Academic Profile
Assoc Prof Alfred Tok Iing Yoong 
Deputy Director, Institute for Sports Research
Associate Professor 
School of Materials Science & Engineering 
College of Engineering 

Phone: (+65)6790 4935 
Office: N4.1-02-23 
  • PhD Nanyang Technological University 2000
  • BME(Hons) Queensland University of Technology 1994
Assistant Professor is currently in the School of Materials Science & Engineering. He received his Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering (1st Class Honours) and Ph.D from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore respectively. He is currently leading the Rare Earth Nanoparticle group that focuses on the synthesis, processing and applications of nanoparticles. He consults extensively and is a Chartered Engineer with the UK Engineering Council. He also sits on the Executive Committee of the Institute of Materials (East Asia).
Research Interests
Research interests focus on the synthesis, processing, consolidation and applications of nanoparticles and nanostructures. Applications include photoluminescence displays, solar energy, and various functional and defence applications.
Research Grant
  • Defence Research and Technology Office (DRTech) (2014-)
  • Economic Development Board (EDB) Grant (2011-) [by Economic Development Board (EDB)]
  • NTU Internal Funding (2014-)
  • Vestas-NTU (2011-)
Current Projects
  • Advanced Materials - Functionally Graded Nano Layers Material Systems
  • Advanced Materials Processing For Super Hard Coatings
  • Calcomp (Coating of mechanical component use inside hard disk assembly/Development of exchange coupled nanocomposites magnet for VCM assembly)
  • Development of Feather-light shock absorber with carbon nanomattress for footwear
  • Electrochromic Photonic Crystal Smart-Window Technology
  • Functionally Gradient Nanostructures for Ballistic Projection
  • Functionally graded nano layers material systems - phase 2
  • Institute for Sport Research
  • Materials Research for Wind Turbine Applications
  • Rare-earth materials for sub-45nm nano-electronic devices
  • Sub-Project 3 - Development of Boron Carbide-Based Armour Tiles
  • Sub-Project 4 - Smart Materials for Ballistic Protection
  • Synthesis of Boron Carbide Nano-Particles for Body Armour Applications
Selected Publications
  • D.W.H. Fam & A.I.Y. Tok. (2009). Mono-distributed Carbon Nanotube Channel in Field Effect Transistors (FETs) using Electrostatic Atomization Deposition. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, .
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