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2902, 2024

Jeremy Heng (ESSEC Business School) – Diffusion Schrödinger Bridge with Applications to Score-Based Generative Modeling

Progressively applying Gaussian noise transforms complex data distributions to approximately [...]

2202, 2024

Nitish Ramkumar (London Stock Exchange Group) – Present and Future of Financing Net-Zero Transition

According to a UN report from 2022, time is running out to limit temperature rises to 1.5C by 2050. [...]

1502, 2024
3001, 2024

Lee Wei Yang (Monetary Authority of Singapore) – Digitalizing the Future of License Applications

Assessing license applications submitted by Financial Institutions can be a long and manual process [...]

1201, 2024

Feng Ling (A*STAR) – Optimal Machine Intelligence at the Edge of Chaos and Initial Applications to Model Training

It has long been suggested that the biological brain operates at some critical point between two [...]

Modern societies are built on large-scale, complex engineered systems. At Engineering Systems and Design, we’re equipping students and researchers to design, analyse and manage these critical systems for a better world.

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PhD Programme

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

About ESD

Engineering Systems and Design (ESD) is one of four academic pillars at SUTD.


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

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.

Undergraduate Programme FAQ

For Potential ESD Students: All of SUTD’s degrees are significantly broader than their counterpart degrees in traditional universities. For prospective students, it is sometimes difficult to distinguish the lines between ESD and the [...]

Specialisation 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.