The role of active learning and community engagement in teaching sustainability to engineers

Lynette Cheah

Singapore University of Technology and Design

Lynette Cheah is an Assistant Professor in Engineering Systems at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. There, she leads the Sustainable Urban Mobility research group, which focuses on developing models, tools and solutions to assess and reduce the energy and environmental impacts of road transport. Lynette holds bachelor degrees in civil and environmental engineering from Northwestern University, a masters degree in management science from Stanford, and a Ph.D. in engineering systems from MIT.


Sustainable development features prominently as a key challenge for humanity. In 2008, the U.S. National Academy of Engineering announced grand challenges of engineering, of which several relate to sustainability – including... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lynette Cheah (Singapore University of Technology and Design)

Topic Area

• Education in sustainability science


WS-21 » Education in sustainability science (15:30 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room F)

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