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Sai Murugan Pandit
Centre of Excellence for Mechanical and Electrical Design & Research
Building & Research Institute
Master of Engineering Science in Fire Safety Engineering, University of Queensland
Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore
I am currently a Senior Engineer in HDB’s Building & Research Institute. In a nutshell, I design mechanical systems, prepare design drawings and tender documents, assess site conditions and ensure the timely completion of building projects. This has enabled me to obtain my registration as a Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers Board.
In line with HDB’s shift towards sustainable living, I am also involved in the SolarNova programme, which is a Whole-Of-Government effort to accelerate the deployment of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in Singapore. This programme helps to promote and aggregate demand for solar PV across government agencies to achieve economies of scale, as well as drive the growth of Singapore’s solar industry.
The most fulfilling part of my job is having the opportunity to impact the lives of Singaporeans by creating vibrant towns with green spaces and future-forward technologies. As HDB looks towards meeting the ever-changing housing and social needs of our residents with an emphasis on affordability, sustainability and quality, I am excited to explore new and smart technologies that could improve the living environment in HDB towns. There is hardly a dull moment working at HDB as I am exposed to a diverse range of projects and activities.