Areas of Excellence
SMU's Areas of Excellence are university-level competencies that leverage interdisciplinary approaches to solve challenges for society. The organizing themes for the three Areas of Excellence include:
Each Area of Excellence (AoE) focuses on real problems and opportunities. The scope is bigger than any one school, research project, centre, institute, or degree programme.
Each Area of Excellence creates value for a diverse range of stakeholders through integrating:
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Big data is the new norm of and the capabilities of new technologies make new insights possible. Our interdisciplinary focus on analytics is detailed in the diagram below.
Financial markets are vital to enabling business creation and expansion. SMU hosts 17 competencies and real-world test beds related to financial markets.
Last updated on 2 May 2013.