Graduate Events

SUTD FIRST Industry Workshop 2016

SUTD’s inaugural FIRST Industry Workshop on 27 July 2016 was a great success – with over 300 industry guests, it was the perfect platform to bring together SUTD’s industry partners, SUTD faculty and SUTD graduate students.

The SUTD FIRST Industry Workshop

The SUTD FIRST Industry Workshop

SUTD’s graduate students presented over three dozen innovative research projects centred around these Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2020 Plan (RIE2020) primary technology domains:

SUTD PhD ESD student Barnabé Monnot presents his research poster to the FIRST Industry judges.

SUTD PhD ESD student Barnabé Monnot presents his research poster to the FIRST Industry judges.

SUTD PhD ISTD student Howard Yang presents his research poster to the FIRST Industry judges.

SUTD PhD ISTD student Howard Yang presents his research poster to the FIRST Industry judges.

Many renowned companies were in attendance at the FIRST Industry Workshop:

AMD
CEI Limited
Changi Airport Group
City Developments Limited
EDMI
Keysight Technologies
KPMG
Kulicke & Soffa
Linxens
Lite-On
MediaTek
MPI Corporation
MSD
Rohde & Schwarz
ST Electronics
STMicroelectronics
Tektronix
TÜV SÜD
WDA

Other notable attendees were: Panasonic, Infineon, Divergent Technologies, Qualcomm, Samco, Gartner as well as many SMEs.

In addition, SUTD’s partnership with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) was further cemented through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the FIRST Industry Workshop.

The SUTD-BCA Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony.

The SUTD-BCA Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony.

Both organisations will henceforth collaborate with each other on

  • Internship opportunities.
  • Graduate-level manpower training (e.g. Industrial Postgraduate Programme).
  • SUTD Capstone industry projects and Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) projects.
  • Development and technology transfer in the areas of the built environment.

The Office of Graduate Studies would like to thank everyone who was involved in helping to make the event a success and we hope to see you again at the FIRST Industry Workshop 2017!


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