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1011, 2020

Mr Jian Hui Qua (Shopee) – Supply Chain & Fulfillment in eCommerce

Ever wondered how the items that you have purchased on an eCommerce platform arrive at your [...]

610, 2020

Mr Ho Yuen Sang (Aviation Industry) – Taking Flight with Aviation

Aviation serves as an enabler for Singapore’s position as a vibrant global city and [...]

802, 2020

The CFA Institute Research Challenge (Season 2019 – 2020)

Team ‘R Capital’ represented SUTD in The CFA Institute Research Challenge Singapore finals and [...]

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ESD Summer Newsletter 2020

  July 9th, 2020

[Click here to download the newsletter] [...]

ESD Games

  July 8th, 2020

This SUTD module is a collection of interactive games and simulations to illustrate concepts in [...]

Virtual ESD 2D Project Showcase

  May 6th, 2020

Take a virtual tour of this year’s 2020 ESD 2D Project Showcase. [...]

SUTD Contributes to Hospital Resource Planning for COVID-19

  April 6th, 2020

Peter Jackson, Professor and Head of Pillar for Engineering Systems and Design, has been [...]

Engineering Systems and Design deals broadly with large-scale systems and the design, the planning and the management of these systems.

Peter Jackson, Head of ESD Pillar

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Undergraduate Programme

The ESD undergraduate curriculum is concerned with the design, analysis, and management of large scale complex engineering systems such as supply chains, financial services, health care delivery systems, transportation systems, security and defense systems, energy production and distribution systems.

ESD – A Gateway to an Exciting Career

We have put together a video to share the experiences and future opportunities that SUTD ESD students are exposed to.

Focus Tracks

The ESD undergraduate program has been designed with flexibility in mind, so that students can customize their courses to suit their interests and future careers.


Our ESD graduates are equipped with core skills in probability, optimisation, statistics, modelling, analytics and economics.

Research Projects

A selection of current ESD research projects.

PhD Programme

The ESD PhD program aims to produce the next generation of leading engineering systems researchers and thinkers.