CEE Research Overview

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. CEE has 2 research centres, namely: Centre for Urban Solutions (CUS) and Protective Technology Research Centre (PTRC) and hosted two college research centres namely: Centre of Excellence in Maritime Energy & Sustainable Development (MESD) and Transport Research Centre (TRC@NTU).

CEE has established close collaboration with university research institutes in its strategic research areas:

  • Environment and Water with NEWRI
  • Environmental Life Science with SCELSE
  • Energy with ERI@N
  • Natural Systems with EOS
  • Resilient Systems with ICRM

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.​

Research Achievements

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