Singapore: Keppel Corporation and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have announced the setting up of the Keppel-NUS Corporate Laboratory with an investment amount of S$75 to establish the new facility.
The aim of the laboratory is to nurture engineering students for the offshore industry, providing opportunities for students to get experience and exposure to the practical needs of the offshore industry.
The Keppel-NUS Corporate Laboratory will pursue three main research areas centred on future systems, future yards and future resources to meet the future challenges of the offshore industry. Its vision is to be a global technology centre of excellence.
Michael Chia, md (marine and technology) of Keppel Offshore & Marine has been appointed co-chairman along with Professor Chan Eng Soon from NUS. [25/11/2013]