PROJECT TITLE GRAND CHALLENGE (GC) DESIGN RESEARCH THRUST (DRT) PI, CO-PI & TEAM MEMBERS
A Flexible, Secure SmartGrid platform and Sensor Technology ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Decision Making PI: Erik Wilhelm (SUTD) co-PI: Suranga Nanayakkkara (SUTD)
A Learning Optimisation Paradigm for Design Processes ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation PI: Yeung Sai-Kit (SUTD) Team Members: Stanley Kok (SUTD), To Kien (SUTD), Demetri Terzopoulos (UCLA), Zhou Kun (Zhejiang University), Vladlen Koltun (Stanford University), Yu-Wing Tai (KAIST)
A Pilot Project for Developing Smart Energy Management System Prototype ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Yuen Chau (SUTD), Wayes Tushar (SUTD)
A Typology of Climate-Responsive Passive Design Strategies for Tropical High Density Housing Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation

Visualisation and Prototyping

Fostering Creativity

PI: Oliver Heckmann (SUTD), John Alstan Jakubiec (SUTD) Team Member: Max Doelling (Buro Happold Engineering)
Advances in Structural Control of Networked Systems ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Decision Making PI: Supratim Ghosh (SUTD)
Algorithm for Design of Compliant Mechanisms ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation PI: Foong Shaohui (SUTD) co-PI: Tan U-Xuan (SUTD), Sun Defeng (NUS) Team Members: Soh Gim Song (SUTD)
An Optical Lithography Setup For Large-Area 100,000 dpi Color Printing ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Joel Yang (SUTD) Team Members: Robert Edward Simpson (SUTD), Hong Minghui (NUS), Qiu Cheng-Wei (NUS), Wang Liancheng (SUTD), Saman Safari (SUTD), Mahsa Jalali (SUTD), Ray Ng (SUTD)
Applying CloudThink Infrastructure to Real-Time Vehicle Parameter Estimation ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation PIErik Wilhelm (SUTD) co-PILynette Cheah (A*Star & SUTD), Sanjay E. Sarma (MIT), Francisco Pereira (SMART)
Audio Aid Design for the Disabled People ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental DesignGlobal Collaboration PI: Simon Lui (SUTD) co-PI: Stanley Kok (SUTD), Yow Wei Quin (SUTD), Hyowon Lee (SUTD) Team Member: Louis D. Braida (MIT)
Automated Building Design Space Exploration Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation PI: Sam Conrad Joyce (SUTD)
Binder Free Lithium Ion Battery Based on Graphite / Dichalcogenide Hybrids Nanomaterials Sustainable Built Environment Experimental Design PI: Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
Building a Toolset for Energy Audit Systems Sustainable Built Environment Fostering Creativity PI: Wayes Tushar (SUTD), Karen Sng (SUTD)
City Form Lab Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation
Visualisation and Prototyping
PI: Andres Sevtsuk (SUTD) Team Member: Brent Ryan (MIT)
CFD-Arch: Computational Fluid Dynamics for Architectural Design Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation PI: Sawako Kaijima (SUTD)
Co-PI: Karen Willcox (MIT), Roland Bouffanais (SUTD)
Climate-Resilient Design: Using Global Teleconnection Patterns to Improve the Design of Water Resources Systems Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation PI: Stefano Galelli (SUTD) co-PI: Karen Willcox (MIT) Team Member: Andrea Castelletti (Politecnico di Milano)
Code Like A PRO (CLAP) ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation  PI: Alexander Binder (SUTD) co-PI: Lu Wei (SUTD), Oka Kurniawan (SUTD), Mohan Rajesh Elara (SUTD) Team Member: Liu Junhua (SUTD), Sunardi (SUTD)
Cognitive Small Cells for Self-Organizing Networks ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Decision Making PI: Tony Quek (SUTD) co-PI: Duan Lingjie (SUTD) Team Member: Moe Z. Win (MIT)
Collective Decision Making for the Design of New Products and Services ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Decision Making PI: Bige Tuncer (SUTD)

co-PI: Niyazi Taneri (NUS), Arnoud De Meyer (SMU)

