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PROJECT TITLE GRAND CHALLENGE (GC) DESIGN RESEARCH THRUST (DRT) PI, CO-PI & TEAM MEMBERS
Active Flow Separation Control ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Pablo Valdivia y Alvarado (SUTD), Kenneth Tracy (SUTD), Christine Yogiaman (SUTD)
A Hybrid Magnetic Field Model for Axisymmetric Magnets Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT) Team Members: Foong Shaohui (SUTD), Faye Wu (SUTD)
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 Symphony of Designiettes: Exploring the Boundaries of Design Thinking in Engineering Education Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT) Team Members: Kristin Wood (SUTD), R. E. Mohan (SUTD), Sawako Kaijima (SUTD), Stylianos Dritsas (SUTD), S. Moreno (SUTD), Pey Kin Leong (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)
Applying Social Science Methods to Analyze the Impact of Input Data on the Design Outcomes from Student Designers
Design with the Developing World Fostering Creativity PI: Arlindo Silva (SUTD) co-PI: Nilanjan Raghunath (SUTD), Christine Yogiaman (SUTD), Matt McCambridge (MIT) Team Members: Marco Leite (University of Lisbon), Lillian Ng-Thamrin (Thales Solutions Asia)
Artificial Design: Design Decoder for Mapping the Genealogy of Design Ideas Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation PI: Carlos Bañón (SUTD) co-PI: Felix Raspall (SUTD), Erwin Viray (SUTD) Team Members: Immanuel Koh (SUTD), Jeffrey Huang (EPFL), Paul Keel (MIT CSAIL), Luo Jianxi (SUTD)
Autonomous Nano Stepping Tool ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living  – PI: Ian Hunter (MIT) Team Member: Lynette Jones (MIT)
Consumer-Centric Energy Management for Buildings: Design Innovation Technique for Sustainability  ICT-enabled Devices for Better LivingSustainable Built Environment

 

Visualisation and Prototyping,
Fostering Creativity
PI: Yuen Chau (SUTD)
Co-PI: Wayes Tushar / (IDC; SUTD), Sumbul Khan (IDC; SUTD), Ryan Arlitt (IDC; SUTD)
Team Members: Li Wen-Tai Li (SUTD), Benny Ng Kai Kiat (SUTD), Sanjana K. Viswanath (SUTD)
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)
Cooking Fuels Design with the Developing World PI: J. Kim Vandiver (MIT), Jean Yong (SUTD) Team Member: Amy Banzaert (MIT)
Conceptual Design for Software and Other Complex Systems PI: Daniel Jackson (MIT)
Collective Decision Making for the Design of New Products and Services ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Bige Tunçer (SUTD) co-PI: Niyazi Taneri, Arnoud De Meyer (SMU) Team Member: Ozge Tuncel (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)
Crowd Sourced Water Quality Diagnostics Design with the Developing World PI: J. Kim Vandiver (MIT) Team Members: Jose Gomez-Marquez (MIT), Anna Young (MIT)
Defense Science and Technology (DSTA) Decision Making PI: Richard DeNeufville (MIT) Team Members: Dr. Donna Rhodes (MIT), Dr. Adam Ross (MIT)
Design – Build – Fly: A Competitive, Immersive Design Experience with Drones! ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Foong Shaohui (SUTD)
Design and Evaluation of an MRI Coil-Mounted Multi-Probe Robotic Positioner Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT) Team Members: Faye Wu (SUTD), Meysam Torabi (MIT), Atsushi Yamada (MIT), Alex Golden (MIT), M. Wehner (MIT), Gregory S. Fischer (MIT), Kemal Tuncali (MIT), Conor J. Walsh (MIT)
Design Education in the Developing World Design with the Developing World PI: J. Kim Vandiver (MIT), Jean Yong (SUTD) Team Member: Mark Jeunnette (MIT)
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 as a Strategy for Sustainable Economic Growth ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living PI: Chris Magee (MIT) Team Member: Luo Jianxi (SUTD)
Design of a Low-Cost Autoclave for Developing World Health Clinics (Nepal Trials) Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT) Team Members: Greg Tao (MIT), Hallie Sue Cho (MIT), Amos G. Winter V (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)
