To be a major research entity in Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) with an emphasis on behavioural and community analytics and networks applied to urban health and environmental sustainability.
Create an environment of research and innovation to bring together research and education across a broad spectrum of science, engineering, and innovation areas in order to foster multidisciplinary discoveries and inventions in health and environment that arise through the mixing of students, faculty and researchers across traditional disciplinary boundaries.
Integrate education and research to coursework programmes of undergraduate and graduate students.
Develop and embed university components of an innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem within WKWSCI.
Lay the foundation for a world-class research centre that will help attract, create, and retain faculty, researchers and students.