Jeffrey Kok Hui Chan

Jeffrey Kok Hui Chan

Singapore University of Technology and Design

Jeffrey Kok Hui Chan is an assistant professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). His research focuses on design ethics. He is the author of Urban Ethics in the Anthropocene: The Moral Dimensions of Six Emerging Conditions in Contemporary Urbanism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) and co-author with Zhang Ye of Sharing by Design (Springer, 2020).

Articles by Jeffrey Kok Hui Chan

Population & Society

The Urban Ethics of Covid-19

Thursday, April 16, 2020

In our well-intentioned efforts to counter the Covid-19 crisis, we face ethical dilemmas, and will invariably be constrained by the existing conditions of urban design.


Rebuilding Cities Better in the Post-Covid-19 World

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Despite uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus, it could spark efforts to rebuild better cities.


Adding Value: Living with Intelligent Machines

Thursday, April 22, 2021

The key concern should not be about the displacement of individuals in work and daily life but how to maximize the value added when human beings are augmented by AI.

Population & Society

A Roadmap to Build Back Right: The Sharing City

Thursday, August 26, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has re-energized moves to achieve a sharing economy.