Here are some of the accolades garnered by our students:

Team SUTD @ National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition (NIARC) 2018 in Sydney


A team of SUTD students [Tan Chee How (PhD, SUTD Alumni), Emmanuel Tang (Senior), Kenneth Chow (Sophomore)] participated in NIARC held at the University Technology of Sydney (UTS) in Australia. The team finished fourth, in an international field of more than 16 teams, despite participating in their first competition. They also topped their qualifying group en-route to the final rounds.

NIARC, organized by National Instruments (NI), is an international autonomous robotics competition which required team robots to complete tasks such as going through hazardous terrain, bumps, avoiding obstacles all while optimising performance to maximise efficiency with the objective of earning the most points. 


IES Innovation Challenge

Graduate student, Subramanian Gowtham, won the Gold Award at the IES Innovation Challenge for the Community, for his rapid malaria detection device – a portable image-based cytometry for rapid malaria detection and quantification.


Singapore 3MT (3 Minutes Thesis) competition


PhD student John Chan You En won the first prize at the Singapore Finals of the 3MT (3 Minute Thesis) competition. He clinched one of two slots to represent Singapore at the Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. More information on 3MT website


Create4Good Challenge III

Team UGLYGOOD emerged as the winner for Create4Good Challenge III who walked away with a grand prize of $50,000. PiezoPlus clinched the 1st runner-up prize of $30,000 and the 2nd runner-up prize of $20,000 went to Sentience.