ASPIRE Undergraduate Research Academy (UGRA)


A four-day exchange program for undergraduates, the UGRA includes site visits, group work, and lectures organized around a broad theme. Participants also make presentations and gather information relevant to their own research interests. The program was inaugurated in 2014 and hosted by Nanyang Technological University.


Year Title Theme Dates Host University
2019 6th ASPIRE UGRA Innovations and Technologies to Improve Lives June30-July5, 2019 KAIST
2018 5th ASPIRE UGRA Smart Cities July 1-6, 2018 KAIST
2017 4th ASPIRE UGRA Smart Solutions for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Environment July 17-21, 2017 KAIST
2016 2016 – ASPIRE UGRA Energy Challenges and Solutions in Today’s context July 10-14, 2016 NTU
2015 2015 – ASPIRE UGRA Energy Challenges and Solutions in a Sustainable World July 12-15, 2015 NTU
2014 2014 – ASPIRE UGRA Sustainable Energy and Environment(water, energy, climate change) July 13-17, 2014 NTU