Asia Expertise Guide

 

Engineering

  • Dr Novita Sakundarini

    Eco-design, sustainable manufacturing, material selection, recycling oriented design, design and development of environmental impact assessment tool in product design, and development of expert systems for green design. Has established many research collaborations and university linkages in the area of manufacturing and sustainable design, specifically with Asia-Pacific universities.
    +60 3892 435 52
    Engineering Environment Eco-design sustainable manufacturing material selection Recycling oriented design Environment impact assessment product design Manufacturing Sustainable design
  • Professor Christopher Gibbins

    Developing sustainable water management strategies to help conserve aquatic organisms, working primarily on invertebrates and fish (Malaysia)
    +60 38924 8733
    Engineering Environment Science Sustainability water management aquatic organisms conservation Malaysia Asia fish
  • Dr Nicholas Hamm

    Participated in two projects in China: (1) mapping the environmental determinants of echinococcosis in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR) and (2) mapping air pollution in China for input into environmental epidemiology studies. Also coordinated a joint MSc between the Univeristy of Twente (NL) and the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing.
    +86 574 8818 8980
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Energy Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia
  • Dr Jee-Hou Ho

    Vibration energy harvesting, mechatronics and robotics.
    +60 3892 48119
    Energy Engineering Vibration energy harvesting Mechatronics Robotics Malaysia Asia
  • Professor Colin Thorne

    Professor Colin Thorne is one of the UK's leading expert in flooding. His expertise covers flood management, rivers and river management, including rehabilitation and restoration for environmental enhancement and rivers and development issues in South America, Africa and Asia.
    0115 951 5431
    Architecture and Built Environment Engineering Environment International Relations Science Sociology Africa America (South) Asia civil engineering Flooding Geography rivers Water weather IAPS
  • Professor Dominic Foo

    Chemistry Engineering Environment Technology Carbon Emissions Pinch Analysis CEPA CO2 emission reduction Pinch Analysis Process design process optimisation process integration process simulation
  • Dr Bagus Muljadi

    Director of the newly-established Indonesia Doctoral Training Partnership (IDTP). IDTP provides a platform for research and knowledge exchange with the Indonesian government, higher education institutions, and industries. IDTP was established in partnership with the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia (RISTEKDIKTI). Recent research focuses on includes publications on rarefied quantum gas dynamics, multiscale method developments, direct pore-scale simulations and reactive transport modelling.
    +447475834586
    Education Engineering Environment International Relations Science Engineering Environment Indonesia Doctoral Training Partnership transport modelling chemical engineering quantum gas
  • Professor Dave Towey

    I was born in England, carry Irish and British passports, and have lived in many different places around the world. I've lived in Asia since the 1990s, having worked in Japanese industry (in Computer Science); done a PhD in Hong Kong (in Computer Science); been a teacher and teacher trainer in Hong Kong; helped establish the first Mainland China--Hong Kong "Sino-foreign" higher education institution (2005-2013); and have been at UNNC since 2013.
  • Professor Pau Loke Show

    Microalgae have recently attracted considerable interest worldwide, due to their extensive application potential in the renewable energy, biopharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries. Microalgae are renewable, sustainable, and economical sources of biofuels, bioactive medicinal products, and food ingredients.
    +60102250322
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy Engineering Environment Science agriculture biosciences life sciences pharmaceutical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Water
  • Dr Ni Yang

    Active collaboration on food science, specialised in flavour research, such as coffee and tea, and current interest focus on chilli and its active ingredient capsaicin. I am collaborating with Chinese academics and companies at various levels.
    Education Engineering Environment Science Sustainable development goals food flavour chilli capsaicin agriculture
  • Professor Hing Kai Chan

    Focuses on intelligent manufacturing and supply chain management, digital innovation, and sustainable operations and supply chain. Employs modelling, simulation and soft computing techniques. Had been working in the electronic manufacturing sector over 10 years prior to joining the academia.
  • Dr Cedric Tan

    I have a particular interest in carnivore ecology and conservation as well as environmental education. My passion for effective evidence-based applied ecology and education drives me to pursue both disciplines in innovative ways, in turn contributing to raising awareness about conservation issues and nurturing our future leaders in conservation.
    Engineering Environment Science life sciences Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Georgios Kapogiannis

