Research Overview

Research Focus

A leading school for sustainable built environment

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) plays an integral role in spearheading tertiary education, advancing research innovations and providing professional services in a number of key disciplines in Civil and Environmental Engineering and maritime studies fields, with the objective of contributing to the technological and economic advancement of Singapore and beyond. The School’s mission in research is to achieve excellence by providing a conducive and intellectually stimulating environment to enable high quality work in strategic directions that are of significant impact to industry, science and technology.​

The School comprises strategic research focus groups and together, they form a powerhouse of resources for research development, technology innovation, and research manpower training. Besides these research groups, CEE has 4 research centres, namely:

  • Centre for Urban Solutions (CUS)
  • NTU-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre (I3C)
  • Protective Technology Research Centre (PTRC)
  • Transport Research Centre (TRC@NTU)

Our faculty has been very competitive in securing research grants to fund their research. Funding for research in the School comes from numerous sources including the local industry and Government Statutory Boards such as National Research Foundation, Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Through these means, the School’s research infrastructure has continued to grow from strength to strength, in terms of manpower, state-of-the-art facilities, funding, as well as interactions with industry and renowned academic and research institutions.​



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