Newcastle University in Singapore

Staff Profile

Dr Ling Wan

Assistant Professor


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assistant Professor


  • PhD in Offshore Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, 2016
  • Master in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China, 2011
  • Bachelor in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China, 2008

Previous Positions

  • Research Fellow, National University of Singapore, 2016-2017
  • Structural Engineer, CS Marine, 2011-2012


  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)


Research Interests

  • Offshore renewable energy (floating wind turbine, wave energy converter, and hybrid concepts etc.)
  • Very Large floating structures (floating hydrocarbon storage facility, modular floating structure, floating city, floating bridge, etc.)
  • Hydrodynamic analysis of ships and offshore structures (first and higher order wave loads and global dynamic response analysis)
  • Structural dynamics of ships and offshore structures (linear and nonlinear structural investigations including contact analysis, impact analysis, noise and vibration, modal parameter identification)
  • Model test (numerical validation, offshore concept validation and development)


  • MNO2105 - Marine Structures 1A
  • MNO2106 - Marine Structures 1B
  • MNO3107 - Marine Structures 2
  • MNO3110 - Subsea and Pipeline Engineering
  • MNO3111-3112-3113 - Structural Design
  • MAR8231 - Advanced Marine and Offshore Structures