Research Engineer

Friday, 7 May 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Collaborating with partners from both the academia and the industry to lead and/or conduct innovative research on, but not limited to the following topics:

  • Development of Simulation and Optimization Platform for Port Operations. 
  • Sea Channel Capacity Study. 
  • Impact of Terminal Disruptions. 
  • Optimization and Scheduling of AGV Battery Related Problems. 
  • Yard Storage Management Strategies. 
  • Yard Layout Design Concepts. 
  • Performance Analysis of Future Automation Systems. 
  • Traffic Analysis for Inter-Finger Flows within Multi-Terminal Port. 
  • Capacity Analysis of Terminal-Land Gateway Systems. 
  • Traffic Impact Assessment for Inter-Terminal Movement. 
  • Contribute to academic research in the relevant domains, and publish high-tier journal papers and conference papers. 
  • Lead student projects and industrial projects with implementable outcomes. 
  • Respond to the deliverables of research and industrial projects.


  • Honours or higher degree in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, Statistics and Mathematics, or in other relevant science and engineering disciplines. 
  • Outstanding data analytics, mathematical, and computer modelling skills. 
  • Outstanding academic/publication records. 
  • Proficient in communication and academic writing. 
  • Self-driven and strong team spirit.

Preferred Skills

  • Good knowledge on the following subjects: - 
    1. Land/Maritime and Port Logistics and Transportation, Supply Chain Network, Manufacturing. 
    2. Simulation Modelling. 
    3. Statistical Modelling. 
    4. Data Mining and Analytics. 
    5. Optimisation and Heuristics Algorithm Development. 
    6. C#/JAVA/Python/R/MySQL Programming. 
    7. Machine Learning. 
  • High-tier journal publication potential.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Engineering
Department: Industrial Systems Engineering And Management

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