Associate Professor Lynette Cheah
Acting Head of Pillar, Engineering Systems and Design

Lynette Cheah is the Acting Head of Pillar for Engineering Systems and Design at SUTD. She leads the Sustainable Urban Mobility research group, which develops data-driven models and tools to reduce the environmental impacts of passenger and urban freight transport. Her expertise is in transport modelling and simulation, life-cycle energy and environmental assessments (LCA) of products and systems, and urban metabolism. She is a Fellow with the Martin Family Society for Sustainability and winner of the Singapore Challenge Prize in the Global Young Scientists Summit 2013. She was Review Editor for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report and is an Editor for the Journal of Industrial Ecology. She is also a member of Singapore’s Public Transport Council. Lynette received her PhD in Engineering Systems from MIT and master’s in Management Science from Stanford University.