The curriculum of the EPD pillar prepares students for leadership in the conception, design, implementation, and operation of innovative technology-intensive products, with emphasis on products whose development cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries. The product sectors currently addressed are electronics, energy, machinery, and transportation. The pillar features commitment to educational and research excellence, multidisciplinary interaction, and a focus on product development that includes close engagement with industry.
EPD Pillar prepares students for leadership in the full value chain of innovative technology intensive systems and products, with emphasis on development that cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries.
We pride ourselves as having the most diverse group of international scholars specialising in the following clusters of academia, research and invention: Automation & Control, Bio Medical Engineering, Design Science, Design Theory & Methodology, Electronics Engineering, Embedded Systems, IC Design, Imaging Technology, Infocomm Applications, Photonics, Precision Engineering, Rapid Prototyping, Rapid Tooling and Test & Measurement.
To provide graduates with a deep understanding of the technical fundamentals and with skills and capabilities for leading the development of new products, processes or methodologies.