University of Nottingham Malaysia
Department of
Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering


Research capabilities
Name                        Specific areas of expertise                                                                                                         Key industrial / University collaborators
Professor Ng Hoon Kiat Combustion modelling; Fuel processing tech; Biofuels; Pollutant mitigation; Combustion systems University of Nottingham, Denmark Technical University, Politechnico Di Milano, Oxford Brookes University, MPOB, UTM
Professor Yousif Abdalla Abakr Solar thermal energy; Biomass; Thermoacoustics; Pyrolysis; Heat transfer Daikin, Dyson, UTP, UTM
Dr Ho Jee Hou Robotics and Automation; Structural and machine condition monitoring; Smart materials and structures; Biomedical signals: EEG, ECG, EMG; Nonlinear Dynamical Systems Inoque Engineering, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Monash University, Malaysian Rubber Board 
Dr How Ho Cheng Advanced Materials; Failure Analysis; Materials Characterization; Manufacturing; Tribology N/A
Dr Lim Chin Seong  Laser Materials Processing; Advanced Manufacturing; Optics and Photonics; Micro/Nanofabrication Technique; VLSI manufacturing University Malaya, National University of Singapore, ASTAR Singapore, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, INTI International University
Dr Ng Khai Ching Computational Fluid Dynamics; Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics/meshless methods; Fluid Structural Interaction (FSI); Parallel Programming (GPU); Free surface flow modeling and ocean energy harvesting University of Birmingham/University of Kentucky/National Taiwan University/New Jersey Institute of Technology/UTAR/UNITEN
Dr Novita Sakundarini Sustainable manufacturing; Design for environment; Eco design; Sustainability; Resource recovery University of Malaya, Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Center, UTHM, Ho Chi Minh University, Queen Mary University of London, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, UNISRI, Brawijaya University
Dr Albert Tshai Synthesis, processing, characterisation & modelling of stimuli responsive, biodegradable, sustainable polymer, rubber, composite; Recycling/Upcycling of end-of-life plastics; Microplastic detection and analysis UM, IIUM, UPM, UTAR, TARUC, MRB, Taylor's University
Dr Wong Kok Cheong Microchannel heat sink; Microfludic;Cooling system; Convection in porous media; Heat and mass transfer N/A
Dr Woo Ko Choong  Nonlinear dynamics; Experimental techniques; Numerical methods; Analytical methods; Vibrations and oscillations  Professor Qingjie Cao (Harbin); Dr Antonio Simon Chong Escobar (Guayaquil); Professor Tomasz Kapitaniak (Lodz), Professor Stefano Lenci (Marche); Professor Marian Wiercigroch (Aberdeen)
Dr Ali Akhavan Farid  Manufacturing processes; Machining; Surface; Wear; Design Monash University Malaysia, UTM, MMU, Islmaic Azad University
Mr Abdul Aziz Baharuddin Polymer composites; Machining; Design Easy Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd, Dong Hwa (M) Sdn. Bhd
Dr Chai Ai Bao Constitutive modelling; Rubbers; Swelling; Biocomposites; Mechanical responses Malaysian Rubber Board, University of Malaya, Taylor's University
Dr Chan Bee Ting Biomechanics; Digital image processing & analysis; Computational modelling; Physiological measurement Cardiovascular system; University of Malaya, University of New South Wales Sydney, University of Malaysia Pahang
Dr Christina Chin Sustainable project engineering management; Energy management; Energy security, trading and storage; Sustainability & environmental management EcoWorld Project Management Sdn Bhd, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Shantou University, University of Technology Sydney, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Queen Mary University of London, Universiti Malaysia Pahang,  University Malaya
Mr Hazem Demrdash Structure dynamics; Modelling of dynamic systems; Control; systems theory; dynamics N/A
Dr Veronica Lestari Jauv Intelligent learning; Neuro-rehabilitation; Mobile robot; Bio-medical signals; Autonomous system University of Nottingham
Dr Lee Chan Wai Operations management; strategy and operations; engineering policy; industry research; management science N/A
Dr Khameel Bayo Mustapha Finite element analysis; Mechanics of smart/functional materials ;Mechanics of lightweight composites; Additive manufacturing; Microelectromechanical systems NTU Singapore, Swinburne Australia, KFUPM Saudi Arabia
Dr Ng Kok Weng Engineering Design; Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ); Automation; Manufacturing Systems Engineering; CAD; Additive manufacturing UKM / UPM
Dr Gianfranco Scribano Flow velocity measurement (PIV,PDI); Aerosol dynamics;Combustion system; Pollutant reduction; Computational Fluid Dynamics King Abdulla University of Science and Technology, Monash University
Dr Chuah Yea Dat Telecare and home monitoring system; Abnormal gait detection and falls reduction; Rehabilitation device design and analysis; Industrial automation system; Manufacturing system optimization and process improvement; Hydroponics and vertical farming system.  Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Dr Poon Hiew Mun Combustion modelling; Chemical kinetics; Fuel development; Combustion system University of Nottingham, Denmark Technical University, National Cheng Kung University Taiwan, National Sun Yat-sen University Taiwan, Queen's University Belfast


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