Timeline

22 May 2020 | Work done on EyeDEA published in Ophthalmology Glaucoma, Elsevier.

06 May 2020 | Preliminary work on Ultra-portable low-cost improvised powered air-purifying respirator done during the COVID19 Circuit Breaker published in The British Journal of Anaesthesia.

20 Apr 2020 | Ultra-Portable, Low Cost Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR) - SG Non-Provisional Patent filed.

26 Apr 2020 | Earned a Specialization in Business and Financial Modeling from The Wharton School (Online).

15 Jan 2020 | Mentoring a team of graduate students through the semester in identifying and capturing value from innovation at the Institute for Engineering Leadership, NUS.

26 Dec 2019 | EyeDEA progresses into second round of patient trials!

19 Dec 2019 | Hosting a crew from NHK TV Japan. Our Flavour+ technologies are going to be showcased in a segment on Tokoro-san, It's an Incident!

16 Dec 2019 | Hosting a two-day seminar on "Designing for the Future: Virtual, Augmented and Blended Realities at NUS.

25 Nov 2019 | First batch of manufactured Flipod units arrive.

21 Nov 2019 | Electrode Design For The Delivery of Electrical Stimuli to Elicit Gustatory Perception - SG Non-Provisional Patent filed.

20 Nov 2019 | The Lost Foxfire exhibited at the First Responder Safety & Performance Symposium 2019.

17 Oct 2019 | Flipod showcased at Designing Our Age-Friendly City exhibition by Singapore's Urban Redevelopment Authority. Minister Zaqy Mohamad applauds the invention!

14 Oct 2019 | The Lost Foxfire Press Release: NUS team creates interactive, multisensory VR game.

13 Sep 2019 | Off to Tokyo. The Lost Foxfire selected for the Sense Of Wonder Night @ Tokyo Game Show 2019!

27 Aug 2019 | MAV (Multi-sensory Augmented Virtuality) Suit - SG Non-Provisional Patent filed.

03 Aug 2019 | Parita and I are off to Bali for 10 whole days!

08 Jul 2019 | Lucky to get married to my best friend - Parita!

01 Jul 2019 | Technology Development Agreement signed with FlaVR Labs Inc. for the productisation of our Flavour+ offerings.

24 May 2019 | Awarded a grant from the SIGCHI Development Fund for our summer school. Thank you Aaron for making the application!

14 May 2019 | Conducted an experiential session on Physical Computing at the Blended Reality Summer School 2019.

13 May 2019 | Organising the inaugural Blended Reality Summer School along with Mandi Lee, Prof. Aaron Quigley and Prof. Yen Ching-Chiuan.

29 Mar 2019 | Roped in to advise on infrastructure and layout for CUTE Center @ Innovation 4.0.

24 Jan 2019 | Raised SGD 50,000 seed capital from the Lotus-NUS Healthcare Innovation Fund.

08 Jan 2019 | Promoted to Research Associate at Keio-NUS CUTE Center, Smart Systems Institute.

20 Dec 2018 | Demonstrated our digital flavour technology in a segment on Galileo TV [Germany].

11 Oct 2018 | Flipod enrolled into the Health Sciences Authority (Singapore) Class A Medical Device Register.

29 Sep 2018 | Week long pilgrimage in East India - Calcutta, Jiaganj Azimganj, Shikharji and Rujuvalika, among many others.

25 Aug 2018 | Hosting NUS' top donors at CUTE Center as part of the University's Benefactor Campus Experience (BCE) 2018.

29 Jul 2018 | Taiwan for a week. Visiting a few manufacturing units and subsequently learning the basics of BioPrinting at the 3DP MRC, China Medical University Hospital.

21 Jul 2018 | Gor Dhana. Parita and I are inching closer to the dream - growing old together!

17 Jul 2018 | Graduating with a Master of Engineering degree from the National University of Singapore. Officially an AlumNUS.

