Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities
The Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC) is a research institute in the Singapore University of Technology and Design. The Centre seeks to stimulate thinking and research on the critical issues of cities and urbanisation and explore the integrated use of technology, design and policy to provide urban solutions.
22 Mar 2023
Podcast interview on the book “Tensions in Diversity: Spaces for Collective Life in Los Angeles” by Dr Felicity Chan Hwee-Hua
Dr Felicity Chan Hwee-Hua was featured in the podcast interview on her book “Tensions in Diversity: Spaces for Collective Life in Los Angeles”, hosted at New Books Network on 18 Mar 2023. [...]
28 Feb 2023
Prof Cheong Koon Hean was featured in the podcast interview on “The DNA of Singapore” on 2 and 16 Feb 2023, produced by Prof Greg Clark and Caitlin Morrissey, under “The DNA of Cities” in London.
17 Jan 2023
Staff Achievement: Prof Cheong Koon Hean
LKYCIC is pleased to announce that the government appointed Prof Cheong Koon Hean as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to Finland. [...]
30 Mar 2023
LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: “From Los Angeles to Singapore: Researching Urban Diversity and Environmental Design in Cities of Global Immigration”
Synopsis Global immigration introduces demographic and cultural diversity into urban environments that have implications for co-existence and collective life in cities. […]
22 Feb 2023
LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: “Mobility in the Age of Sharing Economy: The Impact of Emerging Mobility Technologies on Urban Transport Systems”
Synopsis With the development of advanced technologies and the introduction of the sharing economy, the transportation sector is experiencing a disruption. […]
9 Feb 2023
LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: “Meeting Development Aspirations in a Climate-Constraint World”
Through a series of examples - across food systems, energy transition, and sustainable livelihoods - the talk explores what it takes to align development aspirations with climate action in India, the world's largest democracy. [...]
Master of Urban Science, Policy and Planning
Offered by the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities and the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Cluster, SUTD’s Master of Science in Urban Science, Policy and Planning is designed in the context of big data and smart city initiatives to train the next generation of urban researchers, analysts and practitioners. Students combine advanced social and data science research methods and computational techniques with urban theory, planning and practice to explore current and emerging topics and shape the cities of the future.