Cluster Leaders

Head of Nanotechnology Cluster

Professor Chai Siang Piao

BEng., and PhD. ,USM

Research Area:

Nanomaterials,graphene and carbon nanotubes,reaction

engineering and catalysis,membrane and process separation

Head of Clean Energy and Portable Water Cluster

Professor Soh Ai Kah

B.Eng.; Ph.D.; FIMechE; FHKIE; C.Eng.

Research area:

Constitutive theory and toughening mechanisms of advanced materials;

Micro/nano mechanics of deformation and fracture;

Electromagnetic solid mechanics; multi-scale modelling

Head of Smart Health Cluster

Associate Professor Lan Boon Leong

PhD Physics, USA

Research area:

Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Nonlinear and Statistical Physics,

Fundamental Physics

Head of Smart Industry and Living

Associate Professor Edwin Tan Chee Pin

B.Eng., Ph.D., GCHE., C.Eng., IET.

Research area:

Observers-based fault detection in power transmission lines,

Intelligent control of lighting systems;

Theoretical observer and fault detection research

Co-Head of Smart Industry and Living

Professor Chan Eng Seng

B.Eng., Ph.D., C.Eng. MIChemE (UK)

Research area:

The development of particulate systems for applications in biofuel

production,food processing, water purification, protein purification,

drug and food delivery