KOH Soo Jin Adrian



Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Postal Address: Department of Civil and
  Environmental Engineering,
  National University of Singapore
  1 Engineering Drive 2, E1A 07-03
  Singapore 117576
Tel: (65) 6516 8023
Email: ceeksja@nus.edu.sg
Office: EA-07-39


Biography

No. Of Years Of Service
Date of original appointment: 1st Jan 2011

Professional Experience

  • 2012 - Present: Assistant Professor at NUS, Civil & Environmental Engineering. Faculty Associate, Engineering Science Programme. Adjunct Scientist at IHPC, A*STAR.
  • 2011 - 2012: Joint Appointment as Assistant Professor at NUS, Civil & Environmental Engineering.
  • 2010 - 2012: Scientist at Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), A*STAR.
  • 2008 - 2010: Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • 2007 - 2008: Research Engineer at Institute of High Performance Computing
  • 2003 - 2007: Graduate Tutor at National University of Singapore, Faculty of Engineering
  • 2002 - 2003: Design Engineer at Buro Engineers

Qualifications

  • PhD Integrative Sciences & Engineering, National University of Singapore
  • Masters Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore (2002)
  • Bachelors Civil Engineering (1st Class Honours) with Minor in Business Administration, National University of Singapore (2000)

Honours & Awards

  • 2013: Promising International Researcher Award, by the European Scientific Network for Artificial Muscles (ESNAM).
  • 2007: IHPC Best Paper Award for Year 2006
  • 2007: Philip Yeo Prize for outstanding research contribution
  • 2005: NUS President's Graduate Fellowship for excellent academic performance
  • 2003: A*STAR Graduate Scholarship for PhD studies
  • 1997-1999: Faculty Dean's List (Engineering) for academic performance in top 5%

Professional Service

  • 2013: Program Chair for the 23rd International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials.
  • 2012: Judge for the 3rd Singapore International Mathematics Challenge (SIMC) at NUS High.
  • 2009 - Present: Moderator for imechanica.org, a website for an international community of scientists, engineers and mechanicians
  • 2006 - Present: Invited as a manuscript reviewer by various journals
  • 1996 - Present: Member IES, MRS and SACM
  • 2009: Symposium Assistant for MRS Fall 2009

Teaching Areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Soft Materials
  • Design Projects
  • Large-Deformation Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Soft Materials
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Clean Energy
  • Multi-Physical Systems
  • Computational Solid Mechanics

My Research In the News

Selected Publications - Books

  1. C. C. Foo, S. J. A. Koh, C. Keplinger, R. Kaltseis, S. Bauer and Z. Suo, Performance of Dissipative Dielectric Elastomer Generators. J. Appl. Phys. 111, 094107, 2012.
  2. C. C. Foo, S. Cai, S. J. A. Koh, S. Bauer and Z. Suo, Model of Dissipative Dielectric Elastomers. J. Appl. Phys. 111, 034102, 2012.
  3. X. Zhao, S. J. A. Koh and Z. Suo, Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics of Dielectric Elastomers. Int. J. Appl. Mech. 3, 203-217, 2011.
  4. S. J. A. Koh, T. Li, J. Zhou, X. Zhao, W. Hong, J. Zhu and Z. Suo, Mechanisms of Large Actuation Strain in Dielectric Elastomers. J. Polym. Sci. B 49, 504-515, 2011.
  5. S. J. A. Koh, C. Keplinger, T. Li, S. Bauer and Z. Suo, Dielectric Elastomer Generators: How much energy can be converted? IEEE/ASME Trans. Mech. 16, 33-41, 2010.
  6. S. J. A. Koh, X. Zhao and Z. Suo, Maximal energy that can be converted by a dielectric elastomer generator, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, art. No. 262902, 2009.
  7. S. J. A. Koh, Maximum Energy that can be Harvested from a Dielectric Elastomer Generator, in 2009 MRS Fall Proceedings, edited by Materials Research Society, vol. 1218E, 2009 MRS Fall Meeting (30 Nov - 4 Dec 2009, Boston, MA, USA).
  8. S. J. A. Koh, X. Zhao and Z. Suo, Maximal energy that can be converted by a dielectric elastomer generator in WorldWide Electroactive Polymers Newsletter, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 15, June 2009.
  9. S. J. A. Koh and H. P. Lee, Effects of Cross-Sectional Shape and Temperature on Mechanical Behavior of Platinum Nanowires, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience (Invited) 5, 1-11, 2008.
  10. S. J. A. Koh and H. P. Lee, Shock-Induced Localized Amorphization in Metallic Nanorods with Strain-Rate-Dependent Characteristics, Nano Lett. 6, 2260, 2006.
  11. S. J. A. Koh and H. P. Lee, Molecular dynamics simulation of size and strain rate dependent mechanical response of FCC metallic nanowires, Nanotechnology 17, 3451, 2006.
  12. S. J. A. Koh, H. P. Lee, C. Lu and Q. H. Cheng, Molecular dynamics simulation of solid platinum nanowire under uniaxial tensile strain: A study on temperature and strain rate effects, Phys. Rev. B 72, 085414, 2005.
  13. S. J. A. Koh, M. Maalej and S. T. Quek, Damage quantification of flexurally loaded RC slab using frequency response data, Struct. Health. Mon. 3, 293-311, 2004.

Last Updated on 10 September, 2013 by Department of Civil and Environmental Enginering