Principal Investigators

Principal Investigator(s) and Active Project(s)

Dr Patrick Tang Siah Ying

PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK

Research Title:

Development of Smart Durable and Self-healable

Latex Rubber Glove Reinforced with Cellulose Nanofibers

Principal Investigators and Completed Projects

Dr M.E. Raghunandan

PhD, Geotechnical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

Research Title:

Development of a bi-functional vibration control

layer for road paving blocks


Dr Alice Chuah Lay Hong

PhD in Pharmacy, The University of Nottingham

Research Title:

Fabrication of Tocotrienol Wound Dressing Membrane

Dr Tan Ming Kwang

PhD, Engineering, Monash University Malaysia

Research Title:

Development of a novel technique to accelerate water uptake and

sprouting of seeds/beans via MHz vibrations

Dr Jin Zhe

PhD, Electrical Electronics Engineering, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Research Title:

Two-factor Authentication Using Face Biometrics and QR

Signature for Access Control in Smart Home Environment


Associate Professor Narayanan Ramakrishnan

PhD, Nanotechnology: Microsensors, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India   

Research  Title:  

Smart Floor - Floor with Sense

Associate Professor Hung Yew Mun

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Multimedia University 

Research Title:

Effective carbon-based spray-cooling technique for sustainable LED lighting

Associate Professor Vineetha Kalavally

PhD, Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University Malaysia

Research Title:

Smart and Sustainable Lighting

Dr Amin Talei

PhD , Civil & Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Research Title:

Living Wall - A sustainable green system

survives by recycled grey water

Associate Professor Poh Phaik Eong

PhD, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Research Title:

Biopolymeric membrane filtration system for greywater treatment

and reuse in residential building

Dr Chang Wei Sea

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore

Research Title:

Organic Solar Photovoltaics- From Sunlight to Electricity

Associate Professor Chong Meng Nan

PhD, Engineering, The University of Adelaide, South Australia.

Research Title:

Development of an innovative plumbed rainwater system with

treatment train for sustainable urban water management in Malaysia

Dr Surya Nurzaman

PhD, Adaptive Machine Systems, Osaka University, Japan

Research Title:

Soft-gripper-based mobile robot manipulator for elderly care assistance


Dr Alpha Agape Gopalai

PhD, Mechatronics Engineering, Monash University Malaysia

Research Title:

Design and development of a wearable system for

kinematic gait parameters prediction

Dr Lee Chern Leing

PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK

Research Title: 

The Embedment of Highly Conducting Microcapsules impregnated

with Phase Change Materials as a natural thermal regulator in a

moving vehicle.

Dr Daniel Kong

PhD, Civil Engineering, Monash University Clayton

Research Title:

Thermo active building cooling systems


Dr Darwin Gouwanda

PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Monash University Malaysia

Research Title:

Intelligent Food Waste Anaerobic Digester for Urban Environment

Dr Madhavan Shanmugavel

PhD, Cranfield University, Defence Academy of the UK, United Kingdom

Research Title:

Cooperative vehicle and traffic control systems for smart city transportation network


Dr Pushpamalar Janarthanan

PhD, Applied Green Polymer Chemistry, Monash University

Research Title:

Fabrication of Plastic Sheet using CMC

(Carboxmethylcelullose) from Oil Palm Fruit

Bunch Fibers (OPEFB) with PEG