28 February - 01 March, 2017
Grand Millenium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Professor Martin L. Dunn


Associate Provost for Research
Singapore University of Technology and Design


9:30 AM [Case Study] The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) Research and Innovation Enterprise – a Model for Tomorrow’s University

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) (established in 2009)’s research and innovation enterprise creates and translates knowledge that matters. It contributes to Singapore's national priority of building an innovation-based society and economy, both through important research outcomes as well as the education of technically-grounded leaders via research. In this talk, provost Martin will describe STUD’s research and innovation enterprise – an agile network of centers, innovation clusters, and labs - to address important societal problems worldwide; to create meaningful impacts in and for Singapore; and to contribute richness to the educational experiences across the university.
  • Empowering innovation through purposeful foresight, design strategy, and entrepreneurial catalysis;
  • Emphasizing convergent research that brings deep disciplinary knowledge to teams spanning multiple disciplines and external stakeholders to address important challenges at the edges and between traditional disciplines
  • Creating broad impact across academic, corporate, start-up, and government constituencies

1:30 PM [Panel Discussion] The Happy Couple: Fostering Mutually Beneficial University-Industry Relationships

  • How to sell yourself? – Providing strategic expertise to industry that transforms institution’s positioning
  • Strengthening university industry relationships for various supports
  • Seizing the emerging research opportunities to drive research competency and overcome funding constraints
  • Sustaining competitive research impacts with a focus on outcomes and end-user adoption


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