Design of a Microfluidic Device and Method for Measurement of the Directed Cell Motility of White Blood Cells ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Roland Bouffanais (SUTD) co-PI: Ye Ai (SUTD) Team Members: Zhu Xiaoying (SUTD), Dick K.P. Yue (MIT)
Design of Spectrum Shaping Codes Based Reception Techniques for Dedicated Servo Recording Systems ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Cai Kui (SUTD), Zhao Rong (SUTD)
Design of the Last Mile Transportation System: What Does the Customer Really Want?  Sustainable Built Environment  Decision Making PI: Karthik Natarajan (SUTD)
Co-PI: Selin Damla Ahipasoglu (SUTD)
Team Members: Ugur Arikan (SUTD), Anulekha Dhara (SUTD)
Design Under Uncertainty  – Design Computation PI: Karen Willcox (MIT), Tony Patera (MIT) Team Member: Ng See Kiong (SUTD)
Design Workshop on Multi-Robot Systems ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Roland Bouffanais (SUTD)
Detecting Mistakes in Engineering Models: The Effects of Experimental Design  – Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT) Team Member: Troy Savoie (MIT)
Developing Human Capital for Development and Design: Innovations in Engineering and Design Education  – Global Collaboration PI: Susan Silbey (MIT)
Dimensional Analysis and Experimentation  – Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT)
Effective Policy for Engineering Education  – Global Collaboration PI: Susan Silbey (MIT), Yow Wei Quin (SUTD)
Efficiently Estimating Expectation Shift Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT), Phillip Truscott (SUTD)
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)
Embodied Design Cognition  – Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Larry Sass (MIT) Team Member: Daniel Smithwick (MIT)
Empirical Evaluation of Procedures to Generate Flexibility in Engineering Systems and Improve Lifecycle Performance  – Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT) Team Members: Michel Cardin (MIT), Richard DeNeufville (MIT), Olivier de Weck (MIT)
Empowering Traditional Trades and Forging Sustainable Households with Smart Recycling Platform ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living, Sustainable Built Environment  Experimental Design PI: Lyle Fearnley (SUTD)
Co-PI: Corinne Ong (SUTD), Poon King Wang (SUTD)
Team Members: Andy Zheng Cheng (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)
Evaluation of Net-Zero Energy Residential Buildings in Singapore Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation  PI: Yuen Chau (SUTD)
Team Members: Lan Lan (SUTD)
Field Fab-Labs  – Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Dan Frey (MIT) Team Member: Daniel Smithwick (MIT)
Hygroscopic Assembly  Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation, Visualisation and PrototypingFostering Creativity  PI: Kenneth Joseph Tracy (SUTD)
Co-PIs: Pablo Valdivia y Alvarado (SUTD), Javier Gomez Fernandez (SUTD)
Improving Cognition of the Elderly by Design ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering CreativityGlobal Collaboration PI:  Yow Wei Quin (SUTD) co-PI: Lucienne Blessing (SUTD), Suranga Nanayakkara (SUTD) Team Member: Hyowon Lee (SUTD)
Incentive Mechanisms for Patient Routing to Control Crowding in Emergency Departments Sustainable Built Environment Decision Making PI: Shrutivandana Sharma (SUTD) co-PI: Costas Courcoubetis (SUTD), Bikramjit Das (SUTD), Yow Wei Quin (SUTD), Tiah Ling (CGH), Chow Wai Leng (Eastern Health Alliance), Oh Hong Choon (Eastern Health Alliance) Team Members: Tin Aung Soe (Eastern Health Alliance), Reuben Ng (Yale University)
InnoGPS: A Data-Driven System for Design Opportunity Conception ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living  Design Computation, Visualisation and Prototyping, Fostering Creativity, Decision Making PI: Luo Jianxi (SUTD)
Co-PI: Subburaj Karupppasamy (SUTD)
