Research Projects

Under the NEED programme, students are required to take on one of the following research projects (multiple project participation is not permitted) which will be jointly supervised by SUTD and CGU faculty. Students are advised to indicate their project preference when applying for the NEED programme.

AI Technologies for Intelligent Circuit Design
Faculty Research Project
• Mohan Rajesh Elara (SUTD)
• Bing Sheu (CGU)
Optimal Coverage Path Planning for Service
• Ngai-Man (Man) Cheung (SUTD)
• Bing Sheu (CGU)
AI Optimised for Digital Electronics
• Ngai-Man (Man) Cheung (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
Failure Analysis for VLSI using Machine Learning
• Teo Tee Hui (SUTD)
• Bing Sheu (CGU)
AI Chip Design
• Teo Tee Hui (SUTD)
• Bing Sheu (CGU)
Digital Neuromorphic Chip
• Teo Tee Hui (SUTD)
• I-Chyn Wey (CGU)
AI Assist Chip Design
• Yuen Chau (SUTD)
• Bing Sheu (CGU)
The Design of IoT to Support AI
Design and Optimisation
Faculty Research Project
• Desmond Loke (SUTD)
• Danny Barkan (CGU)
Atomistic Design In Non-Volatile Memory
• Desmond Loke (SUTD)
• Danny Barkan (CGU)
Large-Scale, Nano-Design In Non-Volatile Memory
• Joel Yang (SUTD)
• Jiunn-Woei Liaw (CGU)
• Kou-Chen Liu (CGU)
FDTD/FEM Simulation of FINFETs for Investigation of Plasmonic Effects
• Nagarajan Raghavan (SUTD)
• Cher Ming Tan (CGU)
Finite Element Modeling for Temperature – Moisture – Electrical - Mechanical (TMEM) Stress Effects on LEDs
• Shubhakar K (SUTD)
• Pey Kin Leong (SUTD)
• Danny Barkan (CGU)
Stochastic Simulation on Degradation Behaviour in Advanced Devices
• Yeo Kiat Seng (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
Design of a Low-Voltage Low-Power Millimeter-Wave Low Noise Amplifier
• Yeo Kiat Seng (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
Design of a High Efficiency Millimeter-Wave Power Amplifier
• Yeo Kiat Seng (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
Design of a Low-Voltage Low-Power 60GHz Phase-Locked Loop
• Yeo Kiat Seng (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
Design of a wWideband Low-Power 60GHz Voltage-Controlled Oscillator
• Yeo Kiat Seng (SUTD)
• Cher Ming Tan (CGU)
Millimeter-Wave Communication Systems for Low-Power Applications
• Yeo Kiat Seng (SUTD)
• Cher Ming Tan (CGU)
A 2.4GHz Ultra-Low-Power Radio for Cognitive Cameras
• Yeo Kiat Seng (SUTD)
• Cher Ming Tan (CGU)
Radiation Tolerant PLL
• Yeo Kiat Seng (SUTD)
• Cher Ming Tan (CGU)
Wideband Low Noise Amplifier-Mixer for Cognitive Radio Receivers
Electronics for Robotics Control and Automation
Faculty Research Project
• Foong Shaohui (SUTD)
• Hsin-Chun Lu (CGU)
Development of a Structural Battery which also Functions as an Active Aerodynamic Surface of Aerial Craft (Robotics and Automation)
• Foong Shaohui (SUTD)
• Danny Barkan (CGU)
Integrated Electronics Design for Active Sensing of Aerodynamic Performance in Wings/Rotors of Aerial Crafts (Robotics and Automation)
• Foong Shaohui (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
Integrated Electronics Design for Active Actuation of Aerodynamic Performance in Wings/Rotors of Aerial Craft (Robotics and Automation)
• Mohan Rajesh Elara (SUTD)
• Bing Sheu (CGU)
Learning in Multi-Robot Teams (Robotics and Automation/AI Circuits & Systems)
• Mohan Rajesh Elara (SUTD)
• Bing Sheu (CGU)
Expressive AI Behaviors in Sociable robots (Robotics and Automation/AI Circuits & Systems)
Machine Learning Based Reliability Assessment
Faculty Research Project
• Shubhakar K (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
