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NameResearch Interests
Mr Abel Perez AbadHis research interests include Sociolinguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Sociocultural Studies, New Trends in Foreign Language Teaching and Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL)
Asst Prof Abid Hussain-Waste management -Microbial electrochemical technologies (MET) for production of value-added materials -Synthesis gas fermentation to transportation fuels and industrial compounds -Anaerobic digestion (AD) & integrated processes for resource recovery -Biosensors for real time monitoring and control of GHG emissions -Microbial extracellular electron transport (EET), and syntrophic interactions for resource recovery
Asst Prof Amer Mohammad Yusuf Mohammad GhiasPower Electronics, Hybrid Energy Storage, Fault Tolerant Converters, Multilevel Converters, Wireless Energy Transfer, Flexible AC Transmissions and High voltage DC Current.
Prof Helga NowotnySTS, science and technology studies; research and innovation policy
Assoc Prof (Adj) Ho Hiang KweeSustainable energy and climate change mitigation technologies and systems, including conventional power generation technologies, fuel cells, and integrated energy systems; and in computer based modeling, analysis, design, monitoring and management of thermal and energy systems.
Dr Hong YanHis current research interests are: -Plant secondary metabolism and genetic manipulation -Genetic modification of plant: technology, field trial and regulatory approval -Genomics and genetics of tropical tree species -Plant breeding
Asst Prof Hou Han Wei-Microtechnologies and biosensors for blood diagnostics -Label-free immune cell phenotyping for rapid risk stratification in metabolic disorders -Circulating microvesicles and exosomes as novel biomarkers for non-invasive vascular health profiling -Biomimetic microengineered human organ-on-chip platforms for precision medicine
Asst Prof Ian McGonigleEthnopharmacology; Middle Eastern Societies; Philosophical Anthropology; Science, Technology, & Society Ian is happy to hear from students and postdocs interested in developing research projects in Anthropology and STS
Asst Prof Ian RowenCultural and political geography, social movements, tourism, transitional justice, innovation, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia.
Dr Koh Teck SengQuantum Information and Computation In the field of quantum information and computation, some of the quantum computer architectures that I am interested to study include semiconductor quantum dots and hybrid photonic-solid state systems. Such systems hold the promise of scalability due to their small (~100 nm) dimensions as well as the integrability with current microelectronics technologies. Some of the theoretical goals are to understand the performance of various quantum control and entanglement schemes, how decoherence properties and qubit interactions scale with increasing number and connectivity of qubits, and the investigation of novel quantum algorithms. With the scaling up of qubits into a quantum network, it therefore becomes important to understand the behaviour of networks and their properties, and how they perform in applications such as quantum key distribution and quantum state transfer, as well as with novel quantum algorithms. For example, the recently proposed quantum version of Google’s PageRank algorithm was found to outperform the classical version. Nanoscale Device Physics In studying how a quantum computer may be realised in solid state architectures, it is natural to study the Physics of nanoscale devices. In this field, beside quantum computing devices, I am interested in spintronics and valleytronics device Physics. In such investigations, it is important to understand the properties of the host material and the architecture of the device. For example, in silicon and graphene that such single electron quantum dot devices may be fabricated in, valley states may play an important role in the device Physics. I am interested to study how valley and spin degrees of freedom may be harnessed to store, manipulate and readout a bit of information. Foundational Issues in Quantum Mechanics I am interested in understanding foundational issues in Quantum Mechanics. Is the quantum state description a mere mathematical tool? Does a pure quantum state correspond directly to reality or only some information about a certain aspect of reality, that upon measurement is revealed to us? In the ontological vs epistemological debate over the nature of quantum reality, can we deduce no-go theorems that allow experimenters to test and resolve the issue?