Team Members: Yan Bowen (SUTD), Srinivasan Venkataraman (SUTD), Jeffrey Alstott (SUTD-MIT), Song Binyang (SUTD), He Yuejun (SUTD), Cartus Guo (SUTD), Manuj Dhariwal (SUTD-MIT), Isabell Essien (SUTD-MIT)
International Design Center  – Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT) co-PI: Christopher Magee (MIT) Team Member: Pey Kin Leong (SUTD)
Leveraged Freedom Chair Indian Trial  – Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT) Team Member: Amos G. Winter V (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)
Measurement Instrumentation Control Analysis (MICA) ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living  – PI: Ian Hunter (MIT) Team Member: Lynette Jones (MIT)
MEMS Energy Harvesting
Video
ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Kim Sang-Gook (MIT)
MPULSE: Urban Biosensor Kiosks Design with the Developing World  – PI: J. Kim Vandiver (MIT) Team Members: Jose Gomez-Marquez (MIT), Anna Young (MIT), Skylar Tibbits (MIT)
Multi Modal Design  – Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Larry Sass (MIT) Team Member: Daniel Smithwick (MIT)
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)
Noise-based Prognostic Design for Real-Time Degradation Analysis of Nanodevice Dielectric Breakdown  – Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT) Team Member: Naga Nagarajan (SUTD), Pey Kin Leong (SUTD)
Optimisation Tools for Generative Methods in Architecture and Sustainable Design Sustainable Built Environment Design Computation PI: Giacomo Nannicini (SUTD), Thomas Schroepfer (SUTD)
Passive Soft-Robots for Long-Term Marine Pollution Studies ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PI: Pablo Valdivia y Alvarado (SUTD)
Predicting Mechanical Behaviour of Composites
with Long Natural Fibers
Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Arlindo Silva (SUTD)
Prototyping Concrete Sandwich Shells: A New Efficient Structural Typology Relying on Digital Design and Prefabrication  Sustainable Built Environment  Design Computation, Experimental Design PI: Thomas Schroepfer (SUTD)
Team Members: Aloysius Lian (SUTD) John Naylor (SUTD)
Research Equipment and Instrumentation for Digital Design and Manufacturing Initiative PI: Martin L. Dunn (SUTD)
Robotic Arm PI: Mark Goulthorpe (MIT) Team Members: Sawako Kaijima (SUTD), Stylianos Dritsas (SUTD)
Securing Cyber‐Physical Systems by Design [iTrust SCy‐Phy Systems Week 2017] Design with the Developing World Fostering Creativity
Taking Designettes to the Next Level: Aerial Craft Design Workshop  Sustainable Built Environment Experimental DesignFostering CreativityGlobal Collaboration PI: Foong Shaohui (SUTD)
Technology Evaluation Design with the Developing World  – PI: J. Kim Vandiver (MIT)
Testbeds for Research in the Design of Secure Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) PI: Aditya Mathur (SUTD)
The Charcoal Project Design with the Developing World  – PI: J. Kim Vandiver (MIT) co-PI: Amy Banzaert (MIT)
The Influence of Immersion and Presence in Early Stage Engineering Designing and Building  – Experimental Design PI: Dan Frey (MIT) Team Members: Daniela Faas (MIT), Qifang Bao (MIT), Maria C. Yang (MIT)
The Wheelchair Project Design with the Developing World  – PI: J. Kim Vandiver (MIT) Team Members: Amos G. Winter V (MIT), Mario Bollini (MIT)
Three-dimensional hierarchical NiCo2O4
Nanostructures for Flexible Asymmetric
Supercapacitor
Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
Towards a “Science” of Software Design Design with the Developing World Experimental Design  PI: Sun Jun (SUTD)
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)
Urban Design in the Midst of Biodiversity Crisis: Visualisation and Biormorphic Formations  – Global Collaboration PI: Michael Fischer (MIT)
Water Resources Decision Making PI: Richard DeNeufville (MIT) Team Member: Melanie Wong (MIT)
Fostering Creativity PI: Maria C. Yang (MIT) Team Member: Anders Haeggman (MIT)
Sustainable Built Environment PI: Lionel C. Kimerling (MIT) Team Member: Vivek K. Singh (MIT)