TEM characterization of degradation mechanism in advanced devices (Data analysis and smart devices)
Data analytics and Electronics for Healthcare
Faculty Research Project
• Ngai-Man (Man) Cheung (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
Data analytics for Bio-Medical Electronics (would the breath sensor analytics idea fit here?) (Healthcare Engineering Design)
• Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
• Danny Barkan (CGU)
Breath sensor network for health monitoring (Smart materials and devices/Healthcare Engineering Design)
• Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
• Kou-Chen Liu (CGU)
Ultra-sensitive photon detector based on 2D photoelectric response materials (Healthcare Engineering Design/Smart materials and devices)
IC Design with Advanced Manufacturing
Faculty Research Project
• Joel Yang (SUTD)
• Kou-Chen Liu (CGU)
Fabrication and study of optical resonances on FINFET structures by optical spectroscopy
• Michinao Hashimoto (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
Digital fabrication for bio-electronic devices
• Michinao Hashimoto (SUTD)
• Kin Fong Lei (CGU)
Rapid prototyping of 3D printed microfluidic devices as analytical tools
Smart Materials and Devices
Faculty Research Project
Cai Kui (SUTD)
Chung-Yi Li (CGU)
Efficient Low-Density Parity-Check (LDPC) Coding Techniques for Flash Memories
Cai Kui (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
Advanced Error Correction Coding Techniques for High-Speed high-Density Non-Volatile Memories
Joel Yang (SUTD)
Kou-Chen Liu (CGU)
Effect of localized electric fields on light incident or emitted from FINFETS for electrical fault isolation 
Michinao Hashimoto (SUTD)
Hsin-Chun Lu (CGU)
Kou-Chen Liu (CGU)
Development of low-cost microfluidic devices for point-of-care diagnostics
Nagarajan Raghavan (SUTD)
Pey Kin Leong (SUTD)
Cher Ming Tan (CGU)
Physics of Failure (PoF) in Super-Capacitors
Ricky Ang (SUTD)
Kou-Chen Liu (CGU)
Characterization of charge transport across an electrical contact of 2D materials (Experiment)
Ricky Ang (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
Characterization of 2D materials under the radiation environment (Experiment)
Ricky Ang (SUTD)
Jiunn-Woei Liaw (CGU)
Kou-Chen Liu (CGU)
Time-dependent non-equilibrium model of Plasmonic hot carrier generation and extraction (theory and modelling)
Robert Edward Simpson (SUTD)
Kou-Chen Liu (CGU)
Biomolecule Sensing Surfaces
Shubhakar K (SUTD)
Pey Kin Leong (SUTD)
• Danny Barkan (CGU)
Investigation of Intrinsic Dielectric Breakdown Mechanism in Boron Nitride
Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
Hsin-Chun Lu (CGU)
Smart energy source for On-chip device
Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
Hsin-Chun Lu (CGU)
Development of gel polymer electrolytes for flexible pouch-type lithium air batteries
Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
Chung-Yi Li (CGU)
Smart low dimensional materials for energy storage
Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
2D Materials synthesis via the Chemical Vapor Deposition system
Yang Hui Ying (SUTD)
• TBA (CGU)
New generation of water treatment process through ion removal
Ye Ai (SUTD)
Kin Fong Lei (CGU)
Development of High-throughput Cell Deformability Cytometer
Ye Ai (SUTD)
Kin Fong Lei (CGU)
Mechanical Property based Acoustic Cell Sorter
Ye Ai (SUTD)
Kin Fong Lei (CGU)
Development of a Microbial Enrichment Technique for Molecular Detection of Bloodstream Fungal Infection
SUTD-CGU Dual Masters Programme