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  • Dr. Donghyun Rim

    SinBerBEST Researcher to Join Penn State University

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Donghyun Rim, a SinBerBEST Postdoctoral Researcher in Thrust 4 from the University of California Berkeley (UCB), has been accepted as a faculty member in the Architectural Engineering Department at Penn State University.

    His research interests are sustainable and healthy building design, ventilation and building air flow, aerosol dynamics, the implications of HVAC systems in air quality and energy consumption, and transport and control of airborne pollutants.

    Congratulations to Dr. Donghyun Rim! We wish you all the best in your new endeavor.

    For more information about the Architectural Engineering Department at Penn State University, please visit this link:


  • Prof. Nicholas Dirks, the Chancellor-Designate of UC Berkeley, visits BEARS

    Chancellor Designate Nicholas Dirk visited BEARS’ headquarters on Saturday, 6 April 2013.

    His visit to BEARS, the University of California Berkeley (UCB) Center in South East Asia, was part of his Asia Pacific tour prior to his upcoming appointment as UCB Chancellor.

  • Defining Smart and Sustainable Building ERI@N – SinBerBEST Workshop

    Singapore as one of the most developed countries is facing an increasing need for sustainable development and growth, especially in building sector – a high energy consumption sector. Realization of the need for a synergistic effort among research communities, industries and local agencies to work towards smart and sustainable buildings in Singapore; that is the background behind the joint workshop by ERI@N and SinBerBEST.

    ERI@N is the Energy Research Institute at NTU (Nanyang Technological University). It was officially opened in the year 2010, lead by Prof. Subodh Mhaisalkar. Currently ERI@N has 4 centers of research. The centers are: