSCC’s supercomputer help analyse the Asian skin microbiome in order to develop products to improve skin treatments and maintain skin health. Our skin harbours a complex...

Developing new diabetes screening and monitoring methods using HPC

Researchers employ NSCC’s supercomputer and high performance computing (HPC) to monitor glucose levels in diabetes patients and to explore ways to reduce the risk of diabetes....

Reducing the risk of fires with the help of supercomputers

Unlocking the interactive physics in two-phase chemically reacting flows with NSCC’s high performance computing resources to mitigate fires in buildings and enclosed spaces. Fire...

Tracking down human cancer mutations using supercomputers

Researchers employ NSCC’s supercomputer to better understand mutational signatures in human cancers and to explore ways to reduce the risk of cancer. Mutagenesis is a major cause...

Stemming mosquito-borne disease outbreaks with the help of supercomputers

Tapping NSCC’s supercomputer to support the surveillance and control of vector-borne and environment-related diseases like dengue in Singapore. In July, the number of dengue...

High resolution modelling of weather and climate over Singapore and Southeast Asia

Using NSCC’s supercomputing resources, researchers in Singapore are using complex computer models to look at how climate and weather impact the region The latest climate...

A cough goes a long way – Understanding the spread of airborne cough droplets

Studying the dispersion of droplets in environmental transmission using supercomputers is helping researchers better understand what happens when a person coughs, in order to...

Ecologically engineering Singapore’s seawalls to enhance biodiversity

Tapping on NSCC’s supercomputing resources to preserve ecosystems and strengthen natural resilience Due to extensive land reclamation, much of Singapore’s original coastal...

Simulating combustion processes in marine engines to reduce carbon footprint

Using supercomputers to study the various aspects of fuel utilisation in shipping helps combat pollution The drive for enhanced energy efficiency, lower pollution and...

Mapping the evolution of the 500 million year-old horseshoe crab

The genomic study of the horseshoe crab, which was done using NSCC’s supercomputing resources, can help in the conservation of the horseshoe crab and decipher its remarkably...

Making better streamlines – Stability analysis and numerical simulations of complex flows

Leveraging NSCC’s supercomputing resources to unravel the underlying physics in complex flows. The study of flow instability determines how an undisturbed flow transitions to...

Enhancing oil recovery techniques for the oil and gas industry

Developing advanced functional polymer particles for enhanced flow assurance through the use of NSCC’s supercomputing resources. Around 60% of oil deposits remain unrecovered in...

Urban planning simulation tool based on HPC technology wins President’s Technology Award (PTA)

Using the ASPIRE 1 supercomputer, the tool was used to create a complete three-dimensional (3D) air flow simulation encompassing Singapore’s built environment. A research team...

Ambitious project to map the human brain by 2024

Synchrotron for Neuroscience – an Asia Pacific Strategic Enterprise (SYNAPSE) is an international project that is aiming to create a comprehensive ultra-high resolution 3D map of...

Supercomputer sequences genome of Singapore’s multi-ethnic Asian population

The analysis of this genetic data helps researchers expand the understanding of the biology of diseases that affect Singaporeans.   A new study – said to be the largest...

The Asian genome is one of the most diverse but least studied

With the help of supercomputing resources from NSCC, researchers from the GenomeAsia 100K project published the data in the Nature journal. The study also highlighted the...

Building an enzyme library and the tools to decipher their functions

The Enzyme Function Initiative (EFI) is a large-scale collaborative project looking at charting and compiling a database of enzymes functions. NUS’ SINERGY is now part of the...

Tailoring brain tumour treatments for better patient outcomes

Doctors and researchers at the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) are using a supercomputer to analyse the brain tumour genome of individual patients. The data could...

Accelerating the discovery of new 2D materials using HPC

New 2D materials are being discovered every day. At the NUS Centre for Advanced 2D Materials (CA2DM), researchers have been building up a database of 6,000 candidate 2D...