02 Jul 2018 | Serving on the presentation team for CUTE Center's NRF RIE2020 Grant Review.

16 May 2018 | Travelling to India. Just a few pending peer reviews between me and my almost 15 day long vacation.

30 Apr 2018 | Visiting the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern. Exciting projects, stimulating discussions and an interesting campus.

27 Apr 2018 | Montréal --> Frankfurt --> Kaiserslautern --> Heidelberg --> Singapore.

20 Apr 2018 | Off to Montréal, Canada for CHI 2018. I will be presenting Season Traveller on the podium and subsequently demonstrating it at CHI Expo 2018.

18 Apr 2018 | Demonstrated Season Traveller and Vocktail to the Coca-Cola leadership in Singapore.

30 Mar 2018 | Roadtrip! Cameron Highlands, Malaysia for the weekend.

01 Mar 2018 | Press Release: Laba to be showcased at the prestigious Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in the exhibit - "The Senses: Design Beyond Vision".

15 Feb 2018 | Flipod 2.0 deployed for trials at the Institute of Mental Health, SG.

12 Feb 2018 | Season Traveller invited to be demonstrated at CHI 2018 - Montreal, Canada.

15 Jan 2018 | The Vocktail video that I had featured in, goes viral.

19 Dec 2017 | Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer … Visiting the family home, offering prayers and vacationing in Rajasthan, India.

11 Dec 2017 | Our full paper on Season Traveller has been accepted at CHI 2018, Montreal.

01 Dec 2017 | Demonstrated on-going work to representatives from Unilever.

14 Nov 2017 | Demonstrated technologies intended towards improving immersion in gaming, to representatives from Razer.

08 Nov 2017 | Demonstrated on-going projects to representatives from Temasek Holdings.

02 Nov 2017 | Off to Yokohama, Japan. Invited to showcase Virtual Lemonade & Taste+ at the Keio Media Design Forum 2017.

11 Oct 2017 | Demonstrated on-going projects such as Ambiotherm and Virtual Lemonade to representatives from Givaudan.

30 Sep 2017 | Novel Soft Robotic Exosock for the Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Joint Contracture (Low Fanzhe, Gokula Krishnan, Pravar Jain, Dr. Lim Jeong Hoon & Prof. Raye Chen Hua Yeow) received the Silver Award @ EMedic Global 2017.

29 Sep 2017 | First ever proposal written, goes through. SGD 180,000 grant from the Tote Board Enabling Lives Initiative, SG!

28 Sep 2017 | Off to Vietnam to explore collaborations and some sight-seeing maybe.

01 Sep 2017 | Kuala Lumpur for the weekend.

30 Aug 2017 | Demonstrated Ambiotherm to the French Chamber of Commerce.

28 Aug 2017 | Assisted Dr. Nimesha with conducting a workshop on Arduino for Interaction Design students at NUS.

10 Aug 2017 | Off to Bangalore, India for a week to chill with my parents.

20 Jul 2017 | Florisensors (Gokula Krishnan, Pravar Jain, Aaron Goh & Prof. Raye Chen Hua Yeow) received the Young Creators Award @ the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2017.

03 Jul 2017 | Demonstrated Ambiotherm for Smart Systems Institute's promotional video.

30 Jun 2017 | A short segment on Virtual Lemonade was televised and broadcasted on Galileo TV (Germany).

22 Jun 2017 | Singapore --> Beijing --> San Francisco. Honoured to be a SIGCHI Student Scholar at the 50th Celebration of the A. M. Turing Awards.

15 Jun 2017 | Demonstrated Virtual Lemonade and Ambiotherm to representatives from Ferrero and Fraser & Neave.

05 May 2017 | Off to Denver, Colorado for CHI 2017. 1 full paper, 1 workshop paper and student volunteering!

04 May 2017 | NUS President Prof. Tan Chorh Chuan visits us at Innovfest 2017 and experiences Ambiotherm.

03 May 2017 | Singapore Minister Dr. Yacood Ibrahim experiences Ambiotherm.

03 May 2017 | Get In Touch and Ambiotherm showcased at Innovfest 2017.

02 May 2017 | Get-In-Touch: Interface For Information Exchange And Communication Between And Among The Sensory Disabled And Non-Disabled Individuals - SG Non-Provisional Patent filed.

