Associate Professor and Acting Head of Pillar of ESD

PhD, Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Lynette Cheah is an Assistant Professor with the Engineering Systems and Design Pillar. Modern-day transportation is heavily dependent on petroleum, which presents challenging energy and environmental problems. Dr. Cheah is passionate about achieving sustainable mobility, and her research has focused on developing models and tools to assess the life-cycle energy and environmental impacts of road transport.

Prior to joining SUTD, Dr. Cheah was a research scientist with the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, part of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore. She was also a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Materials Systems Laboratory at MIT, and a research assistant at the Sloan Automotive Laboratory at MIT. She is a Singapore National Science Scholar and a Fellow with the Martin Family Society for Sustainability.