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308, 2021

David Harris (University of Maryland) – Algorithms for Weighted Independent Transversals and Strong Colouring

An independent transversal (IT) in a graph with a given vertex partition is an independent set [...]

2707, 2021

Brendan Pass (University of Alberta) – Multi-marginal Optimal Transport and Graph Theory

Multi-marginal optimal transport in the general mathematical problem of aligning several [...]

802, 2021

Best Paper Award at the 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-21)

A paper by Georgios Piliouras and Stefanos Leonardos entitled “Exploration-Exploitation in [...]

Simulation Modelling and Analysis Course Project Showcase 2020

  January 22nd, 2021

Come step into the world of dynamical system simulation and see what our students can imagine and [...]

ESD Summer Newsletter 2020

  July 9th, 2020

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ESD Games

  July 8th, 2020

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

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

PhD Programme

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

For Industry Partners

In ESD, we engage actively with industry to ensure the relevance of our programmes, and contribute to industry needs, such as providing expertise and building the talent pool.

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.

ESD – A Gateway to an Exciting Career

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About ESD

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

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.