ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Prof. Massimo Alioto

Expertise:

  • Energy-efficient and miniaturized integrated circuits and systems (“silicon chips”) with full sensing, processing and data sensemaking capabilities
  • Enabling of ubiquitous and continuous sensing of environmental parameters that permit to use energy and other resources in a more efficient manner (e.g., first millimetre-sized autonomous CO2 sensor for green buildings with very energy efficient air conditioning)

Asst. Prof. Yang Wenming

Expertise:

  • Development of clean combustion technologies for sustainable transportation system and power plants, especially on internal combustion engines, various boiler systems and micro power generation systems.

Prof. Koh Yee Kan

Expertise:

  • Waste heat recovery
  • In-situ spot cooling in electronic devices, via thermoelectric

Dr. Sng Wei Meng, Daniel

Expertise:

  • Green technology features ranging from energy efficient building mechanical systems to photovoltaics where many green buildings have adopted in Singapore
  • Energy efficiency and conservation of building HVAC systems
  • Renewable energy applications for buildings in the tropics, green building design and practice
  • Application of building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) in the tropics which include analytical works on all building mechanical system components, human factors such as thermal and indoor comfort perceptions and their responses to the climate change

Prof. Sanjib Kumar Panda

Expertise:

  • Electrical Energy Efficiency enhancement in industries for various processes

Prof. Karimi

Expertise:

  • Energy efficiency in chemical industry
  • Process integration
  • Plant optimization

Prof. C.Y Chen

Expertise:

  • Scalable polymer-based heat exchanger with modular microfluidic channel core
  • Adaptive control of on-demand data-center cooling

ENERGY STORAGE

Prof. Lee Jim Yang

Expertise:

  • Lithium-ion, sodium-ion, lithium-sulfur, rechargeable metal-air, and redox flow batteries
  • Direct alcohol fuel cells and capacitor-battery systems
  • Thermal storage compounds and membrane fouling control
  • Size and shape-controlled synthesis and assembly of inorganic nanomaterials

Asst. Prof. Wang Qing

Expertise:

  • Efficient energy conversion and high energy/power density energy storage in mesoscopic systems, such as nanostructured sensitized solar cells and lithium ion batteries
  • Developments of sensitized mesoscopic photoelectrochemical cells for low-cost and high-efficiency solar energy harnessing
  • Development of redox flow lithium batteries (RFLB) for high-safety and high-energy density stationary and automotive energy storage

Prof. Liu Bin

Expertise:

  • Integration of Solar Cells and Storage

Asst. Prof. Sergei Manzhos

Expertise:

  • Computational Modelling
  • Design of Material for Energy Conversion and Storage

SMART GRID

Prof. Dipti Srinivasan

Expertise:

  • Development of advanced computational intelligent-based methods and their practical applications for large complex engineered systems, such as the smart grid and urban transportation systems
  • Power system optimization and control
  • Wind and solar power prediction
  • Generation scheduling
  • Development of multi-agent systems for micro-grid operation and control

Prof. M.K Ashwin

Expertise:

  • Distributed Energy Resources Networks
  • Fuel Cell based Systems
  • Control of Power Electronics based Energy systems
  • Digital Control of PFC and VRM and Multi-level Inverters

NATURAL GAS

Prof. Chung Tai-Shung Neal

Expertise:

  • Purification of Natural Gas (CO2 Removal)
  • LNG Cold Energy Utilization for Desalination
  • Membranes for purification of natural gas

Prof. Shamsuzzaman Farooq

Expertise:

  • Process Modelling and Optimization
  • Adsorption Technology for Clean Energy Application

Asst. Prof. Yan Ning

Expertise:

  • Valorisation of Alternative Carbon Resource
  • Development of new catalysts for converting light alkanes into alkenes and alcohols

Asst. Prof. Zhao Dan

Expertise:

  • Advanced Porous Materials (MOFs, COFs)
  • Molecular Sieving Membranes
  • Onboard Natural Gas Storage
  • Natural Gas Purification and Upgrading

Prof. Jiang Jianwen

Expertise:

  • Computational materials modeling and statistical thermodynamics, currently focused on gas hydrates, nanoporous and membrane materials for energy, environmental and pharmaceutical applications (e.g. natural gas upgrading, carbon capture, water desalination and drug delivery).

Prof. Karimi

Expertise:

  • Process Modelling and Simulation
  • Process Synthesis and Optimization
  • LNG Supply Chain