Team Member: Ozge Tuncel (SUTD0

Conception, Design & Development of a Design-Centric Student Competition (IDC Robocon 2015 and SUTD Technology & Design Challenge 2016) ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living  Fostering Creativity  PI: Foong Shaohui (SUTD) co-PI: Tan U-Xuan (SUTD), Mohan Rajesh Elara (SUTD)
Covered Walkway Design for Improved Thermal Comfort Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation PI: Bige Tuncer (SUTD)Co-PI: Alexander Binder (SUTD)
Team Members: Ramanathan Subramanian (SUTD)
Creative Ageing City Sustainable Built Environment Fostering Creativity PI: Mihye Cho (SUTD), Chong Keng Hua (SUTD)
Design and Development of a Portable Utilitarian Vehicle Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation, Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Soh Gim Song (SUTD)
Team Members: Lee Jia Wen Jaron (FOM Innovation Pte Ltd.) Chen Yiliang Brandon (FOM Innovation Pte Ltd.)
Design and Development of Audio Source Localizing and Tracking Robot ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design ComputationVisualisation and Prototyping PI: Chen Jia Jia (SUTD)
Co-PI: Mohan Rajesh Elara (SUTD)
Design and Fabrication of a Disrupting Test Rig for Unexploded Ordinance and Observations on Design Engineering in Cambodia Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Soh Gim Song (SUTD)
Team Member: Mark Jeunnette (MIT)
Design and Fabrication of Second and Higher Order Dispersion Optical Nanostructures ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Dawn T. H. Tan (SUTD)
Team Members: Christine Donnelly (Stanford University)
Design in the Real-Time/Deployed Context ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation PI: Karen Willcox (MIT)
Co-PI: Anthony Patera (MIT)
Team Member: Kyunghoon Lee (SUTD)
Design Methodology for Efficient Programmable Digital FIR Filters ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Chen Jia Jia (SUTD)
Design of Low Carbon Footprint Supply Chains Sustainable Built Environment Decision Making PI: Niyazi Taneri (SUTD) co-PI: Saif Benjaafar (SUTD) Team Members: Karthik Natarajan (SUTD),  Kristin Wood (SUTD), Lynette Cheah (A*Star & SUTD), Huang Shisheng (SUTD), David Simchi-Levi (MIT), Edgar Blanco (MIT), Feng Youyi (MIT)
Designer Chalcogenides ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Robert Simpson (SUTD) Team Member: Wu Ping (SUTD)
Design for Reliability in Resistive RAM for ICR-Enabled Devices ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Pey Kin Leong (SUTD) co-PI: Daniel Frey (MIT) Team Member: Nagarajan Raghavan (SUTD), Kalya Shubhakar (SUTD), Michel Bosman (IMRE), Sean O’Shea (IMRE), Andrea Padovani (UniMORE)
Design of Biomimetic Dry-Adhesive Analogues Based on Electrospun Fibers ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Avinash Baji (SUTD) Team Members: Low Hong Yee (SUTD)
Design of Novel Composite Nanomaterials as Advanced Structural and Functional Materials in Next Generation Renewable Energy, Transportation, Defense, Aerospace and Space Technologies ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Arief Budiman (SUTD) co-PI: Lee Chee Huei (SUTD), Michael Demkowicz (MIT), Gan Chee Lip (NTU) Team Members: Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
Designing a Solution Chemical Process to Synthesize Bright Mid-Infrared Emitting Chalcogenides ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living PI: Tan Mei Chee (SUTD)
Designing Multisensory, Intelligent Interfaces for people with Sensory Impairments ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Suranga Nanayakkkara (SUTD) Team Member: Pattie Maes (MIT)
Design of Collaborative Research Ecosystems – SUTD as a Living Lab ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Martin L. Dunn (SUTD) co-PI: Luo Jianxi (SUTD)
Design of Low Power Modulated Filter Basics for EEG Feature Extraction ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Chen Jia Jia (SUTD) co-PI: Ye Ai (SUTD) Team Members: Chang Chip Hong (NTU)
Design of Mobile Imaging System for Early Diagnosis of Melanoma ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Cheung Ngai-Man (SUTD) co-PI: Dawn C-I. Koh (SUTD), Tan Suat Hoon (National Skin Centre, Singapore) Team Members: Ricardo Sosa (SUTD), Susan M. Swetter (Stanford University)
Design of Portable Devices for On-Site Healthcare Diagnostics, Environmental Applications and Industrial Process Design With The Developing World Experimental Design PI: Jean Yong (SUTD)
Co-PI: Ong Eng Shi (SUTD)
Team Member: Dawn C-I. Koh (SUTD)
Design Principles for Functional Micro-Nanoscale Patterns Sustainable Built Environment
ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living
Decision Making PI: Low Hong Yee (SUTD) co-PI: Christopher L. Magee (MIT) Team Members: Avinash Baji (SUTD)
Design Principles for Robustly Controllable Networks ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Decision Making PI: Justin Ruths (SUTD) Team Member: Derek Ruths (McGill University)
Design of Reconfigurable Robotic Systems for Mosquito Surveillance / Targeting to Control Infectious Diseases ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Mohan Rajesh Elara (SUTD), Rajesh Chandramohanadas (SUTD) Team Members: Tan Ning (SUTD)
Digital Fabrication of Seamless Planar Structures Based on Three-Axis CNC Machines Sustainable Built Environment Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Chen Lujie (SUTD), Larry Sass (MIT)
Educational Sensors for Studying Singapore’s Transportation System ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Decision Making PI: Erik Wilhelm (SUTD)
Energy Efficient Compliant Actuator Designs ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation PI: David-braun (SUTD) co-PI: Soh Gim Song (SUTD), Neville Hogan (MIT)

