CHESS conducts research activities to develop solutions and recommendations towards building healthy and sustainable cities using existing and emerging information and
communication technologies. CHESS takes new research approaches by conducting cutting-edge social and
computational research methods in order to solve complex problems faced by modern cities.
Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, CHESS works with other NTU research entities and international partners to obtain research outcomes that have impacts on individuals, societies and cities. CHESS aims to nurture future researchers that will take on the challenges of developing healthy and sustainable cities.