Newcastle University in Singapore

Staff Profile

Dr Eugene Wong

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies


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

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

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


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


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

Member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 


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

Application of machine learning in prediction of material properties

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.


NU-SIT Joint Degree Programme

MME1141 Materials for Engineers 

MME2142 Development in Materials and Processes

MME2183 Finance, Law and Standards for Engineers

MME2184 Engineering Economics and Project Management

MME3191 Capstone Project

NU MSc (Energy and Sustainability)

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