 

Electroencephalographic (EEG) Electrodes for Continuous Real-Time Cognitive Function Monitoring and Interventions ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Huang Shaoying (SUTD)Co-PI: Yu Wenwei (Chiba University), Low Hong Yee (SUTD), Tan Mei Chee (SUTD), Christine Yogiaman (SUTD)
Enhancing Reliability for Cyber-Physical Systems ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Sun Jun (SUTD) Team Members: Jason Gu (SUTD), Yuen Chau (SUTD), Jin Song Dong (NUS)
Evaluation of Net-Zero Energy Residential Buildings in Singapore Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation PI: Yuen Chau (SUTD)

Team Members: Lan Lan (SUTD)

Heritage Buildings & Digital Tectonic Experimental Design PI: Yeo Kang Shua (SUTD), Stylianos Dritsas (SUTD)
Gesture Based 3D Modeling in Conceptual Architectural Design Sustainable Built Environment Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Bige Tuncer (SUTD), Suranga Nanayakkara (SUTD)
High Efficiency Nanomaterial for Drinking Water Treatment Design with the Developing World Fostering Creativity PI: Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
ICCS Workshop: Paradigms for Control in Social Systems Sustainable Built Environment Decision Making PI: Justin Ruths (SUTD) Team Member: Derek Ruths (McGill University)
Infrared Three-dimensional Imaging for Cardiac Procedures ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Chen Lujie (SUTD) co-PI: Tan Mei Chee (SUTD), Theodoros Kofidis (NUS) Team Members: Robert D. Howe (Harvard), Richard E. Riman (Rutgers)
Integrated Tools for Efficient Optimization of
Parametric Designs
Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation PI: Thomas Schroepfer (SUTD), Giacomo Nannicini (SUTD)
Leveraged Freedom Chair Design with the Developing World PI: Amos Winter (MIT)
Making Sense: Intersecting Lines of Investigation in Design and Technology Sustainable Built Environment Experimental Design PI: Thomas Schroepfer (SUTD), Suranga Nanayakkara (SUTD)
Matrix Product States and Machine Learning ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation PI: Dario Poletti (SUTD)
Co-PI: Lu Wei (SUTD)
Mid-IR On Chip Nanophotonics ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Dawn T. H. Tan (SUTD)
Mechanism Design for Demand-side Management in Future Smart Grid Sustainable Built Environment Decision Making PI: Xu Yunjian (SUTD) co-PI: Costas Courcoubetis (SUTD), Tony Quek (SUTD)
Medical IV Drip Monitor ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living PI: Wong Woon Kwong (SUTD)
Team Members: Goh Ming Hui (SUTD), Sunardi (SUTD), Toh Yong Cheng (SUTD), Wang Li Juan (SUTD)
Modelling and Design of Thermal Energy Harvesting Device Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation PI: Ricky Ang Lay Kee (SUTD) co-PI: Chen Gang (MIT)
Modular Design Principles for Quantum Devices ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation PI: Elica Kyoseva (SUTD) co-PI: Justin Ruths (SUTD)
 Molecular Design of Bright and Photostable Near-Infrared Fluorescent Compounds  Design Computation  PI: Liu Xiaogang (SUTD) Team Member: Chi Weijie (SUTD)
Network Coding in Cognitive Network ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Yuen Chau (SUTD)
Team Members: Jason Gu (SUTD), Sun Jun (SUTD)
New 2D materials MXenes and its applications Sustainable Built Environment Experimental Design PI: Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
New Spatial Audio Processing Algorithm for Audio Sources Isolation and Localization ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Chen Jia Jia (SUTD)
Non-Volatile Memory – based Low Power Field Programmable Gate Array for Smart Electronics Applications ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Zhao Rong (SUTD)
co-PI: 
Cheah Chin Wei (SUTD), Teo Tee Hui (SUTD)
Team Member: Robert Edward Simpson (SUTD), Sang-Gook Kim (MIT)