    Georgios is recognized as a world leading expert and researcher in Digital Innovation and Project Management in Architecture, Engineering and Construction sector. He held roles in Greece, United Kingdom, China and Middle East and United States of America. He is a BRE BIM Certified ISO19650 Trainer, a Certified Project Manager and currently is working as an Assistant Professor in Building Information Modelling (BIM) at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China and a V.Professor in Management Information Systems in the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa, USA.. He is also an Associate Member of the Center for Structural Engineering and Informatics at The University of Nottingham UK campus. In addition, He is the Acting Deputy Director of the Geospatial and Hazard Research Group at the same university.
    +86 574 8818 8806
  • Dr Jie Zhu

    1) Chinese energy policy study 2) Chinese building regulation assessment
    8466141
  • Dr John Calautit

    Sustainable design of building and urban environment.
    07802685370
    Architecture and Built Environment Energy Engineering Environment energy modelling comfort air quality
  • Dr Khai Ching Ng

    My expertise is in developing novel simulation techniques for solving computational fluid and solid multi-physics problems (e.g. CFD, FEA). Main applications include free surface flow, energy harvesting, Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) etc.
    Energy Engineering Environment Science Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI); Free surface flow; Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) meshless method particle method Software Development parallel computing
  • Dr Kim Yeow Tshai

    Characterization and processing of polymers/composites; materials modeling and finite element analysis of highly nonlinear polymeric systems.
    0389248614
    Engineering Science polymer processing Injection moulding Blow moulding Thermoforming Fibre reinforced composites nanocomposites Biocomposites aerospace automotive
  • Dr Marwan Nafea

    My research areas include MEMS, micro/nanofabrication technologies, wireless microfluidic devices, microactuators, 4D printing, PSO, optimal control, and biosignals.
    +60 38924 8168
    Energy Engineering Science MEMS 4D printing Wireless drug delivery Microfluidics Microactuators Microfabrication Optimization EEG ECG
  • Dr Michelle Tan

    Development of point of care diagnostic tools for detection of infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases. Research involves the modification of nanomaterials for improve selectivity of sensor electrode platform to the development of electronic transducer coupled with smartphone and artificial intelligence technology for improved sensitivity and portability.
    +60389248715
  • Professor Chung Lim Law

    Processing of food and bioproduct materials such as herbal products (ganoderma licidium Lingzhi, Belalai Gajah, Misai Kuching, piper betle, roselle), edible bird's nest, tropical exotic fruits (chempedak, ciku, salak, papaya, jackfruit), agricultural product (rough rice, cocoa beans, crumb rubber); Food quality and Food safety, Food preservation, Food drying, extraction of bioactive ingredients and maximising retention of bioactive ingredients in processed food and bioproducts, Belt and road food research alliance.
    +6013 3889233
  • Professor Pat Wheeler

    Power Electronics and Electrical Machine Drives for Transportation Electronification, the More/All Electric Aircraft and the connection of renewable energy to the electrical utility network as well as micro-grids for rural communities.
    07963 290871
  • Professor Tim Heath

    Extensive research and professional expertise in urban design, city planning, and heritage conservation especially in China for over 15 years. Some limited experience in Indonesia and Malaysia.
    Architecture and Built Environment Engineering Engineering architecture design urban built enviroment
  • Dr Ali Akhavan Farid

    Manufacturing process, Machining, High-speed Machining, Surface Engineering, Surface Treatment, Difficult to cut materials, Wear, Mechanical Design, Machin elements, Additive manufacturing, 3D printing, Bio-Materials.
    006038725 3556
  • Dr Chien Hwa Chong

    I am an innovation practitioner. I integrated innovation in teaching pedagogy and research projects. I worked on research related to drying of biomaterials, wastewater treatment process improvement, fluoride removal from wastewater and integrating phase change materials in concretes.
    0169320389
    Education Engineering Environment agriculture biosciences Water
  • Dr Fang Yenn Teo

    Fang Yenn does research on Hydro-Environmental Engineering, Flood Risk Modelling, and Water Resources Management.
  • Dr Duncan Shaw

    AI in business, Internet of Things, data, big data
    +44 (0) 115 951 5151
    Business and economy Communications Education Energy Engineering Environment Trade AI internet of things big data business analytics customer service agriculture biosciences Governance pharmaceutical

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