The study was published by Shanghai-based Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
The artificial whiskers could give surgeons a "sixth sense," offering tacticle feedback during procedures.
The projects are all collaborations with fellow Singapore research institutes, universities and companies.
ADSC researcher David M. Nicol, an expert in resilient and secure systems, will lead the center's research efforts.
About 35 people attended the first course, which focused on ethical leadership development.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Partners in a first-of-its-kind medical college on the University of Illinois’s Urbana-Champaign campus are advancing to the next phase of development, having completed a key administrative step today.
ADSC researchers are in the process of developing an intelligent eyewear, InSIGHT, which is designed to help the blind or visually impaired detect obstacles above waist level and identify people in their vicinity, where a walking cane cannot help.
The College of Engineering has announced that ten faculty members have been named Donald Biggar Willett Scholars for 2015, including ADSC's Deming Chen.
Klara Nahrstedt is the new Director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory, according to an announcement today from College of Engineering Dean Andreas Cangellaris.
It looks just like a pair of sunglasses but it would actually help the blind avoid dangers. Called inSIGHT, the glasses will be a device that the blind or visually impaired can wear to help them detect obstacles hanging from above.