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Master in Design for Smart Cities Dialogue - The Future of Sustainable Smart Cities

DIALOGUE AND PROGRAMME INFORMATION SESSION

Learn more about the Master in Design for Smart Cities programme developed and awarded by Strate School of Design, France here.

Industry Talk - Airbus: Innovation in Aerospace

Cyrille Schwob

Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Venue: SIM HQ, Clementi Rd
Speaker: Cyrille Schwob
Head of Research & Technology Development in APAC, Airbus Singapore

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Speaker Profile
Dr Cyrille Schwob is currently Head of R&T Development in APAC, working at Airbus Singapore. He is responsible for developing and synchronizing R&T and innovations activities for Airbus in the Asia Pacific region. Cyrille, who is currently based in Singapore, started his career in Airbus more than ten years ago, as a research engineer in the field of composite modeling where he was in charge of developing novel methods of numerical simulations for composites structures. In 2007, he moved to China where he worked successively for Tsinghua University on reliability of structural components and for Airbus Beijing Engineering Centre (China) on damage tolerance methods. In 2009, he came back to Airbus Group in France where he led projects on composite structures analysis and testing. In 2010, he moved to Malaysia where he has been in charge of leading Airbus Group R&T activities in the country and as such appointed as AMIC Chief Technical Officer, a position he still holds. Since July 2015, Cyrille moved to Singapore where he now develops Airbus R&T activities in the Asia Pacific region.

Industry Talk - The Future of Sustainable Smart Cities

Pablo Viejo

Date: Saturday, 28 October 2017
Time: 11.00am – 12.30pm
Venue: SIM HQ, Clementi Rd
Speaker: Pablo Viejo
CEO of PTGEM and CTO of V&V Innovations

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Speaker Profile
Pablo Viejo is an expert on Smart and Sustainable Cities. He is a fellow of the World City Summit Young Leaders and author of numerous scientific papers on Smart Cities, modelling and simulation. An architect by training, Pablo currently teaches postgraduate programmes in areas of urban planning and design for smart cities. Pablo gives lectures occasionally at various educational institutions on the topics of Smart Cities, GIS and Simulation. He holds several key position in the industry – General Administrator & Head of EDF Sustainable Cities Centre of Excellence of EDF Lab Singapore. CEO of PTGEM, a Singapore startup focused on GIS and Digital Urban Planning as well as CTO of V&V Innovations, a company based in Singapore dealing with the acceleration of Smart Nation Innovations from Europe into Asia.

Industry Talk - Smart Cities Mobility Solutions

Gregory Blokkeel

Date: Wednesday, 8 November 2017
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Venue: SIM HQ, Clementi Rd
Speaker: Dr Gregory Blokkeel
Head of PSA Peugeot Citroen Innovation Cell @ Singapore

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Speaker Profile
Dr Gregory Blokkeel is heading PSA Peugeot Citroen Innovation Cell @Singapore. His background is about Applied Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering. He did his PhD part time in France (University of Marseille Méditerranée) and in the USA (University of Wisconsin, Madison). After occupying several positions within PSA Peugeot Citroen Innovation and Research Department, he was in charge of PSA Peugeot Citroen Open Innovation Policy. He is now currently based in Singapore in order to lead PSA Peugeot Citroen Innovation Cell @Singapore that will conduct research and experimentations activities towards Sustainable Mobility Concepts within Smart Cities.

Learn more about the Master in Design for Smart Cities programme developed and awarded by Strate School of Design, France here.