Our People

Oct 2009

Appointed the Founding President, Professor Thomas Magnanti

Professor Thomas Magnanti named president of Singapore University of Technology and Design.

Nov 2009

Appointed the Founding Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Mr Philip Ng

Mr Ng had served as the Chairman of the Steering Committee for Singapore’s 4th university, then as the Founding Chairman of SUTD.

Jun 2010

Appointed Founding Provost, Prof Chong Tow Chong

Professor Chong Tow Chong was appointed as the founding Provost of Singapore University of Technology and Design from 1 June 2010.

Aug 2016

Appointment of Mr Lee Tzu Yang as Chairman of SUTD Board of Trustees

Mr Philip Ng stepped down as Chairman of our Board of Trustees. We welcomed Mr Lee Tzu Yang, who took over this role on 11 August 2016.

Jan 2018

Professor Thomas Magnanti appointed as President Emeritus

On top of being appointed President Emeritus, Professor Tom Magnanti was also awarded the Public Administration Medal (Gold) this year.

Apr 2018

Professor Chong Tow Chong appointed as President of SUTD

Professor Chong was appointed as the President of SUTD in April 2018, replacing Professor Tom Magnanti.

Sep 2020

SUTD @ Singapore Archifest 2020

Themed “Architecture Saving OUR World”, the festival this year will spotlight new ideas and responsible designs that benefit our ecology and humanity, as a showcase of the architecture fraternity’s resilience during this pandemic, and how design can make a difference. Over 100 programmes have been lined up as part of Singapore Archifest’s first-ever hybrid edition….

Nov 2020

SUTD Appoints New Provost

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Phoon Kok Kwang as the University’s new Provost. Prof Phoon is currently the Senior Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs) and a Distinguished Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and will officially join SUTD in February 2021. Read more about…

Nov 2020

SUTD Professor Lists as Highly Cited Researcher for the Fifth Consecutive Year

For the fifth year running, Professor Tony Quek, has been named Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Computer Science. “It is my honour to be listed as a Highly Cited Researcher for the fifth consecutive year. This is only possible with the continuous support from SUTD, MOE, and NRF. With 5G being…

Jan 2021

SUTD appoints ex-HDB CEO as new chairman of research centre for innovative cities

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) has appointed a new chairman for one of its research institutes. Former Housing Board chief executive Cheong Koon Hean, 63, will assume the position of chairman of the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities in June. She will be taking over from Professor Chan Heng Chee,…