Newcastle University in Singapore

Staff Profile

Dr Eugene Wong

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Background

Dr Wong is an Associate Professor with Newcastle University in Singapore. He is currently the Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Singapore campus.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Chair/Co-Chair, SIT-NU Joint Programmes Operations Committee
  • Chair/Co-Chair, SIT-NU Joint Board of Examiners
  • Chair, NUiS UG Learning and Teaching Committee
  • Member, Newcastle University Academic Appeals Panel (2017-2020)
  • Member, NU SAgE Faculty Ethics Committee (2012-2019)
  • Director of Operations, Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Engineering (2016-2019)


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 

  • Institution of Engineers Singapore
  • CEng and Member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 

Research

Research Profile

Google Scholar

  • 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
  • Application of machine learning in prediction of material properties


Current Research Projects 

PUB Global Innovation Challenge for project on “Automated Identification and Enumeration of Midge Populations”, awarded Jan 2021.


Areas for PhD supervision/Potential PhD Projects

  • Additive Manufacturing Technologies
  • Composite Materials
  • Applications of Machine Learning

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • MME1141 Materials for Engineers 
  • MME2142 Development in Materials and Processes
  • MME2171 Applications of Thermofluids
  • MME2183 Finance, Law and Standards for Engineers
  • MME2184 Engineering Economics and Project Management
  • MME3191 Capstone Project


Postgraduate

  • NUS8201 Energy Resources and Technologies
  • NUS8208 Mechanical Integrity
  • NUS8209 Masters Project


NU Programme (2011-2017)

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