Lynette CHEAH, Associate Professor 

Lynette Cheah is an Associate Professor with the Engineering Systems and Design Pillar at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). In 2022, she was a Visiting Professor at the greenest Civil Engineering department in Canada at the University of Victoria. She is a Fellow with the Martin Family Society for Sustainability, a winner of the Singapore Challenge Prize in the Global Young Scientists Summit 2013. She was Review Editor for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report and is an Editor for the Journal of Industrial Ecology. She is also a member of Singapore’s Public Transport Council. Lynette holds a B.S. in civil and environmental engineering from Northwestern University, an M.S. in management science from Stanford, and a Ph.D. in engineering systems from MIT.

Postdoctoral Associates & Research Affiliates:

  • Kieu Lan Phuong NGUYEN, Research Fellow
  • Thi Anh Hong NGUYEN, Research Fellow
  • Samuel CHNG, Research Fellow, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, SUTD
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  • Irina ORLENKO, Postgraduate Researcher, Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore-ETH Centre
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Graduate Students:

  • ZHANG Meijing, Ph.D. student
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  • Doreen Steven MLOTE, Ph.D. student
  • Shaleen Binte Mohd SHAHRIN, Ph.D. student with WS Audiology
  • Justin CHEE, Master’s student

Research Assistants:

  • Sanjana Singh RAICHUR, Senior Research Assistant
  • Anthony MEIJER, Research Assistant
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Researchers: Dr Benny CHIN, Kristi MILLER, Nurhazimah NAHARUDIN, YAN Yuting, Dr Sumit SAKHUJA, Dr Sabreena ANOWAR, Dr Laura Berenice Guerrero AYALA, Dr Stephen ROSS, Dr Mehdi ZAHRAEI, Dr Rick ZHU, Srijith BALAKRISHNAN, Waqas CHEEMA, Kelly ONG, Miti GARG, Aman VERMA, DING Jiatao, CHEN Ziyue, LU Fangping, Melvin TAN, June WAN, Jared GOH, ZHUO Chao

Graduate students: Raymond LOW (PhD 2022), Laura Fernanda Fernandez MENDEZ (MIbD 2022), Shannon PHUAH (MUSPP 2022), LEE Wai Loon (MUSPP 2021), Reuben TAN (MUSPP 2021), HUANG Qiuhong (MUSPP 2020), YEOW Lih Wei (MEng 2019), Dr Rakhi MANOHAR (PhD 2019), Dr Raja GOPALAKRISHNAN (PhD 2019), Giacomo DALLA CHIARA (PhD 2018), Gabriella RICART (MEng 2018), MOK Sze Xin (MEng 2017), Christopher CHOO (MEng 2016), HE Yan (MEng 2015), FENG Jing (MEng 2015)

Visiting graduate students: Jana PLANANSKA (Univ of St Gallen, 2021), William David MARTIN (Georgia Tech, 2017), Antoine PERRAIS (Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’Etat or ENTPE, 2017), Stefano TOSCANO, Angela ROMANO and Martina Rita TRONCONE (Univ of Naples Federico II, 2015 and 2017), Herijadi (Jude) KURNIAWAN (Univ of Waterloo, 2016)

Plus enthusiastic undergraduate researchers: Mohd Al-Ahda, Chavi Mangla, Tan Yu Xiang, Anshiqa Agrawal, Ang Kang Xian, Wu Qi, Loh Zheng Yi, Angelia Lau, Liu Sidian, Guo Ziqi, Gao Wenxuan, Li Wanying, Wei Wei, Noon Teo, Li Yiyang, Li Hanwei, Sarah Mao, Jared Ying, Lee Ruijun, Ow Yam Huo from SUTD, and Tina Kambil, Mikayla Murphy, Daniel Mascoop from MIT.

2021, sending off Lih Wei and Yu Xiang on their PhD adventures:

2018, with SMART freight team: