Applicants are encouraged to submit research proposals in areas of relevance to the four pillars of study at SUTD:

  • Architecture and Sustainable Design 
  • Engineering Product Development 
  • Engineering Systems and Design
  • Information Systems Technology and Design

Research proposals addressing important societal challenges, including health, energy and the environment, transportation, security and defense, design and manufacturing, urbanisation, and international development, among others, are particularly encouraged.

Applicants from a wide range of disciplines, including engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities are welcome to apply. 

Proposals grounded in a wide range of research methods, including analytical, experimental, empirical, and field-based, will be considered.

For examples of projects currently underway at SUTD, please visit the pillar faculty web pages: