Newcastle University in Singapore

Staff Profile

Dr Eugene Wong

Assistant Professor and Director of Operations

Background

Dr Wong is an Assistant Professor with the School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering based in the University's Singapore Campus.


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Qualifications

PhD (Mechanical Engineering), National University of Singapore (NUS) 

BEng (Mechanical Engineering), Specialization: Materials Engineering in Design, National University of Singapore


Awards 

2015: Singapore Armed Forces National Serviceman of the Year

2014: Institution of Engineers Singapore Outstanding Volunteer

2004-2007: NUS Graduate Research Scholarship

2006: NUS President Graduate Fellowship



Memberships 

Member of Institution of Engineers Singapore, Deputy Chairman of Materials Engineering Sub-Committee

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 

Research

Research Interests

Microwave processing of materials 

Development of lightweight metallic composite materials

Computer simulation and modelling of microwave heating and mechanical structures

Development of additive manufacturing technologies for metal-based materials


Current Research Projects 

Developing Magnesium-Rare Earth Materials for Energy Savings Applications

Singapore Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund (AcRF) Tier 2 in collaboration with National University of Singapore and Institute of Technical Education, May 2014.

In-Situ Healing of Damaged Composite Aero-Structures

Singapore Ministry of Education Translational R&D and Innovation Fund (MOE-TIF) in collaboration with Republic Polytechnic, May 2014.

Teaching

MEC2102 Principles of Mechanics 

MEC2103 Concurrent Design and Manufacture

MEC2104 Materials and Manufacturing

MEC2106 Engineering Professional, Legal and Financial Context

MEC2107 Thermal Systems Engineering

MEC3103 Product Design Engineering

MEC3106 Operations and Production Management

MEC3190 Manufacturing Engineering Project 

Publications