|Assoc Prof Tseng King Jet|
Head, Division of Power Engineering
Division of Power Engineering
School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
College of Engineering
Phone: (+65)6790 4516
- PhD University of Cambridge 1993
- MEng National University of Singapore 1990
- BEng(Hons) National University of Singapore 1988
|Dr Tseng, King-Jet was born in Singapore. He received the B.Eng. (First Class) and M.Eng. degrees from the National University of Singapore, Singapore, and the Ph.D. degree from Cambridge University, Cambridge, U.K.
He is currently a tenured academic staff at the College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He teaches electrical power engineering and power electronics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and manages a number of research programs in the area of electrical energy and power. He has been in charge of NTU Laboratories in Electrical Energy, Machines, Power Electronics, Drives and Power Engineering. He is currently the Director for Centre for Smart Energy Systems. He has actively conducted courses and provided technical consultation for industries and institutions in Singapore and Asia. He has held key advisory appointments in various governmental organizations of the Singapore Government. He has published over a hundred technical papers, and actively reviews and edits papers for major journals and conferences.
Dr. Tseng is a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society and the Cambridge Philosophical Society. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Engineers, Singapore, a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK), and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (USA). In 1996, he was awarded the Swan Premium by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (UK), for his work on gate turn-off thyristors for use in traction drives. He has held a number of major appointments in professional societies including the Chair of IEEE Singapore Section in 2005. He is a Chartered Engineer registered in UK. He was awarded the IEEE Third Millennium Medal, the IEEE Region Ten Outstanding Volunteer Award and was listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who in Science and Engineering for his contributions to engineering education and research.
|Dr Tseng's research areas are Power Semiconductor Devices; Electron Device Modelling and Simulation; Electrical Energy Conversion; Electrical Energy Generation, Distribution, Storage and Utilization; Energy Efficiency; Power Systems and Power Electronics.
His current research projects are Marine Tidal Stream Energy Systems, Energy Storage for Renewables, and Wide Band-Gap Power Semiconductors.
|Research Grant |
- Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2012-2015) [by Nanyang Technological University]
- Energy Innovation Research Programme (2013-)
- JTC Corporation - NTU (2012-2014) [by JTC Corporation]
- Maritime Clean Energy Research Programme (MCERP) (2010-) [by Nanyang Technological University, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)]
- Maritime Clean Energy Research Programme (MCERP) (2011-) [by Rolls-Royce PIc, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Nanyang Technological University]
- NRF CREATE (2012-2016) [by National Research Foundation (NRF)]
- NRF CREATE (2012-2017) [by National Research Foundation (NRF)]
- NTU Internal Funding (2012-2017) [by College of Engineering, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering]
- NTU Internal Funding - New Maritime Initiative (2011-2013) [by Nanyang Technological University]
- Robert Bosch (2012-2016) [by Robert Bosch (South East Asia) Pte Ltd]
- Rolls-Royce PIc (2011-2013) [by Rolls-Royce PIc]
- Rolls-Royce PIc (2013-2014) [by Rolls-Royce PIc]
- Vestas-NTU (2010-)
|Current Projects |
- Building Efficiency and Sustainability in the Tropics (SinberBEST)
- Cambridge Centre for Carbon Reduction in Chemical Technology (C4T)
- Design and Development of Wireless Charging system for Electric Vehicles
- Design of a Lightweight and Efficient Power Inverter System for Marine Application
- Development of Hardware and Software Solutions for Improving the Reliability of IGBT's in Power Inverter- Gate Driver Design
- Development of High Performance Microchannel Heat Sink for Electronic Devices
- Development of Models Suitable for Health Monitoring and Failure Prognosis of Power Electronics Devices
- Feasibility Studies on Vanadium-redox Flow Batteries for Energy Storage in Buildings
- Fuel Cell as a Green Power Source for Port and Ship Applications
- Full Power Fault Tolerant Inverter Topology and Control Strategy for More Electric Aircraft- Phase II
- Inverter Concepts for High Frequency Motor Drives
- Maritime Sensing and Monitoring
- Modelling of Electrical Machines for Generator Control in Wind Turbine Systems
- NTU-Cambridge Joint Laboratory in Semiconductor for Energy Conversion and Control
- Quick Control Model for Generator
- RP2: Energy Storage Systems
- Reducing Fuel Consumption Using Flywheel Battery Technology For Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes in Container Terminals
- Reducing Fuel Consumption Using Flywheel Battery Technology for Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes in Container Terminals
- Singapore-Berkeley Building Efficiency and Sustainability in the Tropics
- Towards Green Data Center as an Interruptible Load for Grid Stabilization in Singapore
- Towards Green Data Centers As An Interruptible Load for Grid Stablization in Singapore
- A. Rashedi, I. Sridhar, K.J. Tseng. (2012). Multi-objective material selection for wind turbine blade and tower: Ashby's approach. Materials and Design, 37, 521-532.
- T. D. Nguyen, K. J. Tseng, S. Zhang, and H. T. Nguyen. (2011). A Novel Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Machine for Flywheel Energy Storage System: Design and Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, .
- Zhang S., Tseng K.J., Nguyen T.D., Wang X. and Vilathgamuwa D.M. (2011). Design of a Robust Grid Interface System for PMSG-based Wind Turbine Generators. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 58(1), 316-328.
- S. Zhang, K.J. Tseng and S.S. Choi. (2010). Statistical voltage quality assessment method for grids with wind power generation. IET Renewable Power Generation, 4(1), 43-54.
- D.L. Yao, S.S. Choi, K.J. Tseng and T.T. Lie. (2009). A Statistical Approach to the Design of a Dispatchable Wind Power-Battery Energy Storage System. IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 24(4), 916-925.