LKYCIC is pleased to announce that Dr Belinda Yuen has been to appointed to the Editorial Board of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Library Series with effect from 1 Jan 2021.
The Institute for Management Development (IMD), in collaboration with Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), has released the 2020 Smart City Index, with key findings on how technology is playing a role in the COVID-19 era in a way that is likely to remain.
With real-time supply-demand data insight, PAIR mobile app helped 25% of taxis in Chengdu boost income by more than 8%
At the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, the Smart Cities Lab looks at tools that build smart government, businesses, and communities, and scales these smart tools across a network of smart cities for greater impact. Over the past few years, Dr Andy Zheng (Adjunct Fellow) and Poon King Wang (Director) have partnered the use of PAIR Taxi big data insight platform to empower workers in the taxi industry.
LKYCIC Chair Professor Chan Heng Chee delivered her 3rd IPS-Nathan lecture, titled “Singapore in a Time of Flux: Optimism from the Jaws of Gloom", on 15 July 2020. The lecture was live-streamed on IPS' Facebook page, and was moderated by Mr Bilahari Kausikan, Chairman of Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore.
Professor Chan Heng Chee's 2nd IPS-Nathan lecture, titled “The US-China Rivalry: Inevitable War or Avoidable War?”, was held on 1 July 2020 and live-streamed on IPS' Facebook page. The lecture was moderated by Professor Joseph Liow, Dean of College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University.
IPS-Nathan Lecture I: Disruption. Democracy Falters. Capitalism Flounders. World Order Unravels (18 June 2020)
In her first lecture as IPS’ 7th S R Nathan Fellow, Professor Chan Heng Chee outlined four big challenges the world faces today — disruption, faltering democracy, floundering capitalism and the unraveling of the world order. The lecture was moderated by Prof Danny Quah, Dean of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and was live-streamed on IPS' Facebook page on 18 June 2020.
Congratulations to Thijs Willems, Research Fellow from Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities for winning the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation Research Prize in the field of the humanities and the social sciences.
Talk on “Digitalize and Electrify City’s Fleets: Towards a Smart, Low-carbon, and Sustainable Mobility Future”
Invited by Prof Arun Majumdar, the co-director of Stanford Bits & Watts Initiative, LKYCIC adjunct fellow, Dr Andy Zheng, gave a talk on “Digitalize and Electrify City’s Fleets” via tele-conference with the Bits & Watts research team, who are involved in the EV50 project.
Sixteen Shades of Smart, a book published by Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC) at SUTD together with IMD Business School, was awarded the bronze medal under the Business Intelligence/Innovation category at the Axiom Business Book Awards 2020.
Discover how our built environment can better support ageing at the latest URA Urban Lab exhibition, Designing Our Age-friendly City, 17 Oct – 31 Dec 2019, URA Centre Atrium. The exhibition will feature a study led by LKYCIC on the Innovative Planning and Design of Age-friendly Neighbourhoods in Singapore.