Research Centres

Communication and Informatics Research Laboratory Asia (COOL ASIA)

The COmmunication and infOrmatics research Laboratory Asia (COOL ASIA) is the strategic research arm of the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University. COOL ASIA oversees the facilities tied to the school’s strategic directions on communication and informatics research as well as the branding of the school’s research capabilities.

COOL ASIA’s research centre:

Centre for Healthy and Sustainable cities (CHESS)

The Centre for HEalthy and Sustainable citieS (CHESS)is an interdisciplinary research centre devoted to projects on health, risk and environmental issues from human-centred perspectives in the Asian context.

As one of the research centres in COOL ASIA, CHESS draws upon theories and concepts from communication and information science, bringing into play the interaction of technology – new, emerging and future – with human behaviours.

Professor Theng Yin Leng
Director of COOL ASIA & CHESS