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PROJECT TITLE GRAND CHALLENGE (GC) DESIGN RESEARCH THRUST (DRT) PI, CO-PI & TEAM MEMBERS
A Strategy to Accelerate Ideation Through Rapid Prototyping and Early Stage Design Fostering Creativity PI: Maria C. Yang (MIT)

Team Member: Anders Haeggman (MIT)

Active Flow Separation Control ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental Design PIs: Pablo Valdivia y Alvarado (SUTD), Kenneth Tracy (SUTD), Christine Yogiaman (SUTD)
Ageing Friendly Cities Global Collaboration PI: Michael Fischer (MIT)

Team Members: Chong Keng Hua (SUTD), Kien To (SUTD)

An Intelligent Optical Nanoscope Design with the Developing World Experimental DesignDesign ComputationVisualisation and Prototyping PI: Herman Chen Zaichun (SUTD)

Co-PI: Ai Ye (SUTD)

An Intelligent System for Understanding and Matching Perceived Emotion from Video with Music ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Visualisation and PrototypingFostering Creativity PI: Gemma Roig (SUTD)

Co-PI: Dorien Herremans (SUTD)

An Original and Novel Method for Utility Optimization of Traffic Flow Sustainable Built Environment Experimental Design,
Design Computation,
Decision Making
PI: Cheong Kang Hao (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-PIs: Nilanjan Raghunath (SUTD), Christine Yogiaman (SUTD), Matt McCambridge (MIT)

Team Members: Marco Leite (University of Lisbon), Lillian Ng-Thamrin (Thales Solutions Asia)

Augmented and Virtual Reality Prototypes for Design Representation: Case Studies for Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore and Borobudur, Indonesia Sustainable Built Environment
ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living
Experimental Design,
Visualisation and Prototyping,
Global Collaboration
PI: Takehiko Nagakura (MIT)

Co-PIs: Yeo Kang Shua (SUTD), Foong Shaohui (SUTD)

Team Member: Takuro Kikuchi (MIT)

“Big Data” and Theoretical Calculations Aided Molecular Design of Fluorophores: from Trial-and-Error to Molecular Engineering ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Design Computation PI: Liu Xiaogang (SUTD)

Co-PIs: Richmond Lee (SUTD), Keegan Kang (SUTD), Michinao Hashimoto (SUTD)

Team Members: Chi Weijie (SUTD), Margaret Tan (SUTD)

Building Resilience in Southeast Asian Coastal Cities Design with the Developing World Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Miho Mazereeuw (MIT)

Team Members: Stefano Galelli (SUTD), Andres Sevtsuk (SUTD), Brent Ryan (SUTD)

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-PIs: Wayes Tushar (SUTD), Sumbul Khan (SUTD), Ryan Arlitt (SUTD)

Team Members: Li Wen-Tai Li (SUTD), Benny Ng Kai Kiat (SUTD), Sanjana K. Viswanath (SUTD)

Conceptual Design for Software and Other Complex Systems Design Computation PI: Daniel Jackson (MIT)
Crowd Sourced Water Quality Diagnostics Design with the Developing World PI: J. Kim Vandiver (MIT)

Team Members: Jose Gomez-Marquez (MIT), Anna Young (MIT)

Cultivating and Harnessing the Spirit of Competitions to Enhance Hands-on Design
Process
ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Foong Shaohui (SUTD)

Co-PI: Soh Gim Song (SUTD)

Cultivating Creative Communities: Citizen Innovators and Ground Up Projects in Singapore Sustainable Built Environment Fostering Creativity PI: Samson Lim (SUTD)

Co-PI: Julienne Chen (SUTD)

Team Member: Chong Keng Hua (SUTD)

Data Mining, Machine Learning and Strategic Prediction in Technological Change  – PI: Chris Magee (MIT)

Team Members: InChae Park (MIT), Maryam Najafian (MIT), Bowen Yan (MIT), Chris Benson (MIT), Giorgio Triulzi (MIT)

