PhD Mechanical Engineering
University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Associate Professor and Programme Director
Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore
2011 - present
Recipient of Tan Chin Tuan Fellowship for research attachment in USA.
Recipient of Asian Productivity Organisation Training Award sponsored by Asian Productivity Organisation (APO Japan), China Productivity Centre (Taiwan) and Nanyang Technological University.
Awarded British Gas Corporation Scholarship for research on modeling the dispersion of hazardous negatively buoyant plume in the atmosphere.
Institution of Engineers (IES), Singapore, paper, merit award 2002.
Institution of Engineers (IES), Singapore, best paper award 2003.
Institution of Engineers (IES), Singapore best paper award 2004.
Tertiary Institute National Competition Awards Won by Project Students
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|Technical University of Munich||
BSc Chemical Engineering
|University of Glasgow||
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Design Engineering
BEng (Hons) Mechatronics
|University of Nevada, Las Vegas||
BSc (Major in Hospitality Management)
Econ-Principles of Statistics
Industrial Activities Performed:
Member of the International Program Committee (IPC) for the IASTED - International Association of Science and Technology for Development is based in Calgary, Canada.
Reviewed papers for several journals.
Assessor panel member for FIMechE applications.
Executive council member of the I.Mech.E., Singapore
Judge for the Mechatronics World Skills Competition. Three years.
Technical mentor and judge for the Earthlink NTU-A*STAR Solar Innovations ’2002 national competition
Editor of the Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA) newsletter. Four years.
Consultancies for several companies on automation related projects.
Served on the conference advisory panel of three Automation-in-Manufacturing (AIM) international conferences organized by SIAA.
Executive council member of the Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA). Five years
Course instructor for Pneumatic and Electropneumatic Control (intermediate level) for industry organised by Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA) and Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).
Course instructor for Assembly Automation course for industry.
Conducted course on Compressed Air System under Executive Program on Energy Management for PUB staff.
Conducted Common Air Platform Engineering (CAPE) course for RSAF officers at Air Force School, Singapore.
Fluid power technology, automatic parts feeding, design of machines, green technology, development projects for the remote regions
SAMPLE JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
YB He, GH Lim and Patrick SK Chua, “Comparison and Application of Three Integral-improved Methods on Conventional Fuzzy Control Strategy,” International Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 16, 2003, pp. 723 - 726.
SK Sim, Patrick SK Chua and ML Tay, “Recognition of features of Parts Subjected to Motion using ARTMAP Incorporated in a Flexible Vibratory Bowl Feeder System”. Int. Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, (AIEDAM 2003)
Alfred CH Tan, Patrick SK Chua and GH Lim, "Fault Diagnosis of Water Hydraulic Actuators Under Some Simulated Faults", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 138, 2003, pp. 123 – 130.
Chen Ping, Patrick SK Chua and GH Lim “An Experimental Study of Monitoring Internal Leakage in Water Hydraulic Cylinders Using Acoustic Emission”, ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 33, No. 6, November 2005, pp. 445 - 451.
HX Chen, PSK Chua, and GH Lim, “Fault Diagnosis of Water Hydraulic Motor by Adaptive Wavelet Analysis Optimized by Genetic Algorithm”, International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics Vol. 2, 2005, p. 57 – 78.
P Chen, Patrick SK Chua and GH Lim, “A Study of Hydraulic Seal Integrity”, Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 21, 2007, Elsevier Ltd, pp. 1115-1126.
HX Chen, PSK Chua, and GH Lim, “Vibration Analysis with Lifting Scheme and Generalized Cross Validation in Machinery Fault Diagnosis”, International Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 301, 2007, pp. 458-480.
Hanxin Chen, Patrick Chua and Geok Hian Lim, “Fault Degradation Assessment of Water Hydraulic Motor by Impulse Vibration Signal with Wavelet Packet Analysis and Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test”, Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2008.
Patrick SK Chua, FL Tan and J Zhang, "Experimental Testing and Numerical Evaluation on Freezing for Water Hydraulics Application under Sub-Freezing Ambient Temperature," International Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 40 No. 1, 2011.
SAMPLE REFEREED CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
Chua PSK and Sung, E,"Development of a Programmable Parts Feeder for Non-rotational Parts", 10th International Conference on Production Research (10th ICPR), 14 - 17 August 1989, Nottingham, U.K.
Chua PSK, Lee, CL and Lee, Kenneth KW, "Automation in Small and Medium Enterprises in Singapore", Asian Productivity Organisation Conference on Automation for Small and Medium Industries, Taipei, Taiwan, July 1991.
Ang HE, Chua PSK and Lwin DT, "Development of an Automated Climbing Manipulator", Proceedings of the 5th Topical Meeting on Robotics and Remote Systems, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA, April 1993.
Lwin DT, Chua PSK and Brian J Stone, "A Computer Assisted Learning Package for Sequential Control", Proceedings of the IEEE First International Conference on Multi-Media Engineering Education (M2E2), Melbourne, Australia, July 1994.
ML Tay, Patrick SK Chua, SK Sim and Y Gao, "Development of a Flexible Parts Feeder for Flexible Manufacturing Systems", Proceedings of the International Conference on Production Research 2000 (ICPR 2000), Bangkok, Thailand, August 2000.
Alfred CH Tan, Patrick SK Chua and GH Lim, "Monitoring of Modern Water Hydraulic Components", Proceedings of the International Manufacturing Conference 2000 (IMCC '2000), China, August 2000. A CIRP supported event.
Gao Yun, Patrick SK Chua, ML Tay and SK Sim, "A Neural Network Based Pattern Recognition Approach in Vibratory Bowl Feeding," Proceedings of the International Manufacturing Conference 2000 (IMCC '2000), China, August 2000. A CIRP supported event.
Jiang Minhua, Patrick SK Chua and FL Tan, "Evaluating the Performance of Vibratory Bowl Feeder's Orienting Mechanism Design Using Computer Simulation," Proceedings of the International Manufacturing Conference 2000 (IMCC '2000), China, August 2000. A CIRP supported event.
He Yunbo, Patrick SK Chua, GH Lim, “Dynamic Response of an Electro-hydraulic Servo Valve-Cylinder System on a Flexible Foundation,” 3rd International Fluid Power Conference, 5-6 March 2002, Aachen, Germany.
Siang Kok Sim, Patrick SK Chua, Meng Leong Tay and Gao Yun, “The Performance of ARTMAP in Pattern Recognition for a Flexible Vibratory Bowl Feeder System”, Fourth International Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA’03), June 2003, Montreal, Canada.
Hanxin Chen, Ming J Zuo, Patrick SK Chua and GH Lim, “Demodulation of Gearbox Vibration Signals for Fault Detection Using a Linear Combination of Wavelets”, Proceedings of Int Conference on Condition Monitoring, 2008, U.K.