Joshua Cheong is an innovator, designer, and banker. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.) in Information Systems from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) in August 2015 and joined Citibank as a Management Associate. He is passionate about the world and curious about the impact he can create.
SUTD is Singapore's fourth autonomous university that is developed in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The SUTD education is one that is interdisciplinary, with a good grounding in science, technology, arts, humanities and social sciences. He is a recipient of the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) ELITe Programme, an SUTD Undergraduate Merit Scholar (UMS), and SUTD-ZJU (Zhejiang University) Asian Leadership Programme Scholar (ALP).
(SUTD East Coast Campus in Singapore)
Over the Winter of 2015, he enrolled as an MIT student to participate over the Independent Activity Period (IAP) to study a communications class for teamwork dynamics, and develop K12 educational videos as part of the MIT K12 videos initiative. He is particularly passionate for the following cross-disciplinary topics: Artificial Intelligence (Computer Science), Security (Computer Science), Social Network Theory (Sociology), and Portfolio Optimization (Operations Research).
(MIT Campus in Boston)