Data-Driven Design of Last-Mile Urban Logistics Solutions to Address E-Commerce Growth Sustainable Built Environment Visualisation and PrototypingDecision Making PI: Lynette Cheah Wan Ting (SUTD)

Co-PIs: André Romano Alho (SMART), Moshe Ben-Akiva (SMART), P. Christopher Zegras (SMART)

Team Members: Costas Courcoubetis (SUTD), Samuel Chng (SUTD)

Design Defects-Rich Nanostructure for High-Performance Sodium-Ion Batteries and Electro-Catalytic Water Splitting Reactor Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Yang Hui Ying (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 Defects-Rich Nanostructure for High-Performance Sodium-Ion Batteries and Electro-Catalytic Water Splitting Reactor Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
Design for Additive Manufacturing ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living PI: Karen Willcox (MIT)

Team Member: Max Opgenoord (MIT)

Design Heritage Sustainable Built Environment PI: Takehiko Nagakura (MIT)

Team Members: Woongki Sung (MIT), Wenzhe Peng (MIT), Paloma Gonzalez (MIT), Nikolaos Vlavianos (MIT), Eytan Man (MIT)

Design Intelligence PI: Takehiko Nagakura (MIT)

Team Members: Woongki Sung (MIT), Wenzhe Peng (MIT)

Design of a Robust Collective Computation System for Pervasive Monitoring and Surveillance by a Multi-Robot System ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental DesignDesign Computation PI: Roland Bouffanais (SUTD)

Co-PI: Soh Gim Song (SUTD)

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 a Swarm Computing Framework for IoT Systems ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental DesignDesign Computation PI: Roland Bouffanais (SUTD)

Co-PI: Robert Kooij (SUTD)

Team Members: Jabez Leong Kit (SUTD), Nikolaj Horsevad Sørensen (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 of Water Systems with Climate Change Uncertainty Decision Making PI: Richard de Neufville (MIT)

Team Member: Stefano Galelli (SUTD)

Design Under Uncertainty  – Design Computation PI: Karen Willcox (MIT)

Co-PI: Anthony 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)
Development of a Geolocation‐based AR Game for Climate Change Awareness and Action Sustainable Built Environment Global Collaboration PI: Lucienne Blessing (SUTD)

Co-PIs: Dorien Herremans (SUTD), Lynette Cheah Wan Ting (SUTD), Takehiko Nagakura (MIT)

Digital Thread and Digital Twin for Engineering Design ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living  – PI: Karen Willcox (MIT)

Team Members: Victor Singh (MIT), Michael Kapteyn (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: Poon King Wang (SUTD)

Team Members: Andy Zheng Cheng (SUTD), Gabriel Tusinski (SUTD), Julienne Chen (SUTD)

Engineering Options: Which Approaches Are Preferable for Different Kinds of Infrastructure Projects? Decision Making PI: Richard de Neufville (MIT)

Team Member: Juan Pedro Duarte (MIT)

Establishing Predictive Design Principles for Deterministic Pore Architectures in Membranes for Environmental Applications Sustainable Built Environment Experimental DesignFostering Creativity PI: Low Hong Yee (SUTD)

Co-PI: Tan Mei Chee (SUTD)

Team Members: Ong Shi Ke (SUTD), Wong Him Cheng (SUTD)

Fault-Tolerant, Passively Integrating in Vivo Dosimeters for Feedback-Enabled Radiation Therapy (IF2D, or Integrating Feedback F-Center Dosimeter) Design with the Developing World Fostering Creativity PI: Michael Short (MIT)

Team Members: Cody Dennett (MIT), Sara Ferry (MIT), Daniel Schumaker (MIT), Rossana Iturbide (MIT)

Flexibility in Design Decision Making PI: Richard de Neufville (MIT)
Fluid Vision: Design and Optimization of Soft Whisker-like Sensors ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Experimental DesignVisualisation and PrototypingFostering Creativity

 

PI: Pablo Valdivia y Alvarado (SUTD)