 

On-chip Flow Cytometer for Field-deployable Clinical Diagnosis in the Developing World Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Ye Ai (SUTD) co-PI: Rajesh Chandramohanadas (SUTD) Team Members: Yuejun Kang (NTU)
On the Design of Universal IoT Gateway ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Decision Making PI: Yuen Chau (SUTD)
Optimization for Complex Discrete Choice ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Decision Making PI: Karthik Natarajan (SUTD) co-PI: Selin Damla Ahipasaoglu (SUTD)
Optimisation of Product Features – A Survey of Indian Doctors Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Philip Truscott (SUTD)
Co-PI: Dan Frey (MIT)
Team Member: Nina Raghunath (SUTD)
Optimisation Tools for Generative Methods in Architecture and Sustainable Design Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation PI: Giacomo Nannicini (SUTD), Thomas Schroepfer (SUTD)
Participation Evaluation in Design WITH the Developing World: PartE Design with the Developing World Global Collaboration PI: Samson Lim (SUTD) co-PI: Victoria Gerrard (SUTD), , Mihye Cho (SUTD), To Kien (SUTD), Chong Keng Hua (SUTD) Team Member: Ricardo Sosa (SUTD)
Patent Technology Network Analysis for Innovative Concept Generation In Rolling Robot (re-)design ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation
Fostering Creativity
PI: Luo Jianxi (SUTD) co-PI: Song Binyang (SUTD)
Pervasive Sensing-based Social Network Study ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Yow Wei Quin (SUTD) Team Members: Jason Gu (SUTD), Kristin Wood (SUTD), Beth Hennessey (Wellesley College)
Polymer–based Waveguide Amplifiers ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living PI: Dawn T. H. Tan (SUTD)
Predictive Modeling and Adaptive Feedback for Improved Quality Control of 3D Printed Products ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation PI: Nagarajan Raghavan (SUTD), Chen Lujie (SUTD), Dan Frey (MIT)
Prototyping Concrete Sandwich Shells: A New Efficient Structural Typology Relying on Digital Design and Prefabrication Sustainable Built Environment Design ComputationExperimental Design PI: Thomas Schroepfer (SUTD)
Team Members: Aloysius Lian (SUTD), John Naylor (SUTD)
Real-time Distributed Control and Design in Complex Systems Using Collective Intelligence ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design
Design Computation
PI: Roland Bouffanais (SUTD)
Real-time Non-Invasive Magnetic Field-Based Localization of Nasogastric Tube ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation PI: Foong Shaohui (SUTD) co-PI: Asim Shabbir (NUH), Teo Tee Hui (SUTD) Team Member: Tan U-Xuan (SUTD)
Rivers and Cities in their Past, Present and Future Sustainable Built Environment Experimental Design PI: Paolo di Leo (SUTD) Team Member: Law Kang Jie (SUTD), Pan Shi Qian (SUTD)
RoboMods: Design Principles for Self-reconfigurable Modular Robots ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Mohan Rajesh Elara (SUTD) Team Members: Ricardo Sosa (SUTD), Hyowon Lee (SUTD), Yeung Sai-Kit (SUTD), Daniela Rus (MIT)
Securing Cyber‐Physical Systems by Design [iTrust SCy‐Phy Systems Week 2017] Design with the Developing World Fostering Creativity

Co-PI: Nils Ole Tippenhauer (SUTD), Martin Ochoa  (SUTD)

Team Member: Ivan Lee (SUTD), Angie NG (SUTD)