13 Apr 2017 | Virtual Lemonade featured in Today newspaper.

11 Apr 2017 | Photo of Nimesha & me with DPM of Singapore - Mr. Teo Chee Hean experiencing Ambiotherm makes it to the official NUS Homepage.

05 Apr 2017 | CNET visited us and tried some of Virtual Lemonade.

24 Mar 2017 | Virtual Lemonade goes viral. Covered by NewScientist, Science Magazine, BBC, Futurism, ACM TechNews, Engadget, FoxNews & more.

20 Mar 2017 | Off to Yokohama to attend, demonstrate and present Virtual Lemonade at TEI 2017.

17 Mar 2017 | Augmenting Flavors with Virtual Taste, Smell, and Color Sensations - US Provisional Patent Application made.

13 Mar 2017 | Demonstrated Ambiotherm to Dr. Margaret Minsky & representatives from Hitachi.

06 Mar 2017 | Demonstrated Ambiotherm and other projects to Mr. Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister - Singapore.

03 Mar 2017 | Workshop Paper on Technologies for the Deaf & Blind accepted at Amplify @ CHI 2017.

02 Mar 2017 | Demonstrated Ambiotherm to the IDMI Board.

13 Feb 2017 | Ambiotherm covered by NewScientist & Futurism.

05 Feb 2017 | Won a CHI 2017 Student Volunteer Spot!

03 Feb 2017 | Off to Dubai for a vacation!

17 Jan 2017 | Full Paper on Ambiotherm accepted at CHI 2017!

17 Jan 2017 | Demonstrating Ambiotherm to Taizo Son, Chairman - GungHo Gaming.

14 Jan 2017 | Quick Getaway. Batam, Indonesia!

07 Dec 2016 | Presented our work on Graphite-based resistive stretch sensor for feedback control of Soft Actuators at ICBME 2016.

16 Oct 2016 | Travelling to Tokyo to attend UIST 2016. We'll be demonstrating Ambiotherm!

15 Oct 2016 | Full Paper on Virtual Lemonade accepted at TEI 2017!

14 Oct 2016 | Provisional US Patent: Ambiotherm - Simulating Environmental Conditions Such As Ambient Temperatures & Wind Conditions In VR.

26 Aug 2016 | Abstract on Graphite-based resistive stretch sensor for feedback control of Soft Actuators accepted at ICBME 2016!

31 July 2016 | Demo Paper on Ambiotherm accepted at UIST 2016!

20 Mar 2016 | Collaborating with the Singapore Association for the Deaf to develop technologies for the Deaf & Blind.

08 Jan 2016 | Joined Keio-NUS CUTE Center as a Research Engineer.

01 Dec 2015 | New Dissertation Track: Soft Robotics, under Dr. Raye Yeow at the Evolution Innovation Lab.

08 Aug 2015 | Master of Engineering (MEng) in Biomedical Engineering (By research) at the National University of Singapore. Let's do this!

31 July 2015 | Award: 2nd Position (BTech - Biomedical Engineering, MIT Manipal) for the BTech BME Program 2011-15.

30 June 2015 | Successfully defended my Bachelor's Thesis - "Continuous Monitoring and Remote Diagnostic System" @ MIT Manipal.

05 Jan 2015 | Commencement of undergraduate Internship at the Biorobotics Lab - Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology, NUS.

31 Nov 2014 | Award: 1st Position (BTech - Biomedical Engineering, MIT Manipal) for the Academic Year 2013-14.

21 Jun 2014 | Selected for the Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp - Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

22 May 2014 | Month long trip! Exploring South of France, Monaco, Amsterdam & Russia.

07 Feb 2014 | Represented Biomedical Engineering (BME) @ MIT Manipal Curriculum Conclave, 2014.

30 Dec 2013 | Perfect Score: GPA 10/10 (Semester 5, BTech - Biomedical Engineering, MIT Manipal).

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