Co-PIs: Roland Bouffanais (SUTD), Michael Triantafyllou (MIT)

Team Members: Wang Yan (SUTD), Sreetej Lakkam (SUTD)

Improving Cognition of the Elderly by Design ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering CreativityGlobal Collaboration PI:  Yow Wei Quin (SUTD)

Co-PIs: Lucienne Blessing (SUTD), Suranga Nanayakkara (SUTD)

Team Member: Hyowon Lee (SUTD)

Improving Design Decisions Through Data Visualisations Sustainable Built Environment Experimental DesignDesign ComputationVisualisation and PrototypingDecision Making PI: Sam Conrad Joyce (SUTD)

Co-PIs: Ate Poorthuis (SUTD), Caitlin Mueller (MIT)

InnoGPS: A Data-Driven System for Design Opportunity Conceptionl 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)

In Situ Radiation Materials Science with Transient Grating Spectroscopy Experimental DesignFostering Creativity PI: Michael Short (MIT)

Team Member: Cody Dennett (MIT)

Irradiated Plastic Reinforced Concrete Sustainable Built Environment Fostering Creativity PI: Michael Short (MIT)

Team Member: Oral Buyukozturk (MIT)

Living Forms: Cultivating Building Materials for Sustainable Urban Development Sustainable Built Environment Experimental DesignDesign Computation  PI: Christine Yogiaman (SUTD)

Co-PIs: Kenneth Tracy (SUTD), Ioannis Panageas (SUTD)

Team Members: Skylar Tibbits (MIT), Anariba Franklin Edwin (SUTD)

Mapping Outcomes and Topics Across the Design Curriculum Design Computation  PI: Karen Willcox (MIT)
MEMS Energy Harvesting
Video
ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Fostering Creativity PI: Kim Sang-Gook (MIT)

Team Member: Zhao Rong (SUTD)

Next Residential High-Rise: Comparative Study and Analytical Modelling for Adaptive Housing Typologies Based on Modularity and Composite Structural Systems Sustainable Built Environment Design ComputationVisualisation and PrototypingDecision Making PIs: Michael Budig (SUTD), Oliver Heckmann (SUTD)

Team Member: Lynette Cheah Wan Ting (SUTD)

New Generation of Lithium Sulfur Battery Based on Nanostructured Open-Hollow Sulfur@MnO2 Cathode Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)

 

Photothermal μPAD for Point-of-Care Chemical Synthesis Design with the Developing World Experimental DesignGlobal Collaboration PI: Michinao Hashimoto (SUTD)

Team Members: Jose Gomez-Marquez (MIT), Anna Young (MIT)

Predicting Mechanical Behaviour of Composites
with Long Natural Fibers
Design with the Developing World Experimental Design PI: Arlindo Silva (SUTD)
Rational Food Design – Digital Fabrication of Edible Structures Design with the Developing World Experimental DesignVisualisation and Prototyping PI: Michinao Hashimoto (SUTD)

Co-PI: Avinash Baji (SUTD)

Singapore as STS Testbed for 21st Century Global Collaboration PI: Michael Fischer (MIT)

Team Members: Chong Keng Hua (SUTD), Samson Lim (SUTD), Alan Kolata (SUTD)

Singapore, Resilient Futures – UV Awareness Design and Products Sustainable Built Environment Visualisation and Prototyping PI: Miho Mazereeuw (MIT)

Team Members: Kristin Wood (SUTD), Delane Foo (SUTD), Brad Adam (SUTD), Kenneth Teo (SUTD), Zack Huang (SUTD), Chia Pei Zhu (SUTD), Larisa Ovalles (MIT)

The Stored Energy Fingerprints of Radiation Damage Fostering Creativity PI: Michael Short (MIT)

Team Member: Charles Hirst (MIT)

Universal Design Rules for High Figure of Merit Optical Systems ICT-enabled Devices for Better Living Decision Making PI: Dawn T. H. Tan (SUTD)

Co-PI: Dawn C-I. Koh (SUTD)