SINGAPORE: EADS partners Singapore universities

Global aerospace/defence group and Airbus parent, EADS has announced a long-term R&D partnership with two Singapore universities. The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) both signed agreements for research and development cooperation. Th e NUS agreement will facilitate the setting up of joint research collaborations between the University and EADS. One […]


Global aerospace/defence group and Airbus parent, EADS has announced a long-term R&D partnership with two Singapore universities. The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) both signed agreements for research and development cooperation.

Th e NUS agreement will facilitate the setting up of joint research collaborations between the University and EADS. One of these collaborations is the newly launched ¡°Flow Control Project¡±, jointly set up by NUS and Airbus, one of EADS¡¯ global companies.

Th e present project is focused on the fundamental study of flow control technologies for reducing drag around streamlined bodies. Th e NTU agreement signifies the intention of both EADS and NTU to collaborate on aerospace topics. One research project was recently launched in January 2008 with the NTU School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) involving a helicopter airspeed sensor is being developed for Eurocopter.

At both universities, EADS also awarded funding for students in the form of EADS Singapore TechMasters scholarships for top NTU MAE undergraduates and overseas internship sponsorships for NUS undergraduates.