50 Years of Materials Science in Singapore goes through in vivid detail how a
newly independent nation like Singapore developed in a short period of time a
world-class research area in the field of materials science that helped it make
rapid progress in its energy and industrial sector. The economy and the
biomedical sector both followed the rapid trail of progress, utilizing
home-grown and developed technology. The country's progress escalated quickly
and emblazoned Singapore's position on the world map.