Sight for Wireless Moving Finch ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Andrew Yoong Cheah Huei (SUTD) Team Member: Ma Hezu (SUTD), Wu Chuyi (SUTD)
Skin Cancer Device with Business System ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Huang Shaoying (SUTD), Cheung Ngai-Man (SUTD), Susan Conover (SUTD)
Successful Balance of Innovation and Risk in New Ventures and Mature Companies ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Luo Jianxi (SUTD) Team Member: Warren Seering (MIT), Kevin Otto (SUTD), Katja Hölttä-Otto (SUTD)
Stone Caldarium Sustainable Built Environment Experimental Design

Design Computation

PI: Thomas Schroepfer (SUTD) co-PI: Brandon Clifford (MIT) Team Member: John Ochsendorf (MIT), Christoph Reinhart (MIT)
SwimSight (A Device to Enable Swimming Games at National Deaf Games 2016) PI: Suranga Nanayakkara (SUTD)
System Architecture of Quantum Energy Harvesters: Exploring the Design Space Offered by Size and Modularity Sustainable Built Environment Decision Making PI: Dario Poletti (SUTD)
Taking Designettes to the Next Level: Aerial Craft Design Workshop Sustainable Built Environment Experimental DesignFostering CreativityGlobal Collaboration PI: Foong Shaohui (SUTD)
Techniques of Enchantment in Bian Lian Global Collaboration PI: Graham M. Jones (MIT)
Techniques of Enchantment, Limiting Knowledge and Information Flows Global Collaboration PI: Graham M. Jones (MIT)
Testbeds for Research in the Design of Secure Cyber Physical Systems (CPS)  –  –  PI: Aditya Mathur (SUTD)
The development and testing of a new model to systematically identify where design can improve infection control practice in Cambodia  Design with the Developing World  – PI: Victoria Gerrard (SUTD)
Co-PI: Philip Truscott (SUTD)
The FingerReader ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Global Collaboration PI: Suranga Nanayakkara (SUTD) Team Members: Pattie Maes (MIT), Roy Shilkrot (MIT), Jochen Huber (SUTD)
Thermoplastic Building Technology Sustainable Built Environment   – PI: Mark Goulthorpe (MIT)
Team Members: Sawako Kaijima (SUTD), Stylianos Dritsas (SUTD)
The Role of Social Learning in the Design of Social Mechanisms Design with the Developing World Decision Making PI: Bikramjit Das (SUTD) co-PI: Asuman Ozdaglar (MIT) Team Member: Marco Scarsini (SUTD)
Three-dimensional hierarchical NiCo2O4
Nanostructures for Flexible Asymmetric
Supercapacitor
Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
Topologically Interlocking Joinery Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation

Visualisation and Prototyping

PI: Martin L. Dunn (SUTD), Sawako Kaijima (SUTD)
Towards a “Science” of Software Design Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Sun Jun (SUTD),
Urban Metabolism of Singapore Sustainable Built Environment Decision Making
Visualisation and Prototyping
PI: Larry Sass (MIT) Team Member: Daniel Smithwick (MIT)
Uncertainty in Design for Environment Sustainable Built Environment  Decision Making  PI: Lynette Cheah Wan Ting (SUTD) co-PI: Karen Willcox (MIT) Team Member: Cassandra Telenko (SUTD-MIT)
Unleashing the Power of Social Networks for the Next Generation of Cyber-Physical Systems ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Global Collaboration PI: Jason Gu (SUTD) Team Members: Yuen Chau (SUTD), Sun Jun (SUTD)
Urban Metabolism  Sustainable Built Environment  Decision Making PI: John Fernandez (MIT)
User Interface Design Model for Serious Games in Hand Rehabilitation ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Hyowon Lee, (SUTD) co-PIYoong Cheah Huei (SUTD), Lui Siu Hang Simon (SUTD) Team MembersAmitabha Lahiri (NUH), Philip Tan (MIT)
Very Large Scale Prototyping  – Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Larry Sass (MIT), Chen Lujie (SUTD)
Water Purification Technologies Using Carbonaceous Iron Sand (CarFeSand) Composite Filters Design with the Developing World Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Reginald Thio (SUTD) Team Members: Yeo Kang Shua (SUTD), Patrick S. Doyle (MIT), T. Alan